Guitar Detail and Restring Service

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Detail:

Headstock

  • Oil Tuning Gears
  • Tighten Gear Casings
  • Adjust Tuning Gear tension if applicable
  • Tighten Ferrule and Nuts where necessary
  • Clean/Polish Surface

 

Neck

  • Clean Player Residue from Fingerboard
  • Polish Frets
  • Tighten Neck Screws if applicable
  • Condition Fretboard

Body

  • Clean out bridge pin hole and saddle slot
  • Clean and polish saddle
  • Condition Bridge (if wood)
  • Clean under saddle springs (for electric)
  • Tighten Screws for Pickups, Pickguard, Output Jack, Straps, Bridge Plate, and Saddles
  • Clean and Polish surface

Restring:

  • Measure neck relief and string height with old strings at standard tuning
  • Safely remove old strings - Never clipping at tension!
  • Install strings using appropriate techniques for electric, acoustic, or classical strings
  • Clip strings at tuning pegs to avoid case-tearing edges
  • Tune to Standard
  • Pre-Stretch strings
  • Retune
  • Play Test
  • Apply conditioning to strings for longevity
  • Final Tuning

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