Originally Posted by Lousypirate
I'm figuring about 50/hr, but now not whether I want to just tell him a rate, or give him a total for the project.
Total for the project needs to include the guy changing his mind 25 times before agreeing to you originally proposed. Hourly usually makes them think about it before asking you to change it. My $.02
On a side note, I know a shit ton of people with business cards that say "engineer" that draw using 3d systems and whatnot. I only know 5-10 people I would call design engineers, drawerers are a dime a dozen. Don't be a drawerer