Jescar Medium/Medium Nickel-Silver Fret Wire (6 ft)
This premium Jescar 18% nickel-silver fret wire is both beautiful and durable, a perfect finishing touch for your special build or re-fretting job! With its medium crown width and medium crown height, this is a perfect fret wire for a wide range of guitars and other stringed instruments. Jescar fret wire is considered by many builders to be the highest-quality fret wire on the market today, and it is used by many of the biggest guitar manufacturers.
This wire set comes in six (6) 12" lengths, gently pre-radiused to help keep those ends down when you are installing it. The size of this wire has a nice middle-of-the-road crown width and height, which makes it suitable for a large variety of guitars and other larger stringed instruments such as banjos, dulcimers and more. The exact exact measurement specifications are below. This wire will fit nicely into a .023" fret slot, which is pretty much the standard for most modern fret wires.
We also include a 2-page sheet of fretting "do's and don'ts" to help the first-time fretter get started, at no extra charge! This fret wire can be used on larger banjos, guitars (electric and acoustic), larger dulcimers, cigar box guitars and various other medium-size to larger fretted stringed instruments. The 12-inch lengths allow you to easily cut the exact lengths you need. For a more in-depth DIY guide, check out our fretting how-to book!
Technical Specs: Crown Height: .043" (1.09mm) Crown Width: .080" (2.03mm) Tang Depth: .050" (1.27mm)
A slot width of .023" is recommended for this fret wire, but somewhat wider may work if you use glue to set the frets in. Be sure to measure the width, height and tang depth/width of your current frets before buying, to make sure this set will fit your intended usage! Note that the lengths of fret wire might show a slight curve to the left or right during installation, but this will not affect its functionality once installed and will help keep the fret in place.
* Please note that tolerance on fret wire piece length is +/- 1/8" (.125").