Hofner seem to have used quite a variety of circuit configurations over the years and the new panel is not wired the same as the old one. The bridge height adjustment wrench can be used to make fine adjustments to the bridge tilt on its pivots by inserting it into one of the height grub screws and using it as a lever. The neck on this one measures 1.635 and the nut itself is just a little narrower than the neck. All rights reserved. Coronado’s in the Wildwood, dyed beechwood version, have ‘Wildwood’ on the guard. The Rhythm/Solo switch either connects the selected pickup/s directly to the output or via the 0.047uF for a more treble tone. Apparently these bar’s are the same as those used on Fender Mustangs, but replacements are extremely hard to find. Tokai Springy Sound model numbers – which are usually engraved on the last fret or on the neck heel – generally break down as follows: All of the above models were available with a rosewood fingerboard, but this feature is very rare on ST-80 and higher models. The grub screw shifts a small roller up and down that is mounted on a further V shaped spring. The Coronado II’s were made with a number of variations and colours, such as a transparent pick guard (with black script) instead of the black burst white with the script ‘Antigua’ guard on this one, a two screws and a bar string retainer instead of a string tree, two smaller knobs for the tone controls and the addition of the lettering ‘Coronado II’ in black to the headstock. This supply is also used to feed the front panel LEDs. It is finished with a brown burst lacquer and bound top and bottom with white plastic with a black/white inner purfling. Your one-stop-shop for all things musical including quality guitar repair and music lessons! The re-issue ‘modern player’ Coronado has a solid centre block, a pinned Gibson style Adjust-O-Matic bridge and two Fender Fidelitron humbucking pickups. Setting intonation on a completely floating bridge can be a bit of a problem since, not only do the saddle adjustments set the string length, but the entire bridge can be moved back and forth, or even slanted. Two Epiphone P90 pickups with chrome plated dog-ear covers (the base plates of the P90s have their two end tabs soldered to the inside of the dog ears on the covers), Epiphone ABR-1 style Tone-O-Matic bridge (nickel plated). This example is a three channel, 2 by 12 combo amp with channel volumes and Master volume control. Guitar re-strung with a set of D’Addario EXL110 nickel wound 10’s and truss rod and bridge adjusted for best action. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 10am-6pm. Has a loose output jack, pickup switch and bridge tone control. All non-standard necks (ie A,C, D) could be ordered for an extra 5% above the retail price. If any of the play heads are open circuit the playback amplifier sees an open circuit when that head is selected by its push button, and the output produces a loud hum. World-class guitar repair service in Scotland, based in Perth. The string roller and the arm now swing with very low friction. Foot switch – The foot switch uses a stereo jack connection to switch from blue to the red channel when the ring is grounded, and from blue channel clean to drive when the tip is grounded. Mains T2A slo-blo fuse is blown. My B5 has only one circlip on the outer end and its lateral movement is limited at the other end by the arm bracket that is attached to the string shaft with a grub screw running into a mating hole in the shaft. 3 Channels – Red channel with its own Drive, tone controls and Volume and a Blue channel with either Clean or Dirty with shared tone controls and Volumes for Clean and Dirty. The headstock is of the narrow style with in-curved sides and a pronounced ‘open book’ crest. Reconditioned the heads of the four neck ‘bolts’ and all other bolts and screws. REPAIR LOG – 1980S? So all these fuses are slow blow 20mm glass fuses rated at 250V. Acoustic guitars normally have an end block and a neck block at opposite ends of the body. The holes for these tuners seem to have been drilled a little over size by mistake because the Grover bevelled washers under the threaded collars have been supplemented with larger washers to cover the oversized holes drilled in the headstock. This places the strings across the the fretboard in a very comfortable position – wider at the nut for ease of fingering, but at the same time further from the fretboard edge on the higher frets. Our knowledge, insights and experience have resulted in instruments displaying the highest standards of sound and playability. This guitar was based on early copy of the Fender CBS era Stratocaster. Two bent metal string trees with a spacer. A 2006 Epiphone Custom Shop, Limited Edition, Casino thin-line, electric guitar. Guitar repair has been a large part of London Guitar Academy from the start. Current value – purchased second hand for £450. Two small white plastic strap buttons are screwed to the body, one to the heel and one to the end of the trapeze tailpiece. It is a bolt neck, in this case left handed, thin-line hollow guitar (there is a block under the tremolo) with a bound body, two bound F holes and a floating pickguard. A further two holes on the other end of the baseplate support a steel pin. Original Tokai conical springs used for the pickup mounting the Tokai pickups rather than surgical tubing. ‘Genuine Hofner Original Made in Germany’ is stamped on the back of the headstock. 211 Lambert Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA After the heads there is a fixed aluminium tape guide followed by the motor spindle / tape capstan. Delivered with a solid Gator case and with a nylon strap. Repair Date – 09/09/16 Customer – xxxx xxxx, Price – The original price in 1962 was £38.10 (around £763 inflation adjusted). V2 replaced with a N.O.S Brimar ECC83 – the heaters of the old valve were open circuit. As a result, when the Epiphone string shaft is rotated it feels like the bearings are full of sand. London Guitar Repair Specialists Since 1972 And the UKâs best-loved, family run instrument repair business. keys, we stock the worldâs leading brands such as Fender, Gretsch, Rickenbacker, Guild, Takamine, Maton, National Resophonic, Nord and many more. Bridge saddles adjusted for intonation correction. Testing across all the various power rails on the amplifier doesn’t show any shorts. PH: (519) 672-9940. You need Rotosound ‘Medium’ scale 35.25 inches from ball to silk. The screws and springs are all the same size. Vintage style 6/64″ (2.4 mm) 5/64″ (2 mm), 1.5mm Hex Key for the bridge saddle heights and for the arm tension, £ 4.50 for teflon insulated silver plated wire and tie wraps, £ 3.92 Set of 3 black Strat knobs with white legends, £ 2.10 1 x Orange Drop 0.022uF capacitor for tone control, £ 2.00 Silver mirror finish tremolo cavity cover, £ 30.00 D’Andrea blue swirl pearl pick guard, £ 0.72 6 x M3 by 35mm black hex button screws for the pickups @ 12p each. Frets are an intricate and very important part of any instrument. The chrome bar, trapeze mount, two point pivot tremolo, has a blued steel, string tension balance leaf spring, concealed in the hollow chrome plated, pressed steel tailpiece. The Epiphone Custom Shop brand is used on limited run models. The axle is retained by circlips at either end rather than the grub screw through the frame as on a geniune Bigsby. These pickups are wax dipped. No work will be done on the instrument without details of the job and cost being agreed with you in advance. Re-mounted the Bigby on the guitar and clipped a Vibromate String Spoiler to the string roller to make re-stringing easier. Controls are Gibson style two volumes, two tones (all wired in reverse – see Diagnosis) and a three way pickup selector switch. The string shaft is narrower (0.374 inches diameter compared to 0.388 inches of the existing Epiphone shaft) and would probably be too loose a fit. Pickup services are offered from complete rewinds to waxing/potting. The Hofner HCT-500 1-SB Contemporary Violin Bass Sunburst may be had for £499 inc VAT. The glue Fender used to fix the body binding on some of the Coronado bodies left a stain, or chemical burn, around the edge of the body. Removed the amp chassis from the cabinet. Size – 67cm long x 23.5 to 21.5cm tapered width x 38.5cm high. Problems – Customer suspected problems with the loudspeakers. With relatively small posts with small holes for the string ends, these tuners are designed to be used with custom made strings that transition into tapered ends that will fit the posts. The options on the string shaft are, either remove all the string pins and the string roller from the frame, drill through the string roller and countersink the holes to allow the strings to be threaded through the roller. Guitar Repairs London. The entire thing is chrome plated (these single piece die cast bridges seem to be fitted to all the old Tokai Strats). three head unit was his response). Unlike the Mustang / Jazzmaster bridges which are of folded steel, this bridge is cast from Zinc alloy and then chrome plated, as are the two pivot pucks. The finish on this guitar has a number of long cracks in it and the odd chip. Bad head is open circuit, shows more wear and a wider head gap. Strings cleaned. I am happy to give your guitar a complete checkâ¦ Floating, Antigua burst scratchplate with ‘Antigua’ in black script. The bridge is made of very dark rosewood. Removed the old tension roller. We have a vast range of experience and practical skills to help you to get the most out of your guitars and equipment. Our friends at Gryphon know guitars and are fully authorised to service and repair Lowden Guitars. These two rods screw in to the underside of the string anchor bar at either end. As the trem arm is moved down, with the strings wrapped under the curved bottom of the string anchor, you might expect the strings to tighten and go sharp as the anchor rotates slightly anticlockwise. So when you play one, youâll know itâs an original. On the Epiphone the two circlips are too close to the roller bearings and they mechanically interfere with the bearing housings. Truss rod nut removed, lubricated and replaced. The bridge is an extremely poor, single piece Zinc casting, that combines the top plate and the inertia block. While the Tokai wooden parts and pickups are usually very good, some of the general hardware is of low quality. 21 small frets, some visible fret wear down to the seventh fret across all strings. At London Guitar Repair we aim to offer the best repair, upgrade, and maintenance services for electric, acoustic, and bass guitars in the London area. Judging by traces of an abrasive white power found under the Bigsby and by the state of the finish, the previous owner tried rubbing down the gloss of the finish, possibly to make it look like an older guitar. Truss rod adjusts from the headstock with a 4mm hex key bullet nut with a 5mm thread. The only problem is that the two 25mm height adjustment screws only have 2mm extending past the threads in the pickup legs so if the pickup loosens at all the screws don’t have far to go before they come loose and the pickup falls out. The light weight also helps with comfort. The screws, springs and threaded holes in the pickup all seem in good order. Get contact details videos photos opening times and map directions. The G and D strings could do with a string tree because the tuner posts are quite tall and you have to be careful to wind the strings on so the turns pack neatly down the post to get any break angle across the nut. Either the bridge on the bass isn’t original, its feet had not been sanded to fit the curve of the top, or the intended factory action was always quite high. Removed the inner circlip from the string roller to stop it binding against the bearing housing. Situated at 16 Delancey Street, just off Camden High Street, guitarguitar Camden is a haven for any guitarist and a destination worth making the journey for, regardless where you live. Effects loop send, series return, parallel return and foot switch on back panel. I tightened the truss rod until the neck was flat and then applied a fret rocker test. Guitar Repairs London – Acoustic and Electric Instruments, Guitar Setup London – While-You Wait & Next-Day Repairs, To find out more about my guitar repair and maintenance services or to book a free consultation simply call 07957230354 or email Terry @. We also service and repair amplifiers, keyboards, pedals and other electronics. Thank you very much!â ~ Steve Earle âBrilliant, thank you it sounds greatâ ~ Chris Difford "The guitars arrived at lunchtime thanks all safe & sound, and thrilled withâ¦ London Guitar Repairs is a full service repair shop ranging from setups and truss rod adjustments to complicated neck resets and refrets. Oak 5 way pickup selector switch fitted, with a black switch tip secured with a drop of superglue. The bodies are marked but seem straight. Quite heavy fret wear under the plain strings down to the eighth fret. Parts replaced – Playback head, Bottom grille, lamp, 3 core mains cable, output cable, 2 fixing screws, knob insert. The three slide switches switch between Solo / Rhythm, Bass (off) On and Treble (off) On. Flexible opening hours. There’s a rotary volume for the neck pickup, three slide switches and rotary volume for the bridge pickup. The tuners seem to require a stepped hole. Allparts USA does carry a right-handed Mustang arm – BP-0274-005 Tremolo Arm for Vintage Mustang®. All the internal routing is extremely clean and tidy. – £12.39. The original Fender Mustang has the same heavy string anchor bar and the same tremolo arm, but uses two coil springs to provide counter tension to the strings. We are also the top recommended company for repairs and re-frets on session great Hugh Burns guitars. Work Done – The original custom mains transformer was replaced with three, off-the-shelf, toroidal transformers. Full fret dressing â we donât do partial dressing because it creates unevenness along the fingerboard. Probably the next thing to do is to remove the power transformer from the cabinet, temporarily hook it up to mains and check the voltages coming out of it. With luck the only fault was in the transformer and the fuses protected all the electronics from permanent harm. While still making excellent guitars today, Japanese maker Tokai became known in the 1970’s for their affordable copies of the iconic American electric guitars. Unlike my Korean made, but genuine, Bigsby B5, on the Epiphone licensed version there are retaining circlips fitted on either end of the string shaft, holding it in place in the frame. Controls – Red channel drive, treble, middle, bass, volume, ch switch, Blue channel drive, Drive / Clean switch, treble, middle, bass, drive volume, clean volume, master volume. Apart from a slight peening of the ends, there is nothing to hold these pins in place other than the tension of the spring. Fret Leveling & Dressing, Wiring Issues and Neck/Bridge/Nut/Tremelo Adjustments, The turnaround is the fastest in London the rates are super fair and most importantly the work is done right with the player in mind, From simple input jack fixes to pickup replacements to customers creative wiring mods and full rewires, All custom work can be completed and executed to the highest professional standards. Packed full of the best from the world of new, used and vintage guitars, basses and read more. Action at the twelfth fret is 3.5mm on open strings. A further two holes serve as ‘knife edge’ bearing points for the two tremolo pivots which are two short hex rods with a turned waist serving as a V pivot. Problems – In for cleaning (the bass is very grubby) and a set-up. The headstock has a thin black/white celluloid facing with the brand ‘Hofner’ in reflective gold script. Copyright reserved, Terry Relph-Knight. Staffed by touring guitar techs, we specialize in vintage/used guitars, amps and pedals. Work to be done – The neck pickup has come loose and dropped into the body, control plate to be swapped for a new one supplied by the client, bridge to be properly fitted to the body/ Re-string with new LaBella 760FHB2 “Beatle” Bass Stainless Flats 39-96. L.A. Guitars have been lovingly making, repairing and setting up guitars professionally for the last 40 years in North London. A further 6 way connector CON80 on the power amp board connects the output of the pre-amp to the input of the power amp and feeds plus and minus, zener regulated supplies, for the pre-amp ICs (blue and red wires) derivedfrom the power amp 32-0-32 V supplies. The internal paper label shows the model as “Casino VS” (vintage sunburst). Changes in weather such as temperature, central heating and humidity as well as wear and tear on frets, nuts, saddles and strings can affect stringed instruments greatly. This connects to the power transformer and the loudspeakers through 2 PCB mounted SIL Molex connectors through a short cable harness. We guarantee all our work – Your satisfaction is our aim! In February of 1964 (until around 1973) Fender introduced a selection of custom neck sizes: A: A narrow 1 1/2″ neck, B: The standard 1 5/8″ neck, C: 1 3/4″ neck, D 1 7/8″ neck. The screw in vibrato arm is stainless steel with a white tip and obviously not the original. I manufactured two new plastic bushings from ABS 0.75 inch long 3/8” diameter spacers with centre hole drilled out to 5mm. Tension arm bearings lubricated. Front panel Drive / Clean push switch is jammed. Problems – In for a general re-build, cleaning and set-up. Work done – Fitted a Goldo Tune-o-Matic bridge with roller saddles with added M3 bridge locking grub screws. Other paint schemes in the Coronado line feature more conventional sunbursts or solid colours. Find the best Guitar Repair near you on Yelp - see all Guitar Repair open now. Repairs . The bridge should be oriented with the intonation screws towards the tailpiece. Pickup wires are black and blue plastic insulated solid copper wire. Fitted a thin plastic shim to the long edge of the neck pocket to reduce neck slop. The foot switch is active when both push/push buttons are up (blue and green LEDs on). Cabinet fitted with two Eminence 12 inch SPK100 121505 8 ohm parallel wired to present a 4 ohm load to the amp. The bridge is set very high and is highest on the treble side. Push on knobs onto round shaft pots don’t lock to the shafts, so control knobs tend to just spin round and round. Kala U-Bass â¢ Aquila ShortBass-One â¢ Ortega D-Walker. Guitar Repairs and Setups London. The electronics seem to function OK with no crackling (wrong – neither volume control actually provides any control over volume). The spring tension in this back clip pulls the worm tight up against the crown gear that is riveted to the end of the tuner post. Description – Bradley amplifiers are an early example of a hybrid valve / solid state design. Drilled and tapped the back of the Bigsby frame for 3mm grub screws to lock the conversion sleeves and axle in place. D tuner was starting to fall apart. Pickup covers are black plastic. Guitars need regular servicing to maintain playability, electronics, action and tuning intonation. Tokai spring claw retained as it matches the spacing of the original tremolo tension screws. Bottom grille is smashed. Injected contact cleaner into all the pots to fix crackles. Tightened up the nuts on all the controls, on the switch and on the output jack. and DC regulator to valve heaters, F2 – T2A L250V …. The nut itself measures 39mm and may not be original. They are wound a little hotter than the Tokai pickups on the clients sunburst Tokai and would seem a close match to the early 50’s classic Fender Strat pickups. Trivia fact – the Antigua burst was apparently invented because of a manufacturing error. Elites Acoustic Strings â¢ Acoustic Collection â¢ Exclusive Acoustics â¢ Babicz Guitars â¢ Brian May Acoustic Guitars â¢ NS Design Instruments. Truss rod (4mm hex hey) adjusts at the nut, 3 screw access under an E branded cover plate. Tube amplifier repair. The strings are completely dead and don’t appear to be a set that would correctly fit this bass. The II indicates this is a two pickup version, there was also a single pickup version, a twelve string and two basses. It seems to have been a ‘thing’ for the Coranado’s to have the name of the finish written on the pick guard. The coil windings are sealed under black fabric tape and the coil lead outs are thin plastic insulated wire so I cannot make any comment on the coil wire type. The neck pocket was shimmed with two pieces of paper so whoever did it, either did not understand the micro-tilt system, or couldn’t find a suitable hex key. Guild Guitars. The pivot bridge is held against its pivot points purely by string pressure and any tilt backwards or forwards of the bridge will affect intonation. Hofner specify 3mm E and 2mm G. The aluminium height thumb wheels on the bridge were set as low as they will go so the only way to get a slightly lower action is to remove those wheels altogether. With over 40 years of experience we have made, customised and repaired acoustic/classical and electric guitars, basses/double bass , violins, cellos, bouzoukis, sitars, koras and many more. The neck and headstock are painted black with the Epiphone brand inlaid in mother of pearl at the top of the headstock. Bridge height is adjusted through these two screws. Find Hobgoblin Music in London W1T. The strings are described as 34 inch strings, which is the distance from the trapeze tail piece to ¾ of an inch past the nut, just below the tuners. Blackstar Amplification. 32V AC for power amp – rectified to plus and minus 40V DC. and DC regulator to valve heaters, F3 – T500mA L250V …. The bridge, which has similarities to that used on the Fender Mustang, floats on two pointed pivot screws, one at either end, that sit in holes in two, completely floating, chromed pucks with rubber pads on their bases. Expert technicians keep your instruments and equipment in peak playing condition with expert repairs, upgrades and maintenance. The plywood cabinet is covered in black tolex with chromed steel corner protectors. Disassembled the bridge and cleaned all the parts with WD-40, re-assembled and replaced the missing intonation screw with the nearest US thread screw I had. Lifted the two pickups to clean under them and found a small hex wrench attached to the underside of the pickup poles by magnetic attraction. London Guitar Repairs is the place for repairs, setups and modifications to your guitar & stringed instruments including re-strings, setups, re-frets, refinishing, neck resets, vintage restoration, relic-ing, blasting, cracked tops, broken or loose acoustic guitar braces, pickup installation, custom electronics, bone nuts and saddles, binding and major reconstruction. Possibly worth restoring? The test shows the following frets are high; 10 just a little on the high E side, 12 particularly on the low E side, 14, 18 and 20 a little in the middle. Two mismatched securing screws replaced with matching screws. Also a jack for external loudspeaker. New D’Andrea pick guard fitted with CTS pots – 250K 10% curve for volume and 250K 20% curve tone for a smoother control of tone, wired for first tone neck pickup, second tone bridge pickup. Wire and fuses from Maplin (R.I.P.) Low prices, fast service, and 100’s of loyal customers. It appears there are six rod magnet mounted in threaded cylinders which appear at the top of the pickup as six small slot head screw poles. The replacement control panel is for a more ‘modern’ version of the bass, the circuitry is simpler (it has two 14mm diameter 500K controls – 443K and 485K 10% log curve – three 2 way slide switches and a 0.047uF tone cap, no other components). Hollow body of maple ply with basswood bracing. 14.2 V AC with all valves plugged in. The Tokai logo in black with a gold outline, SILVER STAR in black and the serial number in black are printed on the front face of the headstock. The Bigsby – The ‘licensed’ Bigsby vibrato is a B700, trapeze tailpiece model. Despite that even replacement Mustang tremolo bars (left handed) are hard to find. Two single coil, surface mount pickups with screw poles, fairly ornate chromed mounts (with a split to avoid circulating eddy currents, from what would be effectively a shorted turn, damping the pickup response), black tops. From left to right there is a record head followed by three playback heads. The control route is stamped with 12=1SG Y. Frets. Body – The body is 3 piece, probably of Sen Ash, finished in metallic silver. Pin 3 – + 15V (?) These were cut down to 14mm long and a compression slot cut through one side. These feed 14V AC power to the bridge rectifier that feeds a 12 V DC regulator that powers the valve heaters with the two heaters in each dual triode wired in series. 4 were here. Coronado’s other than the Antigua had a black painted headstock and dot fret markers. Drop-off and collect your guitar at times that suit you. This small rubber plug and pin from the original tremolo fell out and fell apart when I screwed the grub screw all the way in. 0.047uF plastic film tone cap. I added a couple of lock nuts to the protruding ends of the screws and as a further precaution painted these nuts with clear nail polish to glue them in place. These connections were rewired directly to the power transformers. The main change that Epiphone have made to the design, presumably in order to save money, is that rather than drill the 3/16” holes in the aluminium frame for the front roller axle and drill and tap for a grub screw in the frame leg, Epiphone chose to cast larger 3/8” inch holes (roughly 3/8” the holes actually taper from the outside in). Rotosound print the scale on the string packets in small print. Volumes and Master volume control and experiences which create its possibility the transport plate exposed to. Tokai conical springs used for the foreseeable future - see all guitar runs. 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