Our most popular mods......Let us know what you want, we can custom design it !
Replacing pickups with better or different type for improved tone, sustain, switching
options ( coil tap ), and reduced noise and feedback.
Installing coil tap switches to select single coil tone or full humbucking tone.
We can install separate switches, a master tap switch, or install push / pull tone
Install phase, or series / parallel switches for a variety of tone switching options.
Install a mute / kill switch.
Install an “add bridge”, or “blower” switch on a 3 pickup instrument for new pickup
Replace the vintage 3 way Strat type switch with a 5 way version for more pickup
Installing internal shielding and shielded cable to reduce pickup noise, buzz and
Replace the stock tone capacitors with better types to improve the tone controls
Modify the volume controls to prevent the loss of highs when you roll back the volume.
( You do roll back the volume sometimes….right ? )
Installing TBX type tone controls for control of lows and highs from a single control….more
versatile than stock tone controls.
Installing Fender “No Load” tone controls that actually switch out of the circuit
when full up to allow all the highs to come through.
Replacing poor quality jacks, switches and controls that come stock in so many instruments,
even in brand name instruments. This vastly improves the reliability and the tone
Appearance mods include changing the pickguard to Pearl, Tortoise, Vintage, 3 layer,
and many more. Changing the color, adding, or removing pickup covers. Changing the
color or type of knobs, plastic and metal….and many, many more.
Changing the saddles and nut to Graph Tech or Tusq type improves sustain and reduces
Replaced the tuners with better, higher ratio type improves tuning stability. We
carry tuners from Grover, Sperzel, Gotoh, Schaller, Fender, and Gibson.
Replace Les Paul type bridges and tailpieces with Tone Pros type to improve sustain
Replacing a stock bridge with a better type for improved tone and intonation, such
as installing a wider travel Les Paul type bridge, or replacing the 3 saddle Tele
type bridge with a 6 saddle bridge.
Setup mods include resetting for drop tuning, modifying the bridge and nut for larger
gauge strings, resetting a Floyd Rose type bridge, and adjusting the neck and action
for drop tuning.