Services and service rates

Subject to change and availability. Current as of 04/28/2019

Labor rate $100 an hour, one hour minimum except as noted below.

Headstock service (basic) for the typical machine $250 plus parts and return shipping (parts prices shown on my online store, return shipping prices listed by state on a separate page). A number of discounts are available and applied automatically. See below

Headstock service with motor labor if needed $300 plus parts and return shipping. (Greenies with either a Franklin 3/4 hp, Or AO Smith 3/4 hp boxback motor repair are $325)

Labor discounts available and applied automatically:

  • a machine which has not been badly tinkered with $25
  • Appropriate packing and materials, which can be also used for return shipment $25
  • a very clean machine (little dust, oil or grease inside) $25
  • payment by check $25

Painting headstock casting, motor pan and belt pan (exterior only) for paint and labor at time of headstock work:

Gray machines $50

Brownies $60 (Copper and Gold paint scheme)

Greenies $70 (Green and Oatmeal paint scheme)

See my page on “how to ship your headstock to me” for info on how to schedule shipping me your headstock.

Payment at time of service, payable by credit card, paypal or personal check (or cash for visiting customers.)