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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-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0146-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/Low, 2-foot piece

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-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0149-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/Medium, 2-foot piece

Item # 0149
In stock, ready to ship!

$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-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0154-LB
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$48.37

3 or more $41.11
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Wide/High, 2-foot piece

Item # 0154
Due 1+ month
Email when in stock

$5.51

3 or more $4.68

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

Wide/Pyramid, 44-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0158-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$45.80

3 or more $38.93
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Wide/Pyramid, 2-foot piece

Item # 0158
In stock, ready to ship!

$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, 46-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0150-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.49

3 or more $40.37
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Wide/Highest, 2-foot piece

Item # 0150
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.45

3 or more $4.63
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StewMac Wide Fretwire

About This Item

.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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Fretwire!

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Simply the best :)

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My favourite fretwire

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My personal favourite fretwire is Stewart MacDonald's Wide/Medium fretwire, which I recommend to most of my customers. Superb quality!

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Very quality

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Very quality, always use them.

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Fret Wire? What can I say

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Excellent quality, easy to radius, Nice

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This stuff is perfect!

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Its easy to cut/shape/etc. Don't get me wrong though, this stuff isn't soft. Its still really hard and lasts a long long time. Take time dressing and leveling and you will have a very fast and great playing fretboard :)

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Good Stuff

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This is just what I needed to replace the very low fret wire on my Gibson ES-330. I've tried other wire, but this is the best.

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Wide Fretwire

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Execellent Quality for resonable price!

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Tasti Eccellenti

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Utilizzo da sempre i tasti di StewMac...
sono eccellenti; realizzati con i migliori materiali; semplici da ricoronare e lucidare... Affidabili.

5.0

Nice wire.

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I only use the finest materials so this wire is an obvious choice.

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Fretwire

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Have used your fretwire on many projects,never had any problems.

Good stuff!

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