I have an RG2550Z where the frets become "gritty" after a few months or less, at least with no use. They look a little tarnished, and bending feels like it's on fine grit sandpaper. Not sure it can be seen in the photo, maybe in full size:
Is poor quality fretwire common in Prestige line...
i use to refret with Stewmac's #150 fretwire, it's the bigger they sell, but i've seen guitars with way bigger frets on. also, some customers ask me for bigger frets than Stewmac's #150. i know there's Warmoth, but i think they sell fretwire in neck quantities only, maybe even pre-cut, but i...
Have any of you guys used both types before?
Did switching from one type to the other make a lot of difference in the playability of your guitar?
Which did you prefer?
Are there any advantages to using say the 6150 over the 6105?
Whats the closest match for the fretwire used on the rg570 (1998, wizard neck)?
I need to get a fairly close match because I'm only replacing a few frets, rather than doing a full refret.
One of the standard stew-mac gauges would be close enough, I'd think... any luthier types that can...