Question by peter_parker: Are there any mobile outboard mechanics on the Gold Coast ( Australia ) who actually answer their messages ?
I’ve been trying to contact a mobile mechanic for a week now and they all have answering machines which they obviously don’t check. I thought we were in a recession yet nobody seems to want to work for their money.
Answer by ricsudukai
In South oz there is the same problem with any trade – less tradesmen than work. If you can’t get a response then it may be an indication of how you will be treated should you get their attention – the normal rules of etiquette apply so you would at least expect a call to let you know they had received contact.
We are not in a recession, most tradies I know have at least 6 months of work booked up, so they cherry pick and do the work they want. It is why you will not win a fight with a competent tradesman, they will just walk away to the next job – they can afford to, and there is more work than they can ever do.
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