Del Maxwell has setup over 1000 guitars & basses and once helped rebuild Les Paul's 1974 Les Paul Recording Model with Nut Winters. While working in the repair shop for Daddy's Junky Music, he learned from the legendary Doug MacCormack and earned Fender Authorized Guitar Technician certification. Guitar Setup Near ME is Del's newly created guitar repair shop and here's what he can do for you:

Services & Pricing

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Complete Setups

Neck and truss rod, bridge and nut adjustments to make your guitar or bass play exactly how you want it to feel, while bringing out the best of your tone. Every detail of playability is given the utmost attention just as if it were my own instrument.

Pricing

Strings additional; includes cleaning

Guitar
Acoustic: $50
Electric w/o Floyd Rose: $60
Electric w/ Floyd Rose: $75
More than 6 strings, +$10.

Bass
Acoustic: $50
Electric: $60
More than 4 strings, +$10.

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String Change & Tuning

Improve playability of your instrument with a simple string change and tuning using your choice of strings. This string change includes compressed air and solvent cleaning of switches & output jack and polishing the neck, fretboard & body.

Pricing

Strings additional; includes cleaning

Guitar
Acoustic: $20
Electric w/o Floyd Rose: $25
Electric w/ Floyd Rose: $30
More than 6 strings, +$5.

Bass
Acoustic: $20
Electric: $25
More than 4 strings, +$5.

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Inspection & Diagnosis

Complete inspection of your instrument to diagnose any problems you may be experiencing. We're looking for problems with the electronics, neck, frets, bridge, nut, tuners, neck pocket, output jack and switches, and pickup output test.

Pricing

Repair of diagnosed problem additional

Guitar
Acoustic: $25
Electric w/o Floyd Rose: $30
Electric w/ Floyd Rose: $40
More than 6 strings, +$5.

Bass
Acoustic: $25
Electric: $30
More than 4 strings, +$5.

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Fret Leveling

Eliminate excessive fret buzz with hand sanding and filing of the frets to make them an even height and contoured to the same radius as the neck. Once level, the frets are recrowned to the proper shape and hand polished to shine more than they did brand new.

Pricing

Strings additional; includes Setup/Cleaning

Guitar
Acoustic: $120
Electric w/o Floyd Rose: $130
Electric w/ Floyd Rose: $145
More than 6 strings or maple necks, +$10.

Bass
Acoustic: $120
Electric: $130
More than 4 strings or maple necks, +$10.

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Fret Overhang

Filing excess fret overhang removes sharp edges, smoothing the feel when you move your hand up and down the neck. Once the fret edges are smooth, the frets are recrowned to the proper shape and hand polished to shine more than they did brand new.

Pricing

Strings additional; includes Setup/Cleaning

Guitar
Acoustic: $100
Electric w/o Floyd Rose: $120
Electric w/ Floyd Rose: $130
More than 6 strings or maple neck, +$10.

Bass
Acoustic: $100
Electric: $120
Basses with more than 4 strings or maple neck, +$10.

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Electronics repair

If your guitar crackles when you move your instrument cable, or if you get static from the knobs and switches, cleaning or replacement of switches, output jack, pickups, fixing grounding problems and shielding, soldering and other simple electronics repair will help.

Pricing

Parts additional; minimum charge 1/2 hr

$60/hr for labor

Typical prices
Output jack repair/replace: $50
Pickup replacement (1): $100
Switch replacement: $75
Potentiometer replacement: $75
Ground Shielding: $100

Payments accepted for guitar tech services and parts: cash or credit card (through PayPal).


Contact

Please contact me to setup an appointment to drop-off your musical instrument for service.

Guitar Repair Near Me
56 Turbats Creek Rd
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

Call 207-204-0908

Submit the contact form to contact me. Be sure to tell me what kind of guitar or bass you have and what you'd like done to it.

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Testing instruments in the shop

Fender Jazz bass guitar setup
Les Paul Studio setup
Classical guitar setup
Fender Stratocaster setup
Gibson Les Paul True Historic setup
Martin acoustic guitar setup
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