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Nut Seating Files

Nut Seating Files

Nut Seating Files For 1/8" wide nut

For 1/8" wide nut

Item # 5055
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$27.81

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Nut Seating Files For 3/16" wide nut

For 3/16" wide nut

Item # 5056
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$30.49

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Nut Seating Files For 1/4" wide nut

For 1/4" wide nut

Item # 5057
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$47.75

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Nut Seating Files, Set of 3

Set of 3

Item # 5060
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Nut Seating Files

About This Item

Sturdy files for cleaning and squaring nut mounting surfaces.

Two cutting edges: Each file has a medium and fine cutting surfaces. They file only the bottom of the slot, leaving the side walls unscarred.

Quality steel tool with rubber-coated handle.
Each file is 7-3/8" (187mm) long, with 4" (101mm) cutting surface.

To keep the file from binding in the slot, we have designed these files to be slightly narrower than the nut size specified. An undersized file also helps to prevent widening the slot width—ensuring a snug fit for your nut.

#5055 For 1/8" (3.18mm) wide nut
Works for Fender® guitars and basses.

#5056 For 3/16" (4.76mm) wide nut
Works for Gibson® guitars, basses, banjos, and mandolins.

#5057 For 1/4" (6.35mm) wide nut
Works for classical and Dobro® guitars.

Installing an angled bottom nut? Check out this Angled Nut Seating File that has exactly the right shape to make this tricky job easy.



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Instructions

Product Instructions

Making a Nut, Step-by-Step

Dan Erlewine, of Stewart-MacDonald's R&D Team, walks you through making and installing a new nut.

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5.0

GOOD TOOL

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Verified Buyer


Works great! Better results than a standard file.

5.0

So much easier

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Verified Buyer


Way better then the random assortment of files I use to use for seating nuts. (Stop giggling. What are you, 12?). ;-)

5.0

Awesome

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Verified Buyer


As always, great tool for the job.

5.0

Great Shortcut

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Verified Buyer


Nice and square files, only took a couple of swipes to clean up the crud with a nice 90 deg seat for the nut.

5.0

trust issues..

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Verified Buyer


good techs are hard to come by in some places..there are good techs out there, don't get me wrong...but it's sometimes difficult to let go of one's main, or only, axe....thankfully Stew-Mac has all the best tools if your feeling paranoid....i have a small, but growing, collection of these sweet tools now; purchased with money i saved.....it takes me longer, and i mess up sometimes, but i learn from my boo-boos, and don't mess things up as bad as i used to now.

5.0

Great tool for nut slotting prep!

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Verified Buyer


This nut seating file cleans up the nut slot on all the Gibson’s and Martins I’ve preped to replace with unbleached bone nuts from StewMac. Always the best tools and guitar parts. Thanks StewMac??

5.0

time saver

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Verified Buyer


i spent the last 10 years filing nuts on an angle to fit the slot. these give me a pro fitting and save tremendous time. thanks to stewmac my setups are the best now.

5.0

It does what it's designed to do.

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Verified Buyer


I've only used this tool a couple times, but it does what it is suppose to do. It's a quality file.

5.0

Ideal tool for the job

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I am a hobbyist electric bass builder, but I'm on a limited budget for acquiring tools, particularly for specialty tools that will get limited use. Most of my hand tools can be used for multiple tasks, but this approach requires more patience and skill to get certain jobs done properly. This nut seating file is an exception- I wouldn't want to use any other tool for this purpose.

This file is perfect for the task, and it helped me achieve excellent results with less effort. I used the coarse cutting edge to deepen the slot, followed by a few strokes on the fine side to smooth it out. I'm very pleased with the purchase!

5.0

Great tool

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Verified Buyer


This is the right tool for the job. Clears out wood fast and clean.

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