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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
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$49.75

3 or more $42.29
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Medium/Medium, 2-foot piece

Item # 0148
In stock, ready to ship!

$3.86

3 or more $3.28
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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!

$48.61

3 or more $41.32
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Medium/High, 2-foot piece

Item # 0141
Due 1+ month
Email when in stock

$4.64

3 or more $3.94

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!

$43.00

3 or more $36.55
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Medium/Higher, 2-foot piece

Item # 0152
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.74

3 or more $4.03
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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!

$52.37

3 or more $44.51
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Medium/Highest, 2-foot piece

Item # 0155
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.65

3 or more $3.95
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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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Fretwire for my Dulcimer

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This fretwire works great on the dulcimers I build.

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Bulk Buy!

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Glad I liked this fret wire as I bought a pound of it (lot of home builds!) - hammers in well on new builds and tight fit (not glueing them in so this is important) - feel great, and lots of height for levelling

5.0

tang thickness

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as everyone knows stewmac omits what could be the most important dimension of fretwire. this measures .035". quality and application were excellent.

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StewMac Medium Fretwire

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Great product, I've used it many time with great results

5.0

perfect height -- for me

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This is the perfect fret wire for my playing.

5.0

Exelent for shop

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Exelent service

5.0

good quality

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easy to install, durable and bright

5.0

Perfect!

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As announced and excellent quality!

5.0

Great fret wire and other fret tools

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I put frets on a new fingerboard on my 1940 Kay bass
and on an NS WAV because NS does not offer it fretted.
Made some tooling for the NS
used your feet box with a little tooling for the Kay.

5.0

Size I needed

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Had to install a few frets that were worn and needed this size to match. Worked out just fine.
Thanks
Casey Guitars of Texas LLC

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