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Big Bends Nut Sauce Guitar Lubricant

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Big Bends NUT SAUCE is the Extreme Tuning Lubricant!
Your guitar will remain in tune no matter how hard you bend your strings or yank your whammy bar. With the sauce, you won't have to tune between every song - they guarantee it!

NUT SAUCE will stop string breakage when applied to bridge or saddles. NUT SAUCE STAYS WHERE YOU PUT IT! It won't drip or run on the fret board or head stock. Once you try the sauce, you'll never play without it!!

NUT SAUCE REGULAR is the favorite of electric guitar players. It contains graphite and synthetic lubricants. It is completely safe for both you and your instrument. It contains no petroleum products or wax.

Your sauce comes ready to use in the GROOVE-LUBER applicator!

How It Works
The concept of NUT SAUCE is simple -

  • Stop the string drag or friction at the nut and string guides.
  • Reduce string breakage at the bridge and saddles by reducing friction and wear from the see-saw action of hard playing, especially with a thick pick.

Well, it's no secret that guitar players for years have used pencil lead, Vaseline, lip balm, and many other things to help keep their guitars in tune. With a technical background that extends to lubricants, I approached the problem with a scientific perspective and finally created NUT SAUCE. After giving the sauce away to friends for years, I decided to make it available to everyone and created BIG BENDS LLC. My criteria was simple - it had to be non-toxic, non-corrosive, created with state-of-the-art lubricants, could not affect the finish of your guitar, and had to be so thick that it would stay where you put it (that means in the nut slots, under the string guides or on the bridge or saddles). NUT SAUCE meets this criteria and more.
-Jeff Massey, Creator

"Nut Sauce reduces pitch drift (going out of tune) an average of 54% and string breakage an average of 85%".
Used and endorsed by Pete Anderson!
Twang and Blues Guitar Guru And Grammy Award-Winning Producer.

"...Love the "NUT SAUCE"...Now I can play my 65 Ice Blue Metallic and 57 sunburst strat live and still do my wild tremelo antics without worring about tuning. I've been telling all my guitarist buddies about the sauce and there're convinced too...Thanks Jeff"
Brad Gillis/Night Ranger

"With Nut Sauce, I never have to worry...Nut Sauce stays where you put it, the application is clean and simple, and most of all IT WORKs...I can be confident when I send them out on stage...Thanks Jeff for such a great product."
Chad Weaver
Guitar/backline tech for Terri Clark

"IT REALLY DOES WORK! Nut Sauce is ALWAYS in my toolbox now."
Randy Michaels
Guitar Tech for Jeff Tamelier of Tower of Power

String Breakage (Why)
The main cause of string breakage can be summed up in one word - "friction". Most players who break strings seem to have a couple things in common, they use "heavy picks" - whether it's a standard pick, thumb pick or finger pick. They also play hard no matter their style. Playing hard with a heavy pick tends to create a "see-saw" like action that tends to file the string at the point of contact of the bridge or saddles. If the strings go thru the body, there will often be a sharp edge that the string will ride on. This is a perfect place for the string to break. Friction is the cause of the breakage, created by the "see-saw" action that most often a thick pick creates.

There are a couple of things you can do to reduce friction:

  • Smooth any rough surfaces. You can use a dremel tool to reduce the edge that the string rides over when the string exits the body and before it goes to the saddle (like an S.R.V. strat). For the saddles, I use 400 grit sandpaper. Then I use ultra fine polishing compound with a damp Q-tip. Keep in mind, that any sanding or polishing will damage gold or other plating. I recommend having a professional guitar tech do any modifications.
  • Running your string thru wire insulation where it travels thru the body, will stop the breakage that is caused by the sharp edges inside the guitar. Make sure you trim the insulation before it touches the saddles. For those players who don't have access to wire insulation, check out my "string sleeves" they are made of pvc plastic and are very durable, yet will not change the sound of your guitar.

A best way to reduce the friction at the saddles is to apply nut sauce to the string-bearing surface of each saddle. Remember, the same see-saw action that creates the breakage is also like a windshield wiper, in that as the string moves back and forth, it will push the sauce to the side. So ever so often, use the micro-brush to clean off the old sauce and apply new sauce (before each gig).
-Jeff


The Big Bends Groove Luber is the perfect way to precisely apply Nut Sauce Guitar Nut Lubricant right where you need it.
Nut Sauce ends Pitch Drift!
Nut Sauce ends String Breakage Problems!
Nut Sauce Stops Wear and Bridge and Nut!
Nut Sauce Increases Sustain and Harmonics!
Nut Sauce Improves Overall Performance of ALL Stringed Instruments!


The Big Bends Bench Luber makes it easier than ever to apply Big Bends Nut Sauce to your cherished guitar.

Bench Luber is the long awaited giant Nut Sauce applicator.
Requested by professional guitar and drum Techs, skate boarders, fisherman and hunters, it's even been purchased for door hinges and RC cars! Each unit comes with 3 size microbrushes: small, very small and ultra small. Includes 1 sticker and 6 cc of Nut Sauce and yep it comes in a resealable zip bag.

Safe non toxic, non corrosive, stays where you put it, stable at high temps and low! Nut Sauce is so stable that it can be applied directly to the string before placing into string guide. When used on Bow Cams and Fishing Reel Gears it will stay in place!

The Bench Luber belongs on many types of work benches!

The Bench Luber is the most economical way to purchase Nut Sauce as 1 Bench Luber equals 12 Lil Lubers!


Nut Sauce Guarantee
If for any reason you are not happy with any Big Bends product - Please contact Big Bends at 1-888-788-2363 for a complete refund of your purchase price or replacement at your option - Of course this guarantee has no strings attatched - You have their word on it!


Nut Sauce User Lists

  • Adam O'Toole
  • AJ Srybnik
  • Alice in Chains
  • Alice Cooper
  • Amy Grant
  • Anastacia
  • Andy Abad
  • Ani Difranco
  • Anthony Gomes
  • Anthrax
  • Arithmatic of War
  • Ashlee Simpson
  • Bad Religion
  • Baratto
  • Billy Idol
  • Black Crowes
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Brad Gillis
  • Brad Paisley
  • Breaking Benjamin
  • Cartel
  • Chris Miller
  • Christine Lakeland
  • Copeland
  • Counting Crowes
  • Crazy Ivan
  • David Jack
  • Dashboard Confessional
  • Dauntless Blues
  • Def Leppard
  • Disturbed
  • Dio
  • Dixie Chicks
  • Donnas
  • Doobie Brothers
  • Drive by Trucker
  • DT Drysdale
  • Dwight Yoakam
  • Eagles
  • Eagles of Death Metal
  • Eddy Money
  • Eddy Supple
  • Flogging Molly
  • Foo Fighters
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • From First To Last
  • Fuel
  • Gary Allan
  • Geno Bishop
  • George Thorogood
  • Godsmack
  • Govt Mule
  • Greg Suran
  • Gretchen Wilson
  • Gun N Roses
  • Head Automatica
  • Hoobastank
  • Howie Simon
  • Inxs
  • Jeff Mays
  • Jerry Donahue
  • Jimmy Lloyd Rea and The Switchmasters
  • Joe Satriani
  • John Fogerty
  • Johnny Hiland
  • John Hiatt
  • Joseph Robles
  • Keith Urban
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Lalira Palisisi
  • Lee Dickson-Guitar Tech/Eric Clapton
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Lonestar
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Marc Anthony
  • Matchbook Romance
  • Melissa Ethridge
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Nick Lachey
  • Nickelback
  • Nikka Costa
  • Night Ranger
  • No Doubt
  • North Mississippi Allstars
  • Oasis
  • Offspring
  • Opeth
  • Pat Benatar
  • Patty Labelle
  • Paul Chavez
  • Pearl Jam
  • Pete Anderson
  • Peter Frampton
  • Pink
  • Psychedelic Funk
  • Rob Zombie
  • Robert Plant
  • Ryan Adams
  • Rock Kills Kid
  • Rod Stewart
  • Ron Leavelle and The Treetop Flyers
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Rick Lapointe
  • Say Anything
  • Seal
  • Sinses Fail
  • Shad Hill
  • Silver Tide
  • Simple Plan
  • Static X
  • Stevie Nicks
  • Tears for Fears
  • Terri Clark
  • The Pixies
  • The Hellecasters
  • The Raconteurs
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Tower of Power
  • Third Day
  • The Starting Line
  • The Whores of Babylon
  • The Wreckers
  • Three Doors Down
  • Through You
  • Tom Petty
  • Tony Hanuman
  • Tool
  • Trapt
  • Trevor Cole
  • Trick Pony
  • Shad Hills
  • Shaddowsfall
  • Shurman
  • Steve Earle
  • Theory of a Dead Man
  • Thin Man
  • Troy Blaisdell
  • TSO West
  • Veara
  • Walter Trout
  • Will Ray
  • Yellow Card

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