#1
My gibby feels strange when bending, feels like frets were made of sanding paper, What can I do about it? I tried polishing them with some car polish, which took 1 hour and I broke a string, of course the one don`t have a replacement for. Nothing changed after polishing
#2
#0000 steel wool. be VERY careful and tape off the pickups so the steel wool fibers don't get near the pickups, or you could wreck them.
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#3
How about some Gorgomyte? Made my grungy nasty frets look brand spanking new in no time.

If you need to remove metal from the frets then I don't know. . .
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#4
Car polish does better than steel wool, because those frets are alredy smoother than just wool can get them. All I want is smooth feel when bending. Maybe I should polish them with more of that polishing fluid and using more force and taking more time for each fret?
#5
#0000 is like steal cotton balls dude.

Try it.
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#8
But isnt a polishing fluid even smoother than 0000 wool? And are you sure it will make bends feel like slicing butter?
#9
0000 steel wool is the industry standard for polishing frets.
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#10
You know what, you're right. Polishing fluid is the way to go. You probably just didn't do it for long enough.

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#11
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But isnt a polishing fluid even smoother than 0000 wool? And are you sure it will make bends feel like slicing butter?


Dude. You missed the part about STEEL wool. Once you've got the frets smoothed out with the steel wool, grab a piece of thick leather and, using the rough side, polish them to a mirror finish.

But here's what's up if you'd rather spend a bit of money:



http://www.stewmac.com/Luthier_Tools/Tools_by_Job/Tools_for_Fretting/Polishing_and_abrasives/Fret_Erasers.html
#12
Nail buffers work well too. You can get those own to a really low grit too.
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