StewMac Wide Fretwire

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.100" to .110" width
Favored for string bending; used on many modern electric guitars and basses. (Late '50s Gibson® .098" jumbo fretwire is medium by modern standards.)

Order fretwire by the pound for tidy savings!
Our bulk fretwire is supplied in convenient clear storage tubes, to keep your wire organized and your workbench uncluttered. You'll save 50% or more when you order fretwire by the pound.


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For electric guitar. As wide, but much lower in height than modern jumbo rock frets. Good for partial fret jobs, to match large worn frets.

Wide/low, 56 ft (1 lb)

Item # 0146-LB
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$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/low, 2 ft

Item # 0146
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.23

3 or more $3.60
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For electric guitar or bass. Slightly taller than old Gibson jumbo wire; for leveling new frets with plenty of metal remaining for a traditional jumbo feel.

Wide/medium, 50 ft (1 lb)

Item # 0149-LB
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$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/medium, 2 ft

Item # 0149
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$5.00

3 or more $4.25
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For electric guitar or bass. A little extra height for leveling and recrowning, if needed after installation or refretting.

Wide/high, 46 ft (1 lb)

Item # 0154-LB
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$48.37

3 or more $41.11
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Wide/high, 2 ft

Item # 0154
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$5.51

3 or more $4.68
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Unique pyramid profile for electric guitar or bass. A little extra height, and a unique profile with sloped sides.

Wide/Pyramid, 44 ft (1 lb)

Item # 0158-LB
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$45.80

3 or more $38.93
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Wide/Pyramid, 2 ft

Item # 0158
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$5.47

3 or more $4.65
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For electric guitar or bass. Modern "jumbo" fretwire used on ESP, Jackson, Ibanez, Kramer and similar guitars.

Wide/highest, 44 ft (1 lb)

Item # 0150-LB
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$47.49

3 or more $40.37
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Wide/highest, 2 ft

Item # 0150
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$5.45

3 or more $4.63
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StewMac Wide Fretwire

.100" to .110" width
Favored for string bending; used on many modern electric guitars and basses. (Late '50s Gibson® .098" jumbo fretwire is medium by modern standards.)

Order fretwire by the pound for tidy savings!
Our bulk fretwire is supplied in convenient clear storage tubes, to keep your wire organized and your workbench uncluttered. You'll save 50% or more when you order fretwire by the pound.

Instrument makers and repair shops rely on us for the highest quality 18% nickel-silver fretwire. We supply our fretwire in 2-foot straight lengths. Order 6 feet for a complete guitar or bass fret job, and 4 feet for a mandolin, banjo or ukulele.

Our fretwire is sized to fit a 0.023" (0.58mm) fret slot width.

Fretwire is made in a variety of crown heights. Note that after the frets are installed and leveled, they can lose from .004" to .010" in height. High fretwire has a crown height of .045" or more. It may offer more note sustain due to its slightly greater mass, and more fret dressings are possible between refrettings. Low fretwire is often useful for partial refret jobs.


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Excellent material. This was my fourth fret job, and I found this fret wire easy to use. I used the fret wire bending tool with the crank (also from StewMac) to bend the wire. All went well.

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Accurate stuff

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Thanks for great fretwire that's reliable and tough.

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Wide Pyramid Frets

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Are my all time favorite frets which I install on all my guitars since 1996.
Stewmac frets are very high quality and extremely durable!

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Amazing!!!

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I love 150's!!!!!!! My favorite fretwire!

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Nice frets....

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Never installed any other fw. I like these.

5.0

Good fretwire

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I've been using stewmac wire for over 15 years because it is good quality and reasonably priced. It's my go to wire for most fret jobs.



David Shepherd

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The best

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I already bought other measures and was very pleased with all, excellent quality without any imperfection

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best fretwire

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I love this fretwire!! It makes your guitars play great!!

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Fret Not ...these frets are great

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these frets are just right. High quality, and a great fit for any guitar. I used to use 6100's but now these are my fret wires of choice.

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I use 154 on almost all my electrics, and 148/142 on all the acoustics and banjos I've built. I love the stuff. I wish it came polished a little better, but it's no biggie. Never had a fret pop out with these.

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