Hank’s
Guitar Shop

Serving Tampa, St Pete, Clearwater from Palm Harbor
Expert Setups & Repairs: Your Guitar’s Best Friend!

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GUITAR Sales & Service

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Palm Harbor: New & Used guitars

Our Tampa / St Petersburg / Clearwater customers can shop knowing that every guitar has been thoroughly checked out, setup, and certified by our professionally trained guitar techs right here in Palm Harbor.

Have fun and try out the instruments that catch your eye!

Hank’s guitars come with a 90-day warranty!  What other guitar shop offers that for used guitars???

Hank’s Guitar Shop – 34026 US 19, Palm Harbor, FL (727) 228-0125

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Your Nut Driving You Nutz?

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Guitar Repair

Serving Tampa - St Pete from Palm Harbor

basic setUp

This is what most shops call a “setup”.  Includes truss rod and saddle height adjustments, check hardware and set intonation.

restring

Clean fretboard and frets, condition fretboard, polish frets, check all hardware, install, stretch, tune and intonate new strings.  (Does not include cost of strings)

Complete setup

Basic Setup plus nut work, dressing uneven frets, sharp fret ends, polishing frets, clean & condition fretboard, polish guitar, clean electronics & more!

Guitar Repairs

We do all repairs from broken necks, fret replacement, bridge reinstallation, eliminate soundboard belly, etc.  We do not do paint & finish work.

Electrical

No electrical job is to big or too small!  From vintage double-necks with a dozen switches to simple piezo systems.

guitar mods and upgrades

upgrades

Things rarely go smoothly on DIY upgrades, so why not let Hank’s techs, with the proper tools and experience, do the work for you?

“We offer the excellent guitar setups – Guaranteed!.”

– Hank Castello, Palm Harbor

“Play it before you pay.  But don’t worry – our guitar setups are guaranteed for 30 days!”

– Hank Castello

Guitar Lessons

Beginner Guitar Lessons

FREE Group lessons for beginners only.  We teach the quickest, easiest way to start playing songs now – based on “Play Guitar Now!“, by Hank Castello.
Lessons are limited to just 8 students each week.  Sign-up online only.  No admission without prior online sign-up.
Individual Lessons – FREE 1st lesson for beginner, intermediate through advanced, guitar, bass, piano, keyboard, voice and more.  Check out Palm Harbor Guitar Lessons

Beginner Guitar Lessons
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Only expert technicians, trained by Guitars Done Right, will ever work on your instruments!

Let your guitar be its best

Our professionally-trained guitar technicians will see to it that your instrument will be the best it can be.  Don’t let your guitar hold you back!