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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar

Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar

Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar For Light Strings - Set of 6

For Light Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0881
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List Price $99.23
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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar For Medium Strings - Set of 6

For Medium Strings - Set of 6

Item # 0882
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List Price $99.23
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Gauged Nut Slotting File Set for Electric Guitar For Heavy Strings - Set of 6

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.


Save 10% by purchasing the set
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.

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

Guaged nut file set

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Verified Buyer


Excellent quality as usual,with stewmac.Company does not hesitate to fix any issue you might have with any products

5.0

Excellent file set

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Verified Buyer


Open chords sounding a little funky on your new guitar builds??? it's time to check your nuts! You can't be without one OR all of StewMac's nut file sets. Get your nuts right, and you'll get a lot more action on that ax!

5.0

Just what the Doctor ordered.

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Verified Buyer


Quality, precision, thanks StewMac. This file set is great for perfectionists like me.

5.0

A no brainer

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I'm so glad I got these files, don't think about it and just get it. This is one tool that every guitarist must have in his/her arsenal and it's so easy to use. It will make your instrument play a lot better because you're in control on deciding how low you want to go and these are quality files. I believe this will last a lifetime that's how good it feels in my hands when I'm working with it. Thanks Stewmac for an awesome product.

5.0

Great tools!

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Verified Buyer


It's important to have the proper tools for the job. These work! I recommend buying stemac's file backer to use with the thin files to avoid bending them.

5.0

Worth it!

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Verified Buyer


After attempting you 2nd or 3rd nut with the wrong tools, you will reach the same conclusion. Its totally worth buying these tools. So much faster, easier, accurate, and just better. Just pull the trigger and do it now. I wish i had 4 nuts ago....

5.0

Just What I Needed

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I’ve been doing guitar refinishing for about 5 years now, and done some guitar repair and woodworking. The Tusq nut I originally had on my strat was the wrong radius and it made the guitar unplayable. Got an unbleached bone nut blank and these files. Made my first nut making job super easy.

4.0

Necessity for luthiers or anyone wanting their guitar setup properly.

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After learning most of the necessary skills in order to setup my own guitars properly, I have started a repair and setup business in my local area. Personally, I feel the nut is one of the most overlooked areas during the setup process. It affects the action, tuning stability, tone, you name it. In the interest of cost, I try to make or improvise any tools that I can and have been quite successful at it. Prior to buying these, I had been using the tiny, round files used to clean acetylene torch tips. They worked quite well but I began to notice that the more work I picked up, the faster they were wearing out. Long story short, five bucks a pop isn't so cheap when you have to go to the local hardware store to pick up a new set every week. These are worth every dime and I recommend them to anyone planning on filing more than four or five of their own personal instruments. Well worth the money. Only drawback is you really need to find a way to stiffen and straighten them. You can purchase a device here for that purpose but I had already figured something out before I realized it.
Thanks, Will

5.0

Great product

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Worth the money.

5.0

Must have

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Good quality

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