Get them to face your bb an ht and press the headset cups in and fit the bb (and pop the crown race on the fork if it's not split)) then build it yourself.
Bike Build by LBS - actual cost (and/or hours) ?
with 2 people mechanicing, one at each end I have swapped all the components off one cove stiffee frame onto another one in 30minutes! this was a warranty effort and i was one of the two people doing the mechanic role. but i paid nothing.
Most of the shops i go to wouldn't charge labour if i bought all the stuff from them and i would expect to get at least 10% off components, if not off the whole lot!
if i bought all the stuff in from elsewhere and just asked them to put it all together I would expect a bill of around £100 for labour with no special favours, especially if most of the kit was used and dirty!
Cycle Surgery (robbing chunts) used to charge over £100 and that was years ago. For that you dont get bleeds etc just build.
Thanks to their pricing and personal experience of inept build skills I learnt to build a bike myself.
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