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Repair Work

Repair Work

All your needs are covered:

Whether we're re-stringing, re-setting your acoustic neck, modding your electronics, or fully restoring your instrument we're here to work with you.

To set up a consultation please make a repair appointment or call (317) 502-9184.

         **Disclaimer: All equipment is different and all prices will be assigned appropriately for work requested and required. Our goal is to help you, the customer or musician to achieve the best playing potential for your individual piece of equipment. We will be fair, honest, and upfront regarding any work during the process. All final quotes will be assigned in person upon drop off, but please use our estimate form for an initial quote and to set an appointment.

 

 RESTRINGS

6 String

$20 Plus Strings (includes cleaning)

$35 Plus Strings (includes cleaning and truss rod adjustment)

12 String

$35 Plus Strings (includes Cleaning)

Classical, Mandolin, Banjo

$30 Plus Strings (includes Cleaning)

Floyd Rose

$35 Plus Strings (includes Cleaning)

 

SETUPS

Basic

$50-$60

Fret Dress/Basic Set Up

$140

Advanced

(Mandolins, Floating Bridges, Banjos, Classical Guitars)

$60

Fret Dress/Advanced Set Up

$150

Floyd Rose

$75

Fret Dress/Floyd Set Up

$165

 

ELECTRONICS

Contact Cleaning

$15.00

 Basic Electronics Cleaning (w/ Soldering)

$25 +

Advanced Electronics Cleaning

$30.00

Diagnostics Bench Fee

$25.00

Hollow Body

$40.00

Shield Cavity

$50 + Material


Pick-up Installs

Electric Guitar

$40.00

$20.00 for each additional

(50% off w/ pick-up purchase)

EMG Active Pick-up Install

$75.00

Fishman Fluence Active System Install

$125 +

Strat Noiseless Pick-up Install

$75.00

Ribbon Transducer (Under-saddle) Pick-up Install

$75.00

Piezo Saddle Pick-up Install

$75.00 + Parts or modification

 

Acoustic Wiring/Electronics

Install Ribbon Transducer (Under-saddle) Pickup

$75 + (Free w/ Pickup purchase from IST)

Install Bridge-plate Transducer Pickup System

$75 + (Free w/ Pickup purchase from IST)

Install Taylor Expression System

$75 +

Replace Output Jack

$25 + Part

Repair or Replace Pre-amp System

(Case-by-case Basis)

 

Pots & Other Parts

Replace Pot(s)

(1) $30 + Parts

(2) $40 + Parts

(3) $50 + Parts

(4) $60 + Parts

Replace Output Jack

$20-25 + Part

Replace Les Paul (3-way) Switch

$30 + Part

Replace Strat (5-way) Switch

$45 + Part

Install Push/Pull Pot(s)

(1) $40 + Parts

More than one requires full re-wire

 Install Traditional Killswitch

$30 + Part

Install Button-style Killswitch

$50 + Part

 

Advanced Modifications

Rout Flat Body

$75 (1st pickup) / $50 (each after)

Rout Carved Body

$90 (1st pickup) / $75 (each after)

Rout Pickguard

$40 (1st pickup) / $30 (each after)

Full Re-wire (Common)

$125 + Parts

Full Re-wire (Uncommon)

$150 + Parts

Hollow Body Re-wire

$200 & UP

Invent Wiring Schematic

$50/hr (Case-by-case basis)

Install Pre-wired Harness

$50

 

Tube Amplifier Repair

(We do not work on solid state amps, PA power amps, or car stereos)

Retube and Bias

$60-80 + Tubes

Speaker Replacement

Direct Drop-in Speaker swap

$30-50 (first) / $20 (each after first)

Inspection and General Cleaning

$50.00

Component Replacement

$50 + Parts

All other work determined/priced on a case-by-case basis

 

Fretwork

General Fretwork

Re-crown Frets

$40.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Level/Crown/Dress

$90.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

File Fret Ends

$30.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Re-seat Fret

$10 for first; $5 for each after

Spot Level

$30.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Replace 1-3 Frets

$45; $20 / each 3 after

*$10 Upcharge for binding

(add $20 for Maple Board)

 

Full Re-refretting

Re-fret Rosewood

$250.00

Rosewood w/ Binding

$300.00

Re-fret Maple

$325.00

Maple w/ Binding

$375.00 & up

Stainless Steel Frets ADD

$75.00

* Full Re-fret jobs include a new nut and set-up in price

 

Fret-board refinishing

Refinish Gloss fret-board

$150.00

Refinish Satin fret-board

$100.00

 

Structural Repairs

Cracked Headstock Basic

$100 + (Simple repair minimal/no touch-up required)

Cracked Headstock Advanced

$200 + (Involved repair spline and/or significant touch-up required)

Neck Reset (Set-neck Solid Body)

$450.00 (Set up and new saddle required)

(Vintage instruments may accrue up-charge)

Neck Reset (Set-neck Archtop/Hollow)

$400.00  & UP (Vintage instruments may accrue up-charge)

Fit Bolt-on Neck (No Drilling)

$30.00

Fit Bolt-on Neck (w/ Drilling)

$50.00

Dowel and Fill Mounting Holes

$35.00

Heat Press Neck

$40.00

Binding re-glue

$10-100 (Variable depending on amount of separated binding)

Body Crack Repair 1-3" 

$75 +

Binding re-glue

$10-100 (Variable depending on amount of separated binding)

Other repairs or Rebuilding quoted on case-by-case basis

 

Nut Work

Shim/Re-cut nut

$30-50

Fill Nut Slot

$10.00 (First free w/ Set-up, $2 each after)

Lower Nut Slot

$10.00 (Free w/ Set-up)


Nut/Acoustic Saddle Replacement

 
Nut Replace & Install

$75 + Material

12-String Nut Replace & Install

$100.00 + Material

Difficult nut removal

$15-20

Saddle Replacement

$60 + material


* We use natural bone blanks for custom cut nuts unless you request a different material be used. Bone blanks usually cost $8.95. Plastic, Graphite, Synthetic, and Brass/Steel are also available by request, but material costs will vary.

 

Bridge Work

Bridge Reglue

$120 & UP

Plane Bridge

$40.00

Rout Saddle Slot

$80.00 (Set up and new saddle required)

Build New Bridge

$300.00 (Set up and new saddle required)

Replace Bridge Plate

$200.00

Tuning machines

Direct Drop-in 6-string

$15.00

Direct Drop-in 12-string

$30.00

Install w/ Modification 6-string

$40.00

Install w/ Modification 12-string

$60.00

 

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