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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

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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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I'm new in this guitar building adventure. I need to say, that I'm very happy with Stewart Macdonald customer service. I ordered tools and hardware and I'm totally satisfied.I had answers to every questions I asked about. I will continue using Stewmac.com for my on going project and future ones. Thanks !

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medium fret wire

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very good quality fret wire, I would like it to be pre-radius'ed. this will last my customer a very long time, good product and a great price, and fast shipping.

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Stewmac Medium Fretwire

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Thanks Stewmac ! Great product at a great price! The shipping was lightning fast ! 5 days from the U.S to New Zealand. amazing !

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Made from English wood

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Verified Buyer


Although the guitar has hornbeam back & sides, boxwood bridge, & oak fingerboard, the rest is all from Stewmac. I know that I can depend on everything that I buy from Stewmac to produce a top quality & great sounding guitar. None of the guitars I've made in the last ten years have had buzzing problems or needed a re-fret. Thanks guys for great products & an unbeatable service. Chip. Hertfordshire, UK

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StewMac fretwire

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Verified Buyer


I've lost count of the number of guitars I have fretted or refretted with StewMac's fretwire, in a few different sizes. Bends nicely, seats firmly, very consistent from batch to batch and the price is very reasonable. I've used a lot of it and will continue to use it.

4.0

It works

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Verified Buyer


A good quality one. Clean tone and durable. I like this fretwire
4 stars because there exists other makers which also do a good job

5.0

Exellent wire

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Verified Buyer


The Stew Mac wire is always consistent, and have always got good durability from it over the past 30 years

5.0

Great fret wire

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Verified Buyer


I'm very happy with the fret wire this will be used to restore an old Layle Classical Guitar that belonged to my Grandfather. Thank you Stewmac you guys have great products

5.0

Good frets, but....

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Verified Buyer


Very good quality frets that match very well with vintage Gibsons. You need to start at the longer frets first in case you cut one short, you can use it up higher on the neck. There is not much waste on the length, so do not over measure on these, because you'll run out.

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0157 wire

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I understand why this is Dan Erlewine's favorite! I also love the tubes they ship it in as they are great for keeping all my wire organized. I really appreciate the quantity discount. Fantastic wire!

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 8 See StewMac Medium Fretwire
on page 8 of our StewMac Digital Catalog