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Flesh Thorn
02-13-2006, 06:25 AM
Wednesday will make three weeks for my Zulu. I feel like I'm jonesing......

Lively
02-13-2006, 06:35 AM
FT
I've been 5 weeks waiting for my Zulu.

Flesh Thorn
02-13-2006, 06:55 AM
So I guess I shouldn't be looking for the UPS man any time soon. I knew 4 to 8 weeks when I ordered, but it didn't seem that long then. /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif Maybe I'll go a head and order some pouches or something.

Hanzo
02-13-2006, 07:52 AM
I'm coming up on 8 weeks, but...I was quoted 16 so I'm not getting impatient. Just try to convince yourself you never ordered it.

ZS Gunny
02-13-2006, 07:58 AM
Give Amanada an e-mail at customerservice@kifaru.net and ask her to e-mail you when it ships. She was nice enough to add a tracking number to my order for no extra charge.

She also put up with my 3-4 order changes (adding pockets, changing color, ordering more stuff :p ).

Trigger Happy10
02-13-2006, 08:59 AM
Yes, Amanda is very nice with that. Great person for customer service, couldn't have been nicer/more helpful

Flesh Thorn
02-13-2006, 09:01 AM
Hanzo, Did you order a special color or something ?

Michael Aos
02-13-2006, 09:05 AM
I was definitely "spoiled" with my first few orders. My E&E arrived within a couple of days. Same thing when I ordered a Scout.

Come to think of it, the additional pouches arrived in a couple days too.

The Stash-It arrived in about 4wks.

Looks like my Tailgunner II is going to be about 6-weeks though.

Mike

Hanzo
02-13-2006, 09:20 AM
Flesh Thorn,

Yes, I did. It's going to be in Marpat. /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif

ThePrepared_com
02-13-2006, 09:28 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Flesh Thorn:
Wednesday will make three weeks for my Zulu. I feel like I'm jonesing...... </div></div>Ohhh boy! Head for cover! Someone posted about the anticipation and excitement of receiving their gear! /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif

fireballxl5
02-15-2006, 01:31 AM
I don't want to hear this - I just ordered my first Kifaru Kit, with some mods, and I am anticipating a loooong wait.

:-(

I'm sure the wait will be worth it, but the thought of 6-8 weeks, + shipping time to Down Under.

Oh well at least summer will be over so I'll be able to go straight out with it, and I am confident it will be a beautiful bit of kit.

Gives me time to save up for round 2, which I already feel coming on.

:-)

ThePrepared_com
02-16-2006, 07:00 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by fireballxl5:
I don't want to hear this - I just ordered my first Kifaru Kit, with some mods, and I am anticipating a loooong wait.

:-(

I'm sure the wait will be worth it, but the thought of 6-8 weeks, + shipping time to Down Under.

Oh well at least summer will be over so I'll be able to go straight out with it, and I am confident it will be a beautiful bit of kit.

Gives me time to save up for round 2, which I already feel coming on.

:-) </div></div>Rest assured guys, most orders are not taking near that long. Heck I added to my order 3-4 times, made a few changes here and there, sent money orders each time a change was made and still I got my stuff within 3 weeks or so.

Did I mention that their customer service was excellent every time I contacted them!

Flesh Thorn
02-17-2006, 04:10 AM
I figure that with the boss away at the Shot Show, production slowed down while they had a week long office party. /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif

ThePrepared_com
02-17-2006, 06:46 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Flesh Thorn:
I figure that with the boss away at the Shot Show, production slowed down while they had a week long office party. /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif </div></div>Nah, I'm sure Patrick hire someone with a whip to man the shop while he was gone /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

ThePrepared_com
02-17-2006, 06:47 AM
But with them running around Vegas pimping their gear I'm sure they now have a load of orders /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

Flesh Thorn
02-21-2006, 03:47 AM
4 Weeks.....

ThePrepared_com
02-21-2006, 06:22 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Flesh Thorn:
4 Weeks..... </div></div>Only 2-4 weeks to go /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

Flesh Thorn
02-21-2006, 07:18 AM
Can I make it that long....................? /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

Hanzo
02-21-2006, 03:44 PM
Do you have a choice?

Sucks, but it's true. Its kinda like asking if you can go sky diving right after you jump out the door.

Flesh Thorn
02-27-2006, 08:38 AM
Coming up on 5 weeks this Wed. One to three weeks to go. tick- tock tick- tock tick- tock.........

Nathan C
02-27-2006, 01:18 PM
Be glad you didn't get ACU on non-deployment priority. I don't even remember when I ordered :p

ThePrepared_com
02-27-2006, 01:21 PM
I think I probably hit the refresh button every 30 seconds to see if my tracking number has been sent out /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

tim83
02-27-2006, 02:18 PM
man you're just torturing yourself doing that...I know I'll do that all day if I get a tracking number so I'm pretending I didn't order my packs

Hanzo
02-27-2006, 02:46 PM
Tim's got the right idea. You just gotta pretend you never ordered it to begin with.

If it makes you feel any better, I've got my Kifaru order in, plus an order for my new Kimber that I've got NO timeline on, plus an order for a custom holster from John Willis for it, plus a small order from Sgt. Grit. I've got around $1800 worth of toys I've paid for and am waiting for delivery.

Michael Aos
02-27-2006, 05:42 PM
I'm hoping my order of 1/11 shows up next week.

Mike

Lone Piper
02-27-2006, 06:36 PM
Ordered 1 December...two ACU packs...But the wait is SOOOO worth it!

Patrick
02-27-2006, 06:50 PM
Lone Piper--

For the record, the first ACU unit out of the chute showed up on the Shop floor today. Staff claim it's breathtakingly beautiful. (For whatever that's worth for soldiering.) I haven't seen it yet. Will have to go look tomorrow.

Hanzo
02-27-2006, 07:14 PM
Awwwwww, crap.

By that timeline, that means that unless Lone Piper was the first one to order ACU stuff, we're talking about 13+ weeks. And I ordered mine about 3 weeks afterwards. So...guess I've got a minimum of 3 more weeks.

Oh well, I was still quoted more than that. And like Lone Piper said, I'm sure it'll be worth it. It's good stuff partially because they take their time, so for that, I'm happy to wait.

Michael Aos
03-05-2006, 02:27 PM
I'm hoping to see the Tailgunner II I ordered on 1/11 around 3/8.

Mike

68Bird
03-06-2006, 07:58 AM
I keep telling myself that I'll see my order sooner rather than later because the big stuff (pointman and E&amp;E) is CB, not a special color, but I'm probably living in a fantasy world. It's only been a few days :p

Flesh Thorn
03-06-2006, 10:16 AM
6 weeks come wed! I hear they are behind schedule on the 6 to 8 week delivery time. I have yet to confirm this information with Kifaru.If true, it will suck very much. I can almost see myself humping the trail in a few weeks with a tator sack instead of a Zulu..........

kgb1024
03-06-2006, 10:53 AM
I ordered a cb marauder on 2/11 this Sat. will be 4 weeks. I cant wait till it gets here.

axisofignorance
03-07-2006, 03:25 PM
I ordered the same day as you Mike so hopefully this week!

ThePrepared_com
03-08-2006, 05:12 AM
Ah ha! I knew it! You guys are all holding up my order. I placed my Scout order on the 10th. The good thing is that I'm only 120 miles away and the package comes overnight /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

eggroll
03-08-2006, 08:07 AM
damn, I'll just have to wait till tonight and I can swim in cordura goodness /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif :p

Michael Aos
03-08-2006, 08:46 AM
My order was expected to ship last last week or early this week at the latest.

So I've kind of earmarked today, which also happens to be 8wks from my order.

UPS usually arrives about 12:30pm.

:-)

Mike

Hanzo
03-08-2006, 08:55 AM
Michael, I was originally told 3 weeks ago, that got pushed back to last week. Haven't heard anything yet.

I'm not upset because I'm still before my original estimated time, but...don't get your hopes up.

ThePrepared_com
03-08-2006, 09:00 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by eggroll:
damn, I'll just have to wait till tonight and I can swim in cordura goodness /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif :p </div></div>Did you get a new pack in? What did ya get? Or are you talking about the thousands of yards of Cordura you probably have laying around the house?

The rich roll in their money, Eggroll rolls in a pile of Cordura! /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

Michael Aos
03-08-2006, 12:26 PM
Yep, darn it. Nothing today.

Oh well.

Mike

Nathan C
03-08-2006, 03:23 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by eggroll:
damn, I'll just have to wait till tonight and I can swim in cordura goodness /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif :p </div></div>Speaking of which, is my loppy enroute yet? Please don't tell me you slide naked on the material before building it /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/cool.gif

ThePrepared_com
03-08-2006, 05:56 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Nathan C:
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by eggroll:
damn, I'll just have to wait till tonight and I can swim in cordura goodness /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif :p </div></div>Speaking of which, is my loppy enroute yet? Please don't tell me you slide naked on the material before building it /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/cool.gif </div></div>You have to work in the material some how!

eggroll
03-08-2006, 05:57 PM
great thing about the ACU and gray in it /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif

Nathan C
03-08-2006, 06:20 PM
Dude you are so fired if you used my dump pouch for a spanky hanky :p

Hanzo
03-08-2006, 06:29 PM
Who needs velcro?

Michael Aos
03-09-2006, 12:30 PM
Maybe Friday.

Mike

straps
03-10-2006, 04:40 AM
Hey Piper did you get your ACU order yet?

I ordered my first set on 2 December... Then some more on 11 December...

Was encouraged by pics of the ACU EMR

I'm cool with the wait; my crew, however, is chomping at the bit for the CB kit I'll be retiring when I get my ACU schtuff.

Michael Aos
03-13-2006, 10:46 AM
No joy in Mudville today.

Looks like another week.

Mike

68Bird
03-13-2006, 09:19 PM
Could anybody tell me if Kifaru ships their stuff via air or ground UPS? Ground can take a painfully long time to get to where I live, so I'm hoping it's air, or I can at least upgrade to it. I e-mailed customer service at the end of last week, but I haven't heard back yet, so I thought I might ask some of you guys that have gotten stuff before.

kgb1024
03-15-2006, 07:10 AM
Well, my wait is finially coming to an end today. The tracking # says its in transit from my local UPS station. Should be here about 2:00 thats what time my UPS guy gets here. I'll be posting some pictures later I am sure once it gets here. Thanks for waiting with me.

Hanzo
03-15-2006, 07:36 AM
KGB, how long ago did you order and what was the item?

poel
03-15-2006, 07:43 AM
68Bird - Standard is UPS Ground. You can call them and upgrade to Air.

ThePrepared_com
03-15-2006, 09:26 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by kgb1024:
Well, my wait is finially coming to an end today. The tracking # says its in transit from my local UPS station. Should be here about 2:00 thats what time my UPS guy gets here. I'll be posting some pictures later I am sure once it gets here. Thanks for waiting with me. </div></div>Sweet! That means my CB Scout should be along shortly!

Michael Aos
03-15-2006, 11:44 AM
I figure about 10wks for my CB for my Tailgunner II.

Mike

Janice
03-15-2006, 01:15 PM
Hey everybody, it's been so long since I've had anything to say that I forgot my password.
I just have to say that I'm glad you're excited about getting your gear. We are busier than we have ever been, and we are taking care of a bunch of deployment deadlines. Some of the orders for the stuff we have in stock are taking a full 6 weeks or a little more because of some of the customizing that we are doing to them. Little stuff like embroidery does take longer. (AOS, we'll try to ship yours tomorrow). Everybody wants the new stuff, and we have been bombarded!!!
Be patient. I don't see a vacation in my near future. You guys haven't fallen through the cracks either. Everytime I see an older order go out of this place, I breath a sigh of relief......

Hanzo
03-15-2006, 04:45 PM
Janice,

I'm just glad to see that the guys going over to play in the sand are getting the stuff they need. Of course I'd love to see a box on my doorstep, but I wouldn't trade it.

On a side note, I got home last night with a UPS truck in front of my house...it wasn't for me...that's just messed up.

Malacoda
03-16-2006, 02:10 AM
Ordered my ACU Marauder on 30 November...I actually forget I ever ordered it sometimes...

ThePrepared_com
03-16-2006, 05:32 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Malacoda:
Ordered my ACU Marauder on 30 November...I actually forget I ever ordered it sometimes... </div></div>Have you been in contact with them at all?

Malacoda
03-16-2006, 06:06 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by ThePrepared_com:
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Malacoda:
Ordered my ACU Marauder on 30 November...I actually forget I ever ordered it sometimes... </div></div>Have you been in contact with them at all? </div></div>I shot them an email at the end of January and was told 4 more weeks.

Michael Aos
03-16-2006, 03:24 PM
Probably tomorrow or Monday for me.

Mike

Hanzo
03-16-2006, 04:31 PM
Post pictures for the rest of us to hold us over.

axisofignorance
03-16-2006, 11:56 PM
I ordered the same day as Michael Aos but I ordered black hardware so it might take longer.Ill still have my fingers crossed!

duckhunter
03-17-2006, 06:52 AM
Look what BROWN did for me! And in only 11 days from ordering! Not trying to rub it in. Really. http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a281/briandunham/marauder004.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a281/briandunham/marauder002.jpg

ThePrepared_com
03-17-2006, 07:56 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by duckhunter:
Look what BROWN did for me! And in only 11 days from ordering! Not trying to rub it in. Really. http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a281/briandunham/marauder004.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a281/briandunham/marauder002.jpg </div></div>Dear DuckHunter, you suck! /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif

PS Where did you get the piece of velcro?

Hanzo
03-17-2006, 08:13 AM
Oh...dude...thats so cruel.

11 days for a "specialty" color? You stick and extra $100 in the mail or something?

Woods Walker
03-17-2006, 08:14 AM
He does suck.

Now I don't know if I want MC or OD. /images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/frown.gif

But nice tan on that AR. Where did you get it DuckHunter. Thinking of dressing up my Car-15

Michael Aos
03-17-2006, 09:30 AM
OUT FOR DELIVERY

poel
03-17-2006, 10:04 AM
Michael - remember to breathe slowly; don't hyperventilate; think safety first and use your camera. If you feel dizzy, just sit calmly for a few minutes, elevate your feet. A cold beer may help.

duckhunter
03-17-2006, 10:35 AM
Prepared,
The velcro panel is from <a href="http://www.supplycaptain.com" target="_blank">http://www.supplycaptain.com (http://www.supplycaptain.com)</a>
and attaches to the PALS webbing.

Walker,
The rail panels and pistol grip are Tangodown's Dark Earth brown(doesn't quite come out right in any of my pics) and the stock is VLTOR in the same color.

Sorry,guys,good luck to the rest of you.

poel
03-17-2006, 12:22 PM
Duck - That hat looks Kifaru too. Where'd ya get it?

straps
03-17-2006, 12:50 PM
Try here:

http://www.highspeedgearinc.com/proddetail.asp?prod=HSG%2FBHMC

Nice kit, duck.... Why aren't you at your post?

Hanzo
03-17-2006, 01:38 PM
Do you have to request a tracking number or do they automatically send it to you?

Michael Aos
03-17-2006, 02:23 PM
I've got an extra-wide PALS loop -- is this a bug or a "feature"?

http://homepage.mac.com/michael_aos/.Pictures/IMG_5461.jpg
http://homepage.mac.com/michael_aos/.Pictures/IMG_5462.jpg

Michael Aos
03-17-2006, 02:27 PM
Is that what Supply Captain calls the "Patch Panel" -- the website shows nothing available in that category.

http://www.supplycaptain.com/store/images/products/Websitepics%20347_125.jpg

Patrick
03-17-2006, 03:27 PM
Hello there Michael--

Hey, you found the "special" panel we built just for you! (We had a tip you owned a neat little plier that could use a "spot"). Well, we've since had a change of heart, and a "regulation" version is headed your way. Keep 'em both--they'll both install if you need to use the "special" version at the same time--a man never can tell when he'll need a nifty little plier along you know....

I'm printing out a set of your pic for everybody in the Shop here so that they can see how the "special" turned out. Thanks.

Patrick

kgb1024
03-17-2006, 03:41 PM
Nice rig duckhunter, Brown did it for me a coupe days ago. eye candy (http://forums.kifaru.net/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=001372)

militarymoron
03-17-2006, 07:21 PM
TK421, why aren't you at your post?

straps
03-17-2006, 08:39 PM
Re: Bad link to Velcro Panel...

Noticed the same thing.

Here's a link that leads to info and has online ordering available.

http://www.supplycaptain.com/store/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&amp;Product_ID=21 0

duckhunter
03-18-2006, 12:49 PM
MM,
Nice to know I'm not the only geek here.

militarymoron
03-18-2006, 07:27 PM
/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif

Hanzo
03-18-2006, 07:54 PM
I picked up on the Star Wars line, I just wasn't sure why Straps asked in the first place. Oh well.

"It was a boring conversation anyway"