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Double-edge Fret File

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Our best-selling fret crowning file!
Precision-cut teeth for accurate fret shaping.

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Double-edge Fret File
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4490 Narrow/Medium Yes

4491 Medium/Wide Yes

4492 Set of both files SAVE $10.00 Yes

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Each of our popular traditional 7-3/8" x 5/8" tool-steel files has two different 4" hollow-ground cutting edges, for recrowning a variety of fretwire sizes. These files were designed by luthiers for luthiers and are an economical way to get your fretting kit started. The handle is rubber-coated for comfort.

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Double-edge Fret File
Double-edge Fret File
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5 11-05-2011
Must have

This file is a must have to finish the fretwire off. I tried to use several others and they did not work. Used this file to repair what I had done.

Fishdoctor  Montgomery, AL Read my reviews (5)
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4 10-27-2011
Double edge fret file

This file works great. It cuts smoother than I expected, but sometimes I wish it were a slightly finer cut.

T. Roy  Santa Cruz, CA
5 10-06-2011
Great tool!

This is a sturdy file, and is extremely easy to use. Plus, I had great results using it!

Bruce Lyons  Wichita Falls, TX Read my reviews (11)
5 10-06-2011
Worked for Me

I wanted a file to do my own occasional, amateur fretwork. I carefully filed down the few frets in question, then lightly sanded the surfaces with grits from 220 up to 1500 to smooth them out, and polished with chrome polish (I use Simichrome). My guitar is now back in business.

Paramusia  Boston Read my reviews (2)
4 10-01-2011
go the extra mile

works good but next time ill probably get one of the diamond files to speed up the process and give a better finished look

sherman stockton  indiana Read my reviews (19)
5 9-08-2011

Bought the set. I have a lot of fretwork lately. Very happy with it, does a great job. Couldn't do without them anymore..!

Artios Music  Belgium Read my reviews (4)
5 7-08-2011
Essential, Great Value

I don't do much neck work so my tool set is sparse for that to say the least. I do however have these files on hand and they are invaluable for the work I actually do. I have tried the diamond ones and while really good, they are not worth the extra money to me. These files work very well and don't break the bank.

Billy Stephens  Fountain Valley, CA. Read my reviews (16)
5 7-07-2011
Hace el trabajo facil y rápido

De excelente calidad y acabado. Solo limpiala constantemente (con un cepillo de cerdas de acero) y no tendrás problema para obtener un trabajo limpio.

La he usado en guitarras Fender, Cort y Aria Pro y solo he necesitado el lado ancho (wide)

J_R  Guadalajara, Mexico Read my reviews (2)
5 6-30-2011
Double-edge fret file

Very useful tool for refretting job in the "first cut". Sturdy and affordable. I´ve got a one Narrow/medium last week and I´ve already done 2 refret jobs. It pays alone.

Julio-Luthier  Sao Paulo-Brazil Read my reviews (2)
5 6-25-2011

optimal file. comfortable. well built. great tool. perfect

Gilton ss  Brazil Read my reviews (18)
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