OPENING HOURS

MONDAY-        10am - 4:30pm

TUESDAY           10am - 4:30pm

WEDNESDAY    10am - 4:30pm

THURSDAY        10am - 6pm

FRIDAY               10am - 6pm

​SATURDAY        10am - 1:00pm

08 8443 8272

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ADDRESS

FIND​ US

54 George Street

Thebarton

South Australia 5152

+61 8 8443 8272

 General Repairs & Pricing

 

Each instrument is unique and each player has different needs. At Salvi's we talk to you about your individual requirements for player and instrument, ensuring the best results. Steve Salvi is a working musician who has expert knowledge about guitar playing, guitar building, guitar repairs and set ups. He knows (and cares about!) how to make your instrument play and sound it's best. At Salvi's we check each instrument for playability and quality before you take your instrument home. We will talk to you about any problems with your instrument and discuss solutions.

                                    

                                         You can talk to Steve or our in house technical expert Doug Tapfield.

 

We are authorised warranty repairers for most major brands, including Gibson, Maton and CF Martin & Co., click here for a full list of brands.​

​Pricing is an important part of any business.

Salvi's is dedicated to being competitive and to bringing value for money to you.​

For a detailed quote on any custom modifications or repairs, just bring your guitar in for an ‘over the bench'

no obligation quote. Customers outside of Adelaide, please call on 08 8443 8272.


Standard Set Ups​​

Includes disassembly, fret polish, neck adjust, intonation, nut cut/adjust, full lube, fingerboard conditioner, strings, a full inspection and any minor repairs or maintenance that is required. ​

Electric including strings............................... $120

Acoustic including strings ............................ $125

12 String Acoustic inc. strings...................... $135
Floyd Rose including strings......................... $145

Bass guitar, add strings................................. $110
Mandolin including strings........................... $135

Banjo including strings.................................. $135
Sarod, Sitar & others.................................... $POA
Restring service...................................... from $35
 

NEW!

Quicky Set Ups

For people in a rush who just need  a bit of a tune up and don't want to spend the money on a full set up. Includes intonation, action, neck adjust & quick check over. No string change.​

Electric non trem...................................... $69
Electric w/ trem......................................... $79
Floyd Rose.................................................. $75
Acoustic....................................................... $49

Deluxe Set Ups

"The Works"

​Everything your instrument will ever need to make it play as well as it can. Recommended for well played and worn guitars.​​​ Includes a full fret level and recrown on our guitar jig.

Not a simple rub down of the frets with sandpaper like you'll find in many shop backrooms, this is a  precise and measurable process especially useful for problem necks.

Add $135 to a standard setup of your choice.

Gibson, Epiphone & similar headstock repairs

 Because every Hero has a weakness

Cracked but intact.................................from $135
Cracked and dangling for it's life.........from $165
Snapped like a carrot............................from $180
Smashed and ugly......................................... $POA
Full factory style refinish.........................add $230
Make invisible, not always possible, but.... $POA

Nuts & Bones

Finding your tone



(Set up recommended with this repair)

New nut. Plastic. Fitted ............................... from $48
New nut. Bone, composite or graphite 
from  $72
New saddle. Bone or composite. Fitted from  $60

 

​Light Fret dress. Recrown and polish with setup $65

Fret dress. Level, recrown and polish with setup $135

Fretted to Fretless Conversion..................... from $280

Refret. Rosewood. Ebony. Unbound........... from $400

Refret. Rosewood. Ebony. Bound................ from $450

Refret. Maple, with re-finish......................... from $480

Frets

General repairs

Basic electronics check and clean...........................  $20

Replace switch (3 or 5 way)............................  from $30

Replace output jack..........................................  from $25

Fit direct replacement pick up.................................. $35

Fit replacement pick up with routing...........from $60

Pick up rewinds. Per coil....................................from $60

Replace tuners on standard electric, bass or acoustic  ...............................................from $40 + tuners

Reglue bridge. Acoustic. No pick up..............from $80 Refinishing.....................................................................$POA

 

 


Check out our 'On the Bench' page for photo essays of some of our more interesting repair jobs.

Information about restorations and rebuilds can be found here.
 

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Custom & Boutique guitars, repairs, setups & service!

Guitar repairs & setups in Adelaide and Australia-wide

54 George St Thebarton 5031 SA

​ 8443 8272