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General Repairs

Electrical Repairs
Refinish & Spray

Please Note: Some prices have changed beginning February 1st 2011. We have done our best to absorb increasing overheads and keep maintaining your guitar affordable. We hope you understand sometimes price increases are neccessary.

Note: Prices are in Australian dollars (AUD) and include GST
Note: Set ups and alterations to suit customer requests are not covered under warranty

No guitar or player is the same as another, so providing a well set up guitar requires individual attention.
When you book your guitar in, we talk to you to discover your playing needs.

Ø Clean, adjust, lubricate and tighten all moving parts
Ø Clean the guitar and fretboard
Ø Polish the frets
Ø Check and clean the electronics
Ø Work on the nut, bridge and truss rod
Ø Restring and stretch out the strings
Ø Adjust the action
Ø Fine tune the intonation
Ø If we locate any problems, we call you to discuss solutions.

We spend up to two hours on every instrument! Before going back to you, every guitar is checked for playability.
Of course, not all guitars are made equal, but we do everything it takes to bring out an instruments’ best.

If when you take your instrument home it does not suit your playing style, please contact us immediately and arrange to have it re-checked.

Minimum Charge (not including parts price): $30
Hourly Rate: $120

General Setup
(Clean, adjust neck, action intonation & check electrics)
Labour Charges – not including parts and materials:
(a) Nylon string Classical
(b) Steel string Acoustic
(c) Acoustic / Electric 12 String
(d) Electric Fixed Bridge, Bass (4 string)
(e) Electric – non locking tremolo
(f) Electric – Locking Tremolo
(g) 7 or 8 String with Tremolo
(h) Resonator – Spider Bridge
(i) Resonator – Biscuit Bridge
(j) Mandolin
(k) Banjo
(l) Banjo/banjo Mandolin – Fit Velum $90
New Nut
(Plastic) $60
New Nut
(bone, graphite, composite) (a) 6 String & Bass
(b) 12 String
(c) Brass for Bass & Guitar $75
New Saddle
(Acoustic) (a) Straight
(b) Compensated $60
Fret Job
(Level, recrown & polish) Add $120 to general set up
Partial Refret
(Replace only the worn frets, Level, re-crown & polish) 1 x Fret $125 plus general set up
add $15.00 for each additional fret.
(Add to general set up price) (a) Rosewood, Ebony : Unbound
(b) Rosewood, Ebony : Bound
(c) Maple, Including re-finish
(d) Vintage Gibson (Refrain Binding) $425
Fretless Fingerboard Dress
(Level & epoxy) Add $185 to general set up
Fretted to Fretless Conversion
(Fill slots with contrast or matching inlay
& epoxy. NB (Includes set up.) Add $325 to general set up, $375 for a bound neck
Fit Machine Heads
from: $60
Custom Scratch Plates (a) Electric
(b) Acoustic P.O.A
Re-fit Bridge
(Acoustic / Classical) (a) No pickup
(b) With pickup $150
Broken Neck/Headstock (a) Re-glue only
(b) Including refinishing from: $190
from: $350
Install Floyd Rose Tremolo
(guitar with existing tremolo cavity) $325
add $60 for under route
Right to Left Hand Conversion
(Acoustic: Fill & re-route saddle slot, new nut, saddle & set up) (a) No pickup
(b) With pickup $200
$275 added to general setup
Reshape and Refinish Neck (a) Bolt On
(b) Set neck $275

Reset Neck
(Acoustic) from: $425
Glue Internal Bracing P.O.A

25% Discount if buying the pick-ups from us!
Install Pick-ups Stratocaster x 1 Pick-up
Stratocaster x 3 Pick-ups

Telecaster Bridge Pick-up only
Telecaster Both Pick-ups

Les Paul x 1 Pick-up
Les Paul x 2 Pick-ups $100


Install Active Pick-ups Strat & Les Paul from $140
Semi-Acoustic Pick-up Installs Hourly rate from $125
Acoustic Under Saddle (a) Without Side Mount Preamp
(b) With Side Mount Preamp $125
Install Pickup/Preamp Assy. (a) Under saddle piezo style
– or bridge plate pickup includes routing + install of sidemount preamp from: $180
Replace Input Jack from: $35
Install Switches, Pots etc. (a) Solid body

(b) Semi-acoustic from: $60 (or add $30 to set-up plus parts)
from: $75

Disassemble/Reassemble from: $150
Finish Stripping
*Standard Colours* (a) Rosewood neck
(b) Maple neck
(c) Bolt on style body
(d) Set neck electric
(e) Acoustic $120
from: $160
from: $300
from: $320
Refinish Over Existing FInish (a) Bolt on style body
(b) Set neck electric $400
Refinish: Fully Stripped (a) Bolt on style body
(b) Set neck electric $475
Neck Refinish
(Clear Satin) (a) Rosewood
(b) Maple $200
Neck Refinish
(Clear Gloss) (a) Rosewood
(b) Maple $280
Acoustic Refinish: Top Only
(Remove bridge & refit) (a) Gloss
(b) Satin $600
Acoustic Refinish: Complete
(Already Stripped) (a) Gloss
(b) Satin $950
Masking Whenever body binding is involved Add $80

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This is a price guide only
Unforseen complications or hidden defects may incur extra charges
Prices subject to change without notice
Warranty Repairs top ^

All warranty repairs must be accompanied by:

A copy of the customer original purchase receipt
Wholesaler’s authorization number (if applicable)
Note that set ups and alterations to suit customer requests are not covered under warranty