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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.

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StewMac Medium Fretwire
 

StewMac Medium Fretwire
For acoustic or electric guitar. The most popular wire for refretting Martin, Fender, Guild, Gibson and other guitars.
 Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
 0148-LB  Medium/medium, 68 ft (1 lb)
Save by the pound!
Yes
$49.75
3 or more $42.29

 0148  Medium/medium, 2 ft Yes
$3.86


StewMac Medium Fretwire
For acoustic or electric guitar. Somewhat narrower than our #0149 wide/medium fretwire, it can be redressed without becoming too flat.
 Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
 0141-LB  Medium/high, 52 ft (1 lb)
Save by the pound!
Yes
$48.61
3 or more $41.33

 0141  Medium/high, 2 ft Yes
$4.64


StewMac Medium Fretwire
Dan Erlewine's favorite fretwire!
For acoustic or electric guitar. Combines extra width with extra crown height.
 Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
 0152-LB  Medium/higher, 54 ft (1 lb)
Save by the pound!
Yes
$43.00
3 or more $35.19

 0152  Medium/higher, 2 ft Yes
$4.74


StewMac Medium Fretwire
For acoustic or electric guitar. Extra height for leveling and recrowning after installation or refretting.
 Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
 0155-LB  Medium/highest, 60 ft (1 lb)
Save by the pound!
Yes
$52.37
3 or more $44.51

 0155  Medium/highest, 2 ft Yes
$4.65


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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.

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.

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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StewMac Medium Fretwire
StewMac Medium Fretwire
 
5 out of 5 stars
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5 8-24-2011
always consistent

Be sure to clean all the oils off before rolling or installing. There is a lot of "stuff" left on the wire from the manuf. process that will interfere with any attempt to super-glue in a wide slot etc.

I use SM fretwire exclusively, buying it by the pound for economy. It's consistent, and I get good results every time.

Mudbug765  Hartford City, IN Read my reviews (13)
5 7-21-2011
Excellent quality fretwire

I have 5 different sizes at the moment in my shop, all from StewMac and I'm very satisfied with it!
I like also the fact that they're not cut into small pieces as Dunlop does so I can cut the lenghts as I need them.
AJ

Arno's Workshop  The Netherlands Read my reviews (3)
5 7-01-2011
First time is a charm

After watching some videos and reading some I was able to do a professional Fret Job on my 1965 Gibson Kalamazoo electric Guitar. I took a chance at it being my first one but after 10 hours she looks great and plays fantastic! For about six bucks in wire and under 100.00 in tools I am really becoming good at Guitar repair and upgrades thanks to Stew Mac for all the help and vidios as well as all the right tools and some at a price I can live with. Thanks to everyone at Stew Mac.
STUDIO7707 ON EBAY

vettster2008  Fairfield,Ca Read my reviews (4)
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5 6-26-2011
New life for my old Daion L-999!

I bought my guitar back in the 80s and it's been a wonderful acquiantance. Wear and tear over the years created the need to replace the top 4 frets and StewMac had the correct dimensions, speedy delivery and a fretwire that was a charm to work with! Thank you for the high quality material and excellent service!

Roger Olofsson  Ängelholm, Sweden
5 6-22-2011
Cigar Box Guitars

I have been building Cigar Box Guitars for a couple of years and have found that Stew Mac is the only Fretwire that insures a Quality build each and every time. I purchase the one pound quantity for added savings..
Jim

Jim B  IL
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5 6-15-2011
Very Nice!!

I always use this number is very good
perfect assembly and good leveling

andreluth  Curitiba Paraná Brazil Read my reviews (6)
5 6-09-2011
StewMac fretwire

This fretwire is best in the business!
Small quantities get same A-1 service as large orders.

Randy Wood  Cullman, Alabama Read my reviews (4)
5 5-25-2011
STAINLESS IS BETTER

I love these besides my own stainless steel fretwire. I usually recommend these frets for people who do not want to spend the extra 40 for stainless fretwire. Great frets though!

The Rock Shop  Ottawa, ON Read my reviews (10)
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5 5-12-2011
Does the job well.

I used this with the StewMac fretboards with great results. No slippage and no pops-outs. No epoxy is necessary. Works great.

Alex Page  Red Wing, MN Read my reviews (3)
4 5-11-2011
Order for Dummies

I ordered fret wire for a job but forgot it takes two sticks of wire to do one fret board for steel string 21 frets. A reminder on the form might be nice

Larry Inman  DeSoto KS Read my reviews (4)
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