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 $40.00 (plus cost of strings)
  • Acoustic 6 string $40.00 (plus cost of strings)
  • add $15 for 12 string
  • Floyd Rose or Kahler $50.00 (plus cost of strings)

    Note: A setup entails truss rod adjustment for correct relief, string height adjustment at the bridge, the nut is properly cut for best possible action and the intonation is also adjusted. New strings will be installed at this time, plus a full evaluation. 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 $40.00
  • Replace bolt on neck $40.00 (add $40 for setup)
  • All types of Bridge installations from $40.00
  • 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 $40.00
  • 12 string $65.00

Fretwork:

  • Fret Dress (level, crown and polish) $75.00
  • Re-fret:
    • Unbound $275.00
    • Bound $295.00 (save Gibson nibs extra)
    • Maple $275.00 (refinishing extra)
  • Partial re-frets $145.00

Acoustic Guitar Repairs:

  • Re-glue acoustic bridge from $80.00
  • Custom new bridge from $125.00
  • Replace bridge plate from $125.00
  • Saddle Rout $50.00

Other Repairs:

  • Neck reset - estimate upon inspection
  • Replace tuners $30.00 (add $20 for reaming larger)
  • Repair broken headstock with touch up - estimate upon inspection
  • Replace acoustic pickguard $50.00

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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