String Instrument Repairs

 

We repair and customize all types and brands of string instruments, acoustic and electric.  Repairs are either done onsite in our shop, or through one of our talented partners in the area.  We are committed to providing quality service that will fit your budget and time frame! 

 

If you have any questions or are interested in how we can help you, please feel free to stop in during store hours, call us at (410) 444-4114, or email us at HamiltoneBaltimore@gmail.com. 

 

Please Note:  Prices are approximate, total cost will depend on the amount of work that needs to be done! 

 

Basic String Instrument Services

 

Custom Electric Guitar/Bass Set-Up - $75: 

 

-Clean and detail of the instrument including inspection of structural and cosmetic integrity.

-Inspect electronics

-Polish Frets

-Treat Fretboard 

-Secure and fasten all hardware

-Clean and dress nut slots 

-Lubricate all hardware and string contact points

-Install and stretch new strings (additional charge for strings unless customer supplied)

-Adjust truss rod and action to customer or factory spec

-Adjust saddle height

-Fine tune/intonate 

-Adjust pickup height

-Adjust tremolo system (if app.) including adjustment of spring tension and bridge position

-Play test

 

*If an output jack or a ground (or the like) needs to be soldered, the “Custom Set-up” will include this service.  If parts need to be replaced, there will be an additional cost for the part used.  

 

Custom Acoustic Instrument Set-Up - $65

 

-Clean and detail of the instrument including inspection of structural and cosmetic integrity.

-Polish Frets

-Treat Fretboard

-Secure and fasten all hardware

-Clean and dress nut slots 

-Lubricate all hardware and string contact points

-Install and stretch new strings (additional charge for strings unless customer supplied)

-Adjust truss rod and action to customer or factory spec

-Adjust saddle height

-Play test

 

Bluegrass and Classical Instrument Repair 

 

We also service and restore bluegrass and classical instruments including Banjo, Mandolin, Cello, Violin, Viola and more!
 

 

*Disclaimer*:  There will be an additional charge for instruments that are extremely dirty.  Often these instruments require additional time and need to be totally disassembled.  Some parts may need to be replaced in order meet the highest standard of playability.