Fret Rocker

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Pinpoint those pesky high frets, and check the final height after you've redressed or replaced them, reach for the Fret Rocker!

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Fret Rocker

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Dan Erlewine troubleshoots fret problems with the tiny straightedges that became the Fret Rocker.

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Pinpoint those pesky high frets, and check the final height after you've redressed or replaced them, reach for the Fret Rocker!

Our 4-in-1 mini straightedge spans three frets and "rocks" to indicate uneven fret heights. Precision-machined for accuracy to .0015" per foot, the 4", 3", 2" and 1-5/16" edges make it versatile for any fretted instrument, from basses to guitars to mandolins.

The Fret Rocker is made of 1/8" nickel-plated steel with a satin finish, for durability in professional use. It's an indispensable diagnostic tool, before and after partial refretting and recrowning jobs. It lets you do more accurate fret work for better playability.

Essential for fretting
This item is one of seven tools included in our Essential Fretting Tool Kit, a compilation of tools you'll need for the fundamentals of fret work. Kit also includes our book, Fretwork Step By Step by Erick Coleman with Dan Erlewine.

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Fret Rocker

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Fret Rocker 

By RF-GUITARS from Canada
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Fret Rocker is the best tool I've
had in a long time , it makes it easy to find the frets that are causing even the most minor problems anywhere on the neck . A must for any tool kit .

Very useful

By Savini Guitars from Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, September 14, 2012

I use it mainly on checking how well frets are seating after being pressed in. The rocker shows any areas that still high are then I hammer them home with the fretting hammer making leveling jobs much easier.

Very useful tool

By geolang from Albuquerque
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 11, 2012

I have found the fret rocker to be a very useful tool for pinpointing troublesome and illusive fret buzzing issues. Five edges in one, and the fit and finish are excellent - plus, it's heavy gauge stainless steel. Worth the price.

No Brainer !

By Will Laturno from Prospect, CT. USA
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 04, 2012

This tool is absolutely a no brainer must have ! I really like the way it works, very smart design and well worth the investment.

best fret straitedge

By Joshua Oudin from Denton, Texas
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, July 23, 2012

Some have said this is overpriced. As a metalsmith I can tell you I would charge 50 to make you one of these. It is indispensable just buy it

Expensive but must have

By Bertrand from France
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 13, 2012

This tool is really easy to use for give an accurate action. Absolutely must have for any workshop. The fret rocker is expensive but your buy just one during your life !

A Must Have

By Dave Ward from Oklahoma City, OK
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, July 09, 2012

Makes finding high frets fast and easy. It may be a little pricey for what it is, but it works great and it will never wear out!

A great tool.

By Gusty from Ro
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 06, 2012

A great tool.

It is simple and it works.

By abilbay from Ft Worth, TX
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, June 18, 2012

So easy to use anyone can find the frets that are causing that buzz. A must have if you plan on doing any guitar repairs.

Works great But....

By Habstep18 from Colorado Springs
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Works good and is everything that it states it is.... but..... It is, again, much more expensive than it needs to be. I love Stewmac through and through... but Geeeeeez.. Lower your prices!!!

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