#1
So i took my guitar in for a setup and asked for various things including 'polishing frets' and a 'deep condition of the fretboard'. What i meant was for the guy to polish the fretwire with steel wool and to treat the fretboard as the wood was very dry as there was a dent in it from a fingernail.

Do you think he will understand from what i wrote? He wasnt in so i couldnt speak to him.
#2
it should be fine
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#3
Judging from the context of your post, and that you knew such good detail about what you wanted...You're ready to step up and start doing the guitar maintenance for yourself.

That's not a diss, it's a compliment...

Save a little cash. Plus it's fun and very rewarding...

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#4
find out when he is in and ring him to confirm...

but even though i do all my guitars myself every string change(2 weeks), every 6 months(everyone needs to get a setup done twice a year seasonal climate variations ) i use my stores tech(who is very good) and the things you mention are part of a standard setup that he does (if it needs anything like this done my tech willl do it).

...sorry the post is a bit choppy but i`m drunk...
#5
guitar maintenance is pretty easy once you figure it out, people are usually just too worried about messing things up to do it themselves

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#6
Yeah, maintaining your own guitar is a good thing to do. I always thought of a musical instrument as being something that you should know how to take care of. Its like a carpenter and her tools, or painter and her brushes.
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#7
did you tell them how you like your action and string gauge preference?

that's pretty important.

keep in mind that buzz that doesnt transmit thru the amp isnt generally considered a problem.
so it's a good idea to play the guitar prior to taking it back home with you.
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#8
Quote by jonmo1
Judging from the context of your post, and that you knew such good detail about what you wanted...You're ready to step up and start doing the guitar maintenance for yourself.

That's not a diss, it's a compliment...

Save a little cash. Plus it's fun and very rewarding...



thanks. I tried to but i had problems with the bridge i couldnt fix and i have 3 other guitars with electronic problems so i thought ill get one into him and see how it goes. he will probably just put from lemon oil on the neck but i dont mind as long as its playable.
#9
Quote by jonmo1
Judging from the context of your post, and that you knew such good detail about what you wanted...You're ready to step up and start doing the guitar maintenance for yourself.

That's not a diss, it's a compliment...

Save a little cash. Plus it's fun and very rewarding...

If you're gonna do that, make SURE to buy the guitar player repair guide by Dan Erlewine. Great resource.
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