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Old 02-27-2021, 11:22 AM
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My first try at a repair. Shaping, slotting and installing a new nut on the square neck.

Overall I think itís not too bad for an amateur attempt. IMG_1614446502.339456.jpgIMG_1614446524.488246.jpgIMG_1614446536.093079.jpgIMG_1614446542.726766.jpg
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Does the nut's radius match the fingerboard's radius?
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Does the nut's radius match the fingerboard's radius?


I could not find any information specific to a nut for a squareneck, but I assume that it is irrelevant (?) as the strings sit a good half inch over the fingerboard.
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To facilitate slide playing, the nut and saddle should be flat......no radius.
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To facilitate slide playing, the nut and saddle should be flat......no radius.
Otherwise one would need a radiused slide.
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I could not find any information specific to a nut for a squareneck, but I assume that it is irrelevant (?) as the strings sit a good half inch over the fingerboard.
I always do a flat top nut when setting them up as a slide guitar

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thanks, it seemed logical to me, but was not completely sure :-)
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Looks good to me!
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