Professional Instrument Set-Up & Repair Services

RiverCity Rock Star Academy is home to great music instruction, and part of that commitment is to make sure your instruments are in the best working in order. RiverCity has partnered with Topher Rodriquez and his company XBLCX to provide instrument setup, maintenance, and repair services. Topher has over 16 years of experience as a professional luthier work and has worked as a touring pro-tech with bands such as Cheap Trick and Seether. We can tackle professional setups, vintage restorations, electronics overhauls, to broken headstocks, and fretwork. We provide a quick turn around time with every attention to detail paid. We also offer pro products from such companies as D’Addario, Emerson Custom Audio, Porter Pickups, and Sunset Pickups.


Basic guitar and bass setups -$25

Extended range Guitar (7 string +) and bass (5-string +) setups $30

Locking tremolo setups $35

Pickup installations and electronics overhauls. $50 +
(Pending parts and labor amount) includes full setup

Fretwork- $125 + (each instrument will be evaluated for proper quote)

Small electronics fixes $10+ 

Banjo/mandolin setups $35

Parts pricing for electronics and pickups are quoted to order. 

Contact Topher by completing the form below or give us a call at (503) 689-8372 and leave a message for Topher with any and all of your repair and maintenance questions! 

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Tell us about your instrument set up and/or repair needs. Please include information about type of instrument, brand, model, etc. that might be useful.