"When I'm home I run a small Guitar and Bass repair shop.
I provide fast personal service to my dedicated local clientele.
Remember NOTHING BEATS A GREAT SET UP! You'll fall in love with your guitar all over again!"
Herman is currently a touring Backline Technician/Guitar Tech for Paul Simon and has toured with Sting, Bob Dylan and many others.
Shop service is by appointment only. Call Herman at (818) 486-2888
SERVICES AND PRICES 2017
Shop Rate $75/hour
Minimum shop charge $15
$55 SETUP For 6 String Guitars
or 4 String Basses Includes:
• Clean & Condition Fingerboard
• Adjust Neck • Tighten Tuners
• Lower nut slots if necessary
• Lube & Polish Nut Slots
• Check for High Frets & buzzing
• Check/Clean Electronics
• Re-String • Adjust Tremolo
• Adjust Pickup Height
• Adjust Action & Intonation
• Clean/Polish • Test Play
NOTE: Heavily worn/ deeply grooved and/or high frets causing buzzing additional...price upon Inspection
Locking Nut Tremolo add $20
BIGSBY Tremolo add $5
Guitar $15 Bass $15 Bigsby $20 Locking Trem $25
Strings- Electric $6, Acoustic $8., Bass $20. Or BYO welcome
Truss rod adjustment $15
Intonation- Electric Guitar or bass $15
Pre slotted Tusq Nut installation $35
New Bone Nut 6 string $$75.
Acoustic Saddle $15 to file lower, $45 and up for new
Strap Button install $15
Tuner replacement… Set of 6 $30. ($55 if reaming is needed)
Strings and restring additional
Fret Level and Polish, includes set up $125
File and round Fret Ends $30 with Set Up $50 without
Trouble shoot malfunction – depending on problem.typically $55.
Passive Pickup installation $50 for first, $10 each additional $59.
Active system with replacement pots $65 and up
Rewire – strip down electric components $69.
Wire Strat Pickguard $125
(Includes 3 new 250K pots, 5 way switch, your pickups)
Replace Potentiometer $30 and up
Replace toggles (Gibson, Fender) $30 and up