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Fret Polishing Wheels Fine wheels (green), package of 5

Fine wheels (green), package of 5

Item # 5266
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$6.50

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Fret Polishing Wheels Extra-fine wheels (white), package of 5

Extra-fine wheels (white), package of 5

Item # 5267
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$6.50

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Fret Polishing Wheels Mandrel, 1/8"-dia. shank

Mandrel, 1/8"-dia. shank

Item # 5268
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$3.25

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Fret Polishing Wheels, Complete outfit

Complete outfit

Item # 5269
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$16.25

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Fret Polishing Wheels

About This Item

Super-smooth frets with your Dremel or Foredom! Rubberized ceramic wheels give your fret jobs that mirror shine and ultra-smooth feel players love.

Much faster and easier than hand polishing, the complete set includes fine and extra-fine wheels (5 each), with a 1/8"-shank mandrel.

Mount the wheel and mandrel in your Dremel or Foredom handpiece.

Lightly groove the edge of the wheel with a small round file. The slim handpiece makes it easy to hold the grooved wheel on a crowned fret, to gently polish it to a smooth shine.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Using fret polishing wheels on a flex shaft

Todd Sams shares his method for getting a mirror finish on newly-installed frets

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3.0

They do work

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It is easy to take off more material than intended using these on a Dremel. I still prefer #600 then #1500, then steel wool for polishing. If these were available with crowning profiles, they could really speed up that process.

5.0

really makes frets shine!

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These wheels work great once all the fret file grooves have been eliminated. I probably should have purchased the green wheels also. Be careful! pressing hard with the wheel will definitely shine the frets, but will also generate heat quicker than you might imagine, which can soften glue if you use any glue in your fret slots. Also I found that pressing the rotating wheel against a file didn't necessarily put a cove in the wheel, but eroded the file teeth! I think they are well worth it.

4.0

Great for fret polishing, don't last long

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I have used these and the green ones for several years and I like them but the reality of it is that they don't seem to go more than one fret polishing of an entire fretboard though they load up with black oxide but otherwise they're great

4.0

I like them !

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I use these and also the micro mesh,
they give a great result !

5.0

Polishing Frets

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I bought the complete outfit. They made it much easier and less time than the fret erasers. But be very careful. It is very easy to go to far an create an uneven fret. You'll find a big improvement in the tonal quality in your instrument!

5.0

Put The Pro Touch On All Your Fret Jobs

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These wheels make polishing frets quick and easy. Puts a polish on them that steel wool alone just can't touch. Be sure to mask off the fingerboard when using them because they will mar the fingerboard.

3.0

These work but tgere are better ways with better results

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These are ok but they really heat up the fretwire so that u can burn yourself. I like the felt pads and a dremel with red rouge the best.

4.0

Great tool/idea

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Works great, but be very careful. Make sure first time users mask up your fret board. Go slow and very light. These wheels work very well. Very quick getting the results you are after. Huge time saver.

5.0

Did a great job - requires practice

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Out of the box these wheels need to be shaped to the fret wire first. Some practice in rotary tool speed, angle of attack and a light touch is required. Needless to say, practice on scrap before you work on your instrument. Once I got the hang of it, the results were much better than I expected, and the amount of work much lower that polishing manually. This was my first fret job, so view the feedback accordingly... :) The kit also came in quite handy when I had to adjust a fret after finding a buzz, then had to re-polish. Great tool set!

5.0

Make a tough job easy!!!

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These wheels, along with a felt wheel and rouge make frets shine like mirrors... These remove minute scratches with little effort...

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