Guitar, Amplifier And Musical Instrument Services & Repairs
Our team of expert technicians have extensive experience servicing and repairing a wide range of instruments and brands from around the world. Guitars, amplifiers, pianos, brass & woodwind, no matter what instrument, if it makes noise (or currently doesn’t!), we can fix it. We can also modify or transform an instrument into your own vision. Check out our pricing structure below, get in contact for more info or to book your instrument in.
Hourly rate: $100
Express surcharge: $50
Repair quotes: We require an up front, non-refundable fee of $80 for repair quotes. This will be deducted from the repair total once complete.
No fault found or warranty claim denied fee: $80 per unit
Diagnostic fee for amplifiers: $80
Minimum bench fee: $35
Guitar Restring & Service - Includes standard set of strings (excludes Elixir + other coated / premium strings)
|Acoustic (steel/nylon)||$100||Includes adjustment of truss rod, saddle, and nut height, intonation, hardware tightening, fingerboard cleaning and conditioning, light guitar cleaning, and restring.|
|Electric||$100||Includes adjustment of truss rod, saddle, and nut height, intonation, hardware tightening, fingerboard cleaning and conditioning, light guitar cleaning, and restring.|
|Electric w/Floyd rose style tremolo||$120||Includes full adjustment of Floyd Rose bridge, truss rod, saddle, and nut height, intonation, hardware tightening, fingerboard cleaning and conditioning, light guitar cleaning, and restring.|
Includes adjustment of truss rod, saddle, and nut height, intonation, hardware tightening, fingerboard cleaning and conditioning, light guitar cleaning, and restring.
|Restring only (Standard Electric/Acoustic)||$65||
Change strings only on standard style Acoustic / Electric Guitar
|New nut||$65||Includes Graph tech pre-cut nut to suit any guitar.|
|Strap button install||$10||Installation, 2 x strap buttons included|
|Bone saddle||$165||Hand-crafted, custom fitted, and polished by our craftsmen. Includes basic setup.|
|Bone nut||$165||Hand-crafted, custom fitted, and polished by our craftsmen. Includes basic setup.|
|Functional Re-Glue||$150+||Functional reglue of Guitar i.e., Broken neck, headstock, Body. Includes basic setup.
(Price will vary on severity)
|Fret Dress||$160+||A level, crown, and polish of the frets. Includes basic setup.|
Guitar Electronics Customisation & Repair
Prices may vary depending on the make/model of instrument and do not include the cost of parts.
|Install component||$50+||Applies to a single potentiometer, jack, or switch.
Additional fees may apply when installing Push/Pull pots, rotary switches, or other "non-standard" electronic components.
|Electric pickup install||$80+||
Applies to dual and single pickup. Does not include modifying instrument to accommodate the pickup. Additional fees may apply to Active/Battery powered systems.
(+$15 each for additional pickups)
|Acoustic pickup||$250+||Includes Installation of piezo style preamp system. Additional fees may apply depending on the brand of pickup system.|
|Gut and rewire of electronics||$120 +||Fresh from scratch and out of the oven. Includes vintage cloth wire. $50 surcharge for semi-hollow and hollow-body guitars. Please consult out technicians regarding mods and custom wiring options.|
*Additional fees may apply for any Semi-hollow or Hollow-body guitar electronic customisations and repairs.
Tube Amplifier Repairs
Prices may vary depending on the unique nature of each repair. Evaluation of the instrument is necessary for an accurate price quote.
|Amp tune up||$165+||Includes a detailed internal and sonic assessment of the amplifier; tightening hardware, checking tubes, wiring, voltages, solder joints, tube sockets, capacitors and resistors; cleaning tube sockets, jacks, and pots. Includes Retube & Bias if necessary; price of tubes not included. $50 Surcharge for SVTs.|
|Retube and bias||$115||Tubes are not included.|
|Speaker replacement||$65||Speaker Cost not included|
Brass & Woodwind
Includes general service and clean of valves/mechanism. Re-pads and restoration options are available
As each piano / keyboard is unique, repairs will need to be quoted before we begin work.
We use ACT Piano Service for tuning all of our pianos, give Nigel a call on 0415 739 904 or visit http://www.actpianoservice.com.au