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Sometimes you feel like a nut

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Francis X, May 8, 2001.

  1. I recently bought a 5/8 size double bass which was made in Mexico(I live 3 mile from the border). I would like to replace the nut-can anyone tell me how to do this myself?
  2. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur GollihurMusic.com

    Mar 22, 2000
    Cape of New Jersey
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music (retired)
    Not to be facetious or anything, but get a hunk of ebony and carve away everything that doesn't look like a bass nut. ;-)

    I usually use a scroll saw and then a dremel with a sanding cylinder to shape it, then various sandpaper grades to make it pretty.

    Really -- that's all there is to it.

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