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Needle Files, Set of 5

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Set of 5 all-purpose micro files for trimming, shaping, slotting and cleaning metal, plastic or wood.

Includes round, flat, square, half-round and triangle files, in 5-1/2" length with 2-1/2" cutting surfaces.


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5.0

Great value

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Great value! These obviously aren't the most amazing files, but for the cash, you can't do better. I was able to fine shape a saddle and level out the nut slot on an acoustic with these, and they should fit the bill when you have small tasks. Well made

5.0

Perfectio

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Strong and durable. Will last many years.

4.0

 Does what it needs. Many uses

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I use it for filing the slots in my bridge saddles and nut slots. Does the job well. Use a steady hand and check every few passes.

5.0

Amazing service

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Arrived incredibly fast and was exactly what was needed for the job at hand.

5.0

Very happy with these

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Verified Buyer


Worked perfectly for a simple nut replacement.

5.0

Learning to do my own work

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Verified Buyer


So many times in the past I just let a good guitar play with a sharp fret on the end or needing a fret cleaned up, but didnt feel i had the correct tools, now with these files, they make it so simple to do I can't help myself from cleaning up a few frets.

5.0

Good service

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The files were smaller than I thought, but seem and feel of good quality. The product arrived promptly and good condition along with another purchase.

5.0

Great for home guitar fixes!

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I bought this set to help me file down some pesky burrs that have plagued my guitar for a year. The files got into where i needed them to go and took the burr right off but kept the saddle nice and smooth. Would recommend to anyone for basic guitar maintainance.

5.0

very needed tools

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essential tools for installing new bridge saddles

5.0

Worked FAST and with perfect precision!

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Bought a set of these to file grooves in new saddles on a tune-o-matic bridge. I followed Dan's advice and tapped the strings into the unslotted saddles with a plastic mallet to make initial mark of where to file. Unfortunately, I initially "cheaped out" and bought a set of needle files from a discount tool store. After frustrating myself for 15 minutes with the cheapos, I ordered this set of files. Saying that the difference was "night and day" would be an understatement; these are the BEST needle files I have ever held in my hand.

What sold me on these was the close-up picture that showed how the file surface went onto the edges as well. I think one pass with the triangle file would have been good enough to make a nice notch, but the quality is so great that I spent a little more time and really finessed a beautiful notch instead. This was money WELL SPENT. If you are planning on slotting your own tune-o-matic, don't even bother starting unless you have a set of these on hand. And the best part? You can use them for plenty of other filing tasks as well!

Bottom Line: after making my initial "ding" on the unslotted saddle, these files went right in, stayed in and made a laser-perfect groove into the metal. If you think you'll EVER need to precision file something on your guitar at ANY point in your life, buy a set of these now. You won't regret it.

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