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 Post subject: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:58 pm 
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Any one have one or know of a new part that fits?


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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:04 am 
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I have brass now but string spacing is a little narrower than my other 300 mpcs. Any one ever replace the nut with brass?


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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:42 pm 
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I don't think you are going to find a brass nut that fits unless you get lucky on e-bay. Brass bar stock is pretty cheap and it is soft enough to be fairly easy to work with hand tools.


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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:49 pm 
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Thanks may have to live with the spacing not bad just a little narrower than my other 300s


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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:06 am 
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I put a heavy gauge set on my X935, the bottom E was too fat for the nut. I worked the string back and forth as a file to enlarge the nut slot, it worked great! Brass is soft enough to work like that, Workingman is right on.

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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:47 pm 
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Hi, I just bought a brass nut from NW Custom Guitars for a lp project that looks to be an exact replacement for a few of my Electras It was advertised to fit LP and Explorer type guitars. I found them on Ebay and paid 10.49 plus 2.00 shipping. Already slotted but usually you need to make some height adjustments . I use a set of small jewelers files to get the string heights to my liking. ....Neil


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 Post subject: Re: Origianal brass nut
PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:42 pm 
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thanks for the tip


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