AXOLOGY: Motorcycle toolmaker switches gears with GrooveTech guitar kit
If you ride, you probably know CruzTOOLS for the tools and tool kits they make for motorcycles.
Now the company is crossing into guitar territory with its GrooveTech Guitar Player Tech Kit, which consists of tools and an Easy Setup Guide to help novices learn the intricacies of setting up their instrument.
The tools are a 6-in-1 screwdriver, five metric and six fractional hex/Allen keys, a 15-blade thickness gauge, a six-inch steel ruler, diagonal cutters, a capo, a three-LED flashlight and a string winder. The screwdriver comes with two Phillips tips (#1 and #2), two slotted tips (1/4-inch and a 3mm for vintage-style bridge saddles) and two nut drivers (1/4-inch and 3/16-inch for Gibson-style truss rod nuts).
As for the Easy Setup Guide, it explains basic setup and maintenance and includes a tutorial on neck and bridge adjustment, pickup height and intonation.
The tools store in a polyester pouch that has space for the guide and strings and a pick storage pocket.
The GrooveTech Guitar Player Tech Kit retails for $61.95 and has a street price of approximately $50. For more information, visitwww.cruztools.com.