Gig Ready Guitar? Has your guitar become a little difficult to play sometimes? Does it sound,”out of tune”? The strings are too high off the neck? Is the guitar neck warped or bowed? The tuning gears are difficult to turn? In addition, are moving parts rusty? It could be that your guitar needs a tune up!
A hard to play guitar is a roadblock to your success as a musician, so if you want your guitar to play better and faster, let Haywire Custom Guitar shop prep your guitar with our ” 8 Point Gig Ready Process”. We’ll make it a Gig Ready Guitar.
It’s better than getting it ready for the Grand Prix! This is the same process that we perform on all of our new instruments, and it will put your “baby” back in shape, and consequently allow you to play fast and in tune up and down the fret board like never before!
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Point 1: 4-
Each guitar neck is checked and adjusted to be sure it is true and straight to ensure proper alignment on all axis. Most of all this step ensures proper action and allows for more accurate and easier guitar tuning, playing and set-
Point 2: Inspect and lube the guitar tuning gears
Before installing the guitar tuning gears, we check each one thoroughly. The tuning gear is adjusted so that there is no play in the mechanism. They are then lubricated to insure smooth and even movement to make your guitar tune accurately.
Point 3: Potting the guitar pickups
We dip the pickups in hot wax to reduce squeal and unwanted guitar feedback.
Point 4: Prep the guitar body
Upon installing the guitar electronic components, we take great care to ensure that all wires are properly routed, spaced, and grounded to provide years of trouble free service with your gig ready guitar.
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Point 5: Level and polish the frets
We insure that all of the guitar frets are level, eliminating any possibility of fret buzz due to unevenness.
Point 6: Radius the guitar strings
Most guitar necks have a contour over the top of the neck called the radius. We adjust the strings to make sure the height of each string follows the contour of the guitar neck radius.
Point 7: Adjusting the overall guitar string height and the action
Once we set the contour and radius of the guitar strings, it’s time to adjust the overall height of the strings from the top of the frets to the bottom of the guitar strings.
Point 8: Set the guitar intonation
This step is done twice. The intonation is set two times with a 24 hour “seat-