PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT GUITARS THAT ARE SHIPPED TO THE STORE. ALL GUITAR WORK MUST BE BROUGHT IN AND PICKED UP IN PERSON - THANKS!

Here at Righteous Guitars we offer professional guitar repair and maintenance in house.  From simple restrings to full restorations, we have you covered.  We are also proud to offer the only PLEK machine in the state of Georgia to ensure the best setup work and pristine fretwork.  If you are unfamiliar with what the PLEK machine has to offer, it is simply the most accurate tool available for precision and accuracy.  In addition, we carry a nice selection of guitar amplifier tubes and offer biasing on site.  Come in and experience the Righteous difference today!

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The PLEK Station's ingenious scan mechanism gives us a way of looking at a guitar's fingerboard and frets in microscopic detail, as well as a way of working with that information.  All scans performed on the machine are undertaken under string tension, either real or simulated, meaning that you see the contours of the neck and frets under actual playing conditions.  This is a major breakthrough since the PLEK illustrates precisely what needs to be done for perfect fretwork in any style, executes this rapidly, and delivers perfect results when the instrument is re-strung.  Viewing a PLEK scan also allows the operator to decide between dressing and a partial/complete refret by showing exact fret heights and projecting post-dress results.  We are happy to work with nickel, stainless, Evo and other fret wire types to ensure the best fret job for your personal preference.

In addition, the PLEK is also capable of mapping out and cutting a perfect nut for your guitar.  From our experience in the repair business, the nut is often to blame for tuning stability issues, problematic intonation, and general playability problems.  The PLEK helps eliminate these issues in one of the most important components of both electric and acoustic instruments.

 Perhaps one of the most powerful tools with the PLEK is the ability to scan any guitar and really see what is going on with it under tension.  This means with every setup we do, we scan the guitar, see where adjustments could be made to improve playability, and use this information to provide a truly fantastic setup.  Plus, we are able to keep meticulous records about your instrument.  This way we can see its history over time and be able to reference back to ensure a consistent, personal, and professional job every time.  

When you want your guitar to be the absolute best it can be look no further than Righteous Guitars.

  The Scan    The first basic step in the PLEK process is the initial scan.    The instrument - strung and tuned to pitch - is strapped into the machine.    The fingerboard is then analyzed using the Sensor Module to produce a scan.That scan provides detailed information about the instrument nut, string action, fingerboard and frets.

The Scan

The first basic step in the PLEK process is the initial scan.

The instrument - strung and tuned to pitch - is strapped into the machine.

The fingerboard is then analyzed using the Sensor Module to produce a scan.That scan provides detailed information about the instrument nut, string action, fingerboard and frets.

  The Virtual Fret Dress    Once the instrument has been scanned, we have enough data to be able to simulate the results of further work on the fingerboard or frets.    This is known as the    "Virtual Fret Dress"   .    This software tool makes it possible to set the amount of fret height to be cut as well as adjusting the radius (making it possible to obtain a compound radius within the frets) and the amount of "fall-off" on the upper frets.

The Virtual Fret Dress

Once the instrument has been scanned, we have enough data to be able to simulate the results of further work on the fingerboard or frets.

This is known as the "Virtual Fret Dress".

This software tool makes it possible to set the amount of fret height to be cut as well as adjusting the radius (making it possible to obtain a compound radius within the frets) and the amount of "fall-off" on the upper frets.

  Processing    When all the parameters for processing have been set and checked, the machine is ready to start processing the instrument.    The process itself - what is actually done with the instrument - depends on the decisions of the luthier and requirements of the individual guitar.

Processing

When all the parameters for processing have been set and checked, the machine is ready to start processing the instrument.

The process itself - what is actually done with the instrument - depends on the decisions of the luthier and requirements of the individual guitar.


We also offer a full service repair shop! From retrings to setups to full refrets, we offer it all here in house. We are very particular about our guitar work with a focus on consistency and results. We have a standard that is perfect for almost everyone, but we can cater to specific needs as well and keep notes on all the measurements so once we figure out your specific needs, we can reproduce them time and time again. We also offer an appointment system that can allow you to keep your instrument until we are able to work on it for very fast turnaround. In regards to customization we can design custom electronics for you, upgrade parts on your instruments, and provide custom laser engraving as well as much more. Let us know what you would like to do and we will check it out! All work is done in house and on site and we offer warranty repair for many vendors.

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