Price Guides - Spring 2012

Price guide for "School Quality" repairs

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Fit new bridge - from £21.00 £25.00 £40.00 £69.00
Fit new sound-post £13.00 £14.00 £20.00 £32.00
Fit new finger-board - from £69.00 £75.00 £138.00 £242.00
Fit new nut or saddle £21.00 £22.00 £35.00 £46.00
Fit new pegs (ebony) - from £58.00 £63.00 £115.00
Peg-hole bush (each) £29.00 £31.00 £40.00
New end-pin - from £12.00 £13.00 £35+parts £40+parts
Remove front £63.00 £69.00 £92.00 £190.00
Sound-post patch £81.00 £86.00 £109.00 £207.00
New bass-bar - from £92.00 £98.00 £155.00 £230.00
Re-profile f/board - from £21.00 £23.00 £35.00 £46.00
Set-up (+parts) £29.00 £31.00 £41.00 £52.00
Fit Bass Bridge Adaptors £58+parts
School Quality Repairs - re-finishing to a basic level.
Student Quality Repairs - 15% more than above with a higher standard of re-finishing.
Professional Quality Restorations - top quality parts and materials re-finishing to highest standards - each job requires individual assessment and estimate.
Double Bass repairs and restorations by individual estimate.

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Bow Repair and Maintenance

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Rehair: Black £40.00
White £32.00 £35.00 £40.00 £46.00
Re-tip: Plastic £23.00 £25.00 £29.00 £32.00
Bone £29.00 £31.00 £35.00 £40.00
Screw & Eye - from £12.00 £13.00 £14.00 £18.00
Bush Bow Handle £46.00 £48.00 £52.00 £58.00
New Slide: M.O.P. £17.00 £18.00 £20.00 £23.00
Abalone £23.00 £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Lapping: Leather + Thumb Grip £21.00 £22.00 £23.00 £25.00
Wire £23.00 £24.00 £25.00 £29.00
Silver £35.00 £40.00 £46.00 £52.00
Imitation whale-bone £25.00 £26.00 £29.00 £40.00
Thumb-grip £9.00 £10.00 £12.00 £14.00
Re-align/Tension - from £21.00 £23.00 £35.00 £40.00
Re-wedge Ferrule £6.00 £7.00 £8.00 £9.00
Re-wedge Tip £9.00 £10.00 £12.00 £14.00

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Price Guide for some Standard Fretted Instrument Repairs

Example prices for Fretted Instruments
Dress Frets and Adjust Nut and Saddle - from £58.00
Re-fret unbound fingerboard - from £138.00
Re-fret bound fingerboard - from £173.00
New Bone Nut or Saddle £29.00
Fit New Banjo Vellum £29 + vellum

Major restorations estimated on an hourly rate plus cost of materials. Estimates only can be given not quotes.

Fitting of pick-ups to acoustic instruments are individually estimated depending on the amount of remedial work required. Similarly for the fitting of new machine heads.

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