FAQs

Yes, it is both non-toxic and non-corrosive.

Yes, it is safe for all nut materials.

It works by reducing friction at string bearing points.

Yes, we recommend that Nut Sauce to be used on all guitars with nylon strings.

Yes, we have been told by many players that it improves the tuning stability of guitars with Roller nuts.

Yes, Nut Sauce will improve the efficiency of a self lubricating nut.

By equalizing the string tension on each side of the nut, bridge and string guides. Some manufacturers refer to this difference in tensions as negative stress.

Yes, Nut Sauce is recommended for all stringed instruments to include, dulcimers, violins, banjos, bass guitars. Any instrument with a nut will be improved with Nut Sauce!

It can be used to apply the Nut Sauce with and for clean-up.

By reducing the mechanical wear that takes place at the bridge.

No; they do contain alcohol but also contain components to lift dirt and oxides from the strings and to sanitize them.

Yes; they are completely safe to use on your hands.

To stop them from drying out, we do everything we can to ensure you get a great product that stays fresh to the last wipe.

Yes, Nut Sauce will help even the worst 12 string stay in tune!

Probably not; Encore removes fine scratches from the guitars clear coat finish.

We leave the area where the guitar will set w/o graphics so that anything that might scratch the finish will be easy to see.

You can use it to clean the fretboard but there is no purpose in letting it sit there because maple fretboards are sealed and can’t be moisturized.

Since there are many different applications for Nut Sauce on different instruments this is a hard question to answer, but if it’s only applied to the nut and bridge, at a minimum you should get 50 complete string changes from a Lil-Luber, 150 from a Groove-Luber and 600 from a Bench Luber.

Teflon and silicone in a proprietary base that won’t run or drip.

Guitarists that use String Sleeves are hard players that break strings at the bridge plate where the string comes thru the body and makes a bend across the edge of the bridge plate.

Yes, they can be reused many times.

Each kit comes with a 7th sleeve that will work on a 70.

Hand Rubbed finishes. Gloss Sauce does contain wax so if you are not sure if you should use a wax on your instrument, ask the instruments manufacturer.

We do not use any solvents that can loosen frets or fretboard markers over time.

Because each wipe is made of the highest quality Microfiber. Each fiber is 100 times finer than human hair and 10 times finer than silk.

Remove the seal inside the cap that the bottle is shipped with.