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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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5.0

Crossties for your railroad!

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Easy to work with: does exactly what its told to without too much sass.

5.0

Great Fretwire

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Bought a "pounder." Good deal, should keep me supplied for a long time.

5.0

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It's the first time I am working on building a guitar but, I'm happy about this item, it does its job very well.

4.0

Like this better than the narrow for mandolins

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I tried this wire after seeing a Stelling mandolin a friend had. The wire has alot more meat to work with and if you have a less than perfect fretboard that is a good thing ( yeah I know, a good luthier always has a perfectly flat and true surface).I'm not a good luthier but I am trying, so anyway this wire is good so use it.

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Hi to all at Stew mach.I am very happy with your service and packaging.So far everything has arrived in good time and good condition.I have no complaints what so ever.Keep up the good work.
Regards Jim

5.0

Excellent fret wire

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Used this wire on a cigar box guitar I built. Top shelf stuff. Going to use it for my refret jobs.

5.0

The perfect fretwire!

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This is Dan's favorite and has now become mine as well! it's got all the right dimensions. Cellini Custom Guitars. Las Vegas,Nv.

5.0

Stays put and EASY to work with!

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Great fret wire! It has really effective barbs. Once you have the fret pressed/tapped in place it stays there. No spring-back. When you work with quality materials, work is a pure pleasure!

5.0

quality in and quick delivery

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Was at a guitar workshop and we realized we needed fret wire. Stew-Mac came through for us when we were in a serious pinch, delivering fret wire the next day to California. Thanks guys!
D.H.

5.0

Refret? No sweat!

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I've used Stew-Mac's fretwire before, and have yet to run into any problems. Works great on acoustic and electric guitars and basses. Haven't used any other brands, don't think I need to. Overall, I'm pleased with this fretwire.

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