Repairs

Here at Ripley ROCKS music store we are able to do a number of professional repairs right here at our own shop. Our repair tech has studied under well known luthiers and trained at Ohio Univeristy. Here is a list of our prices for many repairs:

 

RESTRING & RETUNEG

Electric Guitars & Bass

6 & 7 string Electric & Acoustic: $10.00 + Strings

With locking tremolo: $15.00 + Strings

Classical & 12 String: $20.00 + Strings

Mandolin: $20.00 + Strings

Banjo: $15.00 + Strings

Violin/Viola: $20.00 + Strings

 

SET UP

Includes cleaning guitar, clean & treat fingerboard, inspect & tighten screws/nuts, restring, adjust truss rod, adjust action at the nut & bridge, set intonation, adjust pickup height.

Fixed Bridge: $35 – $60 + Strings

Floyd Rose equipped guitars: $45 – $75 + Strings

Block Tremolo Floyd Rose: $35.00

D Tuna Install & Adjust: $60.00 + Strings

Buzz Feiten Tuning System Install: $139 – $159 + Strings (Includes Set up, Frets must be in good condition)

Locking Nut or Roller Nut Install: $45.000 + Part

New Bone Nut Make & Install: $60.00 + materials (Add $20.00 for 12 strings)

Kahler Tremolo Install: $90 – $125 + parts

Floyd Rose Install Nut & Bridge: $150 – $225 + Parts & Set Up

Recess existing Floyd Rose: $90.00

4&5 String Bass Tremolo Install: $150 – $175 + Parts & Set Up

Tremolo-No Install: $35 + Parts

Tremsetter Install: $35 + Parts

 

ELECTRONICS

Replace Jack: $15.00 + Parts

Replace Volume/Tone Pot: $20 – $30 + Part

Replace Switch: $20 – $35 + Part

Install Pickup: $35 & up + Parts

Route Pocket for Pickup: $45 + Pickup Install

Wax Pot Pickup: $45 First Pickup $35 Each

Complete Rewire: $60 – $80 + Material

Troubleshoot Electronics: $25 + Up (fee waived if repaired)

Route & Install 9volt Battery Box: $45 + Parts

Install On-board Preamp (Bass): $60 + Parts

Midi Pickup System Install (Internal): $90 – $125 + Parts

Kill Switch Install: $20 – $35 + Parts

 

ACOUSTIC GUITARS

Set Up: $30 – $60 + Strings
Includes – Cleaning Guitar, Clean & Treat Fingerboard, Inspect & Tighten Screws/Nuts, Restring, Adjust Truss Rod and Adjust Action at the Nut & Saddle

Strap Button Install: $15 + Parts

Bone Nut Make & Install New: $60 + Material

Bone Saddle Make & Install New: $45 + Material

Fully Compensaded Saddle Make & Install: $90 – $125 + Material (Saddle slow may need to be widened EXTRA)

 

BRIDGES

Shave Acoustic Bridge to Lower Action: $25 – $50

Remove & Re-Glue Bridge: $80 – $100

Install New Bridge (Remove Old Install New): $80 – $100 + Parts

Custom Bridge Make & Install: $125 & Up + Removal of Old

Left Hand Conversion: $180 + Strings (Includes New Bone Nut & Saddle, Fill and Re-Cut Saddle Slot)

(Under Saddle Pickup EXTRA)

Buzz Feiten Tuning System Install: $280 + Strings & Material (Frets must be in good condition)

Repair Worn Bridge Pin Holes on Plate: $125

Cap Bridge Plate: $75

Replace Bridge Plate: $155 – $225

 

CRACK REPAIR

Glue & Cleat Top Cracks: $15 per inch + $5 per cleat ($30 min.)

Back & Side Cracks: $35 & Up

Bellied Top Install Bridge Doctor to Flatten: $45 + Parts

Bracing Repair Loose or Cracked Brace: $35 & Up

Neck Reset Dovetail Style: $300 – $400 (May require new saddle)

 

BANJO

Set Up: $45 – $75 + Strings
Includes Clean & Treat Fingerboard, Restring, Tune Head, Adjust Truss Rod, Coordinator Rod, Nut & Bridge Action & Location, Adjust Tailpiece.

Nut Make & Install New Bone Nut: $45 + Material

New 5th String Nut: $20 + Material

Install New Bridge: $20 – $30 + Parts

Install Geared 5th String Peg: $30 + Parts

Install 5th String Spikes: $10 Each $15 Minimum

Install 5th String Capo: $35 + Parts

Install New Head Mylar: $60 + Head Skin $90 + Skin

 

MANDOLIN

Set Up: $35 – $75 + Strings
Includes Clean Instrument, Clean & Treat Fingerboard, Restring, Adjust Truss Rod, Nut Action, Bridge Action & Location.

Fit New Bridge: $45 + Parts

New Bone Nut: $60 + Material

 

VIOLIN/VIOLA

Set Up: $35 – $75 + Strings
Includes Clean Insrument, Clean & Treat Fingerboard, Restring, Fit Bridge Feet, Adjust Action & Bridge Location.

Replace Bride: $30 – $75 + Parts

Set Sound Post: $20

New Sound Post: $35 + Material

Install Fine Tuners: $20 + Parts

Install New Tailpiece or Tail gut: $30 + Parts

New Nut or Saddle (Ebony): $45 + Material

 

GENERAL REPAIRS

Replace Tuning Keys: $20 – $35 + Parts (Repair Stripped Screw Holes EXTRA)

Replace Plastic Tuning Key Buttons: $35 + Strings & Parts

Replace Pickguard (Factory Replacement): $45 & Up + Parts

Custom Made Pickguard: $80 & Up + Material

 

HEADSTOCK REPAIR

Repair Broken Headstock Re-Glue No Finish Work: $80

With Shaded Finish to Hide Repair: $150 + Material

Reinforce Peghead with New Wood (Includes Finish): $300

Splice on New Peghead: $500 & Up

 

FRET WORK

Dress, Re-Crown & Polish Frets (Includes Set Up): $125 + Strings

Partial Re-Fret: $10 per Fret + $35 Blend with old freds (May Require Set Up)

Complete Re-Fret (Includes Set Up): $225 + Strings

Add $25 for Maple Fingerboard

Add $25 for Bound Fingerboard

Add $75 to re-spray Maple Fingerboard

Add $100 for Stainless Steel Frets

(Re-Frets may require new nut or shim old nut)

Covert Bass Guitar to Fretless same as complete re-fret

 

Prices will vary by individual instrument. Your instrument may need more or less done for it’s best performance. It is usually best to bring your instrument into the shop for an estimate.

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