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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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5.0

This is the standard for fretwire

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I ordered a small batch of medium fretwire to complete an acoustic guitar build. The wire arrived quickly and was well-packaged. I unboxed the fretwire and sized it, and it was right on the money. Once I wiped it down with naptha (always a good idea, especially if you use glue in any part of your fretting process!), it installed smoothly with no surprises. I have been using fretwire from StewMac since 1977 and it is consistently good. I have never had a problem with it.

5.0

Top quality and great service

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Top notch fretwire at a competitive price. Fast shipping and professional service. Recommended to anyone who needs quality guitar parts.

5.0

These frets are the way to go

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Verified Buyer


Just finished my twelve fret job, and every one turned out great. My guitar always have low action, and to get that you need uniform fret wire. If your neck is level, then stew Mac fret wire gives you good results. Very little leveling, and easy recrowning.

5.0

the best

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very good , I recomend ..

5.0

medium highest fretwire

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I love this stuff. I can always file it down to whatever height I need. Having that extra height has saved me a lot of grief over the years.

5.0

Too soon to tell, but I expect all will be excellent!

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Verified Buyer


My recent purchase of fret-wire was shipped directly to a luthier where it will be used on a new guitar I have on order.

I have been notified that the fret-wire did successfully arrive at destination and my instrument is now in the building process. No complaints were made about the wire so I am sure it is more than adequate.

5.0

Medium/ medium wire, very good for that vintage strat.

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Verified Buyer


The medium/medium is the perfect wire for that old strat, where one wants to keep the vintage feel. And on laminate boards that are not very thick, these work really well.

Simmons Luthiery
San Antonio, tX

5.0

The good stuff

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Verified Buyer


Always buy my fretwire from stewmac. Best wire I ve everseen.

5.0

#148 fret wire.

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Verified Buyer


I have been using this fret wire for over 20 years with great results and is the most called for when doing re-fret work. That said, I use all of the StewMac fret wire and keep everyone of them on hand.

Dennis Kwasnycia

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The best materials make the best guitars!

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Verified Buyer


I buy 2-3 pounds a month it's always fast, always good I can't imagine using anything else!

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