Re: Is my Amp Technician over-charging me?
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:49 am
Did you complain to the repairman?
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Platypus9 wrote:No, I didn't complain. It's his prerogative to charge more than other reputable techs, and I don't believe he was dishonest about it. I had heard that he was affordable, but I should have asked his rates before choosing him.
Studio Support Gnome wrote:Billed time seems pretty honest, and fairly efficient, the rates are, not as unreasonable as some....
I pay my Car dealer more than that for servicing/repairs .
I'm not nearly as attached to my car as I am my Guitars and amps ;)
often you find those quoting cheaper headline rates billing longer times, or adding other costs asa back door means to make a buck.
These days my freelance work is limited, but I charge about £50 an hour Plus expenses.... and I am considered cheap , excellent value for money, apparently..... I haven;t put my rates up for about 15 years..... maybe I should....