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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Acoustic Guitar

Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Acoustic Guitar

For Light/Medium Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0884
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List Price $104.22
Your Price $93.80

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For Medium/Heavy Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0885
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List Price $104.22
Your Price $93.80

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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Acoustic Guitar

About This Item

The right gauges for cutting and shaping string slots on acoustic guitars. Six files in each set.

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.


Save 10% by purchasing the set
StewMac tech advisors specify these sets to match your string gauge:

#0884 For Light/Medium Strings
0.013", 0.016", 0.024", 0.032", 0.042", and 0.056"

#0885 For Medium/Heavy Strings
0.016", 0.020", 0.028", 0.035", 0.050", 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.

Get a better grip on your files!
Our new Nut File Backer makes these files even easier to use. It acts like a spine, stiffening the file for a straighter, more accurate cut—no more slipping and sliding on a slick nut or saddle. We have models for narrow and wide files, giving you complete control.



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5.0

high quality nut files

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These nut files are high quality and made the job of filing down nut slots a breeze. Because of their high quality they will remove material quickly. Do just a little at a time and then check with a feeler gauge with the string at standard tuning tension--otherwise you will have to make a new nut. This was my first attempt doing a set-up on a used Gibson J-50 I purchased recently that had a high setup and it now plays with ease. Just go slow and a little at a time.

5.0

Nut files

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Verified Buyer


Excellent files. I should have bought these long ago.
Excellent customer service as well.

5.0

Best thing ever!

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Verified Buyer


I bought these files recently, and used them for the first time, yesterday. They are much faster than using torch files and make a much more accurate and professional looking nut than using needle files. I have never had a pro level set of nut files before, and I'm telling you, I'll never be without one again. Very highly recommended.

4.0

You need these.

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Verified Buyer


These cut great. I do find they clog and bind pretty easy when using unbleached or smoked bone (hence the 4stars), but when cutting bleached bone and antler, they're ideal. Another winner.

5.0

Every guitar player should have these!

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Verified Buyer


Almost all new guitars are sold with a really high action. These files make it really easy to lower the string height at the nut, making the guitar so much easier to play.

5.0

Great Customer Service

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Verified Buyer


I received this set of nut slot files and one file was curved. I contacted CS and the problem was corrected immediately. Thanks!

5.0

nut slotting files

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There is nothing like having the right tool for the job. More than that, there is nothing like finding a website dedicated to such tools. This is the first of many purchases. Thank you!

5.0

Worked like a charm

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Verified Buyer


Bought these to work on my new bone nut, they were not too agressive but took off enough that you knew they were working. Great filles glad i bought these.

5.0

Now I'm Sure. . .

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I'm sure that the slots I cut in my nut will be exactly the width I need.

5.0

Excellent Files

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Verified Buyer


I picked up the Acoustic Guitar set and they are simply excellent files. Accurate and easy to use. I was pleasantly surprised on the quality of these files.

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