Fret Crowning File Set, 3 Double Edged Files
Owner: Whitfill Custom Guitars
I have tried many fret files over the years and these are hands down the best I have ever used. They are very sharp and maintain their edge for many fret dressing sessions. Highly recommendedReviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Charles Whitfill from Lebanon, KY. on 3/17/2014
The wide one could use better safe edges, but....
These do load up some, and I always recommend using some form of brush in a Dremel with any file use, and a good filing, or bur lube such as that stuff Rio Grande Jewelry Supply sells. With the lube chatter is reduced, and a small bottle brush in a Dremel keeps them clean. I can still use a ground down tricorner with the best of them, but these do save time and reduce the amount of skill required or at least the effort to keep the crowns alike. The jumbo size would have been nicer if it had the safe smooth sides along each edge like the medium and small files, but you can deal with it OK. The cut is very good, but still a little short of great. Until the Swedes make these, this is about as good as it gets. They are great for knocking down tall frets to match an odd size too!Reviewed by: Seth Burgin from Phoenix, AZ United States. on 4/23/2012 8:36:00 AM
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