#1
I wanted to find out if anyone here tipped the guitar tech that worked on your guitar. I go to a small local shop for service and setup and it is always the same guitar tech who does incredible work. Should I give her something extra for her time. She always gets the guitar back to me the same day or the next morning.
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#2
You should do that... Such service is rare.
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Last edited by hminh87 at Sep 11, 2008,
#3
i'm big on tipping.

especially if you feel there's effort above and beyond.

the only thing i'd try to feel out first, is that some service professionals feel they are well compensated and in a high enough position in the company where a tip would be considered unnecessary.
for example, if they were a store owner, management or similar.
Jenneh

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#4
Cool. Maybe I'll head back over today and drop something off for her. It's only 2 blocks from my house.
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Epi Joe Pass Signature
Epi LP Plus Top
Jackson Dinky
Fender Hot Rod Deville 212
#5
i would have probably tipped at the time of adjustment.
Jenneh

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#9
I wouldn't go back to tip, but next time you're getting a setup tip when you pay.
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#10
Alright. Points taken.

Thanks guys.
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Fender Strat
Epi Joe Pass Signature
Epi LP Plus Top
Jackson Dinky
Fender Hot Rod Deville 212
#11
Best to give her a rose or something. No woman refuse that.
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Vox Tonelab ST
Blackstar HT-1R


#12
Wait...

She cute?
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#13
Give her the high hard one.

:P lol, seriously though, next time she works on your guitar, tip when you pay, or get her something nice. Not too nice though, or she'll think you're trying to execute my first idea. =]
#14
wouldn't really go down here in the UK. it's ok tipping in restaurants, the hairdressers or for a taxi ride, but that's about it. just doesn't happen.
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#15
Quote by dr_john
wouldn't really go down here in the UK. it's ok tipping in restaurants, the hairdressers or for a taxi ride, but that's about it. just doesn't happen.

the techs I know would gratefully accept you buying them a pint at their next gig for a job well done.

if you develop a friendship with a decent tech you're set. not only are you guaranteed a good setup everytime, you can always pick their brains when thinking about new guitars etc. and their advice will be less biased than it would if they were just trying to sell stuff to you.

tl;dr? keep your tech(s) happy.
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#16
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the techs I know would gratefully accept you buying them a pint at their next gig for a job well done.

if you develop a friendship with a decent tech you're set. not only are you guaranteed a good setup everytime, you can always pick their brains when thinking about new guitars etc. and their advice will be less biased than it would if they were just trying to sell stuff to you.

tl;dr? keep your tech(s) happy.



well yes, i agree 100%. it's one thing having a pint but another stuffing a tenner or what ever in their mitt.
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