Originally Posted by pestobanana
What kind of repairs are you looking at? Some so called "gun docs" don't charge much, because they haven't really got a clue as to what they're doing. Some others really know their shit and charge 80 to the hour.
I wouldn't paint all docs who don't charge much (or anything) as not knowing their stuff. I myself have never charged anyone anything higher than a six pack of beer for my services, and I'm very meticulous and exacting in my work.
Then again, I'm not in it for the money.