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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

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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.

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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good deal and is good for my shop. excellent!!!

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excellente,

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Fret wire

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Used for a Gibson L 00 copy I built and they hold in the slot, polish and bend well. Good material.

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Good value for luthiers.

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Ideal width and height for most guitars and ukes. Just did a 75 year old banjo mandolin with it.
I use it for nearly all my instruments now.

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StewMac Medium Fretwire

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its a good product and you can work easily with it.

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Fretwire

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Excellent quality. Speedy delivery.

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Professional grade

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I'm not a hobbyist, I build professionally. And I depend on Stewmac to provide me with products that are professional grade. So I keep buying stuff from them (for the last 12 years) because of their consistent high quality, tight specifications, and amazing customer service. Nuff said?

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Easy to use

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The fretwire arrived nice and straight, perfect for my classical guitar. This was my first re-fretting job, and the wire plus the tools I ordered made it easy. Everything arrived promptly too.

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Great for my personal buid

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Perfect for my buld

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good stuff

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the old frets on my Les Paul had become nearly flat & hopelessly square - no more material to redress! I chose the medium fretwire, and am highly pleased. My good friend refretted the whole neck, and now it plays like a brand new guitar. the wire was easy to work with, and shaped, pressed, and dressed flawlessly.

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stewmac medium / medium fretwire

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came in a large box, for such a small item..but it came in perfect condition..so maybe there is a reason for large packaging. if there were an option to have it pre-bent for me, that would be even better, still it's easy enough to work with.if i need fretwire again i would not hesitate to order from stewmac, the order shipped same day as it was placed..kudos for that too

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