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Old 07-07-19, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Kilroy1988 View Post
As a professional craftsman I can state with certainty that that is not the case. However, the wheel is hardly out of true - I've seen the work being done and know that it will take the guy 2 minutes to set it on the stand and get it right, and another two or three minutes to find the tool he needs for the old freewheel and get it off. I'm not used to paying $45 for five minutes of work. I can have a custom Bob Jackson frame built for the price of two hours of labor at that shop rate!

If it takes 5 minutes to do the work on your wheels, why exactly aren't you doing it?

Shop rate around here is $80/hour.
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