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GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner   

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GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner cleans your musical instrument strings, brightens your sound, and prolongs fingerboard life while letting you play faste...Read More

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For sleeker string and neck action.

GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner cleans your musical instrument strings, brightens your sound, and prolongs fingerboard life while letting you play faster than you ever imagined! Convenient applicator and cloth. For all stringed instruments.

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GHSFast-Fret String Cleaner
 
4.5

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (116)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (29)
  • Functional (23)
  • Good quality (22)
  • Improves sound (11)

Cons

  • Not functional (4)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (18)
  • Concerts (11)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (26), Professional musician (6), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best money I've ever spent

Bought this in 2006 and it changed my playing! I can fly on solos and my sound is bright! Best of all, this lasts forever. I'm still on the same stick and it's...Read complete review

Bought this in 2006 and it changed my playing! I can fly on solos and my sound is bright! Best of all, this lasts forever. I'm still on the same stick and it's got about 50 years left of uses (I use it every time I play which is fairly often). I recommend this to any player at any level. You won't regret it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Fast Frets dried out?

Recently purchased after buying originally a few decades ago and liking it. The one I just bought seemed to be dried out so it didn't leave much lubricant. I rubbed the strings/fretboard hard...Read complete review

Recently purchased after buying originally a few decades ago and liking it. The one I just bought seemed to be dried out so it didn't leave much lubricant. I rubbed the strings/fretboard hard after playing and it mostly left lint on the wrapped strings. I suppose it did wipe them cleaner but hard to tell. Little wiping rag supplied was almost useless and fraying. I also use Fingerease before playing which lubes much better. Spray front and back of neck, wait 10 minutes and wipe. Overspray could be an issue though- spray quickly. Recommendation: Fingerease before playing to lube Fast Fret after playing to clean (if not dried up like mine).

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1.0

Used to be good stuff..

By 

from Portland, Maine

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Not Functional

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Practicing

Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

I've used Fast Fret for many years. It used to work well, and a single can would last for months. But the last few I've bought have been dried out as received. The return to the metal can and the addtion of a plastic cover over the applicator are both good improvements, but my last few have been prematurely dry nonetheless. Also, the included cloth sheds a lot, leaving bits of material on strings and in the guitar case. Time for me to try a new product...

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4.0

fast fret

By 

from nw ohio

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Preserves Strings

Cons

  • Affects Tone

Best Uses

    Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

    Great for preserving the strings on instruments that are not used or restrung very often. Ran a music store for a number of years & used it on instruments so that the strings would not corroded. Played professionally also, did not use it on my instruments because it dulls the tone somewhat.

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    5.0

    Smooth Action

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    from Jesup,Ga.

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

      the strings last longer. Makes it easyer for your fingers to slide on the fret board.

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      3.0

      Spreads rust

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      from Caribbean

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Playability

      Cons

      • Spreads Rust

      Best Uses

        Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

        Great when new. I live on a boat on the sea where rust eats new strings from day one. New d'adarios lasted 7 weeks with no playing after applying fast fret. The fast fret picks up small amounts of rust and then spreads it all over.

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        5.0

        Works well!

        By 

        from Milwaukee, WI

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

            I've been playing for 20 years and finally tried fret fast for the first time after having issues with 80/20 strings lasting. I just apply a bit and wipe down the strings after I am done playing and my strings last quite a bit longer.

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            3.0

            Not very impressive

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            from Eastsound, WA

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            Pros

            • Not Likely To Do Any Harm
            • Relatively Easy To Apply

            Cons

            • Doesn't Have Much Effect
            • Seems Likely To Dry Out

            Best Uses

              Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

              Perhaps I expected more from this than I should have (I really love GHS banjo strings!). But I didn't detect any improvement in the performance or feel of my strings or fret board after applying this product. I suppose I'll keep using it just to give it a longer trial, but I'm guessing that the tube I bought won't last very long -- it looks like it's going to dry out before it's all used up.

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              5.0

              This is something you need!

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              from Miami, FL

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                This is a great product, it provides a completely different sound to the strings and it's easier to go from one note to another.

                I noticed some people said it dries too fast, but you only need to be careful and put back the cover after every use.

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                5.0

                I love this stuff...

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                from Jasper, AL

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                  I used this stuff for years, and then went through a spell where I couldn't find it. My old bass had a satin maple neck with a rosewood fretboard, this stuff slicked it up good. Honestly, I put it on the back of the neck, too. Not sure if that is recommended, LOL!

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                  5.0

                  Always use your Fast-Fret:)

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                  from Hyde Park, Vermont

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound
                  • You Need This

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anytime
                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                    I always apply Fast-Fret either before or right after I pick up my guitar. It cleans the strings, dresses them, and also nourishes the fretboard so it will not dry out.
                    I love the new package for this product- the cap for the product keeps it fresher, and I love the durable metal tube rather than the flimsier plastic tubes it used to come in!
                    Your strings will reward you with a much longer life, and your guitar will thank you with easier playing!

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                    5.0

                    New & Improved

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                    from Madison, WI

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                        They made the case METAL! This is great as the plastic they previosly used would crack being transported around and dry everything out. Bummed the handle isn't wood anymore, but I can deal with the trade off.

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