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"Absolutely the only place I would take my guitars and basses to. Impeccable service and work. I have complete trust that the job will always be done right."

~A.R.

Guitar Repair Services

  • Electric guitar Setup                                             Bone Nut & saddle fabrication
  • Acoustic guitar setup                                                                          Fret dressing
  • Bass Setup 4 &5 string                                                                            Re-fretting
  • Mandolin                                                                                     Pickup installation
  • Banjo                                                                                            Jack Replacements

Amplifier Repair Services

Bring your tube guitar or Bass amplifier in and we will get it running right! our Amp tech has over 20 years of experience and will get your guitar  amplifier back on the road. Service Diagnostics start at $85 when you bring your amp in to the shop.

Guitar Restoration Services

We believe in doing restoration work that is in keeping with traditional finishing techniques. You probably have an old guitar that belonged to your Father, grandfather or that Favorite uncle, whatever the case may be, we can Restore that old family guitar to what it once was.

Shoot us a message and let us know what you have!

What makes James Hood Guitar different?

James Hood Guitar Repair knows how frustrating it can be when your guitar isn’t performing to expectation.

Intermittent signal loss, high action, buzzing strings, electronics issues or even dents, dings and cracks can all be fixed at our shop. We take a complete look at your guitar, interview you to determine your style of play, and what your goals are.  We guide you to the best options for you and your guitar repair.

We want you to feel confident in bringing your instruments to us, and to know that we will take great care in each process they go through at our shop.

Trust in knowing that your instrument will be at its very best when you get it back from us.   Your instrument is your own personal outlet.  When you find your guitar match, you know.  We know what that feeling is, and we know it’s hard to bring a guitar so special and sentimental to a new shop for the first time.  Come and meet us, see the quality and care in our work and realize the James Hood Guitar difference yourself.

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“I have been taking my guitars here for years, going back to when they were a part of Buffalo Bros. James is honest and very knowledgable about guitar. Turn around time is great and my guitars are always set up exactly to my liking. One time I had a gig in a couple days and he put a rush on it so I could play the guitar at my show. Great customer service. Do not look further. Take your instruments here.”

~ J.P.

Call us for a no obligation quote today!

(760) 729-8100

ADDRESS

4901 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008

OPEN 10am to 5pm Monday- Saturday