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Unread 01-04-2005, 10:55 AM   #1
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i need nut help

i inherited an epi from my brother (sorta, he moved out and didnt take it) it needed a new nut so i bought one. but when i put it on (not iwth glue just placing it there) it doesnt go higher then the fret board. any suggestions other then getting another one cuz the music store is kinda far.

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Unread 01-04-2005, 11:08 AM   #2
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You must have bought the wrong one. You can put some sort of spacer under it to get it adjusted for now. I would take the guitar in with you next time and let someone knowlegable get you a nut that will work for that guitar.
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Unread 01-04-2005, 01:14 PM   #3
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sry i shouldve said this in the post, what i wanted to find out is if this has happenedto nayone else or if it was a known problem with epiphones
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Unread 01-04-2005, 02:00 PM   #4
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Get a professional to do it, you'll never have any problems. If someone on here has a better way for you to do it with pefection than cool. There are a bunch of methods, try a google search and see what you come up with.
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Unread 01-04-2005, 03:19 PM   #5
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Nutz come in all shapes and sizes - thickness, width, height, string spacing, radius. Just buying one and putting it on, odds are it won't be quite right. You can buy pre-slotted nuts, usually they are too high and you have to sand down the bottom to the right height. If you have the original one, you can take it in and try to match it.
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Unread 01-04-2005, 07:36 PM   #6
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Keeping this one to myself.
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Unread 01-04-2005, 07:49 PM   #7
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Sounds like a personal problem ...


I couldn't resist ... the level of maturity on this forum probably just drastically dropped, my apologies.. i'll keep it to myself next time.
And it's all your fault.
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