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We've been using Dunlop 6501 fret wire:

  • Crown Width: .090
  • Crown Height: .055

It's a bit high ....

The Jescar equivalent is 55090 (?)

The only retail source I've found for this Jescar wire in nickle silver is cbgitty


Here are some Fret wire selections

cbgitty

Jescar Medium-Medium

Technical Specs:
- Crown Width: .080" (2.03mm)
- Crown Height: .043" (1.09mm)
- Tang Depth: .050" (1.27mm)


Jescar Medium-Highest

Technical Specs:

  • Crown Width: .090" (2.29mm)
  • Crown Height: .055" (1.40mm)
  • Tang Depth: .062" (1.47mm)

Similar to Dunlop 6105 (except perhaps for tang depth):


Other

There's a nice fretwire dimension chart at luthier.net

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changed May 11, 2013