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TUSQ XL Adjustable Replacement Nut

#1 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 12:03 AM

Hi,

What do you think about this Graphtec nut? Thanks

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#2 User is offline   newlespauler 

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 04:23 AM

View PostRevolution Six, on 08 December 2016 - 12:03 AM, said:

Hi,

What do you think about this Graphtec nut? Thanks

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I think they should make one for 2016 models too, then I may try, this is for 2015 brass/titanim nut replacement.
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#3 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 25 December 2016 - 02:34 AM

I bought one for my SG toy and I will install it.

Gibson should make a nut like this, the style is classic and I prefer .


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#4 User is offline   mike p 

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 11:30 AM

thanks whoever put this link up [thumbup]

its transformed my 2015 les paul special double cut into a guitar I can finally gig with [thumbup]

it autotunes as it should now , best £11 I have spent. Why Gibson don't fit these as standard is

beyond me. Thanks again.
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Posted 08 April 2017 - 10:53 AM

I contacted GraphTech about this nut to see if they had it in Black Tusq XL and also to fit a 2017 Gibson Explorer HP but they said that it is only fits the 2015 Gibsons adjustable nut and not 2016 or 2017 and that they only have the regular (whiteish) Tusq XL in this shape but said something to the effect that they are working on making models to fit the 2016 and 2017 models but the representative did not say whether or not they would have it in Black Tusq XL. This was just a couple of weeks ago. I'll keep an eye out.

BTW, it looks great in that close up!
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Posted 09 April 2017 - 01:17 AM

I think manufacturers need to be able to demonstrate claims such as 'increases tuning stability'.

There are far too many extravagant claims of this nature on all sorts of gear. Tuners (and body design & integrity) determine tuning stability, not the nut. If the nut slots are not cut correctly, it may impede tuning but thats not the same thing at all. Nut slots on any material could be produced incorrectly.

As for the sound. It makes no difference except on open strings.
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#7 User is offline   bobouz 

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 12:55 PM

I recently put one my Gibson J-100xtra acoustic, and it seems to work great.

Strings don't catch & pop up or down in pitch.

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Posted 04 September 2017 - 01:31 PM

I put one on my 2015 Deluxe, it is amazing. The GForce works perfectly now and it stays right in tune. Great choice
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Posted 04 September 2017 - 01:31 PM

I put one on my 2015 Deluxe, it is amazing. The GForce works perfectly now and it stays right in tune. Great choice
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 11:06 AM

View PostRevolution Six, on 08 December 2016 - 12:03 AM, said:

Hi,

What do you think about this Graphtec nut? Thanks

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I put one on my 15 Junior and itís worked great. I wish Gibson had went with them in the first place instead of those garbage brass zero frets. I think mine was only 15 bucks or so. Even if you donít like it itís cheap and easy to swap back.
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#11 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 04:12 PM

This TUSQ XL Adjustable Replacement Nut is a "must have" upgrade,

- Very nice Gibson classic style

- Perfect tuning

I hope it will be available for new models [thumbup]
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#12 User is offline   Roach 

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 12:55 PM

i want to get one in black. gibson has 2 or 3 different sizes on zero fret but i do not see more than one size of this nut.

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#13 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 01:03 PM

I don' t think it' available in black ...


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#14 User is offline   Leonard McCoy 

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 02:59 PM

I'm not a fan of the design of these nuts. Ideally you'd only want the slot to have exactly one contact point for the string to hit, but the slots of these nuts are so elongated that that's not necessarily the case and you're potentially stuck with annoying binding at the nut or worse. Feels bad.
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Posted 07 January 2018 - 09:00 AM

Op, I see youíre pulling the same shenanigans over here as MLP.

Have been using pictures of other peopleís gear again?
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#16 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 12:00 AM

Stock brass nut, titanium Gibson nut and GraphTech TUSQ XL nut , traditional old school look and perfect sound, no buzz

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 06:46 AM

Do you ever play these things or do you just buy parts and put them on and take fappy pictures of them?

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#18 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 10:13 AM

sorry ?
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 10:32 AM

View Postrct, on 10 January 2018 - 06:46 AM, said:

Do you ever play these things or do you just buy parts and put them on and take fappy pictures of them?

rct


Better than pictures of their members.
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#20 User is offline   Leonard McCoy 

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM

View PostRevolution Six, on 10 January 2018 - 12:00 AM, said:

Stock brass nut, titanium Gibson nut and GraphTech TUSQ XL nut , traditional old school look and perfect sound, no buzz

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A still picture taken straight from a Youtube video (link)? What's the point... :blink:

This post has been edited by Leonard McCoy: 10 January 2018 - 01:33 PM

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