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Old 08-13-2007, 03:41 AM   #1
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im running new wires from the main panel on the pole out side to a sub panel in my work shop. all the electrician has to do is hook up the wires in each panel.
he told me $ 75.00 is this a good price?? or should i call around for more prices.
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Old 08-13-2007, 06:05 AM   #2
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Don't take this the wrong way, but if he will come out there, and do this for $75, I doubt he is a real electrician.

Either that or his overhead is WAY lower than anyone I know.

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I doubt he is a real electrician.
Or perhaps doing a little side job for some extra income unbeknownst to his employer. None the less, $75 is a good price.



Addendum: I apologize for my "shooting from the hip" remark. I just checked on the local rates here in central NC and its $70 for one man per hour and $90 for 2 men per hour. It still sounds like the $75 fee for your panel hookup is very reasonable.

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Or perhaps doing a little side job for some extra income unbeknownst to his employer. None the less, $75 is a good price.



Addendum: I apologize for my "shooting from the hip" remark. I just checked on the local rates here in central NC and its $70 for one man per hour and $90 for 2 men per hour. It still sounds like the $75 fee for your panel hookup is very reasonable.
his regular job is heating and air . he also does some electrical work too when his other bus. is slow thanks for the info
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his regular job is heating and air . he also does some electrical work too when his other bus. is slow
"Some electrical work"......
Hence my "real electrician" comment.
You can't compare a guy doing side work to a real contractor.
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And I'd be suspect of a heat and air guy whose business is slow this time of year.
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And I'd be suspect of a heat and air guy whose business is slow this time of year.
HAHAHA! I never considered that.
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And I'd be suspect of a heat and air guy whose business is slow this time of year.
he's too busy now cant get to me for a couple of weeks. but im not in any hurry to bury conduit in this 100 degree heat. grounds hard as a rock.
had to buy a hammer drill to get the ground rod in

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