Alex Murry has serviced the Southern California Inland Empire for over 20 years providing meticulous stringed instrument service. From minor electronic issues and basic setups to cutting bone nuts, neck resets, refretting and major surgeries Alex takes care of all aspects of stringed instruments repairs and he strives to make every instrument play as if it were his own.

His services go beyond guitars and basses, other instruments he services include violins, cellos, upright basses and bow rehairing as well as servicing autoharps, ouds, dulcimers, lap steel guitars, pedal steel, bouzouki, balalaika, banjos, mandolins, bajo sexto, bajo quinto, guitarron, vihuela, ukelele, banjulele, charango, cuatro and koto. Other services offered also includes custom pearl inlay work.

Gard’s Music Instrument Repair Price List

Restring

  • Minor Trus Rod Adjustments
  • Minor String Height adjustments
  • Light Polishing
  • 12-String Guitars – $20
  • 6-String Guitars and Basses – $15

Replace Nut

  • Fit New Nut / Restring
  • Cut Nut Slots
  • Minor Truss Rod & String Height adjustments
  • Plastic – $30
  • Bone – $60
  • Tusq or Graphite – $40

Replace Saddle

  • Fit New Saddle / Restring
  • Minor Trus Rod & String Height Adjustments
  • Plastic – $30
  • Bone – $60
  • Tusq or Graphite – $40

Setup

  • Level High Frets
  • Clean Fretboard and Frets
  • Restring / Adjust Truss Rod
  • Set String Height / Nut Height
  • Neck Angle Adjustments
  • Balance Trem
  • Set Intonation / Polish
  • Floating Trem or 12-String – $65
  • 8-String & Basses – $55

Install Tuning Machines

  • Bore if needed
  • Install Tuners / Restring
  • String Height Adjustments
  • All Guitars and Basses – $25- $40

Acoustic Bridge Reglue

  • Remove Bridge
  • Clean / Remount
  • Setup – $80

Top & Crown

  • Level Frets / Remove Pits
  • Reround Tops of Frets
  • Polish Frets
  • Restring / Setup
  • All Guitars and Basses – $90

Refret

  • Remove Frets / Level Fretboard
  • Install New Frets
  • Level & Polish Frets
  • Unbound Neck – $200 – $250
  • Bound, Acoustic or Maple Neck – $250 – $300

Partial Refret

  • Replace Frest as Necessary
  • Level, Reround & Polish Frets – $20 per Fret

Shield Control Cavity

  • Shielding Tape and Replace Unshielded Wires – $60

Misc

  • Pickup Installation- $40 – $60
  • Replace Pickguard – $30
  • Replace Pickup Switch – $20, Archtops – $35
  • Replace Output Jack – $15
  • Replace Volume / Tone Pots
    • 1-2 $20
    • 3-More $25
    • Archtop $15/Each
  • Acoustic Pickup / Instllation
    • Saddle Transducer & Endpin Jack – $45
    • With External Preamp – $100
  • Route Body for Pickup or Battery Box – $60
  • Violin Bow Rehairing
    • Synthetic Hair – $35
    • Horse Hair – $45

Prices for Common Parts

  • Nuts and Saddles
    • Plastic – $2
    • Bone – $8
    • Tusq / Graphite – $18
  • Potentiometers
    • Audio Taper 250k 500k – $4.50
  • Output Jacks
    • Standard – $3.5
    • Stereo – $4.5
    • Barrel – $12
  • Pickup Selector Switch
    • Strat/Tele/LP – $14
    • Jackplates – $4 -$10
    • Trem Springs – $1.5
    • Strap Buttons – $2

Rich Jadrich: Nestled at the end of a hallway of classrooms lies a workshop, instruments scattered around the countertops. Rich Jadrich has been the head of instrument repairs for Gard’s Music in Glendora for many years. In his time at this location, he has fixed thousands of a variety of instruments – you name it, he can fix it – for an amazing price and in a timely fashion.

He has revived damaged instruments and has repaired the unfixable. He is an instrument miracle worker. Even when not fixing an instrument, Rich is always busy. He has also been the band director at Sierra Vista Junior High, teaching hundreds of students how to further their musical abilities. His cheerful personality makes working with him a joyful experience, and it is a pleasure to have him as part of the Gard’s family.

Gard’s Music Instrument Repair Price List

Woodwind Overhaul include: All new pads, new corks, clean body and keys, straighten and fit keys, replace needed springs, oil all screws and junctures, complete adjustment and play test.

Instrument Repair Price
Wind Instruments Piccolo $225
Flute Overhaul $210
Oboe Overhaul $400
Clarinet Overhaul $210
Alto Clarinet Overhaul $440
Bass Clarinet Overhaul $550
Soprano Sax Overhaul $400
Alto Sax Overhaul $360
Tenor Sax Overhaul $390
Baritone Sax Overhaul $600
Flute (per pad) $10-12
Flute Adjustments $10-20
FluteCleaning $45 and up
Oboe (per pad) $10-12
Oboe Adjustments $18-24
Clarinet (per pad) $10-12
Clarinet Adjustments $12-20
Sax (per pad) $15-20
Sax Adjustments $15-36
Sax Cleaning $75
Sax Buffing $300