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StewMac Wide Fretwire

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.100" to .110" width
Favored for string bending; used on many modern electric guitars and basses. (Late '50s Gibson® .098" jumbo fretwire is medium by modern standards.)

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 electric guitar. As wide, but much lower in height than modern jumbo rock frets. Good for partial fret jobs, to match large worn frets.

Wide/Low, 56-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0146-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/Low, 2-foot piece

Item # 0146
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.23

3 or more $3.60
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For electric guitar or bass. Slightly taller than old Gibson jumbo wire; for leveling new frets with plenty of metal remaining for a traditional jumbo feel.

Wide/Medium, 50-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0149-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.60

3 or more $40.46
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Wide/Medium, 2-foot piece

Item # 0149
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.00

3 or more $4.25
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For electric guitar or bass. A little extra height for leveling and recrowning, if needed after installation or refretting.

Wide/High, 46-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0154-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$48.37

3 or more $41.11
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Wide/High, 2-foot piece

Item # 0154
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.51

3 or more $4.68
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Unique pyramid profile for electric guitar or bass. A little extra height, and a unique profile with sloped sides.

Wide/Pyramid, 44-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0158-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$45.80

3 or more $38.93
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Wide/Pyramid, 2-foot piece

Item # 0158
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.47

3 or more $4.65
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For electric guitar or bass. Modern "jumbo" fretwire used on ESP, Jackson, Ibanez, Kramer and similar guitars.

Wide/Highest, 46-foot pack (1 pound)

Item # 0150-LB
In stock, ready to ship!

$47.49

3 or more $40.37
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Wide/Highest, 2-foot piece

Item # 0150
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.45

3 or more $4.63
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StewMac Wide Fretwire

About This Item

.100" to .110" width
Favored for string bending; used on many modern electric guitars and basses. (Late '50s Gibson® .098" jumbo fretwire is medium by modern standards.)

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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Exellent product , very fast shipping

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as always, exellent service and product. Rigth for those like that are bending all the time

5.0

Excellent Jumbo fretwire

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This wire has the look and feel of the classic Gibson jumbo fretwire. The height and width are just right. It can be leveled/crowned to match a classic Gibson guitar, or it can be left high for a more modern feel, without feeling too ridiculously high. The height is such that a level/crown will not result in overly "flattened" frets. I'm glad I bought in bulk because I'll certainly be using it and recommending it in the future.

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Excellent.

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Excellent quality and easy to work them, its hardness is just, I bought a tube of my favorite # 0150-LB and just changed the frets of my favorite strato and these are great. I think I have fretted for the rest of my life for a friend too.

5.0

Flawless fretwire

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consistently excellent fretwire

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Highest quality

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Among the best fret wire available.

5.0

Looks good.

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works great. Less waste with these longer lengths..

5.0

It's all right there whatever you need.

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Thanks for your help. StewMac is number one!

5.0

Convenient tubes.

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I average about 3 fret jobs a week, for about 12 years now. Stewmac fret wire has done about 98% of those jobs without a single complaint. I carry most of what they offer.

5.0

Perfect choice

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I got it to refret my 80's HM Strat and now it reminds me of when it was new, but better because I got to hand roll the ends. Definitely going to get more - maybe for my L6. Thanks, Dave

5.0

Excellent Fretwires!

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Just the fretwires that I needed. Thank you so much!

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