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Nut File Backer

Nut File Backer

For Narrow Files

Item # 2067
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Nut File Backer

About This Item

Get a grip on thin files!
Stop those skinny files from jumping, wandering, and bending.

Comfortable grip for easy, accurate slotting
Gauged Nut Slotting Files are great, but the thin ones can be tough to hold. It's hard to start a slot without the file chattering or drifting off your line—one small mistake can ruin a new nut. The handy Nut File Backer acts like a spine, stiffening the file for a straighter, more accurate cut. And it's much easier to hold on to: no more slipping and sliding on a slick nut or saddle.

Easy alignment and no more bent files
It's important to hold your files perfectly horizontal when filing new slots, and this backer makes it easy to tell when your alignment is just right. The file is supported along its entire length—you'll never need to worry about bending your files.

How it works
Simply slide your file into the backer, tighten the 4 hex screws, then file away! Switching out files is a breeze. No special tools needed, any 1/16" hex key will work. Just loosen the screws, swap the files, tighten, and you're ready to go.

    Features:
  • More accurate filing with no slipping
  • Better grip with greater control
  • Cuts faster
  • Prevents thinner files from bending
  • Narrow backer holds files up to 0.020" (0.508mm)
  • Wide backer holds files up to 0.056" (1.142mm)

Dimensions: 5" x 1/2" (127mm x 11mm)

Designed for use with Gauged Nut Slotting Files and Gauged DiamondCut™ Nut Slotting Files. Get one for every file you use! Files not included.



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5.0

Much Needed

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Verified Buyer


Man, I’m just getting into setting up my own guitars, and I had no idea how stressful using small files would be. I don’t envy you if you didn’t have something like this. I’m glad I bought theses for my first project. You just make sure the hex screws are clear, slide the file in, tighten the hex screws, and let ‘er rip. I fixed a nut and saddles in about ten minutes using these.

5.0

Exellent!

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Verified Buyer


I bought this for my guitars, and I am pleased.

5.0

Much easier!

By

Verified Buyer


Just used these file backers to cut a nut for a neck I re-fretted and they work really nice.No more binding when using the smaller gauge files,and they make holding the files more comfortable.Good product.

5.0

Great tool !

By

Verified Buyer


Really helps stiffin up the thinner files. And beats making/rigging up your own file backer

5.0

Keeps those thin files nice and flat!

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Verified Buyer


More precision in my nut filing work with these. Especially with my .010” and .013” files. Keeps them nice a flat. Say goodbye to uneven file strokes due to file warp with these handy backers.

5.0

Takes the Stress Out of This File Usage

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Verified Buyer


Nut files are expensive and the thin ones are fragile. I feel much more confident with my .010 and .013 files in this holder. It gives them rigidity and support. It is well made and easy to use.

5.0

Good solid build, makes a huge difference in the accuracy of filing nut. Right tool for the job

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Verified Buyer


While a bit pricey, it is the right tool for the job. Make controlling the file so much more accurate and efficient. At first, I thought the large/wide size would suffice for all files. But the small/narrow version holds thin files much more accurately when you are putting pressure on the file. Get both sizes for the most accurate filing. You won't' be disappointed!

5.0

File Saver

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Verified Buyer


I build my guitars with the intent of using 7's or 8's, so my nut slots need to be smaller than most. I have now bought my second Nut Backer File for my two thinnest nut files. I am also considering them for all my nut files. They really improve control when working those slot files.

5.0

Nut file backer

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Verified Buyer


Simple tool but well made and definitely does the intended job .especially helpful for smaller gauge
Slotting files that can flex easily. This holds securely and makes it much easier to file accurately.

5.0

Great Idea

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Verified Buyer


When I saw these, I just had to have them. Makes working with the thinner nut files so much easier!

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