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Nut for Conklin Groove Tools 7-string

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by ironfist, Aug 16, 2007.

  1. ironfist


    Feb 5, 2000
    I'm hoping to find out where I can get a pre-slotted nut for my Conklin GT-7. The bass is about six years old and recently a chunk of the nut broke off between the two lowest strings and promptly went missing. If it was a real handmade Conklin I'd have a new nut professional cut and shaped from a blank by a luthier, but since it's just a worn, older import model I don't want to spend a ton of money. Does anyone know where I can get the 2.5 inch nut for the Groove Tools 7-string bass? I've emailed Conklin already and am waiting for their reply as well. Thanks much.
  2. Steelpulz


    Nov 4, 2003
    Inglewood, CA
    Last year I changed my strings on my GTBD-7 from B-F to F#-C. Conklin sent me a new blank free of charge. However, The guy who did my setup felt that a bone nut would be better, so that's what I got.
  3. Scatterblak


    May 12, 2007
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Endorsing Artist for Low End bass guitars, DNA Amplification
    I also need a nut on my Conklin 7 -- anyone have some price information on typical charges for a luthier to file down from a blank?

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