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can anyone gimme a rough estimate?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by tormato, Jul 30, 2004.


  1. tormato

    tormato

    May 25, 2004
    i'm looking around at places to have my '79 Ricky re-wired. anyone have a rough idea of what this'll cost me?

    thanks
     
  2. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
  3. PasdaBeer

    PasdaBeer

    Nov 2, 2002
    Santa Rosa California
    SandStorm Designs
    if your talkin new pots switches and wire...your lookin at about 5-10 per pot, a few bucks worth of wire, 5-20 for the switch, and a hour or so of labor..which really varies per shop between like 25 - 100 an hour.
     
  4. Tim__x

    Tim__x

    Aug 13, 2002
    Alberta, Canada
    If you do it yourself you'll be looking at $3-5 per a pot, a couple bucks of wire $5-10 per a switch and $3-10 for the jack, this is quoting from stewmac.com

    You'll also need to pick up a soldering iron (radioshack $8, get either the 15w or the 25w, I suggest the 15w) and some solder (radioshack $3 "hi-tech" solder).