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StewMac Wide Fretwire

StewMac Wide Fretwire

.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 lb)

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

$54.58

3 or more $46.39
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Wide/Low, 2-foot piece

Item # 0146
In stock, ready to ship!

$5.08

3 or more $4.32
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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 lb)

Item # 0149-LB
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$54.58

3 or more $46.39

Wide/Medium, 2-foot piece

Item # 0149
Due 1+ month
Email when in stock

$6.01

3 or more $5.11

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 lb)

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

$55.46

3 or more $47.14
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Wide/High, 2-foot piece

Item # 0154
In stock, ready to ship!

$6.62

3 or more $5.63
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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 lb)

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

$52.51

3 or more $44.63
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Wide/Pyramid, 2-foot piece

Item # 0158
In stock, ready to ship!

$6.57

3 or more $5.58
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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 lb)

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

$54.44

3 or more $46.27
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Wide/Highest, 2-foot piece

Item # 0150
In stock, ready to ship!

$6.55

3 or more $5.57
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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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5.0

Perfect tang width

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This is beautifully made wire. Crisp edges. The tang is. 021" and that works pretty well for about most vintage fender fingerboard slots at. 019" - highly recommended. Great feel when polished out.

5.0

Partial refret

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Verified Buyer


I did a partial refret of an old Gibson LG1. I’m new to this but the frets needed very little filing to level and the stewmac fret leveler works perfectly. I superglued some of them because the slots were too wide, and the stewmac dead blow hammer was a lifesaver.

5.0

python sized frets

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Just re-fretted a Squier Jaguar with this wire. Fantastic stuff really made it a playa.

5.0

I love this wire

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I plan on refretting one more of my guitars with this .

5.0

Very nice fret wire

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I normally use Dunlop 6100 fret wire, but decided to use the Wide/Pyramid wire. Really like it and I’m sure intonation will be more accurate, as well. Almost done with this Jackson, and have 3 more after that.

5.0

Top Quality fretwire

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Verified Buyer


Great for new builds and refrets!

5.0

Nice wide wire to match for repairs

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I don't use wide wire (i'm an 0.080" kinda guy) but I use it to match fret wire for repairs.
Very nice wire.

5.0

Great fretwire, I use it for everything!

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Verified Buyer


You must have diamond files to work this stuff, but the results are great and never need touch-up or replacement.

5.0

EXCELLENCE, as ALWAYS!

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Verified Buyer


Fantastic!

5.0

great fret

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Verified Buyer


Installed a zero glide and needed a smidgen more height than the .035 provided with the kit--.036 just right--do wish it was in stainless---

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