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Need (want) a shiny brass nut on my ACG Finn 5 string. Mostly for aesthetic reasons (well aware of the use of metal vs the rest arguments…phew).

Anyone recommended in the Buckinghamshire area ? I’m in Aylesbury. 

Also I cant seem to find any blanks in the approx size….W5.5mm, L47.8mm, H9.5-8.5mm

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13 hours ago, Bigguy2017 said:

NorthWest Guitars have some

 

Northwest Guitars Brass Nut for 4 String Bass Guitars 43mm

 

Scratch that - I should try reading fully ....  😉

 

This is closer to required specs  AxeMasters 1 7/8" / 48mm Slotted BRASS NUT handmade for FENDER V Bass Guitar | Reverb

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for that.

Its a US company…haven’t done that kind of transaction in a long while.

I was hoping to use someone more local to me (a bit more local than that😂)

But..in case, anyone with experience in cost/time/tax etc….for US shipping to the UK?

Even with a small item like this…

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Why not speak to ACG, @skelf , and see what he can do? Assuming it's a bolt on neck, detach and send it to him.

Alan retro fitted luminlay fret markers on two of my ACG's and I just sent the necks.

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On 31/05/2022 at 12:34, Bigguy2017 said:

Some brass bar stock is close in dims, so not too much filing...

Here is 6mm x 10mm x 500m bar - one cut and some filing... 

 

Z-fiber Brass Flat Bar 10 X 500mm/19.7inch Long 1 Pcs H59 Brass Bars Stock for DIY Crafts Panel Metalworking,Thickness:10mm : Amazon.co.uk: Home & Kitchen

Gotcha thanks👍🏽

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Finding a local (within reason) to do is proving to be more difficult than I thought.

Alan (ACG) is just too far! Move closer damnnit!!

Just checked Bass Gallery……one week turnaround (two London trips)!

Wowza! May have to pull out the pliers and a manual!

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4 minutes ago, Lozz196 said:

Gary’s based in Hoddesden, does all the work which I can’t do (so pretty much everything) and his work is both excellent and priced well. 


…still a mini slog but….

pm me details if possible please..

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