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Double-edge Fret File

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Double-edge Fret File Narrow/Medium

Narrow/Medium

Item # 4490
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Double-edge Fret File Medium/Wide

Medium/Wide

Item # 4491
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 Double-edge Fret File, Set of 2

Double-edge Fret File, Set of 2

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Double-edge Fret File

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Our best-selling fret crowning file!
Precision-cut teeth for accurate fret shaping.

Each of our popular traditional 7-3/8" x 5/8" tool-steel files has two different 4" hollow-ground cutting edges, for recrowning a variety of fretwire sizes. These files were designed by luthiers for luthiers and are an economical way to get your fretting kit started. The handle is rubber-coated for comfort.

Works on stainless frets, too!
All of our tools are suitable for use on stainless-steel fretwire, with the exception of our Fret Tang Nippers. Modern stainless-steel fretwire is known to be harder than the traditional nickel-silver blends, but our own shop experience indicates the wire does not cause premature wear of files or sandpapers.


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Trade Secrets!

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4.0

Nice file

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Very well made and sturdy. I have done two fret jobs with the file and it hasn't worn down any at all, seems like it would last a lifetime. My only conplaint is the file requires a lot of effort. i am thinking of upgrading to the diamond files to save time and energy.

5.0

5 stars

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this is a time saver file.

5.0

Must have

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This file is a must have to finish the fretwire off. I tried to use several others and they did not work. Used this file to repair what I had done.

4.0

Double edge fret file

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This file works great. It cuts smoother than I expected, but sometimes I wish it were a slightly finer cut.

5.0

Great tool!

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This is a sturdy file, and is extremely easy to use. Plus, I had great results using it!

4.0

go the extra mile

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works good but next time ill probably get one of the diamond files to speed up the process and give a better finished look

5.0

Great.

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Bought the set. I have a lot of fretwork lately. Very happy with it, does a great job. Couldn't do without them anymore..!

5.0

Essential, Great Value

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I don't do much neck work so my tool set is sparse for that to say the least. I do however have these files on hand and they are invaluable for the work I actually do. I have tried the diamond ones and while really good, they are not worth the extra money to me. These files work very well and don't break the bank.

5.0

Hace el trabajo facil y rßpido

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De excelente calidad y acabado. Solo limpiala constantemente (con un cepillo de cerdas de acero) y no tendrßs problema para obtener un trabajo limpio.

La he usado en guitarras Fender, Cort y Aria Pro y solo he necesitado el lado ancho (wide)

5.0

Double-edge fret file

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Very useful tool for refretting job in the "first cut". Sturdy and affordable. I¦ve got a one Narrow/medium last week and I¦ve already done 2 refret jobs. It pays alone.

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