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15pc. NEW GEN2 Fretting Scale Template MEGA PACK - From 13-inch uke to 34-inch bass!

SKU:
42-001-16
UPC:
602589223216
MPN:
42-004-16
  • 15pc. NEW GEN2 Fretting Scale Template MEGA PACK - From 13-inch uke to 34-inch bass!
  • 15pc. NEW GEN2 Fretting Scale Template MEGA PACK - From 13-inch uke to 34-inch bass!
$99.99
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Description

This set includes all of our innovative "GEN2" second-generation fretting scale templates, from the soprano ukulele at 13 inches to the full-size Fender bass at 34 inches. Separately these would cost you over $150, but we offer them here at a serious savings!

 

Key Features:

 

  • Precision-cut templates make marking fret positions easy

  • Templates are crystal clear and flexible, no film to remove

  • Now much more affordable

  • Available in a range of popular scale lengths

  • Include special features such as top and side position markers, diatonic fretting and more

  • Proudly designed and manufactured in the USA by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply from American-made materials

 

Here are the scale lengths included:

  • 13 inch (Soprano Uke)
  • 13.875 inch (A-style Mandolin)
  • 14.125 inch (F-style Mandolin)
  • 15 inch (Concert Uke)
  • 17 inch (Tenor uke)
  • 19 inch (Baritone Uke)
  • 21 inch (Tenor Banjo/Guitar)
  • 23 inch (Tenor Guitar)
  • 24.5 inch
  • 24.75 inch (Gibson guitar)
  • 25 inch (Cigar Box Guitar and some Electric guitars)
  • 25.5 inch (Fendor Strat & Telecaster)
  • 27.5 inch (Baritone Guitar and Dulcimer)
  • 30 inch (Short-scale bass)
  • 34 inch (Full-scale bass)

These laser-cut fretting scale templates are cut from 0.020 inch (0.51mm or 20 thousandths) thick clear plastic sheet, and allow you to quickly, easily and accurately mark a neck of fretboard with the fret positions for the scale you choose. These templates include 24 frets, and also have cutouts for the fret indicator circles and side position markers. Just use a sharp pencil or a fine-point marker (like the fine-tip Sharpies) and you'll have your fret marking done in no time! 

These templates also indicate the frets to skip to create diatonic (dulcimer-style) scale, so they can be used on dulcimers, canjos and Strumsticks and other similar instruments.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE:

To use one of these templates, lay it on your neck or fretboard and then either measure or "eyeball" the location of the indicator marker cutouts to get it centered. The NUT slot should go over the neck-side edge of where your nut will go. You do not have to use all 24 frets on your neck, just use as many as work well with your instrument's design. Skip the frets marked at both ends with an "X" for pure diatonic/dulcimer scale. The frets marked with a double X (XX) are optional - if included, this fret will give you the "6.5" dulcimer fret, sometimes also known as the "blue note". 

CARE AND USAGE: There may be minor clouding or cutting stains on the surface of the plastic, left over from the laser cutting process, which can be wiped off with a paper towel.

PLEASE BE CAREFUL when handling these templates. While the material they are cut from is nice and flexible, they will still crack if bent too sharply. We recommend hanging them up from a nail in a wall when not in use. If you do accidentally crack yours, you should be able to tape or superglue it back together, just make sure to get a nice tight join where it cracked so the scale won't be off. Clear packing tape works well for repairs.

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