Bruce Guitars:
PLEK Services

We have Vancouver’s only PLEK Machine..

The PLEK Station

The Plek Station raises the quality of instruments to an extremely high and consistent level.

What is PLEK?

PLEK is a computer-controlled machine that can perform incredibly accurate scans of frets and fretboards, fret dressing and recrowns, nut and bridge cutting, and fretboard planning.

The Technology of PLEK

PLEK is a state-of-the-art, computer-guided process that scans, levels, and dresses your guitar’s frets to a microscopic level of accuracy for ideal action with no loss of sustain, minimized fret buzz, and no fretting out when bending strings, plus complete consistency whether you’re playing low or high on the neck.

What a PLEK job can do for your instrument

Are you experiencing any of the following issues?

  • Buzz areas on the fingerboard

  • Uneven fingerboard

  • Fret wear, uneven fret heights

  • Action is too high/too low for your playing style

  • Fret-Out: String tone dies away during bending due to unwanted contact with a fret

If you answered “yes” to any of the above then you might want to consider getting your instrument “PLEK’d”.

guitar in plek machine

After analysis has completed, our technician will know:

  • Whether the trussrod needs to be tightened and by how much

  • Whether the nut and bridge need to be adjusted or replaced – overall or for individual strings

  • What the overall shape of the fingerboard is

  • What the neck relief is under each individual string, and whether it is as good as it could be

  • The height of the frets, and whether there are any potential buzzing issues

  • Whether the fret radius needs to be changed anywhere on the fingerboard

  • If there are buzzing issues, our technicians can see how much fret material needs to be removed to achieve optimal playability

  • Or perhaps your frets are so worn down that they need to be partially or completely replaced

If you answered “yes” to any of the above then you might want to consider getting your instrument “PLEK’d”.

PLEK in Action

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Office Location

3026 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC

Open Hours

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