If none of the Service Centers listed below are suitable then 'Contact' us, we offer a full repair service.

Approved Installer / Repairer directory.

Here is a list of approved installers and repairers who will fit your pickups or perform quality repairs on your guitar.

I only list quality orgainizations and individuals here who have come to my attention. If you are a quality Repairer or if you know of one who is not listed here, send me the details with some references so I can check out the reputation of the applicant.


RJB Guitars (Rob Bond)
Moor Hall
Mobile: 07748 638513


Eric Miller
Hands on Guitars
434 NW Prindle St.
Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 740-9158

Eric Miller (handsonguitars@juno.com)

Fren Asken
Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 310-838-3599
Email : frenster@frensterguitars.com Web: http://www.frensterguitars.com/
Quality workmanship with attention to detail. Repairs, mods, custom builds.Everything from setups to restorations. Authorized Level 2 Feiten Tuning System Retrofitter.

Keith Hollands Guitar Hospital
359 Village Ln.
Los Gatos,
CA 95030
408 395-0767
Keith Hollands Guitar Hospital (keith@keithhollandguitars.com)

Guitar Hospital is a full service repair facility specializing in fretwork, restoration, and modification. We also build Custom Instruments and have featured Kinman Pickups in our Model "S" and "T" series Guitars. We are a certified Buzz Feiten Retrofitter, offer a wide variety of parts, accessories, instruments, and service amplifiers. With 20 years experience Keith Holland's Guitar Hospital is the premier guitar and bass custom shop in the South Bay Area near San Francisco. Ed's note: Los Gatos Guitar Gallery is also part of Keith's organization.

Chris Eudy
Third Coast Guitar Service
159 N. Racine Ave
IL 60607
Ph: (312) 275-0095
Email: 'Third Coast Guitar Service' <thirdcoastguitar@ameritech.net>

We are a full service repair shop. We do everything from Restoring Pre-War Martins, to installing pickups. There are 9 full time techs and we are a Gold Level Service Center for the following manufacturers... Ernie Ball, Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hamer, Ibanez, Jackson, Martin, Ovation, Takamine, Taylor, Tacoma, Warwick, Washburn and Yamaha.
We are also a dealer for lots of parts and pick ups (none as good as Kinman's). We also are a Level 2 Buzz Feiten Installer (we can do acoustics, classicals, Mandolins, whatever). If you haven't gotten a chance to hear the difference Buzz Feitenizing can make, I would recommend you try one out.

Scotty's Guitar Shop
1005 W. Main St.
Blue Springs,
Missouri 64015

Established 1981, Scotty's Guitar Shop has an excellent reputation for custom modifications, restorations, fretwork, broken neck repairs etc. We are an authorized dealer for many premium manufactures in pickups, parts and supplies (approved Kinman Dealer for over 4 years). One of the best staffed, full service shop in the Midwest. Authorized Buzz Feiten Installer, Earvana System and more.

MacPherson Guitarworks
New Jersey
Ph: 973-506-4187
Email: Mac Guitars [Dennis@macphersonguitars.com]


MacPherson Guitarworks is a full service shop. We build custom acoustic and electric guitars. We also do setup & repair on all stringed instruments.. Including guitars, banjos, mandolins, violins etc. We are an authorized warranty service center for Yamaha ,Takamine, Ovation, Jasmine, and Hamer
musical instruments

We are also a Level 1 Buzz Feiten Installer for electric guitars as well as Earvana tuning systems. We provide many after market modifications to both acoustic and electric guitars such as custom pickup installation and undersaddle and transducer pickup installations. We do quite a bit of custom pearl inlay work as well ( send your design art and we will cut it and inlay if needed).

Ron Pace
Pace Guitar
Repair 7702
Highmeadow Drive
TX 77063
Ph: 713-339-9000 paceguitarrepair.com  axmaster@mindspring.com

We are a full service repair facility specializing in fretwork, broken neck repairs, pickup installations and custom electronics, refinishing and restoration, graphics, and custom modifications. We are an authorized warranty service center for Alvarez, B.C. Rich, De Armond, Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hamer, Ibanez, Jackson, Martin, Ovation, Takamine, Taylor, Tacoma, Warwick, Washburn and Yamaha. We are a certified Earvana System installer and a dealer for lots of parts and pickups (Kinman's are our favorite!).

Jim Shine
Oxford, ME
Vintage restoration and general repairs, custom guitars.

jimshine@megalink.net (email)



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