A Full Setup from Cithara Guitars Includes:

 

  • ‘13 Point Inspection’ on the guitar – checking all moving parts and screws to ensure that they are tight and working properly.
  • Inspection of the neck and Truss Rod
  • Intonation check
  • Fret check to ensure none have/are lifting
  • If applicable check all bracing to ensure none have lifted
  • Brief electrical inspection to ensure that there are no loose wires or bad connections
  • Set/ Adjust action height to specifications of the customer
  • Full cleaning of the body, neck, fingerboard, frets electronics and hardware

 

** All quotes exclude the cost of materials

 

**Any and all prices are subject to change without notice. This repair guide acts as a quick reference guide for the customer. A full quote of the repair will be given upon review of the instrument.


* Quotes last updated 2015

 

 

 

 

Hourly Rate

$50/hour

Major Restoration/Repairs Quote

$25

General Repair Quotes

No Charge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Restringing

 

 

 

All restringing (includes basic cleaning)

$25 + materials (Setup additional $50)

 

 

Maintenance

 

 

 

Full Setup - Acoustic Guitar

$50-$75

Full Setup - Electric Guitar

$50-$75

Full Setup - Bass Guitar

$50-$75

Locking Tremolo Guitar

$75

12 String

$75

 

 

Complete Fret Dress

$100

Semi Fret Dress

$50

 

 

Re-fret Includes Setup

 

Full Re-fret

$200 

Partial Re-fret (Minimum 5 frets)

$150

Re-fret Bound Fingerboard

$250 

Re-fret - Maple Fingerboard

$275 

 

 

Custom Nut Work - Set up Incl.

 

Bone Guitar Nut

$75

Bone Bass Nut

$75

New 12 String Guitar

$100

Pre-slotted Plastic Guitar nut

$50

Pre-slotted Plastic Bass Nut

$50

Install Locking Nut

$100

 

 

Custom Saddle/Bridge Work

 

Install New Saddle

$25

Bridge remove and re-glue

$100

Lifted Acoustic Bridge

starts at $50

Re-glue Acoustic Bridge with Pickup

$100

Re-glue Classical with Fan Bracing

$100

 

 

Machine Heads

 

Retrofit

$50

 

 

Structural Work

 

Cracked Headstock - Minimum touch-up

$100 + (case by case)

Acoustic Body Cracks

$50 each and up

Re-gluing Braces

$50 +

Re-gluing Pick-guards (Acoustic)

$50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wiring

 

All custom wiring is quoted at an hourly rate. Parts are not included

 

 

 

Acoustic Pickup Installation

$50-$75 + restring

Installation of New Pickups

$50 +

Pot Cleaning

$25

Installation of New Pots

$25 per pot

Trouble shooting

$50 +

Re-wire

$50 +

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refinishing

 

 

 

Minor Touchup

$50 +

High-gloss Bolt on Neck

$200-$300

High-gloss Acoustic Body

$500

High-gloss Electric Body

$400

 

 

Satin Finish

$100-$300

 

 

Add On

 

Custom Colour Mixing

$50 +

 

 

Specialty Work

 

 

 

Custom Pick-guards Electric

$100

Custom Routing

$50 +

Guitar Kit Assembly

$50 +

Replacing Bolt-on Necks

$100-$200

 

 

 

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