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Northwest Ireland's Newest Guitar & Instrument Service.

Excellent Results. Affordable Rates. Right in the heart of Sligo.

WELCOME

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My name is Shane Benjamin. I'm a Guitar Technician with a workshop at Rumble Rehearsal Studios Sligo. I am a qualified Engineer

with over 25 years of experience in music technology.

 

As a professional performer myself, I understand

exactly what musicians need and the sound

quality you expect from your gear.

Some of the services I offer:

Instruments

  • Cleaning & Polishing

  • Restring

  • Setup

  • Fret Work

  • Instrument Wiring

  • Fault Finding & Resolution

  • Modifications

  • Nut & Bridge Replacement

  • Custom Control Layouts

  • Control & Switch Replacements

  • Pickup Installations

  • Pickup & Battery Cavity Cutting

  • Shielding

  • Cosmetic Damage Repairs

  • Metal Reconditioning

  • Custom Wiring Layouts

       For example: Humbucker Coil Splitting,

       Out of Phasing, Stacked Pots, Kill Switches,

       Passive to Active Conversions, Push/Pull

       Control, Blended Switching, Blended Phasing

       and More.

       

Audio Equipment

  • General Inspections

  • Cleaning & Reconditioning

  • Drink Spills

  • Amplifier Failures - Diagnosis

  • Noise, Hum and Crackle Removal

  • Amp Speaker Replacements

  • Cable Damage Repair

  • Recapping

       (Replacing all of the Capacitors

        in an Amplifier or other device)​​

  • Adding Wheels and Handles

  • Vaccum Tube (Valve) Checking and​​

       Installation

  • Missing Hardware Replacements

       (Knobs, Lights, Screws, Bolts Switches)

  • Broken Off Jack Extraction and More.

     

General Repairs

       

I also offer general servicing on other devices

such as Keyboards, Power Adaptors, Headphones,

Guitar Pedals and more. Not everything

is economical to fix. I'm here to help, and will

give you the best advice I can. Just send me

details about your gear and I'll let you know if it 

can be repaired.

Portfolio

You can browse through my repairs below via

my Instagram account and Before/After Samples.

Just scroll down to the section called 'My Work'.

Explore thousands of images and videos of

everything I've worked on to date!

Read some great reviews from my valued

clients below. They know they can depend

on me for reliable and precise repairs that keep

the show going.

If you have any questions of your own, there's

a form at the bottom of this page to submit

a message to me. I will be delighted to answer

them and will respond as soon as I can.

Thanks for reading! 

Shane

MY WORK

BEFORE & AFTER

(Swipe Or Click To Browse)

WATCH

Pickup Installation
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Potentiometer Replacement
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REVIEWS

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I had an M-Audio keyboard with a broken USB connector. The computer wouldn't connect to it anymore. Shane repaired all the damage and got it going again. He also fixed a vintage omnichord keyboard for me. Thanks Shane!

 

Nick Seymour - Crowded House

You couldn’t walk into his workshop and not be impressed by his use of space and the meticulous ordering and hanging of parts and equipment. And that adds significantly to the atmosphere of trust that the above factors have created, because if the inside of my speaker looks half as tidy as Shane’s workshop does, I have a feeling it will last long after it should have packed it in.

 

Kieran Quinn

I had an SE Electronics tube condenser mic in need of repair. There had been significant noise in the signal. Shane sorted it out. Great service to have in Sligo.

 

Steve Wickham - The Waterboys

Got a couple of my guitars serviced & new setup done by Shane at Rumble Studios in Sligo .. such a difference. They sound and feel amazing to play 🙏🎵 … Cheers Shane

 

Shane Filan - Westlife

My Tele guitar has always been my favourite guitar to play feelwise, but it wasn’t very versatile in terms of tones. That’s where Shane comes in. I dreamed up a crazy pickup mod that involved routing out the guitar and creating a complex wiring layout. Shane went above and beyond to deliver the exact spec I outlined to him.

 

It’s gone from a two-pickup to a three-pickup guitar like a strat. There’s not a gig this guitar couldn’t do now, not a genre it couldn’t handle. This is one of the best investments I’ve made in a long time, a true guitar for life, and I can’t thank Shane enough for helping to turn my mad ideas into reality.

 

Luke Devaney - The Blue Room Studios, Sligo

 

HOW TO REGISTER

There is a new intake of jobs here about once a month.

To ask a question or get an appointment, please use the Contact form below.

When a suitable slot opens, you will receive an email invite to book in!

CONTACT

Thanks for submitting! Your message has been emailed to me.

I'll get back to you soon, Shane

The Workshop

Rumble Studios
Unit 2
Connolly St,

Sligo 

F91 R7NF

Ph: 089 972 2569

*** BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ***

A Waiting List and Queuing system are in operation!

You must have a booking when travelling to the shop.

Thank You