18 trips at average 20miles each way = 720 miles at 20 mpg = $120 gas
A used van is <8k and good for 5-10 years
For one guy?
Remember my sample only represents 15 service calls and 3 installs per month
and an average of 8 working days. Imagine if the guy worked full time or
installed more than 3/month
In all fairness I can appreciate the costs associated with a shop and
So a one man band isn't supposed to get sick, or have holidays or retirement
Don't forget that the one man band pays 28% of his income to the feds and
another 3 - 5% to the state. Gee that $15/hr just turned into less than
But you paid $2400 (that 2400 x 3 which equals $7200 'that's $1500 less than
If you are going to hand out a example, at least you could be realistic.
Does the $150 cover any parts of supplies that the technician may need?
$200 are you out of your freaking mind? $3.00/gal gas and a monthly gas bill
Do you realize that it cost damn near $100 to fill up most service vehicles?
And that most of these service vehicles average around 10-12 miles per
Yet another sign of a hack in the making.
Where did that $1600 VS unit go? Is it on special today?
$200 per install, you haven't a clue!
You better wake up before you flood you home with the wet dream you're
It makes me laugh when some home owner tries to tell me I make too much
The LAST thing I'll try to do is convince him otherwise.
You think I make too much money??
You really think I'm about to let you decide my profit margin??
That'll be the day I drop my prices so I can make you happy by lowering my
standard of living!!!
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