MG GENTRY                                          This site last updated 15.08.2017
REPAIR PRICE LIST PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS AND INCLUDE GST.  PRICES ARE LABOUR ONLY AND DO NOT INCLUDE PARTS OR STRINGS.   Restring Price range - $25 to $50 (excluding strings)  depending on number of strings, fixed/floating bridge etc.  Fit bone nut  Supply bone nut blank cut shape and fit nut to suit guitar or bass - $110 Fit bone saddle (acoustic) Supply cut, shape and smooth saddle to suit guitar and action required - $110 Fit new machines Remove old machines, fill old mounting holes, make holes for new machines, fit machines - $110 Fret dress Level, crown,dress and polish all frets, includes fingerboard recondition, set up and restring - $240 Partial refret Remove and refret up to five frets, includes fret dress, set up, fingerboard recondition, and restring  - $270 Complete refret (Rosewood). I use and recommend Jim Dunlop and Fender fretwire. Remove all frets, resurface fingerboard to straight with correct radius, refret, level, crown, dress and polish all frets, includes setup, fingerboard recondition and restring                  - $420 Complete refret Ebony or bound fingerboard.  I use and recommend Jim Dunlop and Fender fretwire. Remove all frets, resurface fingerboard to straight with correct radius, refret, level, crown, dress and polish all frets, includes setup, fingerboard recondition and restring              -   $450 Complete refret Maple (with fingerboard respray). I use and recommend Jim Dunlop and Fender fretwire. Remove all frets, resurface fingerboard to straight with correct radius, refret, respray with nitrocellulose lacquer, level, crown, dress and polish all frets, includes setup and restring           - $530 Complete refret Maple (no respray). I use and recommend Jim Dunlop and Fender fretwire. Remove all frets, resurface fingerboard to straight with correct radius, refret, level, crown, dress and polish all frets, includes setup and restring                                                           - $400 Bridge reglue Remove bridge, clean up glueing surfaces, align and glue bridge, clean up after glueing, restring etc   - $140 Broken neck / headstock repair Glue break, clean up, refinish  neck/headstock with nitrocellulose  lacquer, polish, restring     - $250 If the break is major and requires reinforcement prior to refinishing                                     - $350                 Guitar set up (general maintanence) Set up or general maintenance for acoustic six string or electric guitar with non floating bridge (includes fret polish and fingerboard condition on ebony and rosewood fingerboards) clean guitar, check all parts for correct operation, restring, adjust neck, adjust action at nut and bridge, check and adjust intonation          - $200 Guitar set up with floating trem Same as General maintenance set up described above except trem balancing can require more time    - $250 Fit pickup (electric guitar - no routing) Fit humbucker or single coil pickup                - $99 Fit pot Disassemble guitar, desolder old pot,remove old pot, fit new pot and solder, re-assemble guitar - $99 Fit output socket Fit output socket in guitars where output socket is fitted to scratchplate      - $99 Fit output socket in guitars like "strat style", Les Paul, Telecaster  etc          - $70 Fit transducer Piezo type pickup De-string guitar, mark out for correct alignment of piezo elements, check and level saddle slot, drill hole in bridge slot for pickup wire, ream out endpin hole, solder and fit endpin, reshape saddle to maintain correct string height and good pickup contact, restring.  Includes fret polish and fingerboard recondition                                                   - $180 Fit pre amp and pickup to acoustic guitar Destring guitar, mark out pre amp position on guitar, cut out side of guitar, fit preamp, mark out for correct alignment of piezo elements, check and level saddle slot, drill hole in bridge slot for pickup wire, ream out endpin hole, solder and fit endpin, connect pickup to pre amp, fit battery, reshape saddle to maintain correct string height and good pickup contact, restring, check operation. Includes fret polish and fingerboard recondition     - $220 Total guitar rewire Disassemble guitar, remove all wiring, rewire using top grade hook up wire, resolder all connections, reassemble, restring, check all functions                       -$150 Total guitar rewire - archtop guitars Disassemble guitar, remove all wiring, rewire using top grade hook up wire, resolder all connections, reassemble, restring, check all functions                      - $220 Fit five way switch Disassemble guitar, desolder old switch connections, remove switch, fit new switch, solder all connections, re-assemble guitar, restring, check all functions               -  $99 Fit toggle switch Disassemble guitar, desolder old switch connections, remove switch, fit new switch, solder all connections, re-assemble guitar, restring, check all functions                - $99 Re-finish (one colour or sunburst) Disassemble guitar, strip existing finish, sand, re-spray using nitrocellulose lacquer, polish, re-assemble -  Note that you should allow a minimum 3 month turn around time to allow for curing.         -  starting from $550   There are many more repairs that could be covered on this page as it is impossible to list every guitar repair scenario - so please don't hesitate to contact us for more information.
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