String Lifter

String Lifter

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String Lifter

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String Lifter

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Speeds nut slotting jobs! This simple little tool will save you a lot of time when you're filing a nut slot.

Just slip it under the string in front of the nut, and quickly lever the string up and out of your way. There's no need to loosen the string, and you can quickly reseat it to check the slot depth frequently as you work, without tedious retunings.

The String Lifter fits any string up to .062". Our thanks to luthier Rolfe Gerhardt for this clever idea.

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  • 4.55 average rating from 62 reviews
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5.0

Great tool

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Such a simple design, get it. super valuable while doing nut work. Huge time saver!

5.0

Such a Valuable Little Tool

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Verified Buyer


Had a couple of strings sticking a little and wanted to lube the Nut. This little guy let me pick up the string and clean and lube the Nut without loosening or taking off the strings. A real time saver. Why didn't I buy one sooner?

4.0

Nice Tool for Strings Under Tension

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Good little tool for moving strings under tension out of the way when working on the nut and other neck parts. It's fairly small so be careful where you lay it on your bench or it is liable to wind up lost amongst the bigger tools!

4.0

good little tool

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Verified Buyer


It's a good little tool that can be helpful - unless you lose it like I did. It's small, easy to overlook, and probably somewhere on my bench right now.

5.0

Tiny little tool

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Verified Buyer


Works as expected

5.0

Great little tool

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Verified Buyer


This little tool does an amazing job of moving strings that are at tension in oder to do nut filing or local fret work. The only thing to be aware of is that it will leave marks on the fretboard if you dont have something under it. It moves smoothly and saves my fingers from bearing the tension that in some cases has to be detuned and retuned after each step. It is a small tool so buy a couple in case you are like me and forget where I set it down, or have lots off tools in play at once......and who doesn't.

5.0

Very handy!

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Verified Buyer


Great time saver...sometimes the simplest tools are the best.

5.0

Great for a nut job

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Verified Buyer


Purchased this to do my very first guitar set (been playing for decades) I found it to be a very easy way to make the string removals for filing the nut. I would defiantly recommend this product.

3.0

Unnecessary Tool

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A good idea tool that I won't use much because it put small dents in my cheap(ish) guitar's fretboard. So now instead I hook my finger under the string, slide it up to the nut, and move the string over. Shazaam.

5.0

good little tool

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Verified Buyer


I should have bought one of these along time ago - a real timesaver

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 6 See String Lifter
on page 6 of our StewMac Digital Catalog