TUSQ Nuts

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Man-made ivory from Graph Tech! Available in convenient ready-made shapes and sizes, TUSQ® nuts are preferred by many guitarmakers for rich tone and sustain.

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For Fender® guitars and basses
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TUSQ Nuts For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

Slotted
1-3/8" (35.05mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 3/16" x 1/8"
(44.45mm x 4.45mm x 3.12mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius
Item # 4750
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$13.35

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

For Fender, slotted, top radius, flat bottom

Slotted for guitar
1-3/8" (35.05mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 1/4" x 1/8"
(44.07mm x 6.14mm x 3.40mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top radius; flat bottom
Item # 1883
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$13.35

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For Gibson® guitars
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TUSQ Nuts For Gibson, slotted

For Gibson, slotted

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 # 1885
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$13.35

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For Epiphone® guitars
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TUSQ Nuts For Epiphone, slotted

For Epiphone, slotted

Slotted
1-3/8" (34.70mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 3/8" x 1/4"
(43.99mm x 9.19mm x 6.14mm)
14" (355.60mm) top radius
Item # 1874
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$13.35

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12 or more $6.41
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Man-made ivory from Graph Tech! Available in convenient ready-made shapes and sizes, TUSQ® nuts are preferred by many guitarmakers for rich tone and sustain.

TUSQ is an advanced polymer that's formed under high heat and pressure for uniform density. It's designed to transfer string energy more efficiently, to make guitars come alive with enhanced harmonics, volume and sustain. Final trimming required.

"TUSQ nuts and saddles have improved the sustain and clarity of our guitars. We now use them on all models." —Bob Taylor, Taylor Guitars


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TUSQ Nuts

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Great improvement in tone!

By Jon R from Bham, AL
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, June 02, 2011


I knew when I removed the nut from my 80's epi LP custom, and dropped it on the counter then dropped the tusq that there would be an improvement, just wasn't aware how MUCH! The guitar is chimey, sustains forever and is like a whole new guitar. My recommendation if you own an Epi LP, new bridge, new tail and new nut. It's not a Gibson, but darn close!

Good alternative to bone.

By d jordan from Willimantic, CT
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, April 30, 2011


Easier to sand and shape than bone, tonal properties seem similar to bone, although I would say that bone has the edge on Tusq, but overall a very satisfactory product.

small but very effective upgrade

By John R from West Chester, PA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, April 23, 2011


It takes some sanding for the MIM but at this price I bought a few so I had a back up (if I messed it up, I was going to a pro with the other nut.) No need, I got it right the first time. The next time I changed my strings I did it again and got it perfect. Not the best way, just my way. Its better to take it to a pro. A bit of sanding and my MIM plays better than ever. I kept the spares to help friends now that I know how! It was worth the time just to learn as much as I did and it is fun if you take your time.

Nice

By Ronald from Sulphur, Louisiana
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, April 03, 2011


Easy to work, hard enough to last.

Easy to make perfect

By Utahraptor from Sandy, UT
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, February 02, 2011


Tusq is an easy material to work with, and no unpleasant smell like bone. For a beginner I found it easy to file off quickly, yet a gentle sanding will only take off very small amounts. It even polishes up pretty well, though not as shiny as bone. Glued in firmly with plain white glue, just like bone. Tip: don't file the string slots to the final depth until the nut is glued in and the glue is dry.

Not a bad nut.

By G.Devitt from Melbourne, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, October 20, 2010


These are great: sand down to height and drop straight in, which makes them easy for a novice to use and makes them difficult to get wrong. They are also easy to profile to a nice rounded shape, to avoid nasty sharp edges.

a modest investment that will add sustain to your guitar

By gear_head from usa
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 30, 2010


this material is wonderful for guitars and bass as the nut is a major component in how strings will interact with the frets and sound. it added more sustain to my inexpensive dean and made it sound better as well. i highly recommend if you want to improve sustain and sound on your instrument.

Great tone

By bomark2002 from WV
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, July 03, 2010


Replaced and set my old Washburn nut with this Tusq nut and very satisfied with the sustain it has now.

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