Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by JWC, Apr 7, 2001.

  1. JWC

    JWC Banned

    Oct 4, 2000
    why would you file your frets down? what does it do? someone suggested it.
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    The fretboard wood can push frets up, strings wear grooves into them. That can cause fretbuzz and makes it difficult to achieve a good setup.
    Solution: Filing the frets so that all frets have the same height again.

    There's a German company that deloped a computer-controlled machine that can do this.
    You can get further info there.
  3. sometimes country bass players do it. :D