Tone Ninja guitar nut in a black finish, suitable for a Fender Stratocaster or Telecaster. This nut has a total of 3 spacers underneath that can be left untouched if being fitted into a neck nut slot that is flat or the 3 spacers can be sanded out for necks that have a curved nut slot.
Even though this Tone Ninja nut is intended to be as close fit to specific guitars as they can, each guitar is different and therefore may still require some minor alterations to the nut length, height and thickness to ensure a perfect fit for your instrument. If you in doubt about making these modifications, then we recommend taking the instrument to a local qualified guitar luthier.
Top radius: 7.25 in.
Bottom radius: 7.25 in.
Flat length: 1.7 in (43.18mm)
Height: 0.21 (5.33mm)
E to E: 1.375 (34.92mm)
Equivalent to the PT-5000-00 Graph Tech nut.
Tone Ninja nuts and saddles are manufactured from a unique engineering polymer that has been specifically selected to produce the exact characteristics required to create an outstanding replacement top nut and saddle set for your guitar. These characteristics are as follows:
Top nuts have traditionally been made out of bone and then carved and slotted to suit the instrument. The main issue with bone is that it can be very hard to work and can be inconsistent and varying in density. Alternatives were various forms of ivory of which are now ecologically unacceptable.
As technology progressed, various different materials were used, including brass, graphite, low cost plastic - of which are still used on many entry level instruments and even some higher priced guitars, engineered plastics such as micarta, corian and Graph Tech's Tusq material of which is actually an injection moulding plastic called polyphenylene sulfide.
When selecting a material for Tone Ninja nuts, we wanted to improve on all of these materials detailed above rather than just imitate them and as a result, selected an acetal copolymer with glass fibre reinforcement (a detailed material explanation can be found here) because of it's high stiffness, low coefficient of friction and excellent dimensional stability.
Combine all of this with a product that is engineered, manufactured, tested and packaged all in the U.S.A. and you know that Tone Ninja parts will be the very best brand to use for your guitar.
To our valued customers,
We are closely monitoring the developments of the COVID-19 virus and taking every precaution to keep our employees & wider society safe during these unprecedented times. We all must do our part to help reduce the spread of the virus and exposure to our communities.
While we will be running with an extremely streamlined staff at the warehouse, our sales team will still be able to answer calls and e-mails from their homes. Therefore, at this time there will be no changes in order fulfilment, however there is the chance of slight shipping delays.
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We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your dedication, support and solidarity as we make our way through this difficult situation. We hope you all stay safe, healthy and keep the music playing.
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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.
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