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Sonic
10-24-2015, 05:00 AM
After years of my uke frets is being dimmed. So I searched some method of re-crown frets.

Firstly I just use No.2000 sandpaper to sand the fret. The result will be follow. The frets are not smooth enough and shine.
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And then I bought the "planet waves fret polishing system" and clean the frets with its cloth. It would be more shine and smooth in touch. It's a nice product :)
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Inksplosive AL
10-24-2015, 05:18 AM
Ummmm I guess the marketing geniuses will figure out a way to sell anything. The old school would use a pink and white pencil erasure to not remove any material from the fret itself.

~AL~

chuck in ny
10-24-2015, 05:27 AM
i got a bunch of mini cloth polishing wheels for the dremel. maybe some red buffing compound followed by white would shine them up. you'd get wax onto the fret board not necessarily a bad thing. i would do the job as simply as possible with what you have. the issue personally would not bother me as long as the frets were in good alignment doing their function.

Sonic
10-24-2015, 06:34 AM
Not tried for pencil erasure yet. Maybe give them a try next time :p

spookelele
10-24-2015, 06:47 AM
isnt their system.. just scotchbrite?

ricdoug
10-24-2015, 05:19 PM
Jewellers Rouge or Brasso polish without excessive abrasion. Ric