#1
So I was taking the strings off of my guitar when all of a sudden, the nut completely snapped off of the guitar. I play a Takamine GS430S acoustic guitar. Is there a way I can put the nut back on with glue or something or should I completely replace it?

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Last edited by JimiZeppelin4 at Mar 1, 2012,
#2
I don't know much about guitar repairs, but you don't seem to either. It's probably cheapest to take it to a guitar repair shop. That way you don't have to buy a whole new instrument and you don't risk further damage through attempting to repair it yourself.
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#3
Nuts aren't always glued on.

Are you sure the tension of the strings didn't always hold it in place?

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Last edited by Jiggzy.UK at Mar 1, 2012,
#4
nuts are almost never glued in. if the nut isn't broken in half, just put it back and restring as normal. you can put a single drop of white glue under the nut if you want it not to come off to easily.
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#5
Did it actually break or just come away in-tact? If it's the latter, just put it back. The tension of the strings will hold it in place. If it's the former then you will have to replace it.
#7
Normal, as Patti says. Many are simply held in place by string tension.