#1
From what I can gather, frets that are bent to a tighter radius than the neck, and then inserted? Is that it?
I assume it keeps them tighter to the board than straight ones, correct? Also, is it the same thing as filing down the edges, or... I only ask because I think my MIM doesn't have rolled frets, but my friends American technically does I belive, right? When playing them, the frets felt the same. The difference is in how they rub against the base of your fingers when sliding up and down, correct?
Thanks much.
#2
Hold on, I think I have a picture.
EDIT: I think this is it, but I'm not quite sure. I'm not sure how you get them like it, but I assume you just file them down and then crown and polish them.
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Last edited by mmolteratx at Jan 16, 2009,
#3
Bump:
Anything else? I can't seem to figure out what makes them better/different than properly filed frets.
Thanks much.
#4
They're basically just smoother and allow you're hand to move more comfortably. I think ibanezrules.com has some info somewhere on the site.
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#5
Quote by mmolteratx
They're basically just smoother and allow you're hand to move more comfortably. I think ibanezrules.com has some info somewhere on the site.


Ok, that's kinda what I was figuring, but some people make a big deal out of them... The ones on my MIM aren't rolled per my knowledge, but feel great. Maybe I just got lucky with the finisher on mine. Thanks much.
#6
I don't see why they make such a big deal out of them either. The feel is slightly better but not too much. It does look extremely nice though.
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