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who here has one on one of their guitars, and what do you think of them?

i have an RGA121 and a Les Paul that both need new nuts and these look pretty good.
 

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I installed one on my Strat. It's fine nut material. The most important thing is cutting the nut properly, though.
 

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I don't like it.
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I just did my first Tusq nut on the superstrat in my other thread, it's a great material, real slippery. Highly recommend it.
 

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I just did my first Tusq nut on the superstrat in my other thread, it's a great material, real slippery. Highly recommend it.
@Elysian: How much wider than the strings do you usually cut the nut slots? I used my 0.010" saw for my 0.009" high E and it bound in the slot. Had to go with my smallest nut file instead.
 

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@Elysian: How much wider than the strings do you usually cut the nut slots? I used my 0.010" saw for my 0.009" high E and it bound in the slot. Had to go with my smallest nut file instead.
It probably bound because the saw is going to cut a square trough, while the file is going to shape it properly. That being said though, I go the next size up on the slot from the files I have on hand. If the string is a 56, I go 60, if the string is a 9, I go 12, a 26, I go 32, etc. I never cut exact size personally.
 

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^ It's always good to have a slippery nut with wide grooves :agreed:
 
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