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 REPLACE LONG BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1.13
SQ FT BLACK CHROME BUTT
27.58
31.17
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
6.23
     MATERIALS COST
37.40
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.97
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
39.37

2.50

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
100.00
139.37
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
112.50
151.87
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


125.00

164.37
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
137.50
176.87
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
150.00
189.37

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP BILLETS
36.00
UN-STITCH POMMEL
6.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
9.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
54.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
150.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.50
MATERIALS LIST

NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
4
BILLETS  1" X 27"
1
27
108.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
108.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
54.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
1.13

 REPLACE LONG BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE
WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS USING PRE-MADE BILLETS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.
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MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
4
1" X 27" PRE-MADE BILLETS
18.42
73.68
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
14.74
     MATERIALS COST
88.42
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
4.65
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
93.07

1.83

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
73.20
166.27
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
82.35
175.42
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


91.50

184.57
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
100.65
193.72
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
109.80
202.87

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UN-STITCH POMMEL
6.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
5.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
54.00
RE-STITCH POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
110.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.83


 REPLACE SHORT BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE WITH FOAM/FELT PANELS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.81
SQ FT BLACK CHROME BUTT
27.58
22.34
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
4.47
     MATERIALS COST
26.81
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.41
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
28.22

4.05

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
162.00
190.22
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
182.25
210.47
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


202.50

230.72
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
222.75
250.97
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
243.00
271.22

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP BILLETS (6)
36.00
UNSTITCH POMMEL AND REMOVE LACING FROM PANEL AND FLAP
32.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
14.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
81.00
RE-LACE PANEL AND FLAP
54.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
26.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
243.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
4.05


MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
6
BILLETS  1" X 13"
1
13
78.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
78.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
39.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.81

 REPLACE SHORT BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE WITH FOAM/FELT PANELS USING PRE-MADE BILLETS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
6
1" X 13" PRE-MADE BILLETS
11.45
68.70
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
13.74
     MATERIALS COST
82.44
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
4.34
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
86.78

3.45

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
138.00
224.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
155.25
242.03
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


172.50

259.28
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
189.75
276.53
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
207.00
293.78

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL AND REMOVE LACING FROM PANEL AND FLAP
32.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
14.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
81.00
RE-LACE PANEL AND FLAP
54.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
26.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
207.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
3.45

 REPLACE SHORT BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
.81
SQ FT BLACK CHROME BUTT
27.58
22.34
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
4.47
     MATERIALS COST
26.81
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
1.41
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
28.22

2.43

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
97.20
125.42
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
109.35
137.57
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


121.50

149.72
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
133.65
161.87
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
145.80
174.02

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
MAKE UP BILLETS (6)
36.00
UN-STITCH POMMEL
6.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
5.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
54.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
146.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.43

MATERIALS LIST
NO
DESCRIPTION
WIDTH
LENGTH
TOTAL
6
BILLETS  1" X 13"
1
13
78.00
     TOTAL SQ INCHES
78.00
          50% WASTE SQ INCHES
39.00
               TOTAL SQ FT
0.81

 REPLACE SHORT BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE
WITH TRADITIONALLY MADE FLOCKED PANELS USING PRE-MADE BILLETS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be replaced.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.

NOTE: The procedure outlined is not for a saddle with point billets.

MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
6
1" X 13" PRE-MADE BILLETS
11.45
68.70
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
13.74
     MATERIALS COST
82.44
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
4.34
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
86.78

2.28

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL

    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF   $ 40.00 PER HOUR
91.20
177.98
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00  PER HOUR
102.60
189.38
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


114.00

200.78
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 55.00  PER HOUR
125.40
212.18
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00  PER HOUR
136.80
223.58

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UN-STITCH  POMMEL
6.00
CUT OLD BILLETS OFF
5.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
81.00
RE-STITCH POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
137.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.28

 RE-STITCH BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE BILLETS WITH FOAM/FELT PANEL CONSTRUCTION

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be re-stitched.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1
MINIMUM CHARGE
1.00
1.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.20
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

2.35

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
94.00
95.26
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
105.75
107.01
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


117.50

118.76
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
129.25
130.51
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
141.00
142.26

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UNSTITCH POMMEL, REMOVE LACING FROM PANEL AND FLAP, AND DROP PANEL IN FRONT
16.00
UN-STITCH OLD BILLETS
10.00
RE-STITCH BILLETS
54.00
RE-LACE PANEL AND FLAP
48.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
13.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
141.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
2.35

 RE-STITCH BILLETS ON AN ENGLISH SADDLE WITH TRADITIONALLY FLOCKED PANELS

STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:  As a matter of policy and safety, ASMA recommends that all billets be re-stitched.  Generally, the problem that leads to the failure is present in all the billets.
MATERIALS LIST AND COSTS   Based on average costs and  times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
COST
TOTAL
1
MINIMUM CHARGE
1.00
1.00
MISC SUPPLIES  @ 20% (THREAD-RIVETS-DYE-OIL, ETC.)
0.20
     MATERIALS COST
1.20
PROFIT OR RETURN ON INVESTMENT ON MATERIALS USED
0.06
MATERIALS TOTAL COST
1.26

1.85

HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR

 { The shop rate is the total of your hourly wage and an hourly rate to cover your overhead costs }

SHOP RATE TOTAL
MATERIALS
&
 SHOP RATE
TOTAL
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 40.00 PER HOUR
74.00
75.26
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 45.00 PER HOUR
83.25
84.51
     HOURS OF LABOR AT A SHOP RATE OF $ 50.00 per HOUR
    NATIONAL AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME


92.50

93.76
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF $ 55.00 PER HOUR
101.75
103.01
    HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR TIMES A SHOP RATE OF  $ 60.00 PER HOUR
111.00
112.26

TIMES   Based on average times for a saddle maker with 3/5 years of experience
PROCESS
TIMES    (minutes)
UN-STITCH OLD BILLETS AND POMMEL
18.00
INSTALL NEW BILLETS
54.00
RE-LACE POMMEL
45.00
     TOTAL MINUTES
117.00
     TOTAL HOURS OF LABOR NEEDED FOR REPAIR
1.95




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