'Furnished By Owner' - Good Or Bad?

How often is 'shared labor' or 'furnished by owner' equipment part of your work? I am curious to get your take on end-users/customers who choose to save money by doing some of the install work themselves, or furnish equipment for the project.

In my experience as an integrator, 'furnished by owner' was a yellow flag and caused me worry. While I appreciate being resourceful, I really loathed working with 'repurposed' (used) equipment and had a hard time getting even simple 'shared labor' tasks like cable pulls done properly. Unless winning the job hinged on the customer being able to furnish these elements, I avoided them like the plague.

Do you agree? Disagree? What is your experience?

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