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Snapfile Leveling System

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Versatile 4-in-1 tool for frets and fingerboards!
Magnets in the handle make file swapping fast and easy.

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  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
2256 Snapfile Leveling System complete SAVE $20.00 2-3 weeks

2251 Snapfile magnetic handle only 2-3 weeks

2252 Snapfile diamond leveling file only Yes

2253 Snapfile standard leveling file only Yes

2254 Snapfile super-sharp leveling file only Yes

2255 Snapfile fret end beveling file only Yes

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Our R&D guys (luthiers and repairmen themselves) envisioned an all-purpose fret and fingerboard leveler with interchangeable files—one versatile tool that can do the work of four, saves space in a tool drawer, includes improvements for more efficiency, and adapts quickly and easily to every stage of leveling. The result is our Snapfile Leveling System, bringing great new innovations for your fretwork.

Versatile, efficient handle
The handle is made of anodized machined aluminum, for a heftier weight that works more efficiently with less chatter. It's shaped to fit either hand, with lifetime durability.

Fast, easy file swapping at each stage of leveling
Strong magnets embedded in the recessed handle hold the file securely. Each 1" x 6" (25.4mm x 152.4mm) steel leveling file simply snaps in, snaps out.

Four versatile leveling files
Standard fret leveling file with chatter-free single-cut teeth.
300-grit diamond-coated file levels frets smoothly in both directions.
Fret end beveling file with 90-degree teeth resists sliding off the fretboard.
NEW Super-sharp chemically-machined file levels fingerboards and pearl inlays more efficiently.

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Snapfile Leveling System
Snapfile Leveling System
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5 10-11-2012
Great Tool

Good variety of cutting grades. Saves time. Well suited for performing fall off fretwork.

whittamps  Groton CT Read my reviews (3)
5 2-24-2012
Great TOOL!

Before i bought the snap file system I used an old nicholson which was fine for a while even when it was new it never cut as good and wasn't nearly as comfortable. worth every penny.. i can do more leveling in a day with less fatigue.

Michael Moody  Chico, Ca Read my reviews (2)
5 1-31-2012

this is a great file without fail and has a great weight to it.. makes the job a little faster with great results

will lee  savannah, ga Read my reviews (9)
5 1-25-2012
Daily use tool

I use this tool about every day and just love it. The handle had a nice weight and solidness to it and is surprisingly comfortable for being a chunk of metal. I use the straight cut and diamond file most, the others occasionally, but they are all nice to have.

Jacob Hawkins  Columbus, OH Read my reviews (5)
3 6-09-2011
Seems like a good idea...but

If you use all of these file in regular rotation, maybe it could be worth the cost. As for saving space in the drawer, I still have to have somewhere to put the (3) files that I don't regularly use. I paid so much for them that I fell like I need to really take care of them. Now the very fine, straight cut (#2255) I love. But for $30 I could have glued it to a hand shaped piece of wood. When used with the magnetic handle it rattles a bit. It is just is not for me.

Keith Roscoe  Greensboro, N.C. USA Read my reviews (8)
5 3-12-2011
Snapfile Leveling System

This is a gem of a tool. Highly recommended.

MED  Delray, FL Read my reviews (37)
5 3-10-2011
Fantastic Freakin' File!

If you do a lot of guitar repair then you most likely have many tools in your shop. This needs to be one of them! Immediately when this snap file arrived I knew it was going to be good. The feel, the design, the precision. I almost like doing fret work now. Almost.

Shannon D.  Jamestown, MO. Read my reviews (2)
4 2-16-2011
Great tool with many uses

I bought this tool along with the radiused sanding blocks, thinking that i would use the blocks to keep me honest and accurate. I found that i could do the first pass with these and then just use the radius block for the final fine grit. Great tool and superb selection of files.

Gerald Stewart  Melbourne, Australia. Read my reviews (2)
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