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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2010, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Gold EVO Frets, Stainless Frets

I'm concerned about losing a little warmth with Stainless Frets if I order them on my next Carvin and if I refret my current guitar I'm leaning toward Gold Evo Frets- said to be very warm like Nickel but last almost like Stainless or longer.

These gold colored frets are used on Gibson Les Paul supreme- any have one of those ?

The thing that concerns me MORE than warmth issues on both of these fret types is - IF they are so slick and smooth will I still get endless sustain or full volume sustain from finger vibrato - the string dragging against the fret and ringing or "bowing " from the friction.


Any thoughts on that- you guys with stainless- can you get long ringing sustain from vibrato as well as with Nickel from the string rubbing on the fret ?

Thanks- try it and let me know.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2010, 07:52 PM
 
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Re: Gold EVO Frets, Stainless Frets

These sorts changes to a guitar might be evident in sound, but IMO isn't the be all and end all of your tone... I wouldn't worry to much about all the little things... But I do understand its half the fun of playing the guitar... Im sure whatever you choose your fingers will do the talking..
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-27-2010, 02:26 AM
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Re: Gold EVO Frets, Stainless Frets

I have several guitars with SS frets, and can tell you will not notice a real difference.
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^^ What Ayrton said... and I'll add that given the choice, I will always take the SS frets from now on.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-22-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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Re: Gold EVO Frets, Stainless Frets

need to try EVO asap. I have SS, N/S and bronze wire experience but not gold.
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