Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar

Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar

For Light Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0881
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List Price $94.50
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For Medium Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0882
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For Heavy Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0883
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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar

About This Item

The right gauges for cutting and shaping string slots on electric guitars. Six files in each set: choose light, medium or heavy gauge strings.

Our tempered edge-cut nut files produce round-bottom slots for nuts and saddles. Ensure your strings seat properly in the nut without buzzing!

Each chrome-alloy steel file has twin 4" cutting edges. Among our most popular tools, these professional files help you get the job done quickly and correctly.


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StewMac tech advisors specify these sets to match your string gauge:

#0881 For Light Strings
0.010", 0.013", 0.016", 0.024", 0.032", and 0.042"

#0882 For Medium Strings
0.010", 0.013", 0.016", 0.028", 0.035", and 0.046"

#0883 For Heavy Strings
0.013", 0.020", 0.024", 0.035", 0.046", and 0.056"


Just want one? Each file is also sold individually.

Match the file to the string gauge
Choose a file of the same size as the string, or no more than a few thousandths wider. By rocking the file side to side, you can widen the slot to fit a slightly wider string.

Nut slotting files work great for metal Tune-o-matic bridge saddles. After filing, polish the slot with Mitchell Abrasive Cord to remove file marks.



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5.0

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Great files, they make nut cutting almost fun.

5.0

nut slotting files

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Excellent service, thank you.

5.0

Guitar Nut Adjustment

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95 percent of all guitars you buy require set ups that may include nut adjustment. Every guitarist should have a set of nut files. Stew-Mac has everything you need. Quality parts at affordable prices.

5.0

This is the right tool for the job.

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Nut slots are either cut well or not. In the past I have done the best I could with some small files I have, and hoped things would go well. I recently bought a 1975 telecaster, and the nut slots were not cut deep enough. This set of light gauge nut files worked quickly and correctly. Well done.

5.0

Perfect

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These are awesome.

5.0

This is a must have.

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I bought these nut slot file after years of using needle files. These make string slotting a nut a lot easier and precise. Ergonomically better for my fingers and hands than the old needle files. One of the best tool investments you can make !!

4.0

Gauged nut slotting files set.

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Very good files.these files make the job of slotting a nut slotting a breeze.some might consider them to be a bit pricey,but in my opinion they are well worth the cost.if your are going to slot nuts on a regular basis I would recommend a good set of files. And these are a good set and we'll worth investing in.

5.0

Great tool for carving a String Nut!

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Verified Buyer


We supply all of our students with this Nut File Kit here at The Guitar Services Workshop. They are accurate and durable. Combined with Action Gauge & a Machinist Rule, it's easy to carve a string nut with accurate string angles, width, spacing and action!
John LeVan
The Guitar Services Workshop

5.0

Must Have Item For Any Shop!!

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Verified Buyer


I bought a set of these several years ago, and recently ordered more! These files make a nut and saddle slots precise, and easy to do. These are great, and hold up well over the years!

5.0

Worth having in your tool box

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Verified Buyer


I bought these to alleviate a problem I had after mounting a Bigsby trem with a Vibramate mounting plate, and installing compensated saddles. The first set I bought by Gotoh did not work well as the strings continually popped out of the saddles. I ordered the file set for medium strings, and attempted to deepen the ready made slots to alleviate the problem that the techs at StewMac suggested as a cure. It sort of worked, but I could not get the saddle for the worst offender, the E-1 string, to work without fretting out every time I tried to bend a note up high. I got a second set of Gotoh SW-3's which have just compensated straight edges that need to have slots filed. The files worked perfectly and the problem was solved quickly and accurately, and my 2017 American Elite Tele now sounds better than ever. If you're a working player like myself who likes to do your own work on your axes, you need to have a set of these!!

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