Author Archives: Neil

1976 Fender Stratocaster

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 […]

The Most Hospitable Customer

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. […]

Onsite: Digidesign C24 Control Surface

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 […]

Showcase: Blues Jr. Mercury Magnetics Mod

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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!  

Moving on…

It’s a meaningful accomplishment building a rapport with a customer over time. You help one another out, share some war stories, & come to think of them as compadres. As is the norm in retail people move on & you wish the very best for them, but it is a bit sad to see them go. Thank […]

Sound System Maintenance & Repair

Have your sound system in for a checkup at NDS Music Repair! From mixers, power amps, speakers, cables, monitors to microphones NDSMR can help you maintain your investment as well as provide onsite services.

Enjoying Customer Feedback

NDSMR is so appreciative of customer feedback & allowing them to be shared. Its a great motivator! A recent collaborative effort between NDSMR & Main Street Music Studios LLC resulted in successful repair of a Digidesign Control 24 PSU. The customer did a stellar job of removal, shipping, & installation of the module! “I actually had some […]