Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair of your instrument any brand

vogel - VOGEL BAMBOO-T

Our support menu includes the following services and procedures:

ELECTRIC GUITAR ADJUSTMENT

  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard adjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickup adjustment
  • Guitar cleaning

ELECTRIC BASS ADJUSTMENT

  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard adjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickups adjustment
  • Bass cleaning

ELECTRIC ACOUSTIC GUITAR ADJUSTMENT

  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard readjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickups adjustment
  • Instrument cleaning

INTONATION SETUP FOR ELECTROACOUSTIC GUITARS

The intonation setup has two procedures:  1) The woodwork process, which consists in selecting the ideal piece of wood that will be attached to the new slot; and 2) The luthiers work process which consists in accurately preparing the new slot for the saddle.)
  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard adjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickups readjustment
  • Guitar cleaning

CLASSICAL AND ELECTRIC CLASSICAL GUITAR ADJUSTMENT

  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard adjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment (if the instrument allows it)
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickups adjustment
  • Guitar cleaning

ELCTROCLASSICAL OR CLASSICAL GUITAR ADJUSTMENT

INTONATION SETUP FOR CLASSICAL, AND ELECTRIC CLASSICAL GUITARS
The intonation setup has two procedures:  1) The woodwork process, which consists in selecting the ideal piece of wood that will be attached to the new slot; and 2) The luthiers work process which consists in accurately preparing the new slot for the saddle.)
  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fingerboard adjustment
  • String changing
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Buzz fret repair
  • Nut, and 12th fret string action
  • Pickups adjustment
  • Guitar cleaning

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE WIRING REPAIR:

  • Problem detection
  • Weld strengthening
  • Cable connection change (if necessary)
  • Wiring and part replacement (if necessary)
  • Standard or custom wiring connection
  • Wiring and cleaning

PICKUP REPLACEMENT (ELECTRIC GUITARS AND BASSES):

  • Pickup replacement (does not include pickups)
  • Wiring replacement (does not include reinforcement)
  • Wiring adjustment

EQUALIZER PLACEMENT (ACOUSTIC AND CLASSICAL GUITARS):

  • Equalizer / Pre-amp setup (additional support required)
  • Piezoelectric bar setup
  • Jack setup (additional support required)
  • String action (Nut / Bridge adjustment)

PASIVE WIRING ENHANCEMENT AND SOUND CUSTOMIZING:

  • Wire replacement
  • Circuit replacement
  • Electric parts replacement (usually necessary for maintenace)
  • Custom controls for volume, tone and active equalizer placement if required

CHECK AND REPAIR ACTIVE SYSTEMS, ACTIVE PLATES OR EQUALIZERS:

  • Problem detection
  • Weld reinforcement
  • Active Plate cleaning
  • Component cleaning (does not include change of integrated components)

FRET LEVELING FOR MID RANGE AND HIGH RANGE GUITARS

(Leveling to be applied only if neck is in good condition, depending on fret resistance and usage).
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Uneven fret detection
  • “Fret Dress”, (it refers to leveling and reshaping the frets.)
  • Fingerboard cleaning
  • Fret cleaning
  • Fingerboard restoration/repair

FRET Replacement:

  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Old fret removal (using heat or with a clamp avoiding fingerboard chipping)
  • Fingerboard leveling
  • Fret slot cleaning
  • Fret slot fitting
  • New fret placement
  • New fret micro-leveling (if necessary)
  • Nut change (necessary in 95 % of cases)
  • Instrument readjustment

BRIDGE Gluing:

  • Same bridge or replacement Gluing
  • Instrument readjustment

NECK Gluing:

  • Damaged area cleaning
  • Glue filtering (key point)
  • Parts assembly and fitting
  • Cleaning

FRONT TOP, BACK TOP AND SIDE,  GLUING

  • Damaged area cleaning
  • Glue filtering (key point)
  • Parts assembly and fitting
  • Damaged Internal parts reinforcement
  • Cleaning

PAINTING:

  • Removal of worn out material
  • Woodwork refilling
  • Color processing
  • Finishing process (shiny or matte)
  • Polish (if necessary)
  • Nut replacing 
  • Parts assembly and fitting

FRONT TOP REPLACEMENT

  • Fingerboard raising
  • Damaged Front top removal
  • Side/front top reinforcements replacement
  • Front Top replacement
  • New borders placement
  • Figerboard placement (same fingerboard)
  • Fingerboard leveling
  • Nut replacement
  • Fret replacement
  • Full painting (if required)
  • Instrument adjustment

BACK TOP AND SIDE REPLACEMENT

  • Damaged back top or side removal
  • Side/Back top reinforcements replacement
  • New back top or side placement
  • New borders placement
  • Full Painting (if required)
  • Instrument Adjustment

NECK CHANGING:

  • Damaged neck removal
  • New neck placement at a suitable angle (if necessary)
  • Nut and fret replacement
  • Full painting (required if the neck is glued down to the body, not if the neck is removable)
  • Instrument adjustment

NECK SCALLOPING

  • No fret replacement needed. (Similar process)
  • Neck preparation
  • Neck scalloping
  • Sanding and cleaning
  • Fingerboard varnishing is needed for maple, bamboo or white woods.
  • Instrument Adjustment