What do you do for your frets?

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  1. DonP

    DonP Strat-Talk Member

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    I'll check that out.

    The guitars are a 1990 Jackson Fusion PRO, a Fender HM Strat, a USA Ibanez, and maybe others. All from the late '80s / early '90s.
     
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    NGS LONDON Strat-Talk Member

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    Or maybe throw the case.
     
  3. Wound_Up

    Wound_Up CUSTOM USER TITLE Silver Member

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    That only leaves a very tiny line across the top shiny while the rest of the fret is dull as hell. No thanks.
     
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    jwag Strat-O-Master

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    Hahaha….you beat me to it, I do the same.
     
  5. Colnago1

    Colnago1 Senior Stratmaster

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    I use the “magic cloth” which is the same as “gorgymyte cloth”. It does a great job and is super inexpensive.
     
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    Sixstringer107 Strat-O-Master

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    Generally nothing, except for wiping them down when I change strings, but I took the advice of @soulman969 and @CattleDog73 and ordered some Gorgomyte cloth.
     
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  7. soulman969

    soulman969 Senior Stratmaster

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    Let us know how you like it. But keep in mind that it's both an abrasive cleaner and a polish. You'll have some black residue from the frets because the Gorgomyte is removing a very thin layer of metal along with any accumulated fretboard grunge.

    Just keep wiping it away with a clean cotton or micro-fiber cloth 'til it's clean then buff the frets with a separate clean cloth. I treat mine each time I change strings to keep the frets clean and smooth. It really does work very well.
     
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  8. Sixstringer107

    Sixstringer107 Strat-O-Master

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    I'm thinking it probably works like Mother's Aluminum Polish, you get the black residue with that also, but man it really shines stuff up.
     
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