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Fixing fret buzz: seating a popped-up fret

Issue 258 March 24, 2016

Matt Brooker has a neck with some buzzing frets. He traces the problem to some poorly seated frets and shows two ways to clamp them down. Matt shows why seating the frets is the first thing to do before taking a file to your fretboard.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkSpringy, popped-up frets that won’t stay down.
  • checkmarkDon’t file loose frets; seat them first. Matt explains why.
  • checkmarkHow to fix popped up frets with and without our Jaws Fret Press.
  • checkmarkThe advantage of using the thinnest super glue.

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