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Bone Banjo 5th String Nut

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Bone Banjo 5th String Nut

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Bone Banjo 5th String Nut

About This Item

Small cylindrical nut especially for a banjo 5th string, 1/4" tall and 1/8" in diameter. Final shaping and slotting required.


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Trade Secrets!

Setting up a banjo's 5th string: nut, capos and peg

Todd Sams shows how he sets up a banjo 5th string using railroad spikes, a block of wood, and a camless clamp.

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5.0

great replacement product

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Verified Buyer


I have used 5 of these bone 5 th string Nuts so far. Super product and easy to use. I made a 1/8 hole in a 1x1 block of pine, tap the new bone nut in and file your string groove in the center. I have found that 1/8 in drill bit is the perfect tap in size also for the neck hole. no need for glue.

5.0

5th string banjo nut

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Verified Buyer


I had ordered 8 5th string banjo nuts and they were shipped UPS. UPS showed that I got them. However, I never did. I called StewMac and they apologized even though it was not their fault and they sent out another order by FedX.

Great customer service.

5.0

bone banjo 5th string nut

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Verified Buyer


Good quality bone. was able to machine it to fit application for 5th string banjo restoration. worked out very good. Quite please with result.

5.0

Fifth String Nut Replacement

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Verified Buyer


Old nut fell apart. Couldn't get a grip on the old one to get it out. So I shaved the old nut flat on top using a razor blade. Then used a 1/16 drill bit and turned it with my fingers to slowly make a 1/4 deep hole into the center of the old nut. This allowed me to pull the old nut out with the drill bit. Put the new one in and used a SM Nut Slotting .013 file to make a slot (or you could put the slot in the new one before inserting it). First time and success!
Dave A

5.0

bone 5 th string pip

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Verified Buyer


Sure a lot better than making your own, Excellent price and good product, Easy to install and cut string slot using 10thousand file.

3.0

Check your instrument first!

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Verified Buyer


I bought this and at 2 dollars its no real loss. However it doesn't fit the hole the old nut used to fit. Now i need to fill in the hole and redrill it the right size. Don't make the same mistake I did, measure the footprint of your hole first

5.0

very solid !

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Verified Buyer


A good value and a solid product!

5.0

5th string nut

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Verified Buyer


This item is a great value. Costs little and saves me the time of filing out my own from square bone.

5.0

Bone 5th nut

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Verified Buyer


Bone is the best as far as nuts, saddles and any thing that strings go over!

5.0

Bone pips (5th string banjo nuts) are great!

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Verified Buyer


These are high quality, durable bone, pre-fabricated and of a consistent size - and that saves a lot of time when you go through these like I do. These are suitable for new construction and retro replacement situations. Keep it up Dan and Don!

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