Help with upgrading the nut on my PRS SE!

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  1. waylay00

    waylay00 Member

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    I've had my PRS Santana SE for around four years now. However, I've been wanting to do some upgrades to it for a long time, including the nut, but I haven't really thought about it until now. However, I'm at a loss as to which one I need to get.

    For example, from this stewmac page, which one would I need?

    http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Nuts,_saddles/String_nuts/White_Bone_Nuts.html

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. DrPCR

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    go to Martin Music(its a few min from you) and get Eric to do it for you
     
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    Yeah, that's actually where I bought my SE from.

    Since this is a relatively less expensive guitar, I'd like to learn how to do it myself though.
     
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    bump for more help
     
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    buying the proper files and supplies will cost you more than just having someone do the nut for you. unless you plan on doing multiple guitars to justify the expense of the files, i'd just have it doe by a pro. messing up a nut is easy and with no previous experience you can plan on messing up at least a few before you have a guitar that is playable.
     
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    After some consideration, I think that's probably the best option. A local tech can do it for $59 (setup included). Is that a fair price?
     
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    Yes - if he does good work that's a very fair price.
     

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