Luthier Parts & Tools

TUSQ

Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Gibson Post 2014
The PQL-6011-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your Gibson electric guitar made post-2014. It is slightly taller than the P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-3XL (pre 2015). When in doubt, use this one, you can always sand the bottom of the nut to adjust lower.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.725 in. (43.83mm)
  • Width - 0.185 in. (4.69mm)
  • Height - 0.405 in. (10.30mm)
  • E to E - 1.408 in. (35.77mm)
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, for Precision Bass
The PQL-1204-00 is the perfect option to upgrade the nut on your Fender Precision style Bass guitar. It is pre-slotted making installation quick and simple.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.65 in. (41.91mm)
  • Width - 0.125 in. (3.17mm)
  • Height - 0.187 in. (4.75mm)
  • E to G - 1.25 in. (31.75mm)
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style
The PQL-5000-00 is a perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut in almost all Fender style electric guitars. It will work in both a flat bottom or curved bottom nut slot due to it's ingenious design.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.687 in. (42.85mm)
  • Width - 0.128 in. (3.25mm)
  • Height - 0.198 in. (5.03mm)
  • E to E - 1.363 in. (34.62mm)
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Epiphone Pre 2014
The PQL-6060-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your Epiphone guitar. It is also a great option for many other common acoustic and electric guitars. It comes pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.730 in. (43.94mm)
  • Width - 0.239 in. (6.08mm)
  • Height - 0.357 in. (9.08mm)
  • E to E - 1.344 in. (34.14mm)
  • Radius - 15 in.
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Nut - Tusq XL, 3/16” Slab, Black, 63.5mm x 4.75mm x 11.1mm
The PT-4187-00 is a great option to replace and upgrade the nut on just about any guitar or bass. It is a 3/16" thick slab of Black TUSQ XL.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.5 in. (63.5mm)
  • Width - 0.187 in. (4.75mm)
  • Height - 0.437 in. (11.1mm)
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, for Jazz Bass
The PQL-1214-00 is the perfect option to upgrade the nut on your Fender Jazz style bass. It is pre-slotted for a quick and simple install.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.554 in. (39.47mm)
  • Width - 0.128 in. (3.25mm)
  • Height - 0.187 in. (4.75mm)
  • E to G - 1.223 in. (31.06mm)
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Nut - Tusq , Pre-slotted, Acoustic / Electric, 1 11/16”
The PQ-6116-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your acoustic or electric guitar. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install. Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.707 in. (43.36mm)
  • Width - 0.192 in. (4.88mm)
  • Height - 0.331 in. (8.41mm)
  • E to E - 1.435 in. (36.45mm)
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Gibson Pre 2014
The PQL-6010-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your Gibson electric guitar made before 2014. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.718 in. (43.64mm)
  • Width - 0.193 in. (4.90mm)
  • Height - 0.371 in. (9.41mm)
  • E to E - 1.397 in. (35.47mm)
  • Radius - 18 in.
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Nut - Tusq XL, ¼” Slab, Black, 63.5mm x 6.35mm x 11.1mm
The PT-4025-00 is a great option to replace and upgrade the nut on just about any guitar or bass. It is a 1/4" thick slab of Black TUSQ XL.
This nut is made of Tusq XL, the same material as standard Tusq but impregnated with PTFE. The lubrication from the PTFE prevents strings from binding in the slots. Tusq XL offers better tuning stability especially when using a tremolo or bending strings. Tusq XL also has more of a midrange boost as compared to Tusq.
Dimensions: Length - 2.5 in. (63.5mm) Width - 0.25 in. (6.35mm) Height - 0.437 in. (11.1mm)
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Nut - Tusq, 3/16” Slab, 63.5mm x 4.75mm x 11.1mm
The PQ-4187-00 is a 3/16" thick block or slab of pure TUSQ. It can be used to make a nut, small saddle or just about anything you can imagine.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.5 in. (63.5mm)
  • Width - 0.187 in. (4.75mm)
  • Height - 0.437 in. (11.1mm)
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Saddle - Tusq, Acoustic, Compensated
The PQ-9280-C0 is a great option to replace or upgrade the saddle on your acoustic guitar. It is our most popular saddle and will work with many other guitars. It is 1/8" thick and is compensated to help improve the playability of your guitar. Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.88 in. (73.15mm)
  • Width - 0.128 in. (3.25mm)
  • Height - 0.43 in. (10.92mm)
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Nut - Tusq , Pre-slotted, Acoustic, Martin Style, 1 3/4”
The PQ-M644-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your Martin style acoustic guitar. It has an angled bottom and comes pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install. Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.745 in. (44.32mm)
  • Width - 0.224 in. (5.69mm)
  • Height - 0.361 in. (9.17mm)
  • E to E - 1.418 in. (36.02mm)
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Nut - Tusq , Pre-slotted, 6 String Acoustic
The PQ-1720-00 is the perfect option to upgrade the nut on your six string guitar. It is pre-slotted for a quick and simple install. It is a very common nut used in the Godin family of guitars.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.695 in. (43.05mm)
  • Width - 0.204 in. (5.18mm)
  • Height - 0.403 in. (10.24mm)
  • E to E - 1.415 in. (35.93mm)
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Nut - Tusq, Pre-slotted, Jumbo, Gibson Style
The PQ-6000-00 is a great option to upgrade the nut on your Gibson style electric guitar. It is pre-slotted for a quick and simple install. Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.713 in. (44.07mm)
  • Width - 0.196 in. (4.98mm)
  • Height - 0.329 in. (8.36mm)
  • E to E - 1.398 in. (35.52mm)
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Nut - Tusq, ¼” Slab, 63.5mm x 6.35mm x 11.1mm
The PQ-4025-00 is a 1/4" thick block or slab of pure TUSQ. It is 1/4" thick and can be used to make a nut, small saddle or just about anything you can imagine. Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.5 in. (63.5mm)
  • Width - 0.25 in. (6.35mm)
  • Height - 0.437 in. (11.1mm)
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Saddle - Tusq, Acoustic, Martin Style, 3/32”
The PQ-9100-00 is a great option to upgrade or replace the saddle on your Martin acoustic guitar. It is pre-shaped for a quick and simple install.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.908 in. (73.87mm)
  • Width - 0.100 in. (2.56mm)
  • Height - 0.383 in. (9.73mm)
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Saddle - Tusq, Acoustic, Shaped Blank, ⅛”
The PQ-9000-00 is a blank TUSQ acoustic saddle with a slight radius on top. It is a great option for someone who wants to custom shape a new saddle. A lot of the work is already done for you.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 3.02 in. (76.72mm)
  • Width - 0.124 in. (3.16mm)
  • Height - 0.45 in. (11.42mm)
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Saddle - Tusq, Acoustic, Taylor Style, Compensated, ⅛”
The PQ-9200-C0 is a great option to replace or upgrade the saddle on your Taylor acoustic as well as many other popular guitars. It is compensated to help improve the playability of your guitar.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 2.8 in. (71.12mm)
  • Width - 0.22 in. (3.1mm)
  • Height - 0.392 in. (9.99mm)
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Bridge Pin Set - Tusq, Traditional, 2mm Dot Inlay
Package of 6
Color of Pins Available:
Beautiful TUSQ traditional style bridge pins with a 2mm dot inlay. This is a perfect option to upgrade the pins in your acoustic guitar and dramatically improve the harmonics and tone of your instrument. These pins have a 5.14mm diameter.
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Nut - Tusq , Pre-shaped Blank, Acoustic, Martin Style
The PQ-M100-00 is a TUSQ nut blank specially designed to be used on Martin style guitars. It has an angled bottom and needs to be slotted. Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.89 in. (48.01mm)
  • Width - 0.226 in. (5.74mm)
  • Height - 0.42 in. (10.67mm)
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Nut - Tusq, Pre-slotted, Gibson Pre 2014
The PQ-6010-00 is the perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut on your Gibson electric guitar made before 2014. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install.
Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.718 in. (43.64mm)
  • Width - 0.193 in. (4.90mm)
  • Height - 0.371 in. (9.41mm)
  • E to E - 1.397 in. (35.47mm)
  • Radius - 18 in.
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