Shipping and Returns


When Will My Order Be Shipped

  • For Tools, we aim to ship within 3 working days of the order being placed
  • For Components (Saddles, Nuts, and Pins) we aim to ship within 10 working days of the order being placed
  • See the product page of items to see our processing time for the item.
  • The "Dispatched Within Days" shown on the product page is when the item will be shipped from Chris Alsop Guitar.

How Is My Order Sent?

  • We ship items via Royal Mail Tracked.
  • Combined shipping discounts are automatically applied to all orders

Shipping Costs For UK Orders

  • ALL tools are FREE UK SHIPPING
  • Custom made small items such as saddles will be sent via Royal Mail Tracked for approx £3.00

Shipping Discounts

  • When there is a shipping charge, we give a combined shipping discount of 75% discount for additional items on multiple item orders. Please use the shipping estimator guide on the shopping basket page to see combined shipping discounts

International Orders

  • We use Airmail Tracked service - you will be able to track your parcel on the Royal Mail website
  • The buyer is responsible for any customs and import duties on the items.


Shipping Discounts Calculation

  • Postage is calculated as the highest shipping cost is the full rate and then any additional items are ONLY 25% of the shipping cost
  • Shipping Discount Example
    Item Price Full Rate Shipping Cost  Discounted Rate Shipping Cost
    Item 1 £10.00 £2.06 £2.06
    Item 2 £20.00 £6.00 £1.50 (*75% discount applied)
    Item 3 £15.00 £4.00 £1.00 (*75% discount applied)
    TOTAL £45.00 £11.06 £4.56
    (-£6.50 saving)



  • If you wish to return an order, before sending it back please contact us via email at
  • If the item is damaged or faulty we will cover all the postage costs
  • All items will need to be returned by a tracked postal service

Return of Guitar Tools and Guitar Pins
  • If you have changed your mind and wish to return an UNUSED item, please return the order within 7 days of receipt by a tracked postal service at your own expense. We will then provide a full refund excluding any postage costs

Return of Guitar Saddles (except Takamines) and Guitar Nuts
  • As these items are custom-made to the specification provided by the customer, unless faulty, we cannot accept returns on these items.

Return of Takamine Guitar Saddles
  • Please see the adverts for full details of when we can accept a return on these items.