Rarebird Guitar Labs offers a complete and extensive Repair & Restoration Center in Colorado. Below is a Price Chart for most of the standard repairs. Please contact us for any type of repair/restoration that you do not see listed. We will be happy to discuss your project and give you a direct quote.
Rarebird Guitar Labs
downtown Trinidad, CO
Phone (303) 564-2212

REPAIR PRICE LIST

Minimum Bench Fee $15.00

ELECTRIC & BASS  GUITARS

Set Up: Includes cleaning guitar, clean and treat fingerboard,  inspect & tighten screws/nuts, resting, adjust trust rod, adjust action at nut & bridge, set intonation and adjust pick up height
$45-$60+strings
$45-$80+ strings (Floyd Rose equipment)
Block Tremolo/ Floyd Rose - $25-$35
Install & Adjust D Tuner – $60 +parts
Install Buzz Feiten Tuning System (Includes set up, frets must be in good condition) - $139-159 + parts
Install Locking Nut or Roller Nut – $45 + part
Make & Install new Bone Nut (Add $20. For 12 string guitar) - $65 + materials
Install Kahler 2300 series (Floyd Rose Style Tremolo) - $100 & up
Installation, nut & bridge – $125 + parts & set up
Recessing Existing Floyd Rose – $75 & up
Install 4&5 string Bass Tremolo – $125 + parts/set up

GUITAR & BASS ELECTRONICS

Replace Jack – $15-$30 + parts
Replace Volume/Tone pot – $20-$30 + parts
Replace Switch – $20-$30 + parts
Install Pick up – $35 & up + Pick up
Rout Pocket for Pick Up – $45 + install
Wax Pot Pick up – $45 1st pick up, $30 ea. additional
Complete Rewire – $60 & up + parts
Install Copper Shielding – $60-$80 + materials
Troubleshooting – $25 & up (fee waived if repaired)

ACOUSTIC GUITARS

Set up: Includes cleaning guitar, Clean & treat fingerboard, inspect & tighten screws/nuts, Restring & adjust truss rod, adjust action nut & saddle
$35-$60 + strings
Install Strap Button – $15 + parts
Make & install new Bone Nut – $60 + materials
Make & install new Bone Saddle – $45 + materials
Make & install new Fully Compensated Saddle – $100-$125 + materials
Install Pick up – $60-$100 + pick up
** (Additional fees for routing of saddle slot & side mounted controls)

BRIDGES

Shave Acoustic Bridge/Lower Action – $50-$75
Remove & Re-glue Bridge – $60-$100
Install new Bridge – $80-$100 + parts
Custom Bridge – $125 & up
Bridge Plates
Repair Worn Bridge on Holes on Plate – $125
Cap Bridge Plate – $60
Replace Bridge Plate – $175-$225
Crack repair – $25 minimum
Glue & cleat top cracks – $10/inch
Back & side cracks – $35 & up
Bracing: Repair loose/cracked brace
Neck Reset (Dovetail style may require new saddle) – $325-$400

GENERAL REPAIRS

Tuning Machine Install (dowel & redrill) – $35-$50
Replace Retro style tuners – $20-$35 + parts
Pickguards/Retro replacements – $45 & up + parts
Custom made Pickguard – $60 & up + materials
Headstock Repair /re-glue no finish work – $75
With shaded finish to hide repair – $150
Reinforce Pegboard/new wood (includes finish) – $200 & up
Left hand Conversion – $150 & up + strings & materials
(Includes new bone nut & saddle, fill & re-cut saddle slot)
**Under saddle pick up is extra.

FRET WORK

Dress, Re-crown/Polish Frets – $125 + strings
Partial Re-fret – $20/fret + dress & re-crown
Complete Re-fret – $250 + strings (includes set up)
(Re-frets may require new nut or shim)
**Add $25 for Maple fingerboard, $50 for bound fingerboard, $75 to re-spray maple fingerboard
**Add $65 for stainless steel frets

BANJO & MANDOLINS

Set up: Includes clean & treat fingerboard, re string, tighten head, adjust truss rod, coordinator rod, nut action, bridge action & location, adjust tailpiece
$45-$60 + strings
Make & install new bone nut – $45 + material
New 5th string nut – $20 + material
Install new bridge – $20-$30 + parts
Install geared 5th string peg – $30 + parts
Install 5th string spikes – $10ea ($15 minimum)
Install 5th string capo – $35 + parts
Install new head (Mylar) – $60 + head