Luthier Parts & Tools

Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style
The 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 its ingenious design. The 5000-00 nuts have a 9.5 in. radius 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 - 1.39 in. (35.31mm)
  • Radius - 9.5 in.

For a standard Tusq version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1.
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Nut - Fender®, Pre-slotted, Bone, for Tele and Strat
Original Fender pre-slotted bone nut for Teles and Strats.
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Nut - Tusq, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style, Flat Bottom
The PQ-5042-00 is a great option to upgrade the nut on your Fender style electric guitar (or a guitar with similar specs). It is pre-slotted for a quick and simple install. It is 3/16" tall so make sure that is enough height for your guitar. Dimensions: Length - 1.653 in. (41.98mm) Width - 0.126 in. (3.22mm) Height - 0.196 in. (4.98mm) E to E - 1.388 in. (35.25mm)
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Nut - Black Bone, Pre-slotted, Gibson Style
Pre-slotted black bone nuts for Gibson necks with a 12” radius. A 12” fingerboard is the common radius used on most Gibson guitars. The bone used for the pre-shaped and pre-slotted nuts is dyed black using a process that results in a fully black nut.
  • Height - 9.3 mm
  • Width - 43.4 mm
  • Thickness - 4.8 mm
  • Radius - 12 in.
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Gibson Pre 2014
The 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. The P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-4XL-X (post-2014) is slightly taller than this nut, when in doubt, choose the 6011, as you can always sand the bottom of the nut to adjust it 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 - 1.714 in. (43.53mm)
  • Width - 0.185 in. (4.71mm)
  • Height - 0.369 in. (9.37mm)
  • E to E - 1.412 in. (35.87mm)
  • Radius - 12 in.

For a standard Tusq version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-3.
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Epiphone Pre 2014
The 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 - 0.243 in. (6.16mm)
  • Height - 0.357 in. (9.08mm)
  • E to E - 1.344 in. (34.14mm)
  • Radius - 15 in.

For a standard Tusq version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-5.
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Nut - Fender®, Pre-slotted, Melamine, for Tele and Strat
Genuine Fender® pre-slotted melamine nut for Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars. This nut has 9 1/2 in. top radius and 7 1/4" bottom radius with an overall length of 1.695 in.
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Nut - Original Fender, Pre-Slotted Brass, for Strat / Tele
High-quality solid-brass string nut as used on the Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster®, for use with Stratocaster and Telecaster® guitars.
Designed for 9.5"-radius fingerboards and pre-slotted with string location grooves to simplify spacing and positioning during final slot filing.
Features:
  • High-quality solid-brass string nut
  • For 9.5" fingerboard radius
  • Pre-slotted
  • 9.5" (241mm) top and bottom radius
  • 1.620” (41.15mm) wide
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Nut - Fender®, LSR Roller for stabilizing tuning
LSR roller nut reduces friction that can cause tuning instability. Comes with instructions, mounting hardware and Wilkinson® adapter for older Strat® Plus models. Used on American Deluxe HSS guitars. Kit Includes: LSR Nut, Shims, Mounting Screws and Bezel Adapter (for Retrofitting to Wilkinson® Nut Equipped Guitars) Will Accommodate String Gauges from .008 to .056. Some modification may be required.
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Nut - Tusq, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style
The PQ-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 its ingenious design, just sand off the tab for a curved bottom. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install. 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)

For a Tusq XL version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1XL.
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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 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)
  • Radius - 7.25 in.
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, for Jazz Bass
The 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)
  • Radius - 7.25 in.
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Nut - Black Bone, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele style, 9.5" Radius
Pre-slotted black bone nuts for Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, and other Fender® necks with a 9.5” radius. A 9.5” fingerboard has been the standard Fender® neck radius since the 1980s. The bone used for the pre-shaped and pre-slotted nuts is dyed black using a process that results in a fully black nut.
  • Height - 5.4 mm
  • Width - 42.86 mm
  • Thickness - 3.3 mm
  • Radius - 9.5 in.

For a version of this nut with a 7.25” radius, see P-GTNN20.
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Nut - Fender®, replacement for American standard P-Bass
High-quality Micarta (synthetic bone) pre-slotted string nut for use on American Standard Precision Bass and other U.S.- and Mexico-made basses with 9.5"-radius fingerboards.
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Nut - Graphite, for Fender, with Slots
Graphite nut for Fender® This graphite nut will work for most Fender® and similar style guitars. It is slotted, but does require final shaping and fitting to exact size.
PLEASE NOTE: Because this nut tapers in both thickness from top to bottom and height on the fret board side vs. the headstock side all measurements for those dimensions were taken at the center of the nut.
  • Length = 1 41/64 inches (41.52mm)
  • Height #1 (fretboard side) = 13/64 inches (5.06mm)
  • Height #2 (headstock side) = 13/64 inches (5mm)
  • Thickness at bottom = 9/64 inches (3.46mm)
  • Thickness at top = 1/8 inches (3.1mm)
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Nut - Plastic construction, for Stratocaster
Stratocaster guitar nut - plastic construction
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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 - Black Bone, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele style, 7.25" Radius
Pre-slotted black bone nuts for Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, and other Fender® necks with a 7.25” radius. A 7.25” fingerboard radius originated in the early 1950s and was used for most Fender® electric instruments until the 1980s.
  • Height - 5.4 mm
  • Width - 42.86 mm
  • Thickness - 3.3 mm
  • Radius - 7.25 in.

For a version of this nut with a 9.5” radius, see P-GTNN21.
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style, Flat Bottom, Black
The PT-5042-00 is a great option to upgrade the nut on your Fender style electric guitar (or a guitar with similar specs). It is pre-slotted for a quick and simple install. It is 3/16" tall so make sure that is enough height for your guitar. Dimensions:
  • Length - 1.652 in. (41.98mm)
  • Width - 0.126 in. (3.22mm)
  • Height - 0.196 in. (4.98mm)
  • E to E - 1.388 in. (35.25mm)
  • Radius - 12 in.

For a standard Tusq version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-6. For a similar nut that works on curved and flat Fender style necks, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1XL-X.
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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, Epiphone Pre 2014
The PQ-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. 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.

For a Tusq XL version of this nut, see P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-5XL.
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Nut - Tusq XL, Pre-slotted, Strat and Tele Style, 7.25" Radius
The Graph Tech PQL-5072-00 is a perfect option for Fender guitars or re-issues from the 1950's-60's or 70's. This nut features a 7.25" radius, works with a curved or flat bottom and is permanently lubricated for great tuning stability. It works in both a flat bottom or curved bottom nut slot due to its ingenious design, just sand off the tab for a curved bottom. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install on just about all Fender electric guitars made in the 1950’s, 60’ and 70’s. The 7.25” fingerboard radius originated in the early 1950s and was used for most Fender electric instruments until the 1980s. In the 80's it was changed to a slightly flatter 9.5" radius. TUSQ XL is designed to boost guitar tone and performance. This precision engineered nut is made with a specially formulated material which couples the strings' vibrations to the neck and brings out the hidden harmonics and richness in every note.
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