Are you here in I Heart Guitar’s home base of Melbourne? Want to learn mad setup skillz from someone who I hear really knows their stuff? Check out Soxy Music’s guitar setup course. I’ve heard so many good things about this guy’s work and I can’t wait to get down to check out Soxy Music in person (seriously, it’s just up the road but do you think I can find the time to stop by? Argh!). In the meantime, check out this info from the Soxy Music website about the guitar setup course.

“Have you ever wanted to work on your own guitar but didn’t know how? Curious how to adjust intonation or truss rods? Or, just want to get the ACTION perfect for YOUR playing style?
Welcome to Soxys set up course! During this intensive one day course you and 3 other students will gain valuable experience in a positive supportive environment. Soxy will bring his 20 years experience to the table with all tips and tricks revealed!

This course will give you the skills and confidence to work on your own guitars and get them playing perfectly! At the end of the course you will feel more relaxed and able to understand the factors that affect your guitars playability such as:

Truss rod setting,
Environmental changes
Choice of String Gauges
Nut height and cutting slots
Finessing of nut slots for optimum tuning
Intonation and how to set it – foolproof everytime
Action height @ the 12th fret
Setting tremelos to be stable

Soxy will individually guide you through this with hands on tuition and explain in easy to understand language.

Course length is 6.5 hours and runs from 10.00am to 4.30pm on a Sunday.

Course places are limited to 4 students – allowing each student plenty of one on one tuition time. Course fee is only $360 per student including lunch and all coffees! Coffee is necessary for successful set ups.

Each student will leave with a handwritten document explaining step by step how Soxy goes about his set ups, which they can use as a reference manuel to further their skills and experience.

With this one course the average student will leave confident to set up their own guitar time and time again, proving invaluable in time and cost savings. The student can now personalise the action to suit His/Her style EXACTLY.

Please email with the subject title “Guitar setup course” for further details and course dates.”