HOSCO presents 2 STEP GAUGES for guitars and ukuleles. STEP GAUGES have 3 functions in 1 tool designed and invented for factories, music shops, repair shops and guitar tech! The gauge thickness is only 0.1mm, so it can check even electric guitar 1st string nut slot. To protect this thin and precise tool, the Step Gauges come with a stylish aluminum case( 93 x 60 x 5mm ).

HOSCO Step Gauges for Guitar (PAT.PEND.)
H-SG-G

H-SG-G

Size : 83 x 33 x 0.1mm
Scale : Metric (mm/10) 1=0.1mm
Material : Stainless steel
for Acoustic, Classical, Electric guitars and Basses
(scale length : approx. 600 - 900mm)
Stylish aluminum case(93 x 60 x 5mm)


3 basic functions

Other functions

- How to use (H-SG-G) -

Nut Slot height

  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (Nut Slot part) in the string slot which you want to check, and then put Step Gauge
    (2 legs) to contact a fingerboard.
    Slide the gauge to headstock keeping both legs contacting a fingerboard. Step Gauge will stop when the gauge contacts nut slot.
  • 2 : Read the number on the nut. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 13, 13/10=1.3mm
  • Caution ! : If the leg is floating from fingerboard. Slide back the gauge until both legs contact a fingerboard again.

Fret Crown height

  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (Crown part) over a fret which you want to check.
    Slide the gauge to right and left and find the position fret crown top contacts gauge.
  • 2 : Read the number on the fret crown. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 10+2=12, 12/10 =1.2mm

String Action

  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (String Action part) at the position which you want to check on the fingerboard.
    2 : Slide the gauge to right and left and find the same position as the string bottom.
    3 : There are slits every 0.1mm level. So easy to see the level checking.
    4 : Read the number. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 23, 23/10=2.3mm

HOSCO Step Gauges for Ukulele (PAT.PEND.)
H-SG-U

Step Gauge for Ukulele
Size : 85 x 36 x 0.1mm
Scale : Metric (mm/10) 1=0.1mm
Material : Stainless steel for Soprano, Concert
and Tenor size ukuleles
(scale length : approx. 308 - 578mm)
Stylish aluminum case(93 x 60 x 5mm)


3 basic functions

- How to use (H-SG-U) -

Nut Slot height

  •  
  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (Nut Slot part) in the string slot which you want to check, and then put Step Gauge
    (2 legs) to contact a fingerboard.
    Slide the gauge to headstock keeping both legs contacting a fingerboard. Step Gauge will stop when the gauge contacts nut slot.
  • 2 : Read the number on the nut. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 10, 10/10=1.0mm
  • Caution ! : If the leg is floating from fingerboard. Slide back the gauge until both legs contact a fingerboard again.

Fret Crown height

  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (Crown part) over a fret which you want to check.
    Slide the gauge to right and left and find the position fret crown top contacts gauge.
  • 2 : Read the number on the fret crown. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 6, 6/10=0.6mm

String Action

  • 1 : Set Step Gauge (String Action part) at the position which you want to check on the fingerboard.
    2 : Slide the gauge to right and left and find the same position as the string bottom.
    3 : There are slits every 0.1mm level. So easy to see the level checking.
    4 : Read the number. Number is 10 times of mm. So devide by 10.
    ex. 18, 18/10=1.8mm

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