This TUSQ XL nut fits most American-made and import Strat and Tele style guitars. Features a spacer on the underside for flat nut slot channels or simply sand out the spacer for any neck that has a curved nut slot. The string slots are pre-cut to a 9.5" radius. Graph Tech recommend filing the middle string slots a tiny bit deeper to accommodate necks that have a flatter fingerboard radius, such as 12". We recommend taking the nut and neck to a qualified guitar luthier who can carry this work out for you if you are unsure about modifying the nut.
So what is the difference between the TUSQ XL material and regular TUSQ? TUSQ XL is engineered from the same material as regular TUSQ but has the added advantage of being impregnated with PTFE which is five times more slippery than graphite. It has all of the tonal benefits that guitarists love about TUSQ that reveals hidden harmonics of the guitar but drastically improves tuning performance at the same time.
The PQL-5000-00 Tusq XL nut manufactured and designed by GraphTech in Canada is the perfect upgrade nut for 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. It is pre-slotted to make for a quick and easy install.
|Measures||Length||Width||Height||E to E|
|Approx In||1 11/16||1/8||3/16||1 3/8|
Any order placed before 3.00pm on a working day will generally be sent the same day. If the order is placed after 3.00pm on a weekday or anytime during the weekend or a public holiday we will send the order the next working day.
If you need to return a product purchased from W.D. Music UK, please notify us in writing (email/letter) within 14 working days and then return the item to us within 28 working days in order to receive a full refund without the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to W.D. Music UK is not included unless the return is due to missing or faulty parts.
The returned goods must be in a re-saleable state and any goods or accessories that accompany the returned product must also come back to us. The goods should also be returned with their original box, packing and accessories. Please click here for further details.
PICKGUARDS: Do not remove the protective cover or place any components on this pickguard until you have made a "dry run" on the instrument. Make sure all mounting holes and pickup cuts are positioned correctly. Pickguard replacement warranty will be void if the protective cover has been removed. Removing the protective film means that the item is not in a re-saleable condition and therefore we cannot accept it back for a refund.
We offer two payment gateways on our website - SagePay and Paypal.
SagePay accepts all major credit and debit cards. All transaction information passed between the WD Music and Sage Pay system is encrypted using 128-bit SSL certificates. No cardholder information is ever passed unencrypted and any messages sent to our servers from Sage Pay are signed using MD5 hashing to prevent tampering. You can be completely assured that nothing you pass to Sage Pay’s servers can be examined, used or modified by any third parties attempting to gain access to sensitive information.
When you pay with Paypal, all information is protected by SSL with an encryption key length of 168 bits (the highest level commercially available). Your personal information is stored on Paypal's servers and heavily guarded, both physically and electronically. To further shield your credit card and bank numbers, Paypal do not directly connect their firewall-protected servers to the internet.