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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

Fast, effective fret polishing

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The erasers produce a smooth and very shiny surface but not surprisingly, the coarser grits (below 800) don't last as long as the finer grits. I am sticking with sand paper for the coarse work. Otherwise I am well pleased with the fret erasers.

5.0

Fret Polishing is a Breeze!!!

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I was kind of skeptical. Skepticism was totally unfounded! Fret polishing is easy. Highly recommend!

5.0

Fret Erasers

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These are the best thing ever created for doing fret work

5.0

Preferable to Fret Dressing Sticks

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I had used fret erasers when taking a guitar maintenance, repair, and set up class at the Fab Lab in Bethlehem, Pa., and liked them. When I bought the essential fretting tool set from Stew Mac, it included a set of fret dressing sticks, so I tried them out. I personally found I prefer the fret erasers to the dressing sticks for a number of reasons. I like how they are flexible and get better contact with the frets. I like how you don't have to deal with bands slipping off the sticks or have to move the band to get to a fresh spot after doing some dressing, and I'm figuring the erasers will last a long time. I also like to simply lay them out on my bench in order of grit and work through them one by one for a fret polishing job. Definitely worth adding to my bench.

5.0

Perfect for cleaning up your frets

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Bought this for when I change strings, really cleans up your frets

5.0

Great simple tool

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Very easy and useful tool for making your frets shine. I have the 8000 and its great for giving the frets a good shine between string changes.

5.0

Fret erasers rule!

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I recently purchased an 800 grit fret eraser. Unsure of which one to start with I went in the middle. This is the coolest thing and so easy and fast. I buy a lot of cheap guitars that have been neglected or never properly set up. This eraser makes polishing up frets quick and easy. No taping off the fretboard and all that crap. Just erase the fret and move on. You'll be amazed at what it will do and you'll wonder why you haven't gotten one before. I'm gonna reorder all the different grits and keep them in my tool box permanently.

5.0

Simple

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Verified Buyer


Very simple and easy to use. I only bought one to try it. I will be ordering the complete set.

2.0

Not very effective...

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I had high hopes for these erasers. Their effectiveness was not very good. I found better uses for them on de-burring nuts after filing, and smoothing out slots, etc....Seriously, don't get your hopes up on this product. Sandpaper and #0000 steel wool is FAR more effective!

5.0

The right specialist tools make all the difference!!!

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After using #0000 steel wool, painters tape, and polishing compound on my favorite of my 5 guitars, I knew there had to be an easier way. Stewmac had the solution. I purchased the yellow Extra fine fret eraser and my only disappointment was that I didn't order the entire set this month. I will order it next month. The eraser, even being extra fine, was able to give both cleaning, and polishing in one step. I cant wait to use this on a friends guitar later in the week. I can only say this. One of the best under $10 maintenance items you can have for your guitar. Do learn from my mistake, get the full set, and have them for your needs. Smooth frets make an already playable guitar that much more enjoyable. Great item!!!

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 11 See Fret Erasers
on page 11 of our StewMac Digital Catalog