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Nut Removal/replacement

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Davidoc, Mar 13, 2001.


  1. How would I go about removing the nut?

    -And putting it back in?
     
  2. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    :eek: oh, not what I thought it was.....
     
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    [​IMG] ROFL [​IMG]

    Pacman, you just killed me!!! :D

    Ok, to help you out - there's at least one thread over at the Setup forum that'll answer your question.
     
  4. Well, if you're talking about the one I'm thinking of, I posted it, got no replies, so posted it here.

    No one knows how to do this?
     
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    nut = saddle

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=13377

    Just use a sharp screwdriver, knife, etc. and carefully hammer it between saddle and neck with e.g. a nylon hammer. The saddle is usually glued to the neck with super glue or wood glue and can be removed quite easily.

    But: If the neck is painted or has a binding that reaches up to the fretboard sides and/or the saddle - take it to a service man (or be really carefull) to avoid cracks.