That's true if you're only considering the dollars and cents per unit time aspect, and there are powerful arguments for that perspective. But there are those of us who get a twisted kind of thrill from solving it by being clever and resourceful. We just haven't been able to work out a dollar value for thrill per unit time yet.
Just be sure to know any mods will nullify a return on the part. Don’t modify it and then expect them to take it back if it does not work.
Most know this but many still don’t consider this till it is too late.