With over 30 years of experience in guitar repair and sales at the foremost guitar store in Chicago, (Flynn Guitars), Pete Flynn brings his expertise to Pete Flynn Music in Elkhorn, WI. As co-owner of Flynn Guitars, we were a world leader dealer for PRS, Dean, Hamer, G&L, Northwood and many more. 

Pete has been head tech/builder for Dean Zelinsky, (of Dean Guitar fame) since July 2014.


I do repairs for many music schools and music stores including; the Music Gallery, School of Rock, North Shore Music Institute, Rock Central, Lake Geneva House of Music, Jim Walski Guitar Studio, Guitar Center, Sam Ash, JSM Delavan...

Pete’s past clients include; Jam Productions, Prince, Robert Cray, Ric Hall of the Buddy Guy Band, Johnny Winter, Lonnie Brooks, Luther Allison, Nick Tremulos, Rick Barnes, Son Seals, Toronzo Cannon, Dave Forte, Wayne Baker Brooks, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Tallan Latz, Don Laferty, Pat Fleming, Danny Shaffer, Jimmy Murphy,  Joe Don Rooney, Guy King, Dave Specter, Dave Wood, Mark Hladish, Bucky Barrett, Nick Bell, JW Rice, Glenn Davis, Christ Forte, Dave Salzman, Don Laferty, David Enlow, Todd Richardson, Darryl Jones, Nancy Wilson, Jim Egan, Vino Louden, Wishbone Ash, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Motley Crue, John Hughes, Steve Albini, Bill Cartwright-(Chicago Bulls), Rick Barnes, Rory Gallagher, Mike Sassetti, Fareed Hague, Son Seals, Robert Fetzer, Greg Simmons, Lefty Diz, Los Lobo, Aerosmith…


Repairs: Internationally known for the highest quality repairs! 
If you are not in the Elkhorn area you can mail or ship us your repair. 
You can contact Pete at jimipaf@gmail.com or 262-441-3124. You can also find me on Facebook at Pete Flynn.


You can also find me at the Music Gallery in Highland Park, IL. on Mondays and Tuesdays noon-7pm. Call me for an appointment.


*****Now offering aged/relic guitar work for your guitar. I've been offering relic work for companies such as Dean Zelinsky Private Label guitars and others. So I'm now offering it to my clients.****
 I also offer vintage guitar sales & brokering. Don't forget to check out my ebay listings, ebay user name patappfor. . 


1983-2014: Consulted for G&L, Groove Tube, Dean, Hamer, Barber Electronics, Fulltone, Carr

         Amps, Roger Mayer, Tom Lanik/NorthStar Audio, Kern, Bacino amps, Dr. Z amps, PRS/Paul

         Reed Smith, Samick, Diaz, Tone King, Auralux, DBZ Guitars, Dean Zelinsky Private Label 

         Guitars, Jam Productions and Kurt Wilson Guitars.

 

       -  specializing in guitar design and manufacturing

         -  vintage guitar, amplifier, effects and drum expert

         -  appraisals, evaluations, consultant and repairs

         -   number 1 Hamer USA guitar dealer, number 1 PRS/Paul Reed Smith Private Stock dealer, number

             8 PRS dealer worldwide, number 1 Groove Tube dealer, number 1 Rivera amp dealer, number 1

             Dr.Z amp dealer, number 1 Tone King amp dealer, and number 1 Kurt Wilson guitar dealer

 I offer classes for guitar repair; this course is structured to teach the essentials of guitar repair which provide a groundwork for guitar repair.
    Setup & maintenance for guitar and bass, nut & saddle fabrication, fretting, finishing, electronics repair & upgrades. And...much more.

Electric guitar building class is also available. (bolt on neck series).

I have limited space available so drop me a line or call so we can discuss a schedule that meets your needs. 


Check out my new youtube.com video blog on repairs. The first one in a series is fret work. Refretting Strat with a maple fingerboard.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aMDtcMpAQQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNMIpRnUCXg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKQvfhqOV9s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxdrS9AjMa4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCzife9Guu4


I offer private guitar lessons. Call for availability and pricing.

I have played as guitarist or drummer as support with:
Mother Root, Marshall Law, Lonnie Brooks, Luther Allison, CCR/(Credence Clearwater Revival), Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat, Marshall Tucker, The Dregs, Steve Morse Band, Deep Purple, Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers Band, Molly Hatchet, The Outlaws, John Entwistle/The Who, Joe Walsh, Ten Years After, Robin Trower, UFO, Michael Schenker Group, The Outlaws, Van Zant, Wishbone Ash, Mighty Joe Young, JJ Cale, Lefty Diz, Sugar Blue, Albert King, Ben E. King, Buddy Guy, AC Reed, Delbert McClinton, Wayne & Ronnie Brooks, Bo Diddley… 


                                        You can reach at jimipaf@gmail.com or 262-441-3124. Facebook: Pete Flynn

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