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Fret Wire Selection Chart
Last Updated: 03/22/2016
The following is a suggested fret wire size for various musical instrument setups.

This chart is simply a suggested size, a lot depends on the builder and player of these instruments for the specific setup.

Part #DescriptionCrown WidthCrown HeightSuggested InstrumentFret Slot
123015Low.059" (1.5mm).024" (.60mm)Mandolin
Dulcimer
.020-.021"
123023Medium Low.091" (2.3mm).039" (1.0mm)Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
.024-.025"
123024Medium.094" (2.4mm).047" (1.2mm)Electric Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
.024-.025"
123027Jumbo .106" (2.7mm).039" (1.0mm)Electric Guitar
Bass Guitar
.024"-.025"
123029Tall Jumbo.114" (2.9mm).051" (1.3mm)Bass Guitar
Electric Guitar
.024" - .025"
123030Wide Tall Jumbo .118" (3.0mm).057" (1.45mm)Bass Guitar
Electric Guitar
.024" - .025"



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