REPAIR PRICES

All prices listed are labor only – parts are not included. I have access to any part that may be required, even some vintage one's! Any repair work not listed here is subject to inspection and can be quoted accordingly...

We offer each customer a Free evaluation of their instrument. I go over your instrument top to bottom, electronics included and then provide you with a full written analysis of what the current set up is and any "underlying" issues - that neither of us are aware of.... before I can quote you a "real" number without coming back to you and saying "ohhh we found this....." When I quote you a price - it doesn't change.

***Estimates for repairs or mods cannot be given over the phone or by email without actually seeing the instrument - Thank You for understanding...

Standard Shop Rate - The standard, hourly shop rate for "unlisted, unusual or particularly labor-intensive" repairs or modifications is $95.00 per hour.

Some large repairs may require the job to be stretched out over a period of days, clamping and flattening can take a month, in small periods, for which the bench time will be recorded by the minute and accumulated @ $95 per hour (or $1.5883 per minute....)

SETUPS

Setup includes : Removal of old strings, internal evaluation of an acoustic cavity, inspect internally for loose braces or cracks, evaluate and re-seat or glue down any loose fret ends (within reason), clean the fingerboard and polish frets, oil fingerboard, check electronics and clean pots/switches (if necessary), tighten tuners and any hardware, clean neck and body (within reason*), check and clean nut slots, shave or shim bridge saddle (acoustics), adjust bridge saddles for action height (electrics + leveling floating trems), adjust truss rod, adjust pickups optimally, set intonation with a Peterson strobe tuner, restring with player’s string choice, tune to pitch, stretch in, and  final polish.  

(NOTE: Setups are very dependent on the player’s playing style, chosen tuning and string gauge used – especially floating trem guitars. All instruments are setup to standard A440 tuning unless specified differently beforehand – the more information you give about how you like your guitar set, the better I can help you...)


~These prices reflect just setting up the instrument - without a need for any new parts - using existing parts ONLY~

Acoustic 6 string – $90

Classical (Nylon Stringed) - $110

Electric or Acoustic 12 string  – $125

Electric / Acoustic 4 string  Bass – $90

Non - Locking Tremolo - $125

Electric with Bigsby or Floating / Locking Tremolo – $145

Bass with adjustable bridges or more than 4 strings - $110

FRETWORK

Full Fret Level & Re-Dress, w/ Hand Polish of Frets and Body – $255 (includes a full set up & customer choice of strings)

"Pleking" of Frets - just ask ! Yes we have access to Florida's ONLY P-L-E-K  Machine

Prices below include: Fret Wire, Strings of Your Choice, and final Set-Up:

Full Re-fret unbound rosewood/ebony fingerboard – $275

Full Re-fret bound or maple fingerboard – $375

Partial Re-fret – $20.00 per fret (not recommended)

File sharp ends from fingerboard dehydration – $35

Any fret work involving stainless steel +30%

NUTS AND SADDLES

New Tusq. Brand or Bone Nut(s) and Saddle(s) start at just $60.00 including  labor

Nut Slot Filing on existing nut – Shop rate per Minute

Acoustic Saddle Compensation - Shop rate per Minute

ELECTRONICS

NOTE: Semi-hollow guitars take longer, hourly bench rate applies. Installation of any components with a PC board (Pre-amps and Sustainers particularly) must be from a brand new, packaged units only.

Troubleshooting: First 15 mins – no charge, then shop rate applies ($1.5833 per minute).

Volume or Tone Pot, Switch Replace: Shop rate per Minute

Pickup Replacement: Shop rate per Minute

Pickup Routing: Will Quote

Pickup Wax Potting: Helps to eliminate squeal and feedback - ASK !

Pickup Rewinding: ASK !

Any Custom Wiring: Shop rate per Minute

TUNER REPLACEMENT

Direct retrofit with no drilling - Shop rate per Minute

Direct with drilling new mount holes - Shop rate per Minute

Boring from ‘vintage’ size to ‘modern type’ 10mm install - Shop rate per Minute

OTHER MISC. REPAIRS

Re-glue Acoustic Bridge: Shop rate per Minute

Remove lifting bridge, clean, prep, and re-glue - Shop rate per Minute

Acoustic Structural Repairs:  

Re-glue top and back cracks,

cracked/loose braces, etc. – Shop rate per Minute

Broken Headstocks/Necks – Quote on inspection

Custom Refinishing or Painting: Will Quote per Job!

Let's discuss what you want - We are negotiable, it can be done!!!