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Count_Chocolat
01-31-2012, 12:09 PM
What does the term "heavy" mean on the spec sheet? Jumbo...med jumbo, nickel, stainless steel? Does anyone know?

elq
01-31-2012, 01:12 PM
I have a Suhr Modern with Jumbo stainless frets and they feel very much like my Thorn S/S with Jescar 57110S frets which jescar (http://jescar.com/fretwire.html) says are .110" X .057

jhumber
01-31-2012, 01:16 PM
To me they feel similar to 6105s, but I'm sure John Suhr will be along shortly with a more exact reply. Whatever they are, they feel great on my Even C RB neck :)
They won't be stainless unless they're specifically denoted as such on the spec sheet, so you will often see "Heavy" or "Heavy SS" written on sheets.

GarMan
01-31-2012, 03:14 PM
I believe heavy are close to med-jumbo. Medium is close to the 6105 fret, which is my fave.

A-Bone
01-31-2012, 04:19 PM
I think these are the specs of these frets at Suhr. John will likely correct me if I am wrong.

Heavy - 0.051" Height x 0.108" Width
Medium - 0.055" Height x 0.090" Width
Jumbo - 0.057" Height x 0.110" Width

Eagle1
02-01-2012, 12:14 AM
Suhr uses the Jescar wire.

calpa94
02-01-2012, 02:10 PM
the heavy frets have sort of a triangle shape to them. They are not wide and round like jumbos.

Phil M
02-01-2012, 02:21 PM
Heavy is the fret size I like from Suhr. Low and wide.

Doug
02-01-2012, 04:14 PM
the heavy frets have sort of a triangle shape to them. They are not wide and round like jumbos.

Yes, they are triangular. I love the feel of Suhr's heavy frets. :aok

Count_Chocolat
02-02-2012, 06:20 AM
Does anyone know the material?

diego
02-02-2012, 09:07 AM
For comparison:

Dunlop 6150 .042 .102 18% NS
Dunlop 6230 .043 .078 18% NS
Dunlop 6220 .043 .079 18% NS
Dunlop 6170 .043 .099 18% NS
Dunlop 6110 .050 .115 18% NS
Dunlop 6120 .051 .114 18% NS
Dunlop 6105 .055 .090 18% NS
Dunlop 6100 .055 .110 18% NS

shallbe
02-02-2012, 10:56 AM
Heavy is the fret size I like from Suhr. Low and wide.

I agree.

Eagle1
02-03-2012, 12:48 AM
Heavy is the fret size I like from Suhr. Low and wide.

:bonk
It is about as high as it gets , Jescars tallest wire higher than 6100.

Phil M
02-03-2012, 05:09 AM
Go bonk your own head. Of the ones listed on the Suhr spec sheet:

Heavy - 0.051" Height x 0.108" Width
Medium - 0.055" Height x 0.090" Width
Jumbo - 0.057" Height x 0.110" Width

Relatively speaking they are the low and wide profile. I've had all 3, they feel that way too.

Eagle1
02-03-2012, 06:54 AM
What, low compared to a table?

shallbe
02-03-2012, 07:52 AM
What, low compared to a table?

No, low compared to the other two choices from Suhr.

I have the medium wire on a few Suhrs and prefer the Heavy because it is a little bit lower and the way they finish the fret in shape and smoothness really makes for an easy playing experience.

Eagle1
02-03-2012, 09:44 AM
Heavy is the tallest wire .

Husky
02-03-2012, 10:26 AM
Heavy is the tallest wire .
We offer a Jumbo which is bigger than heavy somewhere between 6100 and 6000 Dunlop wire

shallbe
02-03-2012, 03:45 PM
Heavy is the tallest wire .

Nope. Read the specs. Even medium is taller than heavy regarding Suhr.

It amazes me that you speak like you are the authority, in spite of posted specs, experienced customers with the actual guitars and fretwire, and the business owner chiming in.

artguy47
02-03-2012, 10:51 PM
Nope. Read the specs. Even medium is taller than heavy regarding Suhr.

It amazes me that you speak like you are the authority, in spite of posted specs, experienced customers with the actual guitars and fretwire, and the business owner chiming in.



Agreed!:huh

Eagle1
02-04-2012, 01:06 AM
We offer a Jumbo which is bigger than heavy somewhere between 6100 and 6000 Dunlop wire

Sorry got my specks crossed.

balde
02-04-2012, 01:20 PM
medium are great!!!!! i have those in my classic t and swear by them. SS, by the way. I liked them so much i bought some for my strat too!

nikku
02-05-2012, 06:13 AM
I made that mistake too. I always assumed heavy meant jumbo! I went for medium in the end and love them but I think I would prefer heavy better. Just because most of my other guitars are very vintage spec.