Dear valued customers,

There is only one month left in 2017.
We hope that this year has been a great year for you.
We are editing a new HOSCO tool catalog including several new products
for the NAMM show.
Also, we are going to introduce some of new items on the next Product News.
Thank you very much for your continued support.
We hope that you will have a wonderful holiday season.


NAMM Show 2018
Location: Anaheim, CA U.S.A.
Booth: 2110 (Hall E)
Period: January 25th – 28th 2018


New catalogs of the Gotoh products and the HOSCO Luthier Tools and
our new price lists will be available at the NAMM show.
If you attend the show, please make an appointment for a meeting with us beforehand.
Please reply to this Product News to make an appointment.
We look forward to meeting you at the show.
★Flexible Abalone Purfling
Easy to install!
Save your time!

The Flexible Abalone Purfling is made of Beautiful Genuine Abalone Shells and
very thin mounting sheet.
You no longer need to install small pieces of Abalone shells one by one.
These purflings can be used not only for straight lines but also as purflings for
top, back, sides, and a sound hole.
2 widths are available!
Item# F-FLAB2-1.4A  2.0MM WIDTH, 400 LENGTH, 1.4MM THICK
Item# F-FLAB16-1.4A  1.6MM WIDTH, 400 LENGTH, 1.4MM THICK
Genuine Abalone Shells
2 widths are available! For the sound hole inlay
Here is a movie that shows you what the Flexible Abalone Purflings are like.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask us.
★Packaged Precut Fret wire
2 models will be added to our Packaged Precut Fret wire .
Hardness : HV175
Radius : 300mm
Length : 7 cm (2-3/4")
Packaged 24 pcs for one instrument.
Minimum Order Quantity : 10 packs each.
*We can also supply your original fretwire at your dimensions.
Undercut for bindings are available.
Minimum Order Quantity : 100 sets.
★HOSCO Fret Saw Guide
Item# H-FSWG Fret Slot Cutting Saw Guide
Size : 196mm x 90mm x 25mm
Weight : 475g
HOSCO Fret Saw Guide is a very useful tool for cutting fret slots
on a fingerboard as you know.
However, we sometimes heard from our customers that it was a little difficult to
understand how to use the H-FSWG.
The following movie will help consumers to understand it easily.
The H-FSWG will help you to cut fret slots exactly and easily.
Related Items
★HOSCO Fret Slot Cutting Saw
4 different thick blades (0.50, 0.53, 0.57, and 0.60mm) are available for
both of High-end model and Standard model.


This HOSCO Product News will be renewed from January 2018!
For example, the instruction movies like the Fret Saw Guide's one
would be introduced more.
We are going to introduce you more useful and detailed information to help you to suggest our products to your customers.

We hope you will continue to check our Product News in the future!

Thank you for reading through the Hosco News.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reply to this e-mail or