FW37053

Fretwire, gold “Evo” alloy, 4 feet, straight wire

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Evo, gold mandolin/dulcimer fretwire, harder than nickel/silver, but not as hard as stainless wire. Comes in 2 straight 2 foot lengths.

This fretwire is sold in 2 - 2-foot straight lengths. This is normally enough for one standard instrument if you're not wasteful, but please check your plans before ordering. All of the fretwire we carry will fit into a .023" slot, with the exception of the FW75 nickel/silver wire.

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Product Description

Evo gold fretwire is a copper alloy (elemental composition: CuSn15Fe1Ti0.1) that has been used for years in the optical industry. It contains no nickel and therefore meets the"nickel free" European standard. It stands the test of time and can really dress up your guitar. With a Vicker's hardness of HV5/250, it is harder than our nickel/silver wire (HV5/200), but softer than the stainless (HV5/300). This wire is not plated; it is gold all the way through and retains the gold color once the frets are dressed.

Installation Tip: The juncture of the tang and the crown on fretwire is not a crisp 90º angle, instead it is slightly radiused (+/- 15º) We recommend slightly beveling the edges of the fingerboard slots with a needle file so that the fretwire seats properly. This beveling also makes it possible to pull out the fretwire, if necessary, without fear of tearing up wood. A drop or so of water in the fret slot helps lubricate for easier tang entry.

Fretwire Sizes and Slot Widths article

Details

Shipping Restrictions - Location
No Restrictions
Content
Gold Evo
Fret Height
.091" or 2.3mm
Crown Height
.037" or .93mm
Crown Width
.053" or 1.3mm
Tang Width
.020" or .5mm
Stud Width
.036" or .9mm

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Fretwire, gold “Evo” alloy, 4 feet, straight wire

Buy more & save! Save 20% on 6 or more.

Evo, gold mandolin/dulcimer fretwire, harder than nickel/silver, but not as hard as stainless wire. Comes in 2 straight 2 foot lengths.

This fretwire is sold in 2 - 2-foot straight lengths. This is normally enough for one standard instrument if you're not wasteful, but please check your plans before ordering. All of the fretwire we carry will fit into a .023" slot, with the exception of the FW75 nickel/silver wire.

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