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Mitchell Abrasive Cord

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Mitchell Abrasive Cord .015" (.38mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #60

.015" (.38mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #60

Item # 6125
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$6.10

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Mitchell Abrasive Cord .018" (.46mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #55

.018" (.46mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #55

Item # 6126
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$5.95

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Mitchell Abrasive Cord .030" (.76mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #54

.030" (.76mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #54

Item # 6127
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$5.95

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Mitchell Abrasive Cord .055" (1.40mm), 150-grit, Mitchell's #52

.055" (1.40mm), 150-grit, Mitchell's #52

Item # 6128
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$5.95

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 Mitchell Abrasive Cord, Set of 4

Mitchell Abrasive Cord, Set of 4

Item # 6129
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List Price $23.95
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Mitchell Abrasive Cord

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Guitar floss! After using your nut files, smooth the string notches with Mitchell Abrasive Cord. It helps keep the strings from binding in the slots, for more reliable tuning.

Available in four versatile thicknesses, Mitchell Abrasive Cord also smooths the string notches in metal bridge saddles, to reduce string breakage.

12-foot roll (3.66 meters).

Tough Mitchell Abrasive Cord is coated with durable silicon carbide and aluminum oxide microgrit. It's great for smoothing the string slots in archtop guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin and resonator guitar bridges, to help eliminate string buzz.

Cleans screw threads
Deburrs metal and plastic
Smooths fine edge details in sawn pearl inlays
Smooths bridge pin hole string slots
12-foot (3.66 meter) roll

You'll find lots of other handy uses for it in your shop!


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5.0

Abrasive nut cord

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Verified Buyer


This is fast and easy

4.0

Great for shop!

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Bought these just to have around for all sorts of projects. They look like they'll work just fine. Thanks so much.

5.0

Good Stuff

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I've got 6 bodies I'm working on so I'm not quite ready to use it. I did play with an old nut and I did like the finish I got with it. I'm hoping I can use it with the string slots in my bridges to make a cleaner ramp. Y]Thanks

5.0

Must Have for Nut & Saddle Work

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I bought this assortment for use on guitar nuts & saddles. I haven't tried for sanding on tight inside corners, I'm sure it will work fine.

5.0

I did not know I needed them until I had them!

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These abrasive cables are something that have come in handy on a number of occasions recently, from finishing a newly cut nut to adding string ramps in a bridge and dressing up some old worn nuts on some of my older guitars. It's a "tool" that seems to find a use for itself! I bought the 4 pack and have used 3 of the 4 cords, but I'm sure that the 4th one will be used shortly. These are a very useful tool for a relatively small investment.

5.0

Awesome stuff here!

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I've been contemplating the purchase of Mitchell Abrasive Cord for quite awhile, but doggedly stuck with my old standby folded sandpaper for polishing nut slots. This is MUCH easier, and is just the right shape for the slot bottom, plus very flexible. Gee, why didn't I get this sooner? I'm sure I'll find other uses as well.

5.0

Great Product but Be Careful

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This is a great product but be careful using it for two reasons. One, it files almost as quickly as a fret file. If you are aggressive with it, it will lower the height of your saddle notch. Two, it can also scratch your pickups and/or bridge pretty easily. Before you use it, cover the pickups and the bridge.

Don't ask me how I know....

5.0

This is a Must Have Item!

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You will never know when this will come in handy until the job is in front of you!

5.0

Quick & Easy

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Super quick & easy way to smooth out nut slots & saddle grooves. The size 0.015 worked perfectly.

5.0

Great bargain for what you get.

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Based on the StewMac video (and relatively low cost), I figured I'd pick up some abrasive cord for around the shop. Tried it out on a nut the other day, and the before/after difference was stark. Smoother tuning, no catches. It won't make up for an improperly cut nut - slots too narrow, too high, etc. - but it'll take any burs or sharp edges off of a well cut slot. Haven't had a chance to use it on saddles yet, but I'm looking forward to it. Definitely one of those 'secret weapon' tools.

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