Black TUSQ XL Nuts

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Self-lubricating nuts from Graph Tech are ideal for string bending and tremolo work. Now in more sizes!

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For Fender® guitars and basses
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, unslotted, top radius, flat bottom

For Fender, unslotted, top radius, flat bottom

Black, unslotted
1-3/4" x 1/4" x 1/8"
(44.45mm x 6.20mm x 3.17mm)
10" (254mm) top radius; flat bottom
Item # 1865
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$13.35

6 or more $7.08
12 or more $6.41
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

Black, slotted for guitar
1-3/8" (35.18mm) string spread
1-11/16" x 7/32" x 1/8"
(42.93mm x 5.33mm x 3.35mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius
Item # 1866
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$13.35

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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, slotted, top radius, flat bottom

For Fender, slotted, top radius, flat bottom

Black, slotted for guitar
1-3/8" (35.18mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 1/4" x 1/8"
(44.45mm x 6.20mm x 3.35mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top radius; flat bottom
Item # 1884
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$13.35

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12 or more $6.41
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For Gibson® guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Gibson, unslotted

For Gibson, unslotted

Black, unslotted
1-29/32" x 3/8" x 3/16"
(48.39mm x 9.52mm x 4.88mm)
12" (304.80mm) top radius
Item # 1868
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$13.35

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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Gibson, slotted

For Gibson, slotted

Black, slotted
1-7/16" (36.20mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 11/32" x 3/16"
(44.07mm x 8.36mm x 4.98mm)
16" (406.40mm) top radius
Item # 1869
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$13.35

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12 or more $6.41
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For Epiphone® guitars
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Epiphone, slotted

For Epiphone, slotted

Black, slotted
1-3/8" (34.54mm) string spread
1-23/32" x 11/32" x 1/4"
(43.84mm x 8.89mm x 6.10mm)
15" (381.00mm) top radius
Item # 1873
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$13.35

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12 or more $6.41
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Details

Self-lubricating nuts from Graph Tech are ideal for string bending and tremolo work. Now in more sizes!

Extra slippery: TUSQ XL® is impregnated with Teflon® (500% more slippery than graphite). During tremolo bends, the strings slide in the slots, returning to accurate pitch.

Dense and resonant: Pressure-formed TUSQ transfers string energy more efficiently, without dead spots found in natural materials. Guitars come alive with enhanced harmonics, volume and sustain.

Pre-shaped: Slotted or unslotted, they require only minor trimming.



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Black TUSQ XL Nuts

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  • Based on 41 Reviews
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Awesome

By rhutch from Pasadena, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 25, 2012


Really works great. Had to do a little shaving on the bottom edge to get a perfect fit, but these really are nice.

good quality

By Calgar C from Ottawa
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, December 21, 2011


a little sanding is required to get these to fit, but nothing unsual. they work and sound great

Awesome

By Lindy from Annapolis, MD
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, October 28, 2011


Replaced the plastic nut on my Might Mite neck and immediately noticed a difference.

The perfect string nut every time! Cellini Custom Guitars/Las Vegas,Nv.

By Eric C. from Las Vegas,Nv.
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, August 20, 2011


What can I say, these are awesome! Every time I build a new guitar, this is my string nut of choice. Just a little sanding and polishing of the sides and maybe the bottom a little bit and that's it! Ready to go!

Perfect for the right applications

By Tony Raven from Crookston, MN
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 17, 2011


I do mods & repairs for friends, & StewMac is one of the few places I was able to locate a Fender-form black Tusq with the flat bottom (as opposed to the three-point "universal"), & at a very competitive price in bulk. As some other reviewers have noted, these probably won't last forever, but while I'm not a dive-bomb fanatic, I've personally killed brass, bone, & Micarta. I tell my clients that anyone who needs longevity & doesn't want to have a new nut installed every year should go for a roller or a locker. It's simply darned handy to have a pre-slotted drop-in replacement, made from top-grade materials -- the things even "clink" like bone. My clients are impressed, & I save time.

Great Product

By Michael C. from Asbury Park, NJ
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, June 28, 2011


I just got done rebuilding an American Standard Strat and I put this nut on it. Not only did it fit perfectly, but I can use the tremelo a lot more without having to retune. I also did a full custom job on my B.C. Rich Warlock and one of the things I did was replace the stock plastic nut with one of the black tusq nuts sized for a Gibson. The string spacing is just right. The only modification I had to do with this nut is to tril it to size from side to side just over a millimeter. But other than that, it fit great. I only had to retune it once after restringing for the strings to set, and scince then, it's been dead on. I LOVE IT. Right now I am doing a full custom job on my Dean Razorback and I am going to definitely use the Black Tusq XL nut on it as well. It's hard to find a better nut.

tusq nut

By antonio pedro luthier from rio de janeiro brasil
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, June 04, 2011


the gibson style nut should be a little thicker on the base like a 1/4 of an inch at least 6,3 mm. Thanks.

Tusq nuts

By Tryggve LTO custom guitars from Gothenburg, Sweden
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, May 29, 2011


This item is easy to work with. But dose not last long. The strings get stock in it after a wail.

Black Tusq XL Nuts

By Jerhico Guitars from Altona, NY
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Don't like the 2 moulding holes in the bottom. They are substantially deeper than I originally thought and really hope I never expose one of them when cutting a slot. Not to mention tone and sustain loss (yes, the holes are THAT deep, in my opinion). These SHOULD be a solid piece like the cheap ones they sell. Just mold one big chunk of the stuff and cut into nut sized blanks like everything else. The only reason I gave them 2 stars because they actually hold good tune, but really wanted to give one because of the cheap quality. I would suggest a different type of nut to anyone that's interested in these, just make sure its designed for trem use like these are (assuming that's why you were looking at these in the first place).

replacement #1869 for '86 Charvel model 5

By James D from CA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, April 07, 2011


Works excellently to prevent string pinching.. lets the string slide like it needs to with a guitar with a behind the nut string lock.

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