Ovation Balladeer

What a great couple of days, Lots of nice customer but one will stand out for a long time. A really nice man called Kevin came to see me with his old Ovation Ballader. Having not used the guitar for some years it had been stored in his loft. When he got it out it was...

Tanglewood acoustic guitar

A nice customer brought his Tanglewood acoustic guitar in for a set up and a loose brace. When I looked inside there was two braces that needed gluing back into place. To do the set up would have been impossible due to the unevenness of the frets….It needed a...

Alligator Music’s before sales service

Well there I was, just thinking not a lot on so I will have today and Friday off. Then earlier today I got a call off Clare the owner of Alligator Music in Stockport she said they have six acoustic guitars that do not play as good as they could, so would I have a look...

Leave it to the Professionals!

Time for today’s rant. I had a electro classical brought in today. The action was very high and the neck had too much bow in it. Out came the allen keys. oops some one has used too small a key or probably used an Imperial size key in a Metric socket and it has...

Jack Socket fallen into guitar

Here we go, it happens so often, you have a gig on and you get out your guitar and the nut has fallen off the jack socket on your semi hollow guitar. It is Sunday and all guitar repairers are closed. What do you do. Well do as Andy did he gave me a call, as I was not...

Guitar Repairs the Good and Bad

Today’s good was a Yamaha F310 acoustic guitar for a set up. These guitars are still bullet proof. Lower the saddle and file out the nut slots made this guitar play well above it’s budget price. A quick fret polish and a nice oil to the fret board (not the...