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How long does it take to set up a new bass guitar at a shop?

I'm planning to take my bass guitar to a shop (or just Guitar Center) to have the neck, and bridge adjusted, since I don't trust myself to mess with it, and don't have much experience with it. How much does it take for it to be done, and how much would it cost? Thanks

Asked By: super_6ix_4our - 12/13/2009
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I myself was a Fender service tech for over 15 years, and it should be an easy quick job. It really depends on the instrument as to how much better it will be... More
Answered By: Brad - 12/14/2009
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I pay $40 to have a professional luthier setup my guitars, I assume bass would be about the same. How long depends on their back log. It usually takes about 3 - 5 days before I get mine back but this guy is very good and stays very busy. The GC's where I live don't do any setup, I assumed none of them do but could be... More
Answered By: ddrum - 12/14/2009
 
depends on if they like you or not,.. general is 20 bucks....minutes is all it takes...... just be sure to watch as you can do these things better for yours than they ever could,,, after you see this done and sweetie you will never go back and they know it
Answered By: phllipe b - 12/14/2009
 
I'm not sure Guitar Center will have a tech there to do setup work but they may be able to hook you up with one. If not, ask around and you might find someone good. If you want to give it a try here is a link that explains the process. The link is from Fender but applies in general to most bass guitars. I've been doing... More
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Answered By: eightbraker - 12/14/2009
 
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