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It's time to take your place as the new King of Rock - or at least the new Ruler of Rock.

You may look innocent, sitting there at your desk, being productive, but suddenly the perfect song starts to play on the radio, and you're ready to unleash your inner rock star. You throw open a drawer with a flourish and pull out your musical ruler! Let the show begin!

Cleverly printed with marks for perfect finger placement, and tuning marks you can line up at the edge of your desk to create different pitches, you'll be ready to solo in no time. Playing guide included. Made in China.

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Item ID
18757
Made from
plastic
Measurements
12.3" L x 1.6" W

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MUSICAL RULER
 
4.2

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Good quality (12)
  • Functional (11)
  • Improves sound (4)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (4)
  • Back-up (3)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (9), Experienced (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (14), No (3)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Child (6)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (8), Other (3)

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3.0

Kind of quirky...

By 

from NYC, NY

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

      I got this for my husband (a professional musician) for our anniversary, but they had so many problems with the shipping that it took over 3 weeks to get here! The company was great though and after I was in touch with them several times, they shipped me a new one overnight :)... While the ruler is a really funny idea and it does sound bizarre, I thought it would make better sounds than it does and I thought my husband could use it in some of his recordings as a weird back-up sound... I play the saw (among many other more recognizable instruments) and it adds something strange to our music, which is what I thought the ruler would do... But it just kind of flatly "buzzes" and sounds like flapping plastic. But the book and the ruler are really professional and unique looking and it is the kind of gift you'd never expect to get and probably wouldn't find anywhere else... Good for the person who has everything and likes niche things :)

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Husband
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Anniversary

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      What fun!

      By 

      from Bloomfield, NM

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Quality

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • For fun

      Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

      This was for my 15-year-old daughter who plays the piano beautifully and loves music. She, and everyone else who saw it, had a blast trying to get the sound right. It's not perfect but a lot of fun trying and is so unique that it's a hit with everyone.

      Service and delivery comments:

      It arrived promptly in perfect condition. No complaints!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Child
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      What the heck

      By 

      from Phila. PA

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use

        Best Uses

          Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

          Service and delivery great. Product useless.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Self
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Unique!

          By 

          from St Paul, MN

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                My 14-yr-old nephew seemed to like it, although I couldn't really tell the difference between "notes". Would like to have had more song options/examples. Nice to have hardcover instruction book with sleeve to store the ruler!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Child
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Fun musical measures

                By 

                from Delaware

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                • Work Distraction

                Best Uses

                • Anytime Fun

                Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                This really works! Great fun, easy to use and a great gift. This is a graduation gift for a musical brother. H e will love this. It is really great when you slide between notes!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome gift

                By 

                from Weatherford, TX

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                  My son,the musician, haven't seen this musical ruler anywhere before. It's an unique gift that interests him to have fun creating music. Thanks!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Child
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  New instrument for drummer

                  By 

                  from Indiana

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                        Surprise gift for a teenage drummer - thought he would like it.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                        • Child
                        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                        5.0

                        Fun gift

                        By 

                        from TX

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                              Got this as a gift for a musical friend. I can't speak to how well it works, as I just gave the gift and I haven't heard yet if it's of good quality musically speaking, but it was a hit on face value, and the photos/text in the instruction booklet is HILARIOUS.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              4.0

                              Band Teacher Gifts

                              By 

                              from Annapolis, MD

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                                  We bought a couple of these for our band teachers. It's difficult at the holidays to stay in the $10 price range and find something new. I don't want to always give gift cards or candy. So I thought these were funny and fun. One teacher said she'd never received one in 25 years. I'm quite sure the other will have a song ready for my son when we return to lessons after the holiday.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes
                                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                                  • Other
                                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

                                  Comment on this review

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Loads of Fun

                                  By 

                                  from Pittsburgh, PA

                                  About Me Novice

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Backup
                                    • Concerts
                                    • Practicing

                                    Comments about MUSICAL RULER:

                                    The instruction book that accompanies the ruler provides easy to follow instructions and is a hoot. It took me just minutes to learn how to play the ruler but will take much more practice before I'm ready to perform in public or accompany the church choir. Great gift for all ages.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No
                                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                                    • Self
                                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                                    • Other

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