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Guitar Repair

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Revive Your Riffs: Comprehensive Guitar Care & Repair at Guitars on Main

Guitar players face challenges when it comes to maintaining and repairing their guitars. Problems such as buzzing frets and high string action can greatly impact playability, while improper storage can lead to costly repairs.

Fortunately, Guitars on Main has a team of experts who can quickly and reliably solve your guitar-related issues.

With our services, you can expect to experience improved sound quality, ease of playing, and overall performance, along with valuable tips for safe guitar storage.

Ensure your guitar is always in top playing condition and enjoy the transformation that comes with proper maintenance and repair.

Check out our service menu below for more information, and feel free to reach out with any questions or to schedule service.

FAQ

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The turnaround time for repairs depends on the complexity of the issue and our current workload. Most minor repairs can be completed within a few days, while more extensive repairs may take up to a few weeks. We will provide you with an estimated completion date when you drop off your instrument.

Yes, we have extensive experience in repairing and servicing various types of guitars, including acoustic, electric, classical, and bass guitars. Our skilled technicians are familiar with a wide range of brands and models.

We strive to provide high-quality repair services that meet or exceed the standards of original manufacturers. In most cases, our services will not affect your guitar's warranty. However, we recommend checking with your guitar's manufacturer before proceeding with any repair work.

We take pride in our work and always strive for complete customer satisfaction. If you're not happy with the repair or service we've provided, please let us know as soon as possible. We will work with you to resolve the issue and ensure your guitar is in optimal playing condition.

Yes, we're always happy to share our knowledge with fellow guitar enthusiasts. We can provide valuable advice on proper storage, cleaning, and care to help you keep your guitar in top condition. Feel free to ask our technicians for tips when you visit our shop or check out our blog for more information.

To schedule a repair service, you can call us at 717-823-6945, or fill out the contact form below. We'll get back to you promptly to set up a convenient time for you to drop off your instrument.

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Guitar Service & Repair Rates

Basic Setup $50 (includes the following):

  • Tighten all hardware
  • Adjust truss rod
  • Adjust saddle height
  • Adjust pickup height
  • Adjust intonation
  • Install new strings (price of strings not included in setup fee)
  • Tune guitar to customer’s desired tuning

Advanced Setup $75

Includes everything in Basic Setup plus the following services:

  • Clean frets
  • Clean and condition fretboard
  • Clean electronics to alleviate scratchy potentiometers and output jack.
  • Clean and polish body

Premium Setup $100
Includes everything in the Basic and Advanced Setup plus the following services:

  • Lubricate hardware such as; saddle height and intonation screws to prevent corrosion and tremolo mounting screws and nut slots to prevent friction
  • File nut slots to proper height and ensure there is no string binding
  • Fine sand and polish frets for smooth playability

Floyd Rose, Kahler, and Evertune bridges add $30.00 to cost of any setup

Common Repairs & Services

(Labor rates only, materials such as strings, nuts, and saddles are extra)

  • Restring - $20
  • Specialty Restring (Floyd Rose or Classical Guitar) - $30
  • Truss Rod Adjustment - $10
  • Remove fret sprout and dress fret ends - $60
  • Level, Crown and Polish Frets - $150
  • Level, Crown, Polish Stainless Steel Frets - $200
  • Refret, Non Binding, Regular Frets - $275
  • Refret, Binding, Regular Frets - $325
  • Refret, Non Binding, Stainless Steel Frets - $350
  • Refret, Binding, Stainless Steel Frets - $399
  • Bridge Reglue - $100
  • Hand-carved Bone Nut or Saddle - $90
  • Pre-slotted Synthetic Nut - $45
  • Synthetic Saddle - $45
  • 1 Pickup Install - $40
  • 2 Pickup Install - $70
  • 3 Pickup Install - $95
  • Acoustic Pickup Install - $80
  • Output Jack Rewire - $20
  • Full Rewire - $120

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