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Measuring the string height of a Gibson Les Paul

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Adjusting the intonation of a Gibson Les Paul

Adjusting the intonation

A normal set up consists of (as appropriate):

  • full evaluation of guitar
  • check and fix any loose frets, dress any sharp fret ends
  • polish frets
  • adjust neck relief
  • check and adjust nut slots and lubricate
  • clean and lubricate the bridge
  • adjust tremolo action to owner’s preferences
  • check and adjust bridge saddles
  • set bridge height
  • set intonation
  • adjust pickup height
  • check and tighten all screws
  • lemon-oil rosewood fretboard
  • treat switches and pots with contact cleaner
  • clean and polish
  • fit new strings
Measuring the string height of a Gibson Les Paul

Measuring the string height of a Gibson Les Paul

A fret dress is often recommended to get the lowest, buzz-free action and if a fret dress is required this will be performed for an additional charge after consultation with the owner.

Prices?

Well it depends on your guitar but expect to pay between £40 and £50 plus the cost of the strings. If a fret dress (level and re-crown) is required, it’s normally around an additional £20.