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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #70972

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Due to the holiday rush, vacation days for staff, and a higher number of inclement weather related shop closures, the lead time has slipped to 4-5 weeks.

We on the west coast have been hammered with one storm after another, and up Phil's way it turned to snow as much as rain. Not a good situation, even for folks accustomed to it.
Imagine what you will know tomorrow....
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #70983

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the lead time has slipped to 4-5 weeks

That's it?! My goodness, i can remember when the lead times were 8-12 weeks! A month is nothing!


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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #70984

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Very true. :)
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #70986

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I just wanted a little bit of clarification. The 4-5 weeks of lead time, is that for new orders placed as of today or what?

I placed an order before Christmas and the confirmed status has yet to change.
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #70998

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This mostly applies to existing orders, since the delays prevent SF from working on much of anything.
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #71005

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Appreciate the heads up. Thanks for keeping us all in the loop!
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 1 week ago #71008

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Eddlyss64 wrote:
the lead time has slipped to 4-5 weeks

That's it?! My goodness, i can remember when the lead times were 8-12 weeks! A month is nothing!

Just last year some of us were waiting 20-22 weeks for holiday/TFA rush orders. Just goes to show how much the business has improved!
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 6 days ago #71010

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I agree, 4-5 weeks is nothing compared to what it used to be.....i'm just waiting on some sold out parts so I can complete my ASP build
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 9 months 5 days ago #71041

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Brax wrote:
Due to the holiday rush, vacation days for staff, and a higher number of inclement weather related shop closures, the lead time has slipped to 4-5 weeks.

We on the west coast have been hammered with one storm after another, and up Phil's way it turned to snow as much as rain. Not a good situation, even for folks accustomed to it.

I placed my order a day after Christmas, does my order fall under this or no? Just curious
In the end, it doesnt really matter, does it?


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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72157

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It appears like they are ripping through orders pretty quick. I ordered January 31 got the 4-5 week lead time, but then got a shipping notification today with estimated delivery Wednesday.
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72162

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Which did you order. I placed mine about the same time. :huh:
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72165

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Really? I placed mine like a week earlier and haven't heard anything yet. Though mine's an ASP order with a couple powder coated parts, so that adds on time. Hopefully it's true and applies to powder coating. I want my saber.
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72170

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How do we get Updates? Thank you :)
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72217

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January 31. Got it today
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72218

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I just checked my order status with my login and saw it had been fulfilled and had a tracking number.
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72219

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I also ordered on the 31st and mine still shows confirmed only... :unsure:
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72240

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Are these quick turnaround times from the mainsmain site or from Etsy??
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72241

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Nostrodummies wrote:
Are these quick turnaround times from the mainsmain site or from Etsy??

Typically, main site orders will take a little longer than Etsy Store orders, because the sabers on Etsy are pre-built and ready to ship quickly (which is also why there are few alteration choices available). B)
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72242

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I ordered mine from the main site on 1-31 still not updated. I would guess from Etsy?
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Slight Increase In Lead-Time 8 months 1 week ago #72253

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I had to order from the main site, because Etsy doesn't process gift certificates...lol...not complaining just curious.
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