Services & Pricing
All prices include tax and are based on a hourly labor rate. These prices are applicable to guitars that are currently in a playable condition. Cellar dwellers, yard sale specials, and guitars that haven’t been played or maintained in a while may require more attention up front to assess their playability.
- Inspection of the entire instrument, including its current setup, playability, and structural integrity
- Cleaning and oiling of fingerboard, fret end dressing and polish frets.
- Tightening and/or lubrication of tuners, bridges and other hardware
- Inspection, cleaning, and lubrication of electronics
- A full setup: Re-string, truss rod adjustment, balancing of bridge and/or tailpiece, adjusting string height at nut* and bridge, setting intonation, adjusting pick up
- Height and balance output.
- Suggestions for upgrades, improvements, care of instrument
bridge & nut
Not all guitars are created equal. A proper assessment of the guitar and condition of the bridge is necessary for an estimate.
Includes diagnosis of current neck and fingerboard status as well as fret wear.
PICKUP & ELECTRONICS
Electronics services are charged at an hourly rate of $75 per hour and do not include the cost of parts including pots, switches, jacks, 9-volt harness, etc.
Official ESP Guitar Service Center
For warranty repairs, please contact ESP prior via email.
For non-warranty services, contact Crown & Saddle directly.
There is a $25 bench fee if no suggested service is received
Strings not included in cost of setup.
Shims necessary for nut height will be included in cost of set-up unless otherwise
communicated to customer.
Standard Guitars and Basses
6-7 string electric guitars, non-locking vibrato (fender, wilkinson, etc).
Steel-string and nylon string acoustics, 4-5 string basses.
Other Guitars and Basses
Locking Vibratos (Floyd Rose, Kahler, Ibanez) dual-truss rod necks
8/9/12 string guitars, 6/8 string basses
Add On – Dressing overhanging fret-ends
Filing flush, bevel, and reshaping overhanging frets ends
Add On – Fret Dressing
Precise adjustment of neck, level, crown and polishing frets (includes dressing over hanging frets)
BRIDGE & NUT
Removal of old nut, cleaning & truing nut slot, and gluing in new nut. A setup is required for nut slot depth adjustments.
Removing excessive bone nut height
Removing excessive plastic/synthetic nut height
Fender & Gibson style bone nut
Bridge and Saddle Work – Synthetic
Cutting and shaping to slot in bridge.
Bridge and Saddle Work – Bone
Cutting and shaping to bridge.
Includes diagnosis of current neck & fingerboard status. Removal of frets, planing of fingerboard, cleaning fret slots and cutting to proper depth, installation of new frets level/crown/polish and a complete setup. Cost of fret material and strings not included.
Stainless steel frets will have an additional charge of $25
Rosewood, ebony, or similar fingerboard wood
Bound maple fingerboard
Bound fingerboard with nibs
Individual Fret Replacement
Add On – Each additional fret
PICK UP & ELECTRONICS
All prices are based off an estimate.
Electronics services are charged at an hourly rate of $75 per hour
Pick Up Replacement