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Professional Guitar Inspection

Quality Certification

Since 1991, Chicago Music Exchange has backed every guitar we sell with a comprehensive inspection process. Every piece is painstakingly examined first when it first arrives here, and always again before it ships to you.

Professional Guitar Inspection

Tuner functionality, shafts, cracks, veneer lamination

Nut height, string break-over, seating

Truss Rod

Neck & Fingerboard
Inlays, binding, side markers, cleanliness, neck and fingerboard secure

Loose or uneven frets, smooth fret ends, clean and free of tarnish

Nut height, saddle height, neck relief, string buzz Bridge Secure to body with no lifting or gaps, hardware tight, tremolo functionality

Braces, blocks and kerfing secure, binding secure, deformations, seems and joints closed, pickguard secure, endpin and strap buttons tight, finish cleaned

Functionality, hardware tight, wires secure, charged battery, pots and jacks cleaned, even pickguard response, pickup output correct

Our Repair Shop is open:
Monday - Saturday:
11am-7pm Sunday: 11am-5pm

Call us at 773.525.7773 or email