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Hey guys,

Any one know where you can find Fret Doctor within Canada?, or do you guys buy it from the states?

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Geordie
 

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Bought mine from the states, they have their own website
 

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I bought it from their website. A bottle lasts a long, long time.
 

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just go and buy some snake oil. you can buy it at the same place where the emperor bought his new clothes.

Works better than lemon oil
 

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Works better than lemon oil
that's a little like saying it works better than caustic soda. since there's no such thing as any evidence or even logic to back up the idea that supports those products in the first place.
might as well believe in the tooth fairy
 

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Gorgomyte is the best. But, I do always add a bit of fret doctor after. I love fret doctor and I think its way better than Lemon Oil which has a lot of solvents.
Also, Gorgomyte offers reasonable shipping to Canada right from their website. Its crazy how good it works. You can literally feel how much smoother your frets are after.
 

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i don't use anything at all. i never have. oh sure, i rub it clean with a wonder wipe when i change strings, but that's all i've ever done to a fretboard, ever. i've never had a "dried out" fretboard. over the years, dozens of guitars, many of them abused more than they deserved. those boards are often kiln dried. when they're not, they're air dried. but still dried. on purpose. when they are dried, it is because water, not oil, was allowed to escape the wood. why would you add oil to replace water loss if that was a concern? it certainly can't be expected to act the same. they are only similar in that they are both liquids. if a piece of wood cracks or deforms due to extreme dryness, neither oil or water will bring it back. most of the time i think the whitish color people attribute to dried out rosewood is probably salt and skin. maple boards don't do it. furniture doesn't do it in anywhere near the timespan people claim a fingerboard will. oiling the fretboard is hokus pokus
 

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I find that it's less about "conditioning" than cleaning the board with my suggestion.

The piece of Gorgo is black by the time I'm done a board,
that goes for brand new guitars on the first string change too.

I used to try to do that manually, but was leaving a lot of gunk behind.
The very least it will do is prolong the life of your strings and clean frets feel nicer to play on too.
 
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The piece of Gorgo is black by the time I'm done a board,
that goes for brand new guitars on the first string change too.
I finally had an opportunity to try this stuff.
I first did my usual, guitar cleaner/polish with a toothbrush to get at the fret edge.
Repeat with a cloth, which looked clean after doing it.
I then used a piece of Gorgo to do the neck again.
Came out black! I couldn't believe it!

 

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Hey guys,

I just registered to this forum after reading the posts about Gorgomyte.

I just wanted to let you know that the black you see on your Gorgomyte is a chemical reaction with the SS of the guitar frets and NOT dirt like the company would make you believe.

Try this:

Clean the frets with Gorgomyte and buff until there is no more black. Use another Gorgomyte on the frets again...instant black spots!

I just find them deceptive in making you believe that their coconut oil is removing and lifting dirt when, in fact, it is just a chemical reaction giving all these black spots.
 
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