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post #16 of Old 12-18-2012
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Re: Wire Labeling So It Lasts

Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Actually I pay about $15.00 for 26' of 1/2" TZ label tape. The clear shrink I buy in 4' tubes for about $3.00(1/4") - $8.50 (for 1"). If I buy it in 50' spools it is considerably less..

So the label costs about 7 and the shrink about 20 or roughly 27 / label... Pretty cheap for most things "boats"....
We pay 5.5 cents per label, including the laminating overwrap. However I wasn't actually thinking of the material cost, I was thinking of the labor cost.

The most expensive words in business might be "It only takes a minute to do!"

Gary H. Lucas
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