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VIOLIN SOUND POST GAUGE
SM-CELLO
SM-PRO-Plus
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SM-G3
SM-PRO-Plus, Setter - Inserter - Remover designed to handle both
1/4 inch and 6mm sound post. Spring cradle is made slightly tighter than with model VSP-Pro2-plus. This makes it ideal holder for telescopic gauge (SM-G3), allowing measurement inside violin sound box.The handle includes sliding extension that ca be lowered to point at position of the sound post or gauge
SM-Cello includes bigger frame with cradle holding 10mm (3/8 inch) sound post.
SM-G3 is a telescopic gauge and includes a 5mm swivel cap to measure angle inside violin sound box
$ 18.95
violin tools from violin4u
violin tools from violin4u
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SM-G3 is a telescopic gauge <A> and <D> with 5mm ball <B> at one end and a smaller ball <Ba> at sliding end. A magnetic cap <C > can be attached and swivel around ball <B>, thus can assume angle at contact surface. Resolution plate <E> when attached to the cap allows easy means of copying the angle.
OTHER USEFUL TOOLS INCLUDE a
CUTTING BLOCK a SAW and a LIGH
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The gauge is set to dimension slightly longer than expected length of sound post. It is first introduced into high part (center) of violin sound Box. When moved to lower area in the violin, the violin sound post gauge will assume the length at that position. It is the carefully withdrawn retaining this new length
HOW IT WORKS
The PRO-Plus inserting tool is used to more accurately define sound post position. The handle arm extension is lowered to show position of the top of the gauge
VSP-G2 viola
VSP-G2 viola is a larger telescopic gage to measure violas and some full size violins best when used with VSP-PRO2 or PRO-2Plus Setter. $ 19.95
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VSP=G2 viola is a larger telescopic gage to measure violas and some full size violins. Includes magnetic cap to measure angle and resolution plate for easy angle display, best when used with VSP-PRO2 or PRO-2Plus Setter. To measure length for sound post, first remove the cap and resolution plate, adjust gauge lslightly longer than expected length, set the gauge to correct spot under instrument belly then slide lower gauge arm untill gauge is vertical, gently tilt the gauge and remove to show the length.
SM-G2 violin