Frequentley Asked ?'s

 

  • My guitar is having issues, can you fix it?
    Give me a call and I can set up a free evaluation.

  • What kinds of repairs do you offer?
    FM Guitar Repair does everything from restringing, tune up and maintenance to electrical repair, hardware repair, some structural repair, and more.

  • Do I need an appointment?
    Nope, no appointment necessary. Just give me a call and we can set up a pick up or drop off time and date. 

  • How long will my repair take to be completed, what is the turnaround time?
    Prompt turnaround is always a priority. I can quote you a turnaround time, once I have evaluated the repair.  

  • Can I trust you with my instrument, are you experienced?
    Please read the About Me tab. I have been building, repairing and playing guitars for over 1
    3 years. In order to stay on top of my game, I attend certification classes and receive ongoing training and certification so you always know your guitar is in safe hands.

  • How often should I change the strings on my guitar?
    It depends on how often you play, climate conditions, type and quality of string, etc… Generally, every 4-6 months. IF you play every night than every 1 - 2 months would be recommended. 

  • Do temperature and humidity affect my instrument?

Florida's high temperatures and humidity can cause cracking, make glued joints and tops lift up     and buckle, trigger neck warping, along with a host of other problems. The least severe of these issues

can be corrected with a  set-up, neck adjustment or the careful re-application of glue. 

  • How can I prolong the life of my instrument?

        By maintaining it with regular setups and professional repair.

  • How often should I tune up (set up) my guitar?
    To keep your guitar playing at optimal performance, it's a good idea to have a setup done 2-4 times a year.

  • How much do you charge for a setup?

        Check out my Price List.

  • Do you intonate and strobe tune?
    Yes.

  • What kinds of things can I do to upgrade my guitar?
    From pickups and electronics to hardware upgrades, There are so many options. Give me a call and we figure out how to take your guitar to the next level.