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Unknown piece in headstock!

Hey guys, thinking if you could explain to me what this piece in the headstock near the locking nut do. What is it there for? I have this piece on one guitar but in anothernone I dont have, it has locking nut and floating bridge too.
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That little bar holding near the locking nuts
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Re: Unknown piece in headstock!

String retainer bar keeps the strings flush against the back edge of the nut, in practice.

They have designed nuts where the break angle does not require a retainer bar.
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String retainer bar keeps the strings flush against the back edge of the nut, in practice.

They have designed nuts where the break angle does not require a retainer bar.
Thanks for answering Rich!
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