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06-07-2020, 21:02   #1
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Guitar setup & service

Hi All,

I have a 20 yr old Gibson LP Special that needs a full set-up and probably some repairs. I'm no expert but the action seems wrong, tuning doesn't hold in the high frets, pickups are loose, rhythm & treble switch seem to be reversed.

It's a fantastic guitar, so smooth and playable, so I'd happily pay the right money to get it back to top notch.

I would appreciate any suggestions you have for who can do a quality job and not rip me off. I'm based in north Dublin so anywhere in Dublin area is fine.

Thanks!
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06-07-2020, 22:04   #2
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Contact Niall in The Music Outlet in Swords., they'll do a good job.
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06-07-2020, 22:08   #3
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Haze guitars. Or you can go on his website and for a reasonable small fee download his books on how to do it yourself!
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06-07-2020, 22:46   #4
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Haze guitars. Or you can go on his website and for a reasonable small fee download his books on how to do it yourself!
A thousand times this. Gerry is the man.
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07-07-2020, 11:03   #5
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thanks guys, Haze are unfortunately closed indefinitely.
I'll try the place in Swords.
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07-07-2020, 13:57   #6
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A thousand times this. Gerry is the man.
Gerry is indeed the man! I was going to recommend him or John Moriarty at Archtop.ie, both excellent guys, but since the op is north country Dublin Swords seemed a no-brainer.
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Some neck guitars do an excellent job.

There's also this spot which looks excellent but I have no first hand experience with them
https://www.facebook.com/TheGuitarWorkshop
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Hi, Frank Tate in Capel St. D1 is my favourite expert for guitars. www.franktateinstruments.com or facebook franktateinstruments.
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