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First Time Buyer - Lead Time Question 4 months 3 weeks ago #72169

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Hello All,

I just placed my first order and had a question about the lead time in the email confirmation. I order an empty Oracle - Weathered and individual components for a DIY project. My question is does saberforge have to build the Saber since its an empty hilt or do they have those in stock already? Just wonder if the 4-5 week lead time would still apply since there is nothing being installed except the possibility of the hilt.

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First Time Buyer - Lead Time Question 4 months 2 weeks ago #72411

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Nobody can weight in on this? Has anyone ever just ordered part without a hilt and did it still take a long time? Are empty apprentice hilts prepare or made when the order comes in.
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First Time Buyer - Lead Time Question 4 months 2 weeks ago #72413

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It still goes into a build queue as far as I know. So yes, lead times are still in play. It may be a little faster, but not by much.

FYI, I order my empties from the Etsy site, much faster shipping. No customization, but I usually have in hand within 5 business days.
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First Time Buyer - Lead Time Question 4 months 2 weeks ago #72415

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If it prepares you at all, even ordering something simple like a pommel and blade plug still takes 2 weeks.
No matter where you go, there you are.
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First Time Buyer - Lead Time Question 4 months 2 weeks ago #72511

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Thanks guys for the feedback. Well I guess it will get here when it does, was just hoping for like a 2 week wait instead of the months.

Thanks again just excited to build my first custom saber.
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