Servicing

"A beautifully setup instrument - more specifically, one tailored to a player's every ergonomic desire and technical idiosyncrasy - can enhance a guitarist's tone and performance."
 
- Michael Molenda
Editor in Chief
Guitar Player
 
Full Service and Setup: $69 (plus strings)*
  • (Where applicable)
  • Restring
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Fretboard oiling
  • Fret dressing
  • Clean body & fretboard
  • Tighten input jack
  • Tighten tuners, neck screws & strap buttons
  • Adjust intonation
  • Check electrics
  • Adjust pickup heights
  • Radius bridge saddles
  • Recut nut 
  • Lubricate nut
  • Shave/Shim acoustic saddle
 
Electronics / Repairs:
  • replace standard volume or tone pot  $20 ea
  • replace standard pickup selector switch  $30-$50
  • replace standard input jack  $15
  • pickup installation from $30 ea
  • active to/from passive pickup install  $100 (for all pickups, pots, jack etc.)
  • wax potting pickups $35 ea
  • fret level $175 (incl. service &  setup)
  • re-fret from $300 (incl. service & setup)
  • bone nut or saddle $75
  • cavity shielding from $75 ($100 for Strat style guitars)
Parts used are of the highest quality available^:
  • CTS and ALPHA potentiometers.
  • Schaller and CTS pickup selector switches.
  • Etc.
 
* String costs: $12 electric, $15 Acoustic/Classical, $40 Bass - usually GHS or Ernie Ball brand
Add $15 for Floyd Rose style (Floating) tremolos, Bigsby style bridges and neck removal truss rod access guitars.
^Where possible.
All prices are in AUD.