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 #133269  by Searing75
 Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:20 pm
Looking for a source for one. Anybody? Thanks!

Chris
 #133276  by Searing75
 Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:08 am
Thanks. I was hoping for someone that has put one on theirs and knows of an exact replacement brass nut. Anyone? Or, if any of the random ones on google will fit.

Chris
 #133277  by tcsned
 Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:12 am
as with any nut, as every guitar is different, i.e. fretboard thickness, fret size, neck angle . . . a one size fits all or pre-made nut is going to be a dice roll IMHO.
 #133278  by Searing75
 Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:39 am
Yeah, I am now realizing that in my researching. So, I will just get one, and size it and slot it myself. Thanks all.

Chris
 #133279  by TI4-1009
 Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:43 am
Agree. A Gibson style nut should be closer than a Fender style, but it's not likely that an off-the-shelf nut will drop right in without some fitting. If you can't do it yourself you should be able to buy one and have a local luthier fit it for you for a reasonable fee.

I made a few myself starting with a brass blank, but you really need a set of slot files to do it right. Not to mention the experience factor- by the third time you should be close... :lol: Take it from me.
 #133305  by Searing75
 Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:43 am
Bought one that is Gibson style. I will mod it to fit if needed. Thanks.

Chris