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 ft (1 lb)

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

$49.75

3 or more $42.29
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Medium/medium, 2 ft

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 ft (1 lb)

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

$48.61

3 or more $41.32
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Medium/high, 2 ft

Item # 0141
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.64

3 or more $3.94
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Dan Erlewine's favorite fretwire!
For acoustic or electric guitar. Combines extra width with extra crown height.

Medium/higher, 54 ft (1 lb)

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

$43.00

3 or more $36.55
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Medium/higher, 2 ft

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 ft (1 lb)

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

$52.37

3 or more $44.51
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Medium/highest, 2 ft

Item # 0155
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.65

3 or more $3.95
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Details

.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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StewMac Medium Fretwire

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great fretwire

By 909one from Chicago
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, May 09, 2012


i've refretted three guitars with this stuff. its great. enough height for the novice to take off extra material when learning how to level frets.

works like magic

By ado from Saipan, MP 96950
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, April 30, 2012


Your fret wire are perfect item for my refreting job. Right selection of sizes combined with stewmc tools makes professional outcome.

Yup

By Joecool from Byfield, MA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 25, 2012


It's fret wire and it's silver and it's hard and it makes the notes come out.

Good for classical guitar

By WAIHIN from hong kong
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, April 21, 2012


The leg is a little bit short for replacing the fender jumbo fret, quite difficult to install.
Very good for replacing classical guitar fret.

partial refret

By framus nut from eganville ontario canada
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, April 12, 2012


Hi
needed fretwire that would be suitable for a partial refret on an Epiphone EJ200.after talking to one of your experts this was the type that was best for the job and they were right .it was a perfect match.great to have help like this when you are not sure of what to use on jobs like this great work guys and a great product as usual

the best fretwire

By marino k from sydney australia
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 06, 2012


I use this fretwire for a long time,already and it works well for all of my guitars. It is not too bulky and not too low, just perfect.

great fretwire

By jeffreyz75 from Warminster,pa
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 06, 2012


This fretwire is of great quality. Easy to work with and flawless, I use it to build my cigar box guitars.

Medium Fret wire

By Big Stinky One from "The Cleave"
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, April 03, 2012


As Described,Fast Shipping & Great Packing.Pricey But,With Quality You come To Expect From Stew Mac.

StewMac Fretwire

By Martin from Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, April 01, 2012


The only fretwire i use fot all my repair and building projects.

Excelent quality

By Robert Bayer from St. Peters, MO.
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, March 25, 2012


I use the 0148 wire for almost all of my repair and custom work. Great quality equal less work equal happy customers.

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