How to Identify Dead Frets

Checking Fret Height with Fret Rocker

If you are hearing dead spots on your guitar neck e.g. a ‘dead’ note that can’t be heard when the note is fretted, decays rapidly or you only hear a buzzing sound, chances are you have a dead fret. And, while it may sound more dramatic than it actually is, the truth is dead frets can almost always be resurrected.