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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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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.


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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.



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WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


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5.0

Perfect

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At first I tried to cheap out and use welding tip cleaners to make some adjustment to my telecaster nut. I should have just started with these. After literally an hour of "filing" with the tip cleaners, I gave up and ordered this file set. They shipped very quickly and had my nut set perfectly within MINUTES. I was initially put off by the price, now I have zero buyers remorse. Highly Recommended!

5.0

Totally Awesome

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If you do any kind of work with nuts these are a must have. Makes the job quicker and more exact. After fooling around with some cheap files from Amazon I ordered these and after using them wish I had used them from the start.

5.0

These are worth the price and are easy for beginners.

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I’m a beginner at building and set ups. I had gotten a couple kits to build and the one I got from stew Mac was good but the one I got from The Fretwire, though overall was good quality, had an insanely high nut. I spent days trying to get the action right and building it and I just had an unplayable guitar. It couldn’t be done without filing the nut slots. Maybe I coulda gotten cheap files but it would have taken forever and the files would have ruined. I bit the bullet and got the expensive stew Mac ones and I’m really glad I did. Every gauge was clearly laid out. I did one string slot a little tiny bit at a time and the job was done in less than 20 minutes. Now my guitar plays great and I still have a set of quality files for my next job which will be soon since I got the builders bug. Thanks!

5.0

Must Have!

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Making a nut without these files...well, mine turned out as bad as the one I was replacing,got the files and the second attempt went much better.I wouldn't try another one without these files.

5.0

The perfect tool for the job

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I'd been using homemade tools to perform this function for some time (to save money), but felt they weren't quite as precise or as consistent as they probably could have been. Finally bought a set of these and wasn't disappointed. It makes the job easier since they are the perfect tool for the job. Striaght, even cut on every stroke gives you confidence in how much you're taking off of the nut. Worth the money if you'll use them even a few times. If you build guitars, you're going to need a set.

5.0

Great tools

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A bit pricy but they work the way they are supposed to. So not having to fight with the tools and making good cut is worth the money

5.0

Awesome! Wish I would of bought these years ago

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I usually use the needle files for the nut work and they always took forever; I thought that was just the name of the game for slotting nuts. I bought this set to give them a try and it works sooo much better and is faster. Like 10 times as fast. Awesome stuff

5.0

Muy precisas para ranuras nuts

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Muy precisas para ranurar huesos en brazos y puentes, las cuerdas asentan perfecto

5.0

Cutting slots

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Sawing grooves for different string calibers

5.0

Just what i needed

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Now i can work !

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