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StewMac Fret Kisser

StewMac Fret Kisser

StewMac Fret Kisser StewMac Fret Kisser

StewMac Fret Kisser

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StewMac Fret Kisser with Understring File Set
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StewMac Fret Kisser with Understring File Set

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StewMac Fret Kisser

About This Item

The fastest and most profitable fret work ever!
When you've got a guitar with a high fret or a few spots that are buzzing, we have the solution for you. You know the story: a customer's guitar plays great and is set up perfectly, but ONE fret is too high and is causing buzzing. We made the Fret Kisser to solve this problem easily, accurately, and FAST!

Now you can do accurate and cost effective fretwork quickly! You don't even need to remove the strings.

The Fret Kisser spot levels high frets in an instant. What was a several hour job can be done in no time at all, you only file exactly where it's needed.

Everyday in your shop you have customers that can't afford costly fret work, or have an inexpensive guitar they don't want to spend a lot of money on. You can finally help these customers with setup and leveling that is fast for you and affordable for them.

Level just the fret you need
Spot leveling is difficult, especially when you need to level just one fret and avoid the frets around it. Now you can pinpoint the fret that's high and level it with no danger of affecting the other frets.

There is no other tool on the market that can level just one fret as precisely and quickly as the Fret Kisser.

Diamond coated, accurate, and easy
The concept is simple. We started with our Fret Rocker, which locates high frets easily, and made it thicker and heavier. In the middle of each section we added 300 grit diamond abrasive to quickly bring the fret level with its neighbors.

You have four different sides to zero-in just on the fret you need, no matter where you are on the fretboard. Each side is a precision ground straight edge. You'll only file exactly where it is needed.

Think of all the time you'll save leveling high-frets, without having to remove the strings or tape the board to do the leveling.

A road tech's dream
The Fret Kisser is a great tool for traveling guitar techs. With cramped space backstage, in hotel rooms, and tour buses, this tool lets you address fret issues with accuracy and get the guitar back in service.

And, if that's not enough—it's also great for refrets too. Knock down any extra high frets before leveling the entire board for faster and more accurate leveling right from the start. You won't have to spend extra time "catching up" some frets. If you are new to fretwork, this little tool is insurance for the occasional mistake.

Grab a Fret Kisser and kiss high frets goodbye!

    Specifications
  • 0.255" (6.48mm) thick steel
  • 4 diamond coated sides
  • Heavy weight for easy filing
  • Each side precision ground flat
  • Integrated grip
  • Non-reflective finish
  • Patent pending
Get the set and recrown your frets just as fast!
After you’ve got your fret level with the Fret Kisser, you can recrown it just as fast with the Understring Fret Dressing File. The special shape and 20 degree angle works with the strings on so you’re ready to play again in an instant. Get the set and save!

Thanks to luthiers Danny Songhurst and Amsata Guitars for inspiring this tool.



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4.0

Beware the Man of Steel...

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Verified Buyer


I bought one of these, and I must say, it is very handy and it saves a lot of time. But..... if you're using stainless steel frets, you'll have to put some elbow grease into it. I had a friend ask to do some work on a guitar of his, and he had some high frets, but they were nickel. This thing will blaze through nickel, just be aware it won't blaze through stainless. As a matter of fact, I think I may have actually dulled one or two sides of the fret kisser on stainless frets. Other than that one aspect, ingenious tool.

4.0

Very nice, but not essential.

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We use this at a SUPER busy Guitar Center shop in Boston. It does work very well. When trying to attain high precision--bendable action under 2mm--it will find the high fret spot, score it, and get most of that reduced. To finally achieve the precision I need, I still have to do a little addition grinding with the diamond crowning file for perfect leveling.
I'm glad we have this tool in the shop, but wasn't quite the perfect problem solver I thought it would be. The price seemed a bit high, but it's well made--a high quality tool, and it'll last for many years.

5.0

Huge time saver!

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Verified Buyer


Eliminates most of the back and forth on fret jobs. Used to use a combination square block edge with 3 squares of sandpaper. That got old quick. This is a keeper

5.0

Fret Kisser

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Verified Buyer


Though somewhat expensive, the kisser does a great job...a time saver!

5.0

Fret kisser

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Verified Buyer


Best tool ever, I’ve found most guitars even new have only a couple frets off, I use the fret rocker and felt tip the tops of the high frets hit them with the fret kisser and magic happens touch up the crown and your in business no need to needlessly re level the entire or a group of frets when maybe only a few are off makes a nice playing guitar nice and level.

5.0

Best fret tool ever!

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Verified Buyer


This thing is heavy duty and works like a charm. I build a lot of kits and this tool has saved me a lot of time and allowed me to get necks playing better and more precisely than anything else I've tried.

1.0

Not the tool for me

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Verified Buyer


I couldn’t get the tool to level frets in a timely fashion. It located the high frets but the grit is too fine in my opinion. Returned it to stew Mac their customer service is amazing.

5.0

Pricey but useful

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Verified Buyer


For a busy shop this is a great tool, you can take humps off frets while under tension. Almost replacing the need for a jig as far as spot dressing frets. I've only once it once so far and it appears to work as advertised. Not a cheap tool but I can see the time savings as justified. Happy with it.

5.0

Why did I wait?

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Verified Buyer


Why did I wait to buy one of these Fret Kissers? The price, but now that I have one, I saved so much time and headache that it was worth the price on the first job. Being able to isolate a single high fret rather than take down a whole series or more of frets, then have to re-crown and redress all the neighboring frets, taping and un-taping, is marvelous! Just buy one and increase your joy!

5.0

Fret Kisser

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Verified Buyer


This is going to be the most useful tool for fret touch ups ever Takes out the guess work. Speedy and accurate. Amazingly simple to use and works great!!
Robert Mondell

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