Guitar Nut File Set, 10 files

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$108.99
Brand:
Hosco
SKU:
TL-NF10
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  • Gauged nut slotting file - 10 piece set
  • Hosco Brand - Made in Japan
  • Sizes - .010/.013/.016/.024/.028/.032/.036/.042/.046/.056"
  • Twin cutting edges w/ curved bottom
  • Overall length is 5 7/8" (150mm)
  • Slotting edge is 4 1/2" (115mm)
  • Includes convenient file storage tube

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  • 5
    Great quality files

    Posted by Oli on Sep 28, 2022

    I’ll preface this review by saying this was my first time filing a nut slot, but these files really made it easy. I was apprehensive about paying this much money, but it truly is an investment and I can tell these files should last for years to come.

  • 5
    NUT FILE SET

    Posted by Frank Lowes on Aug 4, 2022

    Great value and a truly superb cut on bone blanks

  • 5
    Quality files for a quality job

    Posted by Theo on Jul 29, 2022

    As my grandpa liked to say, "There's nothing like the right tool for the job." Having tried cheaper files and finding them not up for the task, I invested in these high-quality files. Your time is worth money, and the time (and headaches) these will save you is well worth the premium price point.

  • 5
    Hosco 10pc file set

    Posted by Anson Antriasian on Apr 4, 2022

    They are all flat. They have an approximately radiused edge under magnification--not quite 100% perfect radius but definitely not square-flat. I used them for a tune-o-matic bridge and they cut the slots I wanted, and were easy to controI. They didn't cut through the brass super fast, seems like they should have cut faster, but I was patient and careful with not being too aggressive and I got the results I wanted. They cut through graphite very easily. It has always puzzled me how basically feeler gauges with a burred edge can cost so much in general, but these files were the best value I've seen online so far, and I've stopped looking. I'm comparing this to my prior experience with saddle files which has been with high quality luthier files, modified hacksaw blades, using roughened guitar strings as files, and triangular "jewler" files.

  • 5
    Hosco 10pc file set

    Posted by Anson Antriasian on Apr 4, 2022

    They are all flat. They have an approximately radiused edge under magnification--not quite 100% perfect radius but definitely not square-flat. I used them for a tune-o-matic bridge and they cut the slots I wanted, and were easy to controI. They didn't cut through the brass super fast, seems like they should have cut faster, but I was patient and careful with not being too aggressive and I got the results I wanted. They cut through graphite very easily. It has always puzzled me how basically feeler gauges with a burred edge can cost so much in general, but these files were the best value I've seen online so far, and I've stopped looking. I'm comparing this to my prior experience with saddle files which has been with high quality luthier files, modified hacksaw blades, using roughened guitar strings as files, and triangular "jewler" files.

  • 5
    Nut Files

    Posted by Chris on Sep 7, 2021

    Excellent quality. I don't use them often, but I'm glad I finally bought some good ones. Worth it.

  • 3
    Not stable or rounded

    Posted by Zo on Jul 21, 2021

    My thin ones came with a huge curve in them, and the actual files themselves have a flat bottom, which basically makes them only usable for slotting, not fine tuning. I wish I’d have known, or at least that the files were straight

  • 4
    Guitar Nut file set,10 files.

    Posted by vmforeman@aol.com on Jul 18, 2021

    These files made my job some much simpler, the files were sharp and cut accurately.

  • 5
    Excellent tools

    Posted by Charles McGirk on May 12, 2021

    I have been a machinist for 35+ years, and I know a good file when I see one. These did not disappoint! I have been buying pre-slotted nuts, and adjusting them with welding tip cleaning files. With these I can finally build my own from scratch. I highly recommend this product.

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