TOURING SERVICES

Touring services (live guitar & backline tech, tour management) will be on hold for as long as the COVID-19 restrictions allow. ​All inquiries can be sent to andy@bigsoundphilly.com - I cannot wait until we're all back on the road again!

repairs & restorations

tour services

SAME or NEXT DAY SERVICES 


String Change & Clean...$30

clean fretboard, change strings, minimal adjustments to truss rod; Floyd Rose guitars not applicable.


Full Setups (24-48 hour turnaround)...$55+

price varies depending on the type and state of the instrument; setups include ALL adjustments, polishing and cleaning where necessary.


SAME DAY SETUPS...$75+

same as regular setup, but same-day service guaranteed pending any larger issues



Big Sound LLC &

Braxton Guitars

Services

DROP OFF SERVICES


​FRET DRESS...$125-$150

THE WORKS!The best thing you can do to get the absolute most out of your instrument. Premium fret leveling in the Erlewine Neck Jig, as well as crowning and polishing frets to a mirror shine. A fret dress is a must for guitars with fret wear, high and low spots in the frets or fretboard, or anyone looking to take their setup the ULTIMATE level. 


COMPLETE REFRET...$300-$450

Price will vary depending on the type/state of the instrument as well as choice of fret wire (nickel/silver, stainless steel, gold, etc), and additional nut/saddle work to match the new fretwire; a full fret dress in the Erlewine Neck Jig and setup is included with all refrets. 


NEW NUT OR SADDLE...$110/each -or- $175/combo

bone nuts and saddles are cut from scratch here at the shop specially made to fit your instrument; includes full setup.


Electronics...$50+

Single hour or single pickup replacements will be charged the base fee of $50. Pickup set replacements (i.e. two humbuckers or a set of Strat pickups), $80. Complete rewires, MIDI/Sustain pickup installations, $100. Pickup routing would fall into the Structural/Cosmetic Hourly Rate ($75/hour)


STRUCTURAL & COSMETICS...$75/HOUR or NEGOTIATED FLAT RATE

​Routing, fabrication, touch-ups, crack and brace repair, and refinishing will fall into the $75/hour rate. Bigger jobs -- headstock repairs, bridge & bridge plate replacements, acoustic pickguards, binding, etc. -- will most likely be priced at a negotiated flat rate on a per case basis.  


​*as of 8/31/2021, we will NOT be accepting chip and ding finish repairs on guitars....if you beat your guitar up, GOOD!*


**RUSH REPAIRS are available at a base 50% up-charge**