-Arturo Toscanini. Finger dirt and oils won't stick as bad, so strings are easier to wipe clean. Thank's for the information! I apply after each play and wipe strings well on top. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. When you apply it to the strings it makes them "glide" and and extends their "string" life RATE:5/6 Fingerboard 01 Cleaner/Prep I always ask a customer what she wants, if there is no preference i'll put a good quality uncoated string on a guitar that I work on. Doesn't take much. As we have discussed before, milage varies and I won't try to change anyone's opinion. Thread starter 20_Gauge; Start date Feb 12, 2014; 2. $109.65. Martin specifically says that lemon oil can harm nitrocellulose finish (but of course Bob Taylor recommends it on his poly finished guitars). 20_Gauge Senior Member. Do you use any of these products or others? 6160. It's just mineral oil in a convenient dispenser package. 6320. Tried the Finger Ease back when but never really thought much of it. Good trades/deals with Dominus, Rich#6, Lazyfingers, SAVAGE DISTORTION and ErikH. I've been using the dunlop kit for about 3-4 years now and it worked perfect for me. Joined Sep 17, 2012 Messages 349 Reaction score 102. Wipe your strings and guitar off with a damp cloth and use coated strings if you can accept them. Most guitars and basses can be done in as little as 90 seconds. I'll try to avoid silicone. I would suggest Fingerease spray or Dunlop Ultraglide 65. So my humble opinion and I know I'm in a minority - all that stuff isn't needed and can cause potential problems down the line. × Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan.   You cannot paste images directly. Jim Dunlop Acoustic Guitar Hardware (6503) Music Nomad MN103 Guitar ONE All-in-1 Cleaner, Polish, and Wax, 4 oz. Does the oil get trapped "inside" the wood if it is still there when it looks dry or what? Upload or insert images from URL. About coated strings: I love them but I have at least for sets of new non-coated strings that I would like to use. When I found out that my Cort was damaged, I got a humidifier. Doesn't take much. Anyone know of any other products? Body gloss 65 Cream of Carnauba Wax Now this will make the body shine like a mirror.I was surprised to see my old guitars look like new RATE:5/6 Ultraglide 65 String Saver This one does the same job as the Fast fret. All times are GMT-8. Bob Taylor says oil ''can protect the wood and beautify it as well.'' This page was generated at 09:47 AM. Paste as plain text instead, × When you've had budget guitars for a number of years, you may find that your old instrument is holding you back. Misha, July 31, 2017 in Acoustic Guitars. String Lubricant and Cleaner and Gibson Luthier's Choice String Cleaner that are available. You can post now and register later. You'd be better off humidifying it with plain old water.   Your link has been automatically embedded. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) Fretboard 65 is specially formulated to clean away grime and return your guitar's fretboard to … I may try mineral oil until I have the time to go to a music shop! Nice comparison man. The System 65 Fret Collar Kit makes polishing your frets super fast and easy while protecting your fingerboard at the same time. ------------------------------------------------------------------. Cleaning Agents: Dunlop Vs Gibson, DUNLOP MAINTENANCE KIT vs GIBSON AIGG-RK1. $25.72. However, if I am playing one of my electrics (which don't get coated strings) and the strings haven't been changed in a while, I might put some on, rather than change the strings. Practice until you can't get it wrong. Jolly - Ive not heard about the Fast Fret spray (well at least over here in New Zealand) Ive come across a product called Finger Ease but Ive not tried it yet. select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I use Fast-Fret. Hunging from 6 metallic strings over the Void, http://www.youtube.com/user/hermeticoguitar. I prolly should give a try to Gibson. For me, the sound, life, feel and lack of squeak are acceptable and I'm willing to pay the price for the life. × A little dab'll do ya. check out the FAQ by clicking the From picks to pedals and every accessory in between, Dunlop Manufacturing has been creating world-class gear for musicians for over 50 years. Dunlop Ultra-Glide, GHS Fast-Fret, Finger-Ease, mineral oil ? To start viewing messages, I see a different side of things and that affects my judgement. $27.53 ... dunlop jumbo accu-fret fretwire 6310. CA is cynoacrylate, better known as super glue. (I'll reed carefully the label in case a product would contain some.) I don't use anything. I guess I was wrong!? If you are using the Fast Fret to lube your strings, try using a product like the Dunlop 65 String Cleaner or the Luthier's Choice String Cleaner to remove the Fast Fret residue and clean the strings, in between applications of the Fast Fret. Feb 12, 2014 #1 I got 2 things of Fast Fret that I use on my strings but I was just wondering is the UltraGlide stuff any better? I've never use any of these products but I'm thinking about it. A quality guitar can inspire you to write great songs, improve your understanding of the Gdim chord while in the Lydian Mode, cure the heartbreak of cystic acne--and help you find true love in the process. Helps polish the frets and keeps gunk from building up on the fret board. Another great use for Fast Fret is as a fingerboard conditioner, as it is white mineral oil (in a convenient dispenser). © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. GHS Fast Fret vs Dunlop UltraGlide. But... then... Objectively, if I keep my uncoated strings as spares and get a few sets of Elixir strings, I won't be in trouble!). dunlop jumbo accu-fret fretwire 6180. They are here to help. You may have to register The System 65 Fret Collar Kit makes polishing your frets super fast and easy while protecting your fingerboard at the same time. 6190. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Oil can help retain moisture but it doesn't moisturize on its own. CA = superglue! Display as a link instead, × It's my fault, I was often absent from home and didn't take the time to check it in its case!). Taller frets make it easier to get clear notes: less finger pressure is required, a fact that some people don't notice, but which makes a life-and-death difference to others. Edit: There is also D'addario Planet Wave XLR8. I also know I'm in the minority about putting stuff on my guitar. I use Fast-Fret. I'm surprised that a lot of people use naphta to clean their fretboard. For GMC support please email support (at) guitarmasterclass.net. Mineral oil won't hurt any of the guitar's surface finishes. Do avoid anything with silicone. Clear editor.   Pasted as rich text. It's just mineral oil in a convenient dispenser package. Wood doesn't lose oil when it dries out, it loses moisture. Back when I used the uncoated Martin Phosphor Bronze strings, I found that the GHS was great for cleaning off the corrosion that would build up on the strings. A long time ago I standardized on one brand of coated strings - I can cover all of my quiver with light and mediums and a few singles. Most guitars and basses can be done in as little as 90 seconds. We consistently create the best selling picks and analog electronics, and carry a large line of accessories that set industry standards in their respective fields. $20.70. As has been said though, don't use anything with silicone in it. Fret Wire Set Material: Hard nickel silver, Medium jumbo, Width: 2.36 mm, Height: 1.50 mm, Length: 66.67 mm, Package quantity: 24 Pieces If this is your first visit, be sure to Finger dirt and oils won't stick as bad, so strings are easier to wipe clean. Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself. I don't actually use anything but fast fret for strings..I'm gonna get this dunlop set though! I didn't know that one!! Here, in Quebec, Canada, with the weather changes, sometimes, my guitars get really dry.