Repair Schedule

The following is a basic repair schedule for the Tillman Music repair shop.

We are a warranty repair station for many different brands. If you think your unit is covered under warranty, please refer to the manufacturer's website to see where a service center is located.

All major repairs must be deemed economically feasible by our trained technicians and approved by the customer before work can be started.

Some repairs may require a deposit before work can begin.

Amplifier/Electronic Shop Repairs.

Minimum Bench Fee (Non-Warranty repairs) non-refundable
payable in advance 

Cleaning-Maintenance-Lube faders and/or potentiometers $65.00 - $85.00
Change Tubes and adjust the bias $65.00 - $85.00
Per Hour Rate $75.00/Hour

Guitar / String Instrument Shop Repairs

*Definition of repair terms*

Restring & Tune: Clean Fingerboard & Frets, Clean Body, Restring, Stretch Stings, Tune.

TLC Treatment: Clean & Polish Frets, Hydrate All Unfinished Woods, Lubricate Open or Unsealed Mechanical parts, Restring & Tune.

Basic Setup: (Acoustics & Electrics w/ Hard Tail or Standard Tremolo):

Reset String Radius, Adjust Truss Rod, Check Electronics, Set String Action, Balance Tremolo, TLC Treatment, Restring & Tune, Test, and Play.

Basic Plus Setup: (Double Locking or Non-Traditional Tremolo):

Basic Setup, Check Tremolo Function, Lubricate tremolo, Set Tremolo to Fulcrum, Test, and Play.

Restring and Tune (6 string Acoustic & Electric Non-Locking & Bass) $20.00

Restring and Tune (12 string, Classical, Mandolin, Banjo,
Locking Tremolo, Cello, Upright Bass)

Temper Tune Autoharps $35.00
TLC Treatment (Standard 6 strings, Bass, and Folk) $35.00
TLC Treatment (other nontraditional) $estimate
Basic Setup $40.00-$75.00
Basic Plus Setup $75.00-$100.00
Fret Dress, Level & Crown $75.00-$150.00
Replace Machine Heads $20.00-$35.00
Cut New Nut $35.00-$45.00
Cut New Saddle $35.00-$55.00
Install 1 Pickup + Each Additional Pickup

$30.00 + $15.00

Custom Wiring $estimate
Complete Rewire (standard) Starts at $50.00

*Parts are not included in pricing.

*Other repair pricing estimates will follow visual inspection of instruments.

We strive to do the best work in a timely manner. Some repairs do require a wait time for parts to arrive. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website; we hope to help in any way possible. If you have a question, please contact us by email:

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