Repairs and Servicing

Local Repairs and servicing

General repairs and servicing include the instrument being fully stripped down and cleaned, loose key mechanisms tightened and springs replaced as required. All instruments set-up and tested.
In our workshop we carry out the following types of instrument repairs/services:

Muso's Stuff Bendigo Workshop

Muso's Stuff Bendigo Workshop

Muso's Stuff Bendigo Workshop

Muso's Stuff Bendigo Workshop


Basic Setup
Nut Installation Includes
Machine Heads
Acoustic Bridges and Saddles
Custom Made Pickguards
Pickup Installation

Basic Setup:

Removal of old strings
Clean and lubricate moving parts
Fingerboard oil
Fret polish
Tighten all screws and nuts
Re-string with customers choice strings
Adjust truss rod and saddle(s) for maximum play action
Strobe fine tune intonation adjust

Nut Installation Includes:

Removal of worn nut, Cleaning of seat. Fitment of new nut and grooving to third fret only
Install new nut(Plastic type)
Install new nut (Bone or composite)
12 String Add
Mandolin Add
Banjo Add
All other stringed instruments POA

Note! Most instruments require a “Basic Setup” once a new nut has been fitted. At the time of inspection we can inform you of our recommendations.

Machine Heads:

Tighten fitment screws and nut
Fit single new winder, post and gear(Classical style)
Remove press case, tighten and grease gear(Each head)
Fit single Machine Head
Fit complete set
As above but includes reaming for over sized posts
Exposed screw hole plugging

Note ! Cost of parts Not Included.


Clean and polish.
Re-crown. (Single fret)
Re-crown. (All frets)
Fix lifting fret ends.
Requires re-rolling. (Per fret)
Deck (Re-radius) All frets. Includes Re-crowning.
De-bur fret ends. (All)
Replace singular fret.(Maple)
Replace singular fret.(Rosewood)
Replace singular fret.(Bound neck)
Complete re-fret. (Maple)
Complete re-fret. (Rosewood)
Complete re-fret. (Bound neck)

Note ! Some of the work listed above will require a “Basic Setup” and/or neck refinishing. At the time of inspection we will inform you if this is the case.

Acoustic Bridges and Saddles:

Fix lifting bridge
Remove old and replace with new
Radius old saddle. (Corrects play angle)
Shave down old saddle
Replace all pins(Plastic type)
Replace all pins (Graphite)
Replace all pins(Ebony)
Shave down bridge and bore pinholes.(Corrects play height)

Custom Made Pickguards

Acoustic or electric. POA

Pickup Installation:

Acoustic guitar. (Transducer only)
Acoustic guitar. (Full pre-amp assembly)
Electric guitar. (Single coil) X1
Electric guitar. (Single coil) All
Electric guitar. (Humbucker) X1
Electric guitar. (Humbucker) Both
New Potentiometers. (Import type)
Add each New Potentiometers. (Fender CTS type) Add each
3 Way Telecaster style switch. (Dimarzio) Add
5 Way Stratocaster style switch. (Dimarzio) Add
3 Way Gibson style switch. (Import type) Add
3 Way Gibson style switch. (Dimarzio) Add
Mini switch combinations. POA
EMG or Active Pickups POA
Switchcraft output jacks Add
Acoustic endpin jacks. POA
Cavity routing. POA

Note ! Pickups Not included.


Fix endjacks. (From)
Troubleshoot (Hourly rate)
Amps & Guitar Fx. POA
Microphones & Headphones(Hourly rate)


All Re-finishing POA


All Additional services will be quoted at an hourly rate unless otherwise stated.
All parts are additional.
Some modifications may void warranty.

All players have different needs, we endeavour to work with you to achieve your maximum playability however this may need you to bring the instrument back for fine tuning after settling has occurred.

Muso’s Stuff reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.
Some jobs including warranty claims may have to be outsourced without notice.
Completion times may vary depending on parts availability.

We try our hardest to complete jobs promptly.