Graphtech TUSQ XL Slotted Strat Style PQL-5000-00
The PQL-5000-00 is a perfect option to replace and upgrade the nut in 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.
TUSQ XL is engineered from the same material as TUSQ and is impregnated with PTFE which is five times more slippery than graphite. It has all the tonal benefits of TUSQ, bringing out the hidden harmonics of your guitar all while drastically improving tuning performance.
TUSQ XL is consistent from piece to piece, and within each piece, to offer you harmonically rich tones without the problems associated with natural materials.
|Consistent quality||Impregnated with PTFE|
|Vintage correct color||Increased harmonic content|
| Improved tuning
||E to E
Note: All Graph Tech nuts and saddles are slightly long and wide to ensure extra room to achieve a perfect fit for your guitar. This extra material can easily be removed with fine grit sandpaper.
TUSQ XL NUTS
WHY CHANGE YOUR NUT?
No matter what type of stringed instrument you have, the nut is one of the most important parts of the overall performance, playability and tone of your instrument. It is amazing the effect of upgrading this small part will have on the health of your instrument. When nuts are worn out or poorly constructed, problems such as string buzz, fretting out and tuning performance are just a matter of time.
WHAT IS AVAILABLE?
|Pre-slotted nuts:||almost all of the work is done, all that is needed is final fit for length, height and thickness.|
||nut blanks have some shaping done but slots slots will have to be cut as well as final fit for length, height and thickness|
||nut slabs are simply a block of material that can be used to make the entire nut (or anything else) from scratch.|
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR NUT.
|1. Measure the overall length of your existing nut. Be as accurate as you can by using a ruler, calipers or a tape measure. Record this dimension.||2. Measure the overall width of your existing nut. Be as accurate as you can by using a ruler, calipers or a tape measure. Record this dimension.||3. Measure the E to E spacing of your existing nut, from the center of the low E slot to the center of the high E slot. Be as accurate as you can by using a ruler, calipers or a tape measure. Record this dimension.||4. Measure the overall height of your existing nut from the bottom to the highest point.Be as accurate as you can by using a ruler, calipers or a tape measure. Record this dimension.|