parts markup (LAC)

Scott Scott at
Sun Jul 15 23:01:07 EDT 2001

At 15:36 15-07-01 -0700, William Magliocco wrote:
>Second is money, natch.  While I agree that wrench
>rates are pricey, what would they be if all customers
>got their parts from mail order,
>AutoZone/Advance/PepBoyz/NAPA and the like?  The
>wrench _expects_ to make a buck on the parts, and that
>is reflected in the posted labor rates.

I would much rather pay a higher rate for the labor than have it hidden in 
part cost. Then I can shop for each separately and choose what compromises 
or excesses to make/spend.

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