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String Fuel Premium String Care Kit

String Fuel Premium String Care Kit | MN145

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Item# MN145

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About This Item

Fuel your strings to last longer and play faster.

Buildup of oil, dirt, rosin, and leftover perspiration can make playing difficult, whether the string isn’t responding to the bow or your fingers aren’t gliding cleanly over the strings during shifts. They can also cause damage to your strings, tarnishing and weakening windings. While a simple microfiber cloth will generally offer sufficient day-to-day cleaning, stubborn accumulated buildup can now be quickly and easily removed with String Fuel, leaving your strings feeling like brand new.

Designed for guitarists looking to keep their strings lasting longer and playing faster, we decided to put this product to the test on a variety of bowed strings. The pleasant-smelling formula easily pulls away rosin, oils, and sweat, leaving violin, viola, cello and bass strings feeling like they just came out of the package. While the tool’s cleaning pad completely absorbs the string fuel formula without any dripping, we tested it liberally on various varnishes to make sure it would be safe and were unable to find any effect, though it does clean and condition ebony fingerboards very well.

For best results, first wipe the strings and instrument with a felt or microfiber cloth as you normally would after playing, removing as much oil and rosin as possible. Then, uncap the end of the String Fuel tool and run the moistened pad across the full length of each string. Close the tool and immediately remove the dry microfiber cloth from the other end and wipe off the strings to wick away any excess liquid. Wait at least 15 minutes before playing. Use up to weekly or as often as stubborn buildup accumulates.

Dimensions of String Fuel tool: 3.5 x 2.75 x 1.15 inches

Weight: 2 ounces

Made in the USA.


Item Includes

  • One String Fuel tool (un-moistened).
  • One .5 oz String Fuel Refill bottle (good for 2 complete saturations).
  • One microfiber cleaning cloth.

Warranty Info

1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with SHAR's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at [email protected]

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Asked On: 10/13/2020

hello. Can this be used to clean the violin?thank you

SHAR Answer:

Hi Jinjin, thank you for your question! This item is intended for strings, specifically, and is not the best tool for cleaning your violin. A better option for your instrument would be our Cleaner & Polish Kit (Item# 1136).

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