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Service & Setup

Having your instrument setup makes a huge difference to the sound & performance, as it is easier to play and matches your style. At Waterfront Repairs, we provide a range of setup services for Electric, Acoustic and Bass Guitars.


Having your Instrument setup properly has a night and day effect on your playing, sound and believe it or not people will think you are a better player.


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Guitar Strings

A Full Setup and Restring includes the following:

- Set action ( String Height ) and Neck relief

- Cut nut slots to correct height and width for string gauge

- Clean fingerboard and treat with Lemon Oil

- Polish and Burnish frets

- Check and clean/tighten machine heads for smooth operation

- Adjust intonation and truss rod

- Set pickup heights to optimum position

- Check electronics and clean with contact cleaner

- Clean and Polish whole guitar

- Restring with choice of strings

- Stretch strings to aid tuning stability

- Tune to desired pitch

- Final Check over, Test and play!

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