Repairs and Modifications
Estimates are Free, wherein an assessment will be made to determine the necessary repairs or modifications needed to achieve your specific needs. Cost is based on the time and tools required to complete the job to your satisfaction, parts are not included. We offer a wide range of procedures, most of which have a set price. However many basic procedures are included with more complicated or time consuming repairs or mods. For example, a Setup includes a String Change, and a String Change includes a thorough cleaning. Custom services are also available with a price to be determined with a one on one consultation.Please Call or Email to schedule a One on One Consultation as prices are subject to vary, due to the specificity of your individual needs.
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String Change: $20
Recommend every 2-3 weeks. Fresh strings of your choice ( not included ) installed professionally with a thorough cleaning and polish. Please feel free to bring your own strings, but we can supply them if needed.
Neck Treatment: $10
String Change Add On in which the fretboard is cleaned and detailed, then oiled to maintain integrity and luster. (Finished fret boards do not require oil)
Clean and Detail: $20
Mostly reserved for heavy cleaning needs, removal of minor sticker residue. Includes Neck Treatment.
Small Parts Replacement: $20
Single tuners, single adjustable saddles, tremolo springs, hardware mounting, minor wiring work, installation of strap buttons, or single mounted parts. This charge can be used in conjunction with other services.
Pick Guard\Pickup Mounting: $30
Either changing a pick guard or mounting and adjusting pre wired pickups. This charge does not include wiring, Pickups and Controls need to be adequately connected.
Neck Adjustment: $20
Truss rod adjustments or Bolt-On neck shim to acheive desired 'Action' when a setup is not needed. ( A majority of neck adjustments require additional compensation adjustments to coordinating parts and would need to be billed as a Setup )
Basic Setup: $60
Includes String Change, Clean and Detail and Neck Treatment. As well as any adjustments necessary to maintain current calibration of 'Action' and 'Intonation'. All hardware tightened, Tuning Machines oiled and inspected, Wiring and Controls cleaned and inspected. This Service is reserved for new and used instruments that are in good condition. Additional needs and services will be determined in a One on One Consultation.
Custom Setup: $100
Any Setup that requires more than the basics, Floyd Rose style, 7 string and above, 5 string and above for Bass, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Double Bass and any similar Folk instruments. Includes all services of a Basic Setup in addition to any variation in calibration, such as changing string gauges or tunings. This Service is used when Minor Wiring repairs are needed in addition to setup needs.
Bone Nut or Saddle: $100
A Hand Carved Nut or Saddle, available in Low or High PolishBone is the Best Material legally available for use in carving Nuts or Saddles, "Pre-Cut" Nuts or Saddles are available but typically still need to be cut to size and therefore require as much work for less sound quality and durability. Includes a Basic Setup.
Additional Materials Available:
Horn: ($200) Appearance will vary with material, due to type or cut. Less Brightness than standard bone while still increasing Volume and Durability.
Mammoth Tusk: ($300) Ethically sourced and Certified by the Dealer. Ancient Ivory produces a mellower tone than standard Bone, while still giving increased Volume and lifetime Durability. These Artifacts are thousands of years old, and have limited availability and a wide variation of color and appearance.
Tuning Machine Replacement: $50-$80
Tuning Machines are most often sold and recommended to be replaced in sets. Single Tuner repair/replacement is available depending on availability of parts. Standard 'Drop in' to Full Retro fit
Electric Bridge/Tremolo Replacement: $50-$150
Standard replacement, 'Drop in' requiring height and intonation adjustments to Retro fit. This service includes a Basic Setup Advanced Tremolo Replacement: $75-$200"Floyd Rose" Style, "Bigsby" style and similar high functioning tremolo systems. This Service includes a Basic Setup.
Control Replacement: $20 each (additional $10 for Semi Hollow and Hollow Body)
Either due to Faulty parts or Upgrading to higher quality. Wiring,Potentiometers, Pickup Switches,Capacitors and Output Jacks. This service includes a full Electronics cleaning.
Wiring Modification: $35+ (additional $10 for Semi Hollow or Hollow Body)
Adding or changing non standard wiring arrangements such as Coil Splitting or Kill Switches. Includes a full electronics cleaning.
Acoustic Pickup Install: $75+
Under saddle, Microphonic or Sound hole styles that require drilling out, in the block, a hole 1/2" in diameter, Mounting and calibration. This Service includes a Basic Setup.
Electric Pickup Install: $45 each ( additional $15 for Semi Hollow or Hollow Body)
Drop in or mounted, includes standard wiring arrangements, Pick Guard Mounting and Calibration. Additional charges for added wiring modifications such as Coil Splitting, Kill Switches, Treble bleed circuits, or Advanced Wiring arrangements.
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