Mitchell Abrasive Cord

Mitchell Abrasive Cord

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

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

Item # 6125
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$7.63

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

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

Item # 6126
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$7.44

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

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

Item # 6127
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$7.44

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

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

Item # 6128
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$7.44

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 Mitchell Abrasive Cord, Set of 4

Mitchell Abrasive Cord, Set of 4

Item # 6129
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List Price $29.95
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Mitchell Abrasive Cord

About This Item

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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4.0

Great product

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Verified Buyer


This cord works great to smooth nut slots, bridge slots, and any small crevice type areas that are so hard to get to normally. One thing I would suggest is getting different sizes. These are definitely not one size fits all and the smaller sizes can break with a little tension on the cord. I would have started with a larger size in the beginning had I known this! I think the medium sizes are more versatile.

5.0

Great multi-purpose item, does exactly what it claims.

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Verified Buyer


Used this to fix issues with strings binding in the nut slots on my Les Paul. The abrasive cord smoothed things out and eliminated that telltale "ping" that you get when tuning up. Now my G string slides around smoothly, just as it should!! All joking aside, the main problem was with my G string, although I sometimes had issues with my B and D strings too, and the various sizes of abrasive cord fixed all of it (I'm glad I bought the set of 4 sizes). Thanks!

5.0

Great stuff

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Verified Buyer


I just used these to finish new ABR-1 saddle slots and remove machining burrs from some other saddles. They work just fast enough to get the job done pretty quickly but not so much that you can go overboard. And as mentioned in the video, it's clear that just a single 4" length cut of this stuff will go a *LONG* way.

5.0

Abrasive cord works well

By

Verified Buyer


Used this to finish a 0.010 filed slot in a Tune-O-Matic bridge saddle.

Worked great and is easy to use.

3.0

A Little Surprising.

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Verified Buyer


When you purchase these abrasive cords and open them up, you will be surprised at the amount on the spool. Especially the .015". It looks like there is almost nothing there! I had to go back and re-read the description to see that you only get 12 feet. My mistake. Frankly, the packaging is misleading, as only the largest size takes up the entire spool. This isn't StewMac's fault however. It is reusable, so that is good and maybe it won't wear out very fast.

3.0

Good stuff but expensive for the hobbyist

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Verified Buyer


The cord works very well, especially on TOM saddles and break angles where strings contact the edge of the bridge. Anything that helps the strings glide over these areas reduces breakage and helps with tuning stability. I just wish you sold all 4 sizes in a kit with amounts of each for the average enthusiast.

5.0

Very useful in a variety of ways

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Verified Buyer


I used it to smooth rough spots on the string saddles/bridge of my Strat that were causing strings to break prematurely. Job made easy with the abrasive cord threaded through the trem block and up over the saddle in question. Excellent result. I am certain I will think of many other ways to use this stuff. Highly recommended and very reasonable in price considering it can be used over and over.

5.0

Great stuff

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Verified Buyer


Fine tuning the nut is among the first things I do to every guitar. After filing the desired depth, each slot gets a quick pass with abrasive cord and a dab of StewMac Guitar Grease for smooth tuning. Seeing the results with a strobe tuner I can vouch for excellent results.

5.0

Abrasive cord use on silver, bit and spur maker.

By

Verified Buyer


Sanding cord works well, for very tight accesses,

3.0

Nice to have but not necessary

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Verified Buyer


I bought the .018 inch cord to polish up nut slots and bridge saddles after slotting them. They polish up nicely but nothing some sandpaper folded up can handle too. Nice to have but not a must have.

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