Where can i get frets? What kind of store carrys them?
can i get by the foot? any help is appreciated.Im on my first build now.

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Hi Rob, You can find both frets and fret wire (by the foot) at ebay.com and some of the folks here also sell both as well. Be patient, someone will let you know here usually in a short period of time.

Stacey
Hi Rob, Frets by the pound or length are available from stewmac.com. They also have a free fret computer which you will need, and nice sets of economy tuners. Everything you need you can find there. Richard in Tennessee
Thanks Stacey,i will check it out

Stacey said:
Hi Rob, You can find both frets and fret wire (by the foot) at ebay.com and some of the folks here also sell both as well. Be patient, someone will let you know here usually in a short period of time.

Stacey
Rich,thanks ill look into that also

Richard Sanabia said:
Hi Rob, Frets by the pound or length are available from stewmac.com. They also have a free fret computer which you will need, and nice sets of economy tuners. Everything you need you can find there. Richard in Tennessee
Rob,

If you're looking for just enough for one build and you have a guitar shop that does repairs close by, they will usually sell you a "stick" (2 foot) for fretwire which is ususally enough. Anything up to $ 5 is fair since you don't have to pay freight. It will also give you a chance to ask about used tuners.... repair shops often have a box of "take-off"s that they will sell you a few out of cheap.

Build relationships as well as CBGs....

the best,

Wichita Sam
Wichita Sam,thank you.I do have a guitar shop close.I iwll check it out this w/e.
Appreciate the heads up and im sure i will be asking a million more questions.
Rob

Wichita Sam said:
Rob,

If you're looking for just enough for one build and you have a guitar shop that does repairs close by, they will usually sell you a "stick" (2 foot) for fretwire which is ususally enough. Anything up to $ 5 is fair since you don't have to pay freight. It will also give you a chance to ask about used tuners.... repair shops often have a box of "take-off"s that they will sell you a few out of cheap.

Build relationships as well as CBGs....

the best,

Wichita Sam
Hey Man I bought fret wire from Getty right here on the nation.... He's a good guy and has great information... Best of luck - Jim
i cant believe cb,s way down here hes my 1st choice any size or style you need and not more than you will use building 2 gittys the man

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