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new frets?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by RETSAMPALS, Nov 10, 2000.


  1. RETSAMPALS

    RETSAMPALS

    Sep 10, 2000
    i am trying to repair my old bass and in addition to clamping the neck back together(don't ask), i realized the frets smell like A$$! well they seem to be corroded so i need to find new fret wire...so does anybody know what i need to do to refret it and where do i get more fret wire?
    sorry this bass is really cheap and probably isn't worth the effort in many of your eyes but i really like it! :oops:)
     
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Stewart-McDonald sells fretwire of various gauges.



    I'm going to move this to setup now.



    Will C.:cool:
     
  3. If you really like this bass and still want to play it regularly, you should have the fret job done by a professional. There are lots of details and difficult techniques used in fret replacement and an amateur is neither equipped with the tools or the knowledge to do a good job themselves.
     
  4. RETSAMPALS

    RETSAMPALS

    Sep 10, 2000
    ok thanks