Author Archives: Neil
NDS Music Repair is closed Christmas eve & day. Enjoy!
NDS Music Repair will return to normal business operations on October 9th. Thank you for your patience, patronage, & support!
Beginning September 2nd NDS Music Repair will not be accepting new repairs for 4 to 6 weeks unless an absolute emergency. NDSMR has several outstanding, time/diagnosis intensive repairs that must be addressed. Genuine apology for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
On April 1, 2018 Reverb.com sent an email to members & subscribers announcing a ‘Bold New Vision’ to left-handed players… April Fools! Now let me state as a dedicated lefty; Good one Reverb.com! Fooled me! I thought for a moment an influential entity finally saw value & benefit in a niche market. Though very funny […]
A treasured and much gigged Fender Stratocaster at NDS Music Repair for several upgrades and thorough cleaning. Customer was experiencing issues with sticking/non-working pots, high E string finger-board roll off and worn nut. Also wanted hardware updates with requirement that they be genuine Fender parts. A pre slotted Tusq nut is employed to replace worn nut and mitigate the string roll off issue. Customer approved nut and the […]
Wow! Visiting a new customer today to pick up his gear & he was so welcoming & friendly I couldn’t refuse the juice, coffee, & cake that was offered. This was a customer I completely forgot to follow up on recently & yet he was still gracious. I felt a little guilty for the neglect. […]
NDSMR can provide onsite repair for most situations where gear can’t be easily moved or transported. Recently NDS Music was at the DBR Bookings studio diagnosing a C|24 mixer. Repair was challenging to isolate for it was auto-magically switching between off-line & utility modes when powered on. Several maintenance iterations & swapping out of the CUB board didn’t work. Finally […]
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Back in April NDSMR had the pleasure of doing its first Mercury Magnetics Mod! A tweed Blues Jr. got power & output transformers replaced, choke installed, & custom Off-Standby-On capability in one switch replacing the original. Customer quite pleased & had NDSMR do another MM mod to a Peavey Classic 50 2×12 combo!