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Double-edge Fret File

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Double-edge Fret File Narrow/Medium

Narrow/Medium

Item # 4490
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$42.40

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Double-edge Fret File Wide/Jumbo

Wide/Jumbo

Item # 4491
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$42.40

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Double-edge Fret File, Set of 2

Set of 2

Item # 4492
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List Price $84.80
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Double-edge Fret File

About This Item

Our best-selling fret crowning file!
Precision-cut teeth for accurate fret shaping.

Each of our popular traditional 7-3/8" x 5/8" tool-steel files has two different 4" hollow-ground cutting edges, for recrowning a variety of fretwire sizes. These files were designed by luthiers for luthiers and are an economical way to get your fretting kit started. The handle is rubber-coated for comfort.

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

OK for the Money but top marks to Stewmac.

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I first bought the narrow/medium file and it works fine if you clean it after every few strokes. I then bought the medium/wide jumbo fret file and the med jumbo side chattered like crazy and was a nightmare to use. I had a little winge to Stewmac about it and 3 days later there was a brand new complimentary one in the mail box! Expedited shipping USA to New Zealand. Perfect! New one works well. Thanks Stewmac; top score for customer service.

2.0

important

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No helpfull tips on what size you need for your crowns so make sure you know what your getting befor you buy

4.0

great fix. wish it was cheaper

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Verified Buyer


this file got the flat areas out of my new fret job and the radius on the top was perfect. good file.

5.0

Excellent!

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Verified Buyer


The best fret file ever. Period!

3.0

Decent File

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Verified Buyer


Has a tendency to chatter and is a little more aggressive then I like.

4.0

Ibanez S770FM ATF fret leveling recrowning.

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Verified Buyer


I bought this fret file after I recognized that I'm not able to made fret crowning work using self made tool (from some internet project). With this tool I finished fret crowning in 2 hours. This was my first fret levelling work and I strongly recommend buying this tool!

5.0

Very good tool

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Verified Buyer


A big help in doing a fret job, It is of a very high quality.

5.0

Great tool!!

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Verified Buyer


Fast and easy to crowning!

5.0

Nice File

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Verified Buyer


handy little fret file easy to use
two sides two sizes.fits in tool box
i'm happy i bought it.

5.0

Wonder tool

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This is a wonderful tool Just what I needed and works as advertised. It beats trying to use the old standart flat files.

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