From the Graphtech Website: TUSQ produces more harmonics in the mid and upper range of guitars. TUSQ nuts, saddles, and bridge pins have harmonically rich tones, without the inconsistency found in ivory, bone, or other natural materials. Bone and Ivory have hard and soft spots (grain) throughout each piece, hampering the consistent transfer of vibrations to the guitar top. TUSQ has been designed to transfer the right frequencies more efficiently from the strings to the guitar’s body.
Bone remains the “king of nuts,” and is the historically correct material for vintage guitars. Nothing is as sexy as a polished bone nut on a 1-piece maple neck! The tone is very balanced and the open strings are never too loud or shrill, and you can be sure that it will last a long time. It is important to use unbleached bone, because it self-lubricates naturally, which helps you stay in tune when using a tremolo. Also, cosmetically, unbleached bone can be polished to a higher shine than bleached bone. We at Musikraft prefer unbleached camel bone. It is comparable to ivory in tone and appearance and has a very even density.
If you are looking for that classic tone, clarity, attack, and sustain, then look no further! These brass nuts will really deliver on all fronts! A staple since the 70’s, brass nuts can be found on many of those vintage sought-after guitars!
Nothing is cooler than these old red Phenolic nuts that were used on a lot of the old Charvel Pre-Pro guitars back in the 70’s and 80’s. This phenolic material is great for balanced tone and is very slick which prevents strings from getting caught up in the nut and knocking you out of tune!
Made in Germany. 1.6875″ locking nut for Floyd Rose Tremolo Systems