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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 176 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (134)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (47)
  • Functional (39)
  • Good quality (36)
  • Improves sound (25)

Cons

  • Not functional (5)
  • Poor quality (4)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (30)
  • Concerts (20)
  • Back-up (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (42), Professional musician (9), Novice (4)

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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5.0

GHS fast fret

By morgan

from thornton, co

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

      I gt three of these, one for each of my guitars. Real handy and quick to use

       
      4.0

      Restored sound quality

      By FlatPicker

      from Springfield, OR

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

        There is only one reason I bought this product: I wanted something that would clean and restore proper tone to the strings. I didn't care about making the action slicker.

        For many years, having strings go dead was a very frustrating experience for me. I didn't know if anything could be done about it. For a long time, I was under the impression that problem was with the strings themselves and I was wondering how strings could wear out so quickly. Well, the problem wasn't with the strings wearing out at all.

        I have a Martin HD-28 guitar (a top quality guitar, as most of you probably already know) that had a set of dead GHS strings on it. After reading this ad, I got the guitar out and applied this product to the strings.

        After using the product, the strings sounded new again, just about like they do when you first put them on and then tune and re-tune the guitar until the strings stretch out normally. This is exactly what I was trying to achieve.

        The only possibly negative thing I could say about the product, at this point, is that the applicator seemed to be a little bit dry.

         
        4.0

        Does the job it's intended to do

        By DDawg2

        from Cornville, AZ

        About Me Experienced

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

          Works well at keeping strings clean and reduces finger squeak especially on nickel or Monel based strings.

           
          5.0

          Recent convert

          By Mammothtusk76

          from Fargo ND

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

            Lots of my friends have used this over the years. I always just wiped the strings down with a polish cloth and called it good. Recently tried this as a friend just bought a new stick of fast fret and I was impressed how it made my broken strings (bordering on dead) sound brighter and lively again I see lots of comments about how it works great to fix/prevent string issues with high humidity. Wish I would have used this when I was on tour could have saved some money on strings. Comes in a small metal container with polish cloth. Great product

             
            5.0

            It helps me...........

            By guildedsinner

            from Battle Creek, Michigan

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            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

              It cleans the strings, lubricates them: Does what it is supposed to. On hot, sticky outdoor venues, it seems to help me with finger dexterity. I'm a believer.

               
              5.0

              great stuff thought they quit making it

              By glfdevils

              from no.law. ny

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                on hot sticky days keeps you playing fast

                 
                5.0

                I have used this product for years,

                By roofdog

                from Gordo Alabama

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                  I have used this stuff sinse the 90's, good stuff!

                   
                  3.0

                  Very handy

                  By MikeW

                  from Boston, MA

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                      I bought this on advice from an experienced friend when the hot, humid weather was making my strings go bad very fast, and playing was hard. It seems to have improved both things. Strings are bright and'chirpy' and easy to play.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great stuff!

                      By Watusi

                      from Newport, Oregon

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Gets rid of the squeaks!

                        Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                        Been using this stuff for over 30 years...Been seeing instances where people have gotten faulty product...I've never seen it.

                         
                        5.0

                        Better packaging

                        By NYCStrato

                        from NYC

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Practicing

                          Comments about GHS Fast-Fret String Cleaner:

                          Figured it was time to replace the Fast Fret I had. Much better container than old cheapy plastic one. Works as described.

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