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Old January 26th, 2013, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Apparently, they didn't plan on people changing the nut.

I bought one of these tele-style guitars when the were $79,99. Really not a bad guitar with a little work. I actually really like the neck.

I decided to do a fret level and crown job on it. Frets stock were a little rough. I am use to just knocking the nut out of the slot with little trouble. Well, the must have used epoxy on this one. I cut around it with a utility knife the best I could, but it still ended up taking a little chunk out of the fretboard. Ended up having to use a Dremel to get it all out.

Not a big deal, as this is a cheap guitar, and I have another nut on hand, but I thought that was crazy.

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Old January 27th, 2013, 06:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have had to hacksaw all the way across the old nut , to let it collapse completely in the slot to get it out some times....
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