Black TUSQ XL Nuts

Black TUSQ XL Nuts

Self-lubricating nuts from Graph Tech are ideal for string bending and tremolo work. Now in more sizes!

Extra slippery: TUSQ XL® is impregnated with Teflon® (500% more slippery than graphite). During tremolo bends, the strings slide in the slots, returning to accurate pitch.

Dense and resonant: Pressure-formed TUSQ transfers string energy more efficiently, without dead spots found in natural materials. Guitars come alive with enhanced harmonics, volume and sustain.

Pre-shaped: Slotted or unslotted, they require only minor trimming.



$11.60

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For Fender® guitars and basses
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, unslotted, top radius, flat bottom

For Fender, unslotted, top radius, flat bottom

1-3/4" x 1/4" x 1/8"
(44.45mm x 6.20mm x 3.17mm)
10" (254mm) top radius; flat bottom

Item # 1865
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

For Fender, slotted, top and bottom radius

1-3/8" (35.18mm) string spread
1-11/16" x 7/32" x 1/8"
(42.93mm x 5.33mm x 3.35mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius

Item # 1866
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Fender, slotted, top radius, flat bottom

For Fender, slotted, top radius, flat bottom

1-3/8" (35.18mm) string spread
1-3/4" x 1/4" x 1/8"
(44.45mm x 6.20mm x 3.35mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top radius; flat bottom

Item # 1884
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For Gibson® guitars
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Gibson, unslotted

For Gibson, unslotted

1-29/32" x 3/8" x 3/16"
(48.39mm x 9.52mm x 4.88mm)
12" (304.80mm) top radius

Item # 1868
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$11.60

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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Gibson, slotted

For Gibson, 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 # 1869
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$11.60

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For Epiphone® guitars
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts For Epiphone, slotted

For Epiphone, slotted

1-3/8" (34.54mm) string spread
1-23/32" x 11/32" x 1/4"
(43.84mm x 8.89mm x 6.10mm)
15" (381.00mm) top radius

Item # 1873
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Black TUSQ XL Nuts

About This Item

Self-lubricating nuts from Graph Tech are ideal for string bending and tremolo work. Now in more sizes!

Extra slippery: TUSQ XL® is impregnated with Teflon® (500% more slippery than graphite). During tremolo bends, the strings slide in the slots, returning to accurate pitch.

Dense and resonant: Pressure-formed TUSQ transfers string energy more efficiently, without dead spots found in natural materials. Guitars come alive with enhanced harmonics, volume and sustain.

Pre-shaped: Slotted or unslotted, they require only minor trimming.




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5.0

fingerboard nut for "guitar"

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Actually what I needed was a new nut t replace the plastic nut that cfacked on my Rogue electric. Sitar. I use many high-end guitars but there are few electric sitars our there and this non-name brand is pretty nice and has a great sitar sound. I though being an odd brand - I was screwed and I am not a "luthier" so was apprehensive about replacing a simple nut myself. Man or Man - does Stew Mac take the fear out of such things with technical videos and other support. I located the nut from a Martin guitar that worked out perfectly - not plastic and durable. It went on like a charm and the saws I got from them did the truck - the sitar is now working like new. Love it and love going through their website if only for learning.

5.0

Awesome upgrade 4 epi lp special II

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Verified Buyer


Great fit, awesome results, no more “ping”
Quick delivery

5.0

Great upgrade

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Verified Buyer


Helped a little with sustain, but helped a ton with tuning.

4.0

Epiphone nut fit

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Verified Buyer


I love how easy it was to adjust this plastic nut by sanding it to size, and the strings line up correctly. The original nut on the neck of my Epiphone Les Paul 100 was too low and had a crack. I only wish this replacement was a darker black. But over all it fit good! Big Al

5.0

Solved my Wildkat tuning issues

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I bought an Epiphone Wildkat about 1 year ago. I love the size and concept, Semi-hollow, bigsby P-90s. But the darn thing would not stay in tune. And I like the neck and the playability. All around great guitar except the tuning..

I tried a Roller bridge, Nut Lube, and filing the stock nut slots to make sure there was no binding. No help.

Any use of the Bigsby left my G and/or B strings sharp... I even sprung for the Biggs-fix. The Briggs fix helped a lot. I will say that, but I still had out of tune strings more often that not, after playing a bit and using the Bigsby.

I ordered this nut for the Wildkat. If you order one, order the #1873, It is a tad wider than the stock piece. You can file the edges if you want to but the spacing and headstock to tailpiece (thickness) is correct. It popped right in. I also ordered a Zero Glide nut. I was going to try both starting with the less costly TUSQ nut first and then the Zero Glide if I had to.

After some great customer service with a mixup on the order. I popped this nut iun after some minor filing of the bottom to lower it just a tad.

I've played the guitar for about 4-5 hours the past few days using the Bisgby and trying to not be careful,, Just playing it. NO tuning issues.. Guitar comes back in tune after 'tremming!
I am so pleased..
I won't need the Zero Glide nut at all and plan to try it on another guitar in the future..

5.0

Grrrr. But my bad. I think.

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I give it 5 stars because the nut is great. This is the second one i buy (slotted for les paul).

The first went on my Godin lg90 and was perfect, a little trim off the sides was all it took.

This one....and yes, i measured beforehand. All was good, a little triming and it should be perfect.... except for one thing. The slot are precut too low. Every string except low e is almost sitting on the first fret.

It may be a good thing to publish slot depth from the top leading edge. I guess i could have removed the one i have on the godin and check it on the les paul, but i didn't wanna.

I'll keep it for spare, or maybe shim it but i don't really feel like shiming. Get another unsloted one and shape it correctly.

The reason i prefered the slotted one over the unslotted one is that final dimensions were closer on the slotted nut.

5.0

Quick and easy to install

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Verified Buyer


I had to replace a cheap nut on a kit guitar. The pre-shaped Fender nut required very little adjustment to fit, and the slots were already as needed.

5.0

Does the job nicely

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Verified Buyer


I bought this for a new build. it machined nicely and polished out to the luster I wanted (semi dull but smooth) I needed to cut the slots myself because of neck width and fingerboard radius. overall no complaints or hangup..

5.0

Quality TUSQ

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Verified Buyer


The TUSQ nut worked out perfect for this Kieth B. Roscoe bass! The customer was very happy. Thank you! StewMac=Excellence!

5.0

Good neck nut!

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Verified Buyer


It solved a clarity problem I was having.

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