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Fret Erasers 220-grit, white

220-grit, white

Item # 0475
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Fret Erasers 400-grit, dark blue

400-grit, dark blue

Item # 0477
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Fret Erasers 800-grit, blue

800-grit, blue

Item # 0467
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Fret Erasers 1200-grit, red

1200-grit, red

Item # 0468
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Fret Erasers 2000-grit, green

2000-grit, green

Item # 0469
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Fret Erasers 4000-grit, gray

4000-grit, gray

Item # 0470
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Fret Erasers 8000-grit, yellow

8000-grit, yellow

Item # 0471
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Fret Erasers, Set of 7

Set of 7

Item # 0472
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Fret Erasers

About This Item

An easy way to make your frets shine! Fret Erasers™ are flexible self-padded rubber blocks embedded with abrasive grits.

They're incredibly handy—use them in sequence as a final step on freshly-crowned frets, to erase fine file marks and scratches. The grits are color-coded for convenience. Frets gleam, and play buttery-smooth.

"I used to wrap abrasive papers around small rubber blocks, but that got a little clumsy. Fret Erasers are simpler and faster. No more sandy grit or sharp steel wool particles."
—Erick Coleman, repairman and StewMac tech advisor

Each Fret Eraser is 2-1/2" x 3/4" x 3/8" (63.50mm x 19.05mm x 9.52mm)

SAVE when you order the complete set of 7 grits: 220, 400, 800, 1200, 2000, 4000, and 8000.

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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4.0

Good for some jobs

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I bought the coarse eraser thinking it might be helpful for leveling some frets that were just a bit high. However it did little but was good for polishing the fret after I lowered it with my dressing stick.

4.0

Good Product, with Good results

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I order a set just to try these out to save from having to use sandpaper and steel wool. They work good, just not great. Maybe a video showing the best way to use these would help. Steel wool still has a better shine, see for yourself. Second fret is steel wool, first is fret erasers.

1.0

Pretty lame

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Not that impressed with the fine grit, which was the only one I purchased. Seems gimmicky

1.0

Sorry, the emperor has no clothes!

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I tried a fine grit and I think these are ridiculous. #0000 steel wool did a much better job, and left a shinier, smoother surface. Not crazy about steel wool, but it's better than these "erasers!"

5.0

No more hand cramps!

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I use course, medium-fine and extra-fine. That's all I need to get the finish I like.

5.0

Everyone should have at least one of these! 

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I'm a player not a guitar tech but I recently received a new guitar that had a few minor buzzes. I ordered the green, #600 grit fret eraser and used it to "cleanup" the high spots and within a few minutes I had this guitar playing cleanly.

Everyone should have at least one medium fine fret eraser in their guitar maintenance tool kit.

5.0

Very handy

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I've mostly used them to polish frets that haven't been worked deeply, and they handle that very well. All you need is some elbow grease and a little patience.

5.0

Fret Erasers

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Cheap and easy to use. You can do multiple frets at once by turning it sideways, and with a Medium and a Fine you can mirror polish any frets!

3.0

Overrated

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I got a few hoping it would do a better job of removing file marks, but it turns out MicroMesh does a better job of that (I got this so I could skip micromesh, it is tedious), and not only that, the eraser looks like it wears out fairly quickly so that makes this method more expensive. For polishing a dremel buffing wheel with green compound worked much better.

3.0

Limited Use

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I bought these to smooth out frets and bring them to a shine after crowning. I used a regular fret-file (not diamond) that caused a fair deal of chatter but nothing out of the ordinary. The erasers just couldn't get the chatter out. I ended up using 400 and 600 grit sandpaper to smooth out and remove the chatter and then used the 3M pads (available here) to bring to a mirror finish. The erasers work fine for simple fret cleaning jobs but I would not recommend them to use after crowning with a regular fret-file (3-in-1 sold here).

Perhaps there would be different results with the diamond fret-files. That's next on the list.

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