REPAIRS & RESTORATION
Repair or Restore your instrument
Playing the guitar is fun – unless you break it. Breaking your instrument can happen for various issues, or it might be that you come across an old instrument that would need restoration. Bring your guitar, bass or stringed instrument to Sun-Sounds, we will repair or restore them for you here in Malta. We at Sun-Sounds have repaired guitars of brands like Harmony, Gibson, Hofner, Ibanez, Fender, Martin, Yamaha, Gretch, PRS, Epiphone, Dobro, Taylor, Dean etc...
Vintage guitar or bass
When you bring your vintage guitar or bass to us, we will look for similar or identical parts to replace any of the broken ones with. We always do our best to find parts that match the prestige of the guitar you bring to us, nevertheless this would always be liaised with its owner.
Unfortunately it is hard to estimate the time it will take us to restore your guitar. Depending on the extent of the damage, it can take from a day to months. However, we will always provide the best service possible to bring your guitar back to its original state… or better.
We have plenty of experience with repairing vintage instruments. Some examples of what has been through our hands in the past are 30’s Dobro resonator guitar, 1890’s parlour guitar, 1964 Hofner 500/1 bass guitar, Gibson L1, Gibson SG, Egmond bass and Framus Missouri; and many others.
In our past we have had cases in which we had certain rare instruments that required parts that have been impossible to buy. In this case we are equipped in building identical copies of any required wooden custom parts.
We can repair your guitar electronics, such as amplifiers and pickups. We are also here for you to install any type of pickup on your guitar. These type of repairs and installations generally take from a day to two weeks; again depending on the extent of the work that needs to be done.
Our basic service includes setup, cleaning, alteration and modification of the brought in instrument. When requested, we can also take care of hardware swapping, re-fretting, fret levelling, neck adjustment and nut and saddle replacement.
The price for your repair or restoration will be determined on your request and will depend on the state of the instrument. When you bring your guitar to us, we will examine what should be fixed and how much it will cost before starting any of the work. Only after your confirmation, we will start the repairing procedures on your instrument. Here are some basic guidelines on what we charge ...
Change OF STRINGS
Starting from 10€ including a guitar polishing and fretboard oiling.
Frets Cleanup and Polishing
Add an extra 5€ to your Change of Strings service and / or General Setup.
Let those Frets slide and shine.
Starting from 20€ including what's listed in the change of strings service.
Truss Rod adjustment, lowering of string action, intonation, floating bridge setup, Floyd Rose Setup, Saddle and Nut setup, etc..