Thomann Plek Service Standard NIS

PLEK Standard Service - Fret Dressing for Nickel Silver Frets

Behind the brand name PLEK is a patented procedure that facilitates perfect dressing of the fretboard, fretwork, nut, bridge, as well as an overall improved adjustment of the string action.

In close consultation with you, our team optimises the string action and thus the playability of your instrument. Intonation problems that are the result of a disproportionately high string action are also eliminated.

The PLEK machine sensor technology misses the neck of the instrument and creates a specific profile.

Any unevenness in the fretboard and frets is corrected with a tolerance of 0.01 mm, resulting in no more buzz in the strings and an even die off.

After polishing the frets, individual alignment adjustments of the intonation and string action are then made in accordance with your personal requirements.

Site page: Thomann PLEK Service

  • For electric and acoustic guitars and basses
  • Surveying of the instrument is carried out with the PLEK machine
  • Adjustment of the neck
  • The PLEK procedure can be used for the dressing of nickel silver frets
  • Individual adjustment of the string action and intonation

After orders have been placed, a personal consultation with the specialist department is required.

There is no money back option in place for services that have been carried out and completed.

63 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.8 / 5.0
  • service
  • quality
42 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
service
quality
High-tech fret job
Markus546, 06.05.2014
As my Lakewood Custom D-32 needed a fret job, I decided to give the new Plek Service a try, and I don't regret it. I checked the details beforehand with the service team and sent them my guitar in a nice big padded parcel. I soon got a notification from Thomann that the instrument had arrived savely, which calmed my nerves quite a bit.

After the fretboard was measured and it was clear that no new frets were needed, the Plek-machine did a wonderful job in levelling the old frets and giving my guitar a wonderful low action and perfect intonation. Playability has also improved compared to the original factory setup. Obviously Thomann have got them a really cool new machine and the people who know how to use it.

Maybe the service is a bit pricey for a new instrument, but if you need a fret job anyway, I would definitely recommend it.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
service
quality
Good Service, Frets Properly leveled at last.
John T, 20.06.2018
Fixed the badly finished frets on my brand new Les Paul back which I purchased from Thomann in 2016. Gibson claim they PLEK all their guitars in their own facility, but judging by how badly finished the new guitar I purchased was, I doubt the machines are calibrated properly. Thomann's Plek service resolved the issues but they still made me pay for the service and I would not buy another expensive guitar from this company or another new Gibson again. Shoddy Manufacturing from Gibson and Shoddy After sale care from Thomann.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
$185 €166.39
Plus $33.46 shipping

The price in USD is a guideline price only!

Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
gb
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
* The prices shown exclude VAT. and are valid as long as stocks last. Please click here for international shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. All invoices will be issued in EUR.
(1)
Recently Viewed
Roland MC-707

Roland MC-707; Groovebox; ZEN-Core Sound Engine with up to 128 voices polyphony; 8 parts; 8-track sequencer with 128 steps maximum; 16 clips per sequencer track; up to 8 Loop tracks with Time Stretch and Pitch Shift; 3000 preset tones and...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Zoom F6

14-Track Multitrack Field Recorder 32-Bit float recording via dual AD converter, 6 Inputs with XLR / TRS combo jacks, Compact and lightweight aluminium housing, High-quality microphone preamps with up to 75 dB gain, Noise: -127 dBu (A weight, gain...

(5)
Recently Viewed
Mooer GE150 Amp Modelling & Multi

Mooer GE150 Amp Modelling & Multi Effects; multi-effects processor; 55 high-quality amp models from the Micro Preamp series; 26 different default cabinet simulations (IRs); supports 3rd party impulse responses (IRs, 2048 pts.); in 10 free user presets; 40 drum rhythms...

(2)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton TE-20MN CA Standard Series

Electric Guitar Bolt-on neck, Body: Basswood, Maple neck with modern C-shape, Maple fretboard, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, Dot-inlays, 22 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, Dual action truss rod, 2x TE-style single coil pickups, Electronics: 1 Volume...

(2)
Recently Viewed
Yamaha PSS-A50

Keyboard 37 Velocity-sensitive slim keys, 32 Voice polyphony, 42 Voices (instruments), 138 Arpeggio types, Phrase Recorder, Motion effect, USB MIDI connection, Battery and USB bus power supply (USB power adapter sold separately), 1.4 W speaker, Headphone jack, USB to...

Recently Viewed
Behringer DR110DSP

Behringer DR110DSP, active 1000 Watt 10" PA Speaker System with DSP and 2-Channel Mixer, 1,35" compession driver, 2-way PA sound reinforcement speaker system for live and playback applications, dedicated DSP function for EQ, system control and speaker protection and Built-in...

Recently Viewed
Sony WF-1000XM3 Black

In-Ear Bluetooth Earphones Truly wireless, Wireless via Bluetooth, Optimisation of digital music files with DSEE HX, HD processor QN1e for noise reduction, Ergonomic tri-hold structure, Google Assistant, 6 mm Driver - dome (copper voice coil), Frequency range 20 -...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Fender SQ LTD Bullet Strat TTQ

Electric Guitar Limited edition, Body: Poplar, Neck: Maple, Fretboard: Indian Laurel, Neck profile: C neck profile, Scale: 648 mm, Fretboard radius: 241 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, 21 Medium jumbo frets, Pickups: 3 Single coils, Standard synchronised tremolo, 5-Way...

Recently Viewed
Behringer DR115DSP

Behringer DR115DSP, active 1400 Watt 15" PA Speaker System with DSP and 2-Channel Mixer,1,75" compression driver, 2-way PA sound reinforcement speaker system for live and playback applications, dedicated DSP function for EQ, system control and speaker protection and Built-in Bluetooth...

Recently Viewed
Mooer Tone Capture GTR

EQ Sampler for Pickup Guitars Allows you to record the sound and tonal character of any guitar, Can be used as an EQ effects pedal without a sampler, 7 Built-in presets for EQ settings and saved guitar sounds, Awitchable...

Recently Viewed
Erica Synths Pico System III Desktop

Erica Synths Pico System III Desktop; compact modular system; full analog design; contains: Stepsequencer, 2x VCO, 2x Mixer, LFO, Sample & Hold, Noise- & Random-Generator, 2x Funktion Generator, 2x Lowpass Gate, BBD-Delay & Output Section; patches can be stored on...

Recently Viewed
Yamaha PSS-E30

Keyboard 37 Mini keys, 32 Voice polyphony, 49 Voices (46 Voices + 1 Drum Kit + 2 SFX Kits (74 sound effects such as vehicle, animal noises, and other sound effects)), Quiz mode with questions about sounds and note...

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.