Luthier Parts & Tools

TUSQ

P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1XL-X 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.
Starting at $13.95
P-GNUT-TUSQ-S-316XL-X Nut - Tusq XL, 3/16” Slab, 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 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)
Starting at $12.75
P-GNUT-TUSQ-S-14XL-X Nut - Tusq XL, ¼” Slab, 63.5mm x 6.35mm x 11.1mm
The 4025-00 is a great option to replace and upgrade the nut on just about any guitar or bass. It is a ¼" thick slab of 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)
Starting at $11.95
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-6 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)
$10.95
P-GSADD-TUSQ-AC 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)
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-5XL-X 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.
Starting at $12.77
P-GSADD-TUSQ-AC18 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)
$12.77
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P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1 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.
$12.77
P-BNUT-TUSQ-EPS-1XL-X 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.
Starting at $12.95
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-3XL-X 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.
$13.95
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-4XL-X 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)
Starting at $12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-6XL-B 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.
$12.77
P-BNUT-TUSQ-EPS-2XL-X 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.
Starting at $12.95
P-GNUT-TUSQ-APS-2 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)
$12.75
P-GSADD-TUSQ-A332 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)
$12.77
P-GSADD-TUSQ-S-18 Saddle - Tusq, Acoustic, Blank, ⅛”
The model 9125 is a great option to replace or upgrade the saddle on your acoustic guitar. It is a 1/8" thick slab that you can fabricate just about anything from. 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 - 4.009 in. (101.83mm)
  • Width - 0.128 in. (3.27mm)
  • Height - 0.506 in. (12.85mm)
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-5 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.
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-3 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.
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-7XL 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.
$13.35
P-GNUT-TUSQ-S-316 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)
$12.77
P-GSADD-TUSQ-AB18 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)
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-APS-3 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)
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-S-14 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)
$12.77
P-GNUT-TUSQ-EPS-2 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)
$12.77
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