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StewMac Medium Fretwire

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.080" to .095"
Medium widths are the most popular (used extensively by Martin, Fender and Gibson). #0148 Medium is our best seller.

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 acoustic or electric guitar. The most popular wire for refretting Martin, Fender, Guild, Gibson and other guitars.

Medium/Medium, 68-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0148-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$52.24

3 or more $44.40
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Medium/Medium, 2-foot piece

Item # 0148
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.05

3 or more $3.44
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For acoustic or electric guitar. Somewhat narrower than our #0149 wide/medium fretwire, it can be redressed without becoming too flat.

Medium/High, 52-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0141-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$51.04

3 or more $43.38
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Medium/High, 2-foot piece

Item # 0141
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.87

3 or more $4.14
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Dan Erlewine's favorite fretwire!
For acoustic or electric guitar. Combines extra width with extra crown height.

Medium/Higher, 54-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0152-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$45.15

3 or more $38.38
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Medium/Higher, 2-foot piece

Item # 0152
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.98

3 or more $4.23
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For acoustic or electric guitar. Extra height for leveling and recrowning after installation or refretting.

Medium/Highest, 60-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0155-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$54.99

3 or more $46.74
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Medium/Highest, 2-foot piece

Item # 0155
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.88

3 or more $4.15
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StewMac Medium Fretwire

About This Item

.080" to .095"
Medium widths are the most popular (used extensively by Martin, Fender and Gibson). #0148 Medium is our best seller.

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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Medium Medium

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I use StewMac medium medium fretwire for all my builds - electric guitars, acoustic guitars, and ukuleles. It's a good middle of the road compromise so I only have to stock one size. Thanks StewMac!

5.0

Amazing resource

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Verified Buyer


Have been making dulcimer variants for 40+ years as a hobbyist. When I asked around at a few guitar shops for parts and supplies in my new neck of the woods, Maine, they each said without hesitation, "StewMac." I see why: helpful, knowledgeable, fast, fair price, and all kinds of goodies I wish I'd known about long ago... and I'm not usually enthusiastic about "suppliers."

4.0

Easy to put in, but not enough.

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Verified Buyer


I installed it and it really worked well. I even discovered that I needed to do no leveling! My only problem was 2 feet wasn't enough to fill all the slots. I should have ordered twice as much.

5.0

thanks

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Verified Buyer


All the way to Micronesia in less than a week, you guys are super!!!

5.0

good

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Verified Buyer


delivered as ordered and on time.

5.0

great for my guitar project 

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Verified Buyer


I bough new fret bars for my guitar it was recommended to use a larger fret because when I was done sanding and shaping the size and leveling the fret will be ok down to a medium thanks stewmac

5.0

Fretwire

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Verified Buyer


Excellent fretwire for my guitar building. Wide and tall . excellent for set up on new guitar builds.

5.0

Exceeds expectations

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Verified Buyer


I have used this fretwire on several projects and it has always met or exceeded my expectations.

5.0

Great fret wire!

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Verified Buyer


#148 fret wire is my only wire for ukulele making. I order by the pound and it last me a good year.

5.0

Nice fretwire

By

Verified Buyer


Was as advertised.

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