This compensated Tusq bridge saddle from Graph Tech for classical guitars is made from a plastic that looks and feels like Ivory. This Tusq, man made Ivory is made to be free of inconsistencies and impurities which can be found in natural materials such a bone & Ivory.
Bone and Ivory Nut and saddles have one inherent problem - they're made from organic materials, and therefore have inconsistent soft or dead spots because of their natural grain. TUSQ Nut, saddles and bridge pins are precision engineered under high pressure and heat, specifically to govern which frequencies are transferred to your guitar top (tone), and which frequencies remain in the strings (sustain).
TUSQ is consistent from piece to piece, and within each piece, to offer you harmonically rich tones without the problems associated with natural materials.
Length – 80.01mm / 3.150"
Width – 2.57mm / 0.101"
Height – 10.01mm / 0.394"
Note: All Graph Tech Nut and saddles are slightly long and wide to ensure extra room to achieve a perfect fit for your guitar. This extra material can easily be removed with fine grit sandpaper.