TUSQ Nuts, Saddles and Bridge Pins

What is TUSQ made of?
TUSQ is a proprietary material which is precision engineered under high pressure and heat. It is specifically formulated to deliver the right frequencies wi...
Wed, 2 Sep, 2015 at 1:57 PM
How is TUSQ different from any other material (bone, micarta, and corian) used in nuts and saddles?
TUSQ is a very resonant material. This resonance alone will give you a very full and deep sound that will amplify your tone to a whole new level. Secondly, ...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015 at 4:23 PM
Can I modify TUSQ to fit my guitar?
Due to TUSQ’s consistency it is extremely easy to work with. You can easily modify it with fine grit sandpaper or other commonly used shaping tools.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:37 PM
What if the strings start to dig into the slots?
If you’re experiencing any kind of binding you can easily fold a piece of 200 Grit sand paper and sand the notch off. Again, being a consistent material you...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:41 PM
What does TUSQ sound like on an electric guitar?
In comparison to our String Saver saddles, you will notice a peak in the 1K range with TUSQ saddles. You will hear your guitar reaching noticeably higher fr...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:43 PM
Does TUSQ have PTFE in it?
No, TUSQ does not have PTFE in it. If you’re looking for lubricated nuts, consider our Black TUSQ XL nuts which are impregnated with PTFE.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:43 PM
Which manufacturers use TUSQ on their guitars?
To see a list of all the major guitar manufactures that are using TUSQ products on their guitars click here.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:44 PM
What If I have an under the saddle pick up?
TUSQ is a great way to balance those strings for maximum output and string to string balance. We also carry microbalance saddles to improve an under-saddle ...
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015 at 10:32 AM
How do I know if your bridge pins will fit my guitar?
We make two pin sizes which are available in numerous color and dot configurations. The vast majority of guitars will fit our Traditional sized Martin style...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:48 PM
Will TUSQ bridge pins improve my tone?
It depends on who you ask! Some of our customers feel that bridge pins do nothing for tone; they buy them just for their beautiful appearance to complement ...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015 at 2:49 PM