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Guitar Maintenance

Haywire Custom Guitars-Guitar and Instrument Maintenance Services

We’ll perform the following for you.
Fretwork for better tuning and ease of playing.

Nut replacement for non-aligned strings and to even the string levels.

Bridge & Saddle Replacement to add stability and quality sound to fretted notes.

Guitar Neck shaving for ease of play as well as the following services:

Electronic Repair Services

Pickup installation for dead and weak pickups.

Pick guards replaced for cosmetic and alignment reasons.

Miscellaneous Install Services

Tuners replaced as required for correct guitar maintenance.

Structural Repairs Includes: restringing, instruments, clean and test electronics, replace battery if needed (Battery included).

We’ll adjust and rehang loose wiring, clean and condition fingerboard, polish frets to remove minor scratches, ruts, pits and corrosion.

Cleaning of entire guitar will be done as well as adjust your guitar truss-rod to correct neck relief.

Tightening and lubricating all hardware is necessary to keep adjustments stable.

We adjust the saddle radius to match fingerboard radius to keep guitar tuned well.

Adjust action at bridge and nut, file nut slots where needed for proper string movement, adjust and set intonation, adjust tremolo bridge setting to player’s touch, we’ll add or remove tremolo springs as required (parts included). We’ll tighten, and adjust balance, level and height of tremolo bridge.

Fret leveling and re-fret work as required for guitar maintenance

Fret leveling and re-fret work as if required will be done for you.

We’ll full setup as needed after re-fretting, re-fret includes leveling the fingerboard, fret edge dress too. A full instrument inspection includes testing as well.

About the Author:

Mr. Rick Mariner Owner and Founder and CEO of Haywire Custom Guitars Inc. He is a member of The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (A.S.I.A.) as well as a guitar player. Rick holds a bachelors degree from University of Md. and a Masters degree from George Washington University. Rick developed his exclusive 8 – Point “Gig- Ready” guitar process that allows for Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With Rick’s many years of development and guitar set-up experience, Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.

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