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Nut Seating Files

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Sturdy files for cleaning and squaring nut mounting surfaces. They file only the bottom of the slot, leaving the side walls unscarred.

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Nut Seating Files
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
5055 For 1/8" wide nut Yes

5056 For 3/16" wide nut Yes

5057 For 1/4" wide nut Yes

5060 Set of 3 SAVE $8.86 Yes

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These files have fine and medium cutting surfaces.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three files.

Each file is 7-3/8" (187.33mm) long, with 4" (101.60mm) cutting surfaces and a rubber-coated handle. To keep the file from binding in the slot, we have designed these files to be slightly narrower than the nut size specified. An undersized file also helps to prevent widening the slot width—ensuring a snug fit for your nut.

5055 For 1/8" (3.18mm) wide nut Works for Fender® guitars and basses
5056 For 3/16" (4.76mm) wide nut Works for Gibson® guitars, basses, banjos, and mandolins
5057 For 1/4" (6.35mm) wide nut Works for classical and Dobro® guitars

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Nut Seating Files
Nut Seating Files
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4 4-04-2012

They work great, I just feel that they are a little pricey.

Bearded Moose Guitars  Blue Ridge, SC Read my reviews (6)
5 2-10-2012

Used the 1/4" nut seating file to install an LSR Roller nut in an american standard strat, the job came out so sweet it looks like it came strait from fender, the customer was blown away. Thanks Stew-Mac

Radius  Pottstown, Pa
5 1-11-2012
Perfect for the Job.

Last year I purchased a ton of tools from S.M. and so far I'm very happy with most of them including this file. Dont hesitate in buying this tool. Works great.

CJORDISON  NORWALK, CA Read my reviews (10)
5 12-25-2011
Nut Seating Files

Excellent one, thanks a lot StewartMac!

Arturo Civit  FL, Hollywood, USA
5 12-17-2011
Essential Tools!

Gotta have these if you're serious about saving time!

Wilmer Gingerich  Jamesport MO Read my reviews (76)
5 12-09-2011
New nut install

These files save time and money when replacing the low end metric plastic nuts in foreign made guitars, converting to standard size nuts that are available at Stewart Mac. Thanks for providing a great selection of high quality tools and parts.

Marksp  Harper, KS Read my reviews (6)
5 11-06-2011
5056 slightly small.

First time I felt the file is too thin, because the file is 4mm, but good size.

Delete away old glues!
Valuable tool, must have it.

drinkbarmits  Tokyo, JAPAN Read my reviews (5)
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4 10-24-2011
Fitting a nut..Nut Seating Files

These files make fitting a nut a breeze. Especially, when removing old glue of the previous nut. Also,they help to prepare fretboard wood for re-glueing. IE-- they create a nice level surface.

M. Thomas Mike's Guitar Works  Manchester,TN Read my reviews (5)
4 9-01-2011
You'll need more than patience if you dont have 'em

Those are perfect to correct others' (and yours as well) mistakes. They do a neat job on cleaning caked glue on nut slots.

David Bohorquez  Maracaibo, Venezuela Read my reviews (7)
5 8-02-2011
Très bien

Cela fait partie des outils à avoir dans son atelier!

Luthier du dimanche  La Bridoire - France Read my reviews (11)
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