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.

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

Item # 6125
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.018" (.46mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #55

Item # 6126
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.030" (.76mm), 200-grit, Mitchell's #54

Item # 6127
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.055" (1.40mm), 150-grit, Mitchell's #52

Item # 6128
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Mitchell abrasive cord

Guitar floss: flexible sanding cord has a lot of uses.

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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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Mitchell Abrasive Cord

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By Kevin Wang from New York, NY
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, March 02, 2013

-Great for filing/radius-ing T.O.M. Saddles.
-Works on titanium!!!
-Not much strength needed, only patience, and the cord won't break.
Overall super useful because they work on titanium... :)

Great stuff!!!

By Greg G. from Coldwater, MI
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, January 25, 2013

There is nothing better to finish the polishing of nut slots in the world... Just enough grit to slowing bring the slot to perfection..

Another must have.

By Dingobass from Perth, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, October 31, 2012

This is the best for smoothing nut slots! I read that some other reviewers have had problems with the cord breaking... The trick is to let the cord do the work for you. There is no need to put too much tension on the cord for it to do it's job!

Great - for different reasons

By Greg Robinson - Guitar & Amplifier from Melbourne, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Like others, I find these pretty useless for polishing nuts and saddle slots, but as I'm a fan of really heavy strings (.070"-.080" on the 6th), I'm often finding that the string holes in tuner posts are just a TOUCH too small. These are the perfect way to open them up a bit, and keep them polished and perfect.

Great Product

By DPK from Longmont Colorado
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, July 11, 2012

An inexpensive way to deal with nuts & saddles

Mitchell Abrasive Cord

By Gusty from Ro
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 06, 2012

Useful for a few seconds, it breaks very quickly.

Abrasive Cord.

By Danno from USA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, May 24, 2012

Easy to work with. Cleans up saddles after file work is done.

Another winner!

By Vincent Iannone from Lake Havasu City, AZ
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, May 19, 2012

Used this to locate the saddle slots on a Schroeder Stoptail bridge. The entire process took only minutes and the result is spot on and very comfortable feeling.

Abrasive Cord

By Lockheed_Tvr from USA
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, April 22, 2012

This cord was exactly what I needed to smooth out a hole in the triangular plate that acts as a top ferule for a string-through-body Dean ZX that I was working on. The metal plate was cheap and the high E string constantly broke where it came out and bent to head towards the bridge. This cord smoothed out the inside of the hole and put a bit of a radius on the lip. It was probably more of a job than this cord is designed for but it was the only thing I could find to do it. Given this harsher job, it didn't last that long and broke a little easily. However, in its more usual applications it holds up well and I highly recommend it. I regret not getting the multi pack with all four of the different diameters. I plan to keep it around the house permanently.

Mitchell Abrasive Cord

By Bryce Didericksen from kansas city, MO
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Love this stuff. Does everything they tell you it can do and then some.

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