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Is this tool any good?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Brooks, Jul 26, 2003.

  1. Brooks


    Apr 4, 2000
    Middle East
  2. Carey


    Jan 18, 2002
    Redlands, CA
    While it may level and polish frets in relation to their nearest neighbor, it won't be able to deal with any unevenness in the playing surface over the entire length of the fingerboard. It's probably fine for a touch up dressing once in a while, but I'd recommend a pro for optimum playability.
    Also, I fail to understand how a "longitudinal" motion is going to crown, or restore the peak, to any frets. It sounds a little hokey to me.
    If you get one let us know how it works, it's certainly affordable.
  3. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    I thought the same thing when I looked at it.