Put my strat plus in for full refretting and new pots. This guitar is over 20 years old and when the work was completed... it was setup and better than the American original. The guitar feels and plays better than when it was new. If you need any work on any guitar then Jimmy is the man to see. First class service.read more
UPDATEDI previously wrote an average review which was not very fair and was a bit grumpy (on that day) I guess, on... reflection I think it was not the right thing to do as this is a great store and much better stock and expertise than most, its a rare thing and needs support during these tough times.read more
I recently put two of my guitars in for set up and upgrade work with Jimmy and couldn't be more delighted with the... results. Early 90s Gibson SG was in much need of some tlc to bring her back to her best and some hardware replacements. Back to top form now. Most impressively my Epiphone Sheraton from the Samick factory is now like a different guitar. The fallaway on the high frets and the Seymour Duncan in the bridge have changed the feel and the usability of the guitar no end. Without exaggeration it is now on the same page as a decent 335, delighted. I haven't used Jimmy for any guitar work for a while due to not playing live so much in recent years but he is still the go-to guitar man in Glasgow. Thanks again! Andyread more
Bought new electric guitar here, great pre-sale set up and plays excellent. Competitive prices against the bigger... stores also, and know you are getting an instrument that is playing the best it possibly can.read more
Put my Fender Jag-stang in for a much needed repair after years of neglect. Couldn't believe it when i got it back. Was... like getting a new guitar. Such great work and a brilliant service to make it playable again. Thank you so much for this. Would highly recommend.read more
It's been an absolute pleasure dealing with Jimmy Egypt and Sons. Not even 48h passed between the time I ordered my... guitar online and the moment I received it, even though I live in the South of England. Great customer service, I would totally recommend them and I'll definitely buy from them again.read more
Provided Jimmy Egypt & Sons with a number of guitars, some of which required setup/string changes and I had them refret... an EC Stratocaster which had been played to death. Strat was returned to me and it plays like new, in fact it plays better than it ever has in the many years I have owned the instrument. Couldnt rate the work highly enough!read more
Excellent repair job back in April on a very fine acoustic I bought second-hand (elsewhere, mail order) which was... perfect... except for buzzes etc high up the neck caused by rising 'tongue' of fingerboard. Painstaking and highly-skilled repair work, and guitar restored to total health. Real craftsmanship and attention to detail, for which many thanks. Intended to wait a couple of weeks to be 100% sure repair had worked - and it had, and how - but then forgot. Anyway - a guitar repair man and guitar dealer you can totally trust. I've bought / part-exchanged other guitars here ; reliable and fair people, considerate, helpful and polite. 5 stars, therefore.read more
I'm selling a couple of PRS SEs and couldn't find the truss rod cover or back plate screws anywhere. Walked in, and... despite not stocking either brand, he managed to off the top of his head give me ALL the right screws for two guitars for a fiver inside five minutes. They all fit. Truly, bang up job, very happy with thatread more
Excellent shop with great selection of Guitars. Great to a have a local guitar shop that can repair/setup guitars to a... very high standard. Recently had a neck replaced on a beloved Strat plays like a dream now. Had been a regular in a certain city centre guitar shop but now I wouldn't go anywhere else apart from here, Great shop.read more
I had a troublesome intonation problem with a Martin 000-28EC and it was repaired recently at Jimmy Egypt's. The work... that was done transformed the way the guitar feels, plays and sounds - it has never been better and I appreciate the craftsmanship and effort involved and also the care that was obviously taken with it while it was in for repair. A great shop with friendly helpful people.read more
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