Luthier Parts & Tools

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)
$12.71
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)
$12.71
Locking Nut - Gotoh, for Floyd Rose Style Tremolos, Top Mount, 41mm
Colors Available:
Gotoh locking nuts are superior quality locking nuts that directly replace original Floyd Rose and Floyd Rose style locking nuts. Top mount. Width: 41mm (1 5/8") Radius: 360mm Included: Retainer bar, screws, wrench. Locking nut for Floyd Rose tremolo units.
Starting at $17.82
Locking Nut - Gotoh, for Floyd Rose Style Tremolos, Top Mount
Colors Available:
Gotoh locking nuts are superior quality locking nuts that directly replace original Floyd Rose and Floyd Rose style locking nuts. Top mount. Width: 1-11/16'' (43mm). Included: Retainer bar, screws, wrench. Locking nut for Floyd Rose tremolo units.
Starting at $21.75
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
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)
$12.71
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)
$11.60
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.
$11.60
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.
$12.71
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)
$12.71
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.
$12.71
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
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)
$11.60
Fret Wire - 18% Nickel-Silver, 2 ft lengths, Jumbo sizes
High quality 18% Nickel-Silver fret wire in jumbo sizes.
  • 2.6mm - 3.0mm Crown Widths, (0.102" - 0.118")
  • 1.0mm - 1.45mm Crown Heights, (0.039" - 0.057")

Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or discounted by the pound. Per pound quantities SKU Qty Price P-GTFW-J-1 28 PRICE P-GTFW-J-2 26 PRICE P-GTFW-J-3 25 PRICE P-GTFW-J-4 22 PRICE P-GTFW-J-5 18 PRICE P-GTFW-J-6 21 PRICE P-GTFW-J-7 19 PRICE For additional sizes and options please see:
  • Small Sizes - P-GTFW-S-X
  • Medium Sizes - P-GTFW-M-X
  • Stainless Steel - P-GTFW-STEEL-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-J-1 2.6 mm (0.102") 1.0 mm (0.039"
Starting at $4.95
Fret Wire - 18% Nickel-Silver, 2 ft lengths, Medium sizes
High quality 18% Nickel-Silver fret wire in medium sizes.
  • 2.3mm - 2.4mm Crown Widths, (0.091" - 0.095")
  • 1.1mm - 1.3mm Crown Heights, (0.043" - 0.051")

Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or by the pound. For additional sizes and options please see:
  • Small Sizes - P-GTFW-S-X
  • Jumbo Sizes - P-GTFW-J-X
  • Stainless Steel - P-GTFW-STEEL-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-M-1 2.3 mm (0.091") 1.1 mm (0.043") 2.6 mm (0.102") 0.65 mm (0.026") 0.95 mm (0.037") A popular medium size for electric guitars P-GTFW-M-2 2.4 mm (0.095") 1.2 mm (0.047") 2.8 mm (0.110") 0.60 mm (0.024") 0.95 mm (0.037") A popular tall and narrow style, similar size to Stew Mac 141 P-GTFW-M-3
Starting at $4.75
Fret Wire - 18% Nickel-Silver, 2 ft lengths, Small sizes
High quality 18% Nickel-Silver fret wire in small sizes.
  • 2mm - 2.1mm Crown Widths, (0.079" - 0.083")
  • 0.9mm - 1.3mm Crown Heights, (0.035" - 0.051")

Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or discounted by the pound. Per pound quantities SKU Qty Price P-GTFW-S-1 38 PRICE P-GTFW-S-2 31 PRICE P-GTFW-S-3 32 PRICE P-GTFW-S-4 26 PRICE P-GTFW-S-5 35 PRICE For additional sizes and options please see:
  • Medium Sizes - P-GTFW-M-X
  • Jumbo Sizes - P-GTFW-J-X
  • Stainless Steel - P-GTFW-STEEL-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-S-1 2.0 mm (0.079") 0.9 mm (0.035") 2.5 mm (0.098") 0.5 mm (0.020") 0.83 mm (0.033")
Starting at $4.50
Fret Wire - Stainless Steel, 2 ft lengths, various sizes
High quality stainless steel fret wire available in popular sizes. Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or by the pound. For standard 18% Nickel-Silver options please see:
  • Small Sizes - P-GTFW-S-X
  • Medium Sizes - P-GTFW-M-X
  • Jumbo Sizes - P-GTFW-J-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-STEEL-1 2.0 mm (0.079") 1.0 mm (0.039") 2.8 mm (0.110") 0.6 mm (0.024") 0.95 mm (0.037") Similar size to Dunlop 6260, Stew Mac 147, commonly used on Vintage Fender, Banjos, Pre-War Gibsons P-GTFW-STEEL-2 2.4 mm (0.095") 1.2 mm (0.047") 2.8 mm (0.110") 0.6 mm (0.024") 0.95 mm (0.037") A popular tall and narrow style, similar size to Stew Mac 141 P-GTFW-STEEL-3 2.7 mm (0.106") 1.4 mm (0.055") 3.2 mm (0.126")
Starting at $5.25
Nut - Gold Tone, Zero Glide Blank (Unslotted)
The Zero Glide® Replacement Nut System borrows the “zero fret” concept to reduce string contact in the nut by up to 93%, increasing tuning stability, playability, and open string tone. It only take a few minutes to install with absolutely no permanent alteration to your instrument. Zero fret wire included (multiple sizes). Comparison Standard Nut Zero Glide Open String Tone Absorbs energy. Fret reflects energy, making the open strings more vibrant. Tuning Friction causes string binding. 93% less surface area. More accurate tuning. String Bend/Whammy Bar Whammy bars and string bends cause the strings to bind in the nut and not return to pitch Reduces string binding and "returns to zero" after every tug of the whammy bar or bend Intonation Large pitch deviation in early frets. (See intonation graph below) Minimal pitch deviation in early frets.
$24.00
Nut - Gold Tone, Zero Guide Slotted
The Zero Glide® Replacement Nut System borrows the “zero fret” concept to reduce string contact in the nut by up to 93%, increasing tuning stability, playability, and open string tone. It only takes a few minutes to install with absolutely no permanent alteration to your instrument. Zero fret wire included (multiple sizes). Comparison Standard Nut Zero Glide Open String Tone Absorbs energy. Fret reflects energy, making the open strings more vibrant. Tuning Friction causes string binding. 93% less surface area. More accurate tuning. String Bend/Whammy Bar Whammy bars and string bends cause the strings to bind in the nut and not return to pitch Reduces string binding and "returns to zero" after every tug of the whammy bar or bend Durability Slots wear down over time. Minimal wear.
Starting at $24.00