Services

Acoustic

Set Up

Includes: Tross rod check & adjustment, string height adjustment, re-striing, fret polishing & cleaning & new set of strings.

£45

Player Set Up

(Electric)

Includes: intonation, string action, neck relief, fret polishing, spot levelling & cleaning & a new set of strings (bass extra)

£50

Bridge Replacement

(Electric/Bass)

+ cost of parts

Replacement of electric or bass guitar bridge (drilling new holes may cost extra)

From £35

Broken Headstock

Put your guitar back together again. The glued joint will be stronger than the wood!

From £45 - £100

Of course, there are many other jobs we can do for you. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Alternatively you can call us!

(Mon-Sat 9:30 - 18:00)

Fret Level

Frets levelled, crowned & dressed. Includes new strings and abbreviated set up.

£95

Fret

Re-Crown

Frets Re-Crowned (dressed) & guitar set up with new strings

£75

All prices are for guidance only.

 

Please contact String King for advice or bring your instrument to us for an assessment so we can agree exactly what is required.

 

Estimates are free and are best done in person with the instrument in hand.

Please note that payment must be made on collection
(we do not require any advance payment). 
Payment can be taken in cash or by card. Instruments must be collected within two weeks of completion of the agreed work (unless otherwise agreed). A storage charge of £5 per week will apply after two weeks.

Neck Shim

£15

Electrical Repairs/

Modifications

(Including Rewires)

A tailored service - you tell us what you want done!

From £30

(Then an hourly rate)

Complete

Set Up

Includes: ieverything in the Player Set Up plus an electrical service & any needed minor repairs

£75

General Damage Repair

Scratches, dings, and screwholes filled and touched up.

From £25

then hourly rate

Full Copper Shielding

Strat: £45

Tele: £30

LP: £35

For guitars with single coil pickups. Defeat the 50/60 cycle hum! Full copper shielding of control cavities.

Electronics Check & Clean

A full electronic inspection, including re-soldering of joints where needed & potentiometer lubrication.

From £25

Player Set Up W/ New Nut

(Electric)

Includes: Tross rod check & adjustment, string height adjustment, re-striing, fret polishing & cleaning & new set of strings.

£75/£80

Player Set Up W/ New Nut

(Electric)

Includes: Tross rod check & adjustment, string height adjustment, re-striing, fret polishing & cleaning & new set of strings.

£75/£80

Full List Of Services

Acoustic Set Up - £45
An Acoustic Set up includes : truss rod check and adjustment; string height adjustment; re-string; fret polishing and fretboard cleaning. Includes a new set of strings fitted to the owner's specification.

Player Set Up: Electric - £50
A player set-up includes: intonation; string action; neck relief; nut action; fret polishing and fretboard cleaning. Includes a new set of strings fitted to the owner's specification (bass £12 extra).

Player Set Up with New Nut (electric) - £75/£80

Complete Set Up - £80
A Complete Set-Up includes: intonation; string action; neck relief; nut action; fret polishing and fretboard cleaning; electrical checkup; fret level check and up to 3 frets levelled and crowned; and tremolo set up. Includes a new set of strings fitted to the owner's specification (bass £12 extra).

Bridge Replacement  (electric / bass) - From £35 + cost of parts
Replacement of bridge (drilling new holes may cost extra)

Broken Headstock - From £45-100
Put your guitar back together again. The glued joint will be stronger than the wood!

Electrical repairs / modifications including rewires etc. - From £30 then hourly rate
A tailored service – you tell us what you want done

Electronics check and clean - From £25
A full electronic inspection, including re-soldering of joints where needed and potentiometer lubrication

Fret level - £95
Frets levelled, crowned and dressed. Includes new strings and abbreviated set up

Fret Re-Crown - £45

Frets re-crowned (dressed)

Full copper foil shielding - Strat: £45 - Tele: £30 - LP: £35
For guitars with single coil pickups. Defeat the 50/60 cycle hum! Full copper shielding of control cavities

General damage including cracks / dents / scratches etc. - From £25, then hourly rate
Scratches, dings and screwholes filled and touched up

Neck Shim - £15

Neck shim made to fit guitar to correct angle

New Pots / switches / sockets etc. - From £25 each then hourly rate + materials

Replacing pots and other electrical hardware can improve the tone and will definitely make your electric guitar more reliable. 

Nut Replacement - From £30

Nut removed and replaced with a new nut set to correct action height (Tusq £5 extra).

Pickup replacement (same size, no routing) - £30 for one pickup

Spruce up the sound of your guitar with a new pickup (£10 extra each for more than one).

Pickup replacement (different size, requiring routing) - £65 for once pickup

Pickup replacement, including routing for an enlarged cavity, subject to inspection.

Re-fret rosewood or ebony unbound fingerboard - £175

All frets removed and replaced, levelled, crowned and dressed. Includes player set up.

Re-fret bound fingerboard - £185

All frets removed and replaced, levelled, crowned and dressed. Includes player set up.

Re-fret maple fingerboard - £225

All frets removed and replaced, levelled, crowned and dressed. Surface re-finshed. Includes player set up. 

Partial re-fret - From £40 + £5 per fret

Faulty fret removed and new fret installed, levelled, crowned and dressed.

Reset neck angle with shim (bolt on necks only) - From £25

Can be helpful in adjusting a guitar action thats too high or low.

Re-spray - From £200

Body re-sprayed any colour.

Restring without intonation - £15

Replace the strings on your instrument with cimey new ones. Includes strings (Bass £12 extra)

Restring with intonation (including Floyd Rose) - £30

Replace the strings on your instrument and have the intonation set. Includes strings (Bass £12 extra).

Saddle replacement (acoustic) - £60

New pre-carved bridge saddle installed.

Tone capacitor analysis and upgrade - £40

Service includes a comparative practical test of the the different options.

Tone capacitor upgrade - £30

Tuner set replacement - £30 + cost of parts

Removal of old tuners (machine heads) and replacement with tuners of your specification.

Fit Fishman pre-amp to acoustic guitar - £55

Wax potting pickups 1/2/3 - £40 / £45 / £50