The Doctor/Technician For Guitar, Bass, Amp, Cables & Connections.
Standard Bass, Acoustic or Electric: £12
Classical guitar (takes more time due to nylon characteristics): £15.00
12 string Acoustic: £15.00
6 to 8 string electric with Locking trem: £15.00
(With the above prices you need to add string cost)
Guitar Electrics Service From £20.00 + Parts
This includes tightening off jack socket, volume and tone pots.
Re-soldering of jack socket, soldering dry joints, volume and tone pot cleaning, selector switch contact cleaning when dusty, noisy or crackly.
Basic Setup £40 + strings
This involves restringing, action, intonation, neck relief check with basic adjustment.
Standard Setup £50 + strings
Guitar valet: general dust, clean and polish of the hardware, neck and body. Clean fret board, polishing frets and treat with lemon oil.
Restring: fitting strings to your choice of type and gauge.
Setting the Action: (height of the strings) Adjustment of the bridge saddle or saddles for clarity of tone and ease of playing.
Truss-Rod Reset/ adjustment: optimise the curvature of the neck relative to string gauge and tension.
Setting the Intonation: (adjustment of scale length) for accuracy of pitch from the 1st fret all the way to the highest.
Setting the Pickup & Pole piece Heights: for balance of tone and output level, to minimise magnetic interference (wolf-tones).
Tremolo Adjustment: (where applicable) for smooth operation and tuning stability.
Deluxe Setup From £60 + Parts + Strings
Hardware check and service: Checking all screws, nuts, bridge, pickups and machine heads (light oiling if required).
Guitar electrics service
Setting the Action
Setting the Intonation
Setting the Pickup & Pole piece Heights
Additional Work/ Services £17.50 per hour
Light fret dressing, polish and setup from £65 inc general setup.
Full refret from £180 including general setup + parts.
Nut and bridge saddle replacement from £30 + parts.
Volume and tone pot replacement from £17.50 + Parts.
Guitar rewiring of electrics, hardware upgrade or replacement,
pickup upgrades, replacement, repair and fault finding from £17.50 per hour,
Structural, neck breaks and finish repairs from £60, please call for quote.