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bullet truss nut hex

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by adrian480, Jan 3, 2004.

  1. I have some trouble with a rusty bullet truss nut on a Fender j 1978
    My problem is I don’t have the hex in the right size?
    I think 3.5 mm hex will fit, but stew Mac use size like 1/8. 3/32…so on
    Do you know what US size it should be?
    And maybe where I can bye a long T-handel hex I the right size to fit Fender bullet nut, on the Net

    Thanks for your understanding
  2. mslatter


    Apr 8, 2003
  3. I was so Lucy, to find the right hex in a local special tool store; I have now adjust the neck
    It had a huge front bow, like a banana, but its straight now.
    The action is low, and the bass is great to play

    Yes, the 1/8 hex fits perfectly. Thanks
  4. mslatter


    Apr 8, 2003
    Sure, anytime, Lucy! :D