RMS Guitar Repair: Rate List












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For guitar repairs, please e-mail Email RMS Guitar Repair or call (630) 469-1497

Here is a sampling of typical repairs.*
If you do not see your repair, please contact.

Prices shown are for labor only.

Complete Setup:

  • Electric guitar / bass $45.00 (plus cost of strings)
  • Acoustic 6 string $45.00 (plus cost of strings)
  • add $15 for 12 string
  • Floyd Rose or Kahler $55.00 (plus cost of strings)

A customized setup includes:

  • a full evaluation of the guitar
  • adjusting the truss rod for proper neck relief
  • check, adjust and lubricate nut slots
  • adjust, clean and lubricate the bridge
  • adjust tremolo system to spec's or customer's preference
  • check and adjust saddle height to specs or preference (acoustic)
  • set bridge / saddle height to specs or customer's preference
  • set intonation
  • adjust pickup height
  • check and tighten all screws
  • clean and condition fretboard
  • clean instrument appropriately
  • install new strings

    Note: If you like super-low action, a fret dress may be necessary.

    Guitars are setup to your specs or factory specs .

    Electric Guitar Repairs:

    • Pickup installation $30.00
    • Replace switch (3 or 5-way) $30.00
    • Replace jack $25.00
    • Replace 1 pot $25.00
    • Replace 2 pots $40.00
    • Coil tap or phase switch $30.00
    • Push / Pull Pot installation $30.00
    • Complete Rewire from $60.00
    • Pickup cavity rout $60.00
    • Replace bolt on neck $50.00 (add $45 for setup)
    • All types of Bridge installations from $50.00
    • Floyd Rose / Kahler installation $100.00
    • Recessed $160.00
      Wiring note: F-hole instruments add $40.00

    Replace nut:

    • Install bone, graphite (or material of your choice) from $50.00
    • 12 string $65.00

    Fretwork:

    • Fret Dress (level, crown and polish) $80.00
    • Re-fret:
      • Unbound $280.00
      • Bound $295.00 (save Gibson nibs extra)
      • Maple $280.00 (refinishing extra)
    • Partial re-frets $150.00

    Acoustic Guitar Repairs:

    • Re-glue acoustic bridge from $100.00
    • Custom new bridge from $150.00
    • Replace bridge plate from $100.00

    Other Repairs:

    • Neck reset - estimate upon inspection
    • Replace tuners $40.00 (add $20 for reaming larger)
    • Repair broken headstock with touch up - estimate upon inspection
    • Minor finish touch-up - estimate upon inspection

    Terms and Conditions

    • 90 day guarantee on labor. Manufacturers warranty (which can vary) applies to parts that RMS provides.
    • RMS does not warrant customer-provided parts; parts are warrantied only when RMS provides them. RMS will install customer-provided, quality parts (labor guaranteed, only).
    • Maintaining proper humidity (42-55%) and temperature levels (69-79 F) is key to preventing guitar damage and prolonging setup, on ALL guitars.
    • Please see manufacturers website and owners manual for more guitar care information. Please see the RMS website for some setup and guitar care tips.
    • If costs exceed the estimate, the customer will be notified.
    • Not responsible for items left more than 90 days after completion.
    • Please see RMS website for further details.

    * Please note: Repair prices do not include guitar parts. Prices shown are for labor only. Guitar repair prices are subject to change without notice. Repair prices are estimates only. Due to the individuality of each job, estimates may vary slightly.

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