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Nut files to accomodate .174 .130 .098 .073 .055?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by jscomposer, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. jscomposer


    Nov 25, 2009
    I'mma try low-F# with a set of balanced Circle K. :ninja:

    I got the 55 and 130 gauges covered. So I just need files for 73, 98 and 174. Is 75 and 95 ok for slotting 73 and 98? Those are the closest gauges I've found for those 2 slots. I don't see anything anywhere near 174, so how do I go about that? Just use my 130 and rotate it back and forth? (I've done that with a .042 file to create a .046 slot, though this is way bigger.)
  2. P Town

    P Town

    Dec 7, 2011
    Could you wrap some paper backed sand paper around one of the smaller files to end up with something close?
  3. I used a chainsaw file on mine :smug:
  4. Hi.

    ^This, and drill bits wrapped in emery paper/cloth are the age old "poor mans" bass nut files.


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