TUSQ XL Nuts and String Trees

What is TUSQ XL?
TUSQ XL is a proprietary material which is precision engineered under high pressure and heat. It is impregnated with PTFE throughout so it reduces the frict...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Can I modify TUSQ XL to fit my guitar?
Due to TUSQ XL’s consistency it is extremely easy to work with.  You can easily modify it with fine grit sandpaper or other commonly used shaping tools.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:57 PM
What is the difference between TUSQ XL and a TUSQ nut?
The biggest difference is that TUSQ XL is impregnated with PTFE; the lubrication prevents strings from binding in the slots. TUSQ is not. You get better tun...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:58 PM
Will the PTFE wear off the nut?
PTFE is impregnated throughout our nuts, so its lubricating properties will never wear out.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:01 PM
What if the strings start to dig into the slots?
If you’re experiencing any kind of binding, you can easily fold a piece of 200 Grit sand paper and sand the notch off.  Again, being a consistent material y...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:03 PM
How is TUSQ XL different than any other material (bone, micarta, and corian) used in saddles in nuts?
TUSQ XL is a very resonant material.  This resonance alone will give you a very full and deep sound that will amplify your tone to a whole new level.  Secon...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:04 PM
You have so many guitar nuts, how do I figure out which one is right for my guitar?
We probably have a nut that either fits perfectly or is close. The best thing to do is measure your nut for length, thickness, height and, E-E spacing. Pay ...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:05 PM
Will installing a TUSQ XL or TUSQ nut change my tone?
A quality nut will improve the tonal quality of your guitar when playing open strings. It will also improve the performance of your guitar by reducing strin...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:08 PM
Why is there a little tab on the bottom of the PQL-5000-00 nut?
With the spacer tab in, the PT-5000 fits many Strat and Tele styles guitars that have a flat-bottomed nut slot. By removing the spacer (by filing, grinding ...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:11 PM
How deep should I carve the groove for a nut on my guitar neck?
On a new Graph Tech nut, it's recommended that you sand the bottom of the nut to compensate for the height rather than carve the guitar. You can then f...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 3:13 PM