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How to fit a preshaped guitar nut

How to fit a preshaped guitar nut

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Tips for fitting a shaped and slotted nut. Dan Erlewine tries a preshaped nut in his own Fender Strat: it's so easy "it's almost like cheating!" If you have questions, please contact us through our webpage http://www.stewmac.com/email or visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/StewMac Our free Trade Secrets emails are fun workshop stories and how-to tips. Subscribe now at http://www.stewmac.com/tradesecrets



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