The definitive Crate V1512, Palomino V16 Cleanup Mod for less than a buck

The Mod Other Mods that are not necessary! A Very Cool Mod SPICE - Frequency response details Lets turn a pig into a princess for less than a dollar minus shipping charges. Really? It [...]

September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Repairs Gallery|0 Comments

Bowes 7 String Stainless Steel Refret

We don't post refret pictorials unless there is something special or unusual about the procedure or the guitar.  Recently we received a Bowes 7 string and the owner wanted a refret with 6100 stainless steel [...]

May 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Repairs Gallery|0 Comments

What size fret wire should I use?

Customers ask me quite often what size stainless steel fret wire should they use. It takes  experience and talking with you the customer to decide. Lets get this out of the way to start. The [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Repairs Gallery|0 Comments

Les Paul Buzzing

A customer brought in a Les Paul and stated that it would buzz loudly in various circumstances. He tried to show me how and plugged it in. He said when it happens he could touch [...]

March 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Repairs Gallery|0 Comments

Crate V32 Foot Switch

This has nothing to do with stainless steel refrets or guitar repair. But it will be useful to some. I have a Crate V32 which are little diamonds. Crate built some fine tube amps in [...]

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Repairs Gallery|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

1956 Gibson J45

We recently had this guitar in the shop for a stainless steel fret job. It's a real honor to work on these old guitars, especially one in as good shape as this was. We discovered [...]

September 20th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Repairs Gallery|0 Comments