Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: How do I purchase a Mario guitar?
A: There are three ways to purchase a Mario Guitar:
- The easiest way is to check our in-stock selections right here on our website. See our in-stock selections HERE!
- We have a tight-knit group of reputable dealers to choose from. Browse our dealer selections HERE!
- Lastly, you can custom order one. Our website contains a form where you can get an estimate. Request an estimate HERE!
Q: I own a storefront and would like to start selling Mario Guitars — do you have wholesale pricing? How do I become a dealer?
A: Yes, we do have dealer-direct pricing! We currently have a few dealers, but we are always looking for more! Email email@example.com or call Mario at 615.849.5800 to discuss dealer-direct pricing and receive our prospective dealer information packet!
Q: What is the connection between Guitar Mill and Mario Guitars?
A: Guitar Mill has been a leading supplier of replacement electric guitar parts for over ten years now. Our premium bodies, necks and nitrocellulose finishes are used by some of the best-known builders out there. Mario Martin started Guitar Mill in 2005, and it has since been the go-to source for high end guitar bodies, necks and finishes . The “Guitar Mill Custom Shop,” was formed in 2009 as a response to a growing number of requests for “fully built” custom guitars. Feeling it needed a more personal touch, Mario named the new line of guitars after himself in 2011. Today, Mario Guitars and Guitar Mill continue to operate as two business under one roof — both companies are working together to meet clients’ specific needs.
Q: Why the Name Change?
A: This was a big decision for us to make. With many years under our belt of a solid guitar building reputation, we did not want to alienate any of our customers or dealers. At the same time, we knew from several years worth of feedback that people were loving our guitars, but many felt the name “Guitar Mill” on the headstock just did not seem to fit the same standard as the quality of the instrument. Feeling it needed a more personal touch, Mario named the new line of guitars after himself. So, as of February 2011, our premium instruments will now have a name that compliments the quality and care we put into each guitar.
Q: Okay, so what about the guitars out there that still say “Guitar Mill Custom Shop?”
A: Well, if you’ve got one – hold on to it! One day it could be a collector’s item! That is our hope, anyway, and we will continue to work at building the best guitars we possibly can. We will always stand behind the Guitar Mill Custom Shop guitars one hundred percent.
Q: What pickups do you guys put in your guitars?
A: We proudly use Lindy Fralin and Jason Lollar pickups in most of our builds. We have also started experimenting with Don Mare, Onamac & Mojotone. We’ve had no complaints so far!
Q: What about returns?
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