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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by TKR Reptiles, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. TKR Reptiles

    TKR Reptiles Thread Killer

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    This is the first gun I have sent off for custom work, and it is killing me! I sent the gun off a little over a week ago, and should have it back in the next two weeks, but I am getting anxious lol...
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I've only had one done. That was the Springer GI that Bob Miller tweaked for me.

    I wanted to call everyday, I checked e-mail every day. I'm very impatient, waiting sux!
     

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    I usually end up buying something off the shelf to deal with the pain. :D
    Three weeks is extremely short, the Beastbob took mooooooooonths.
    Hang in there!
    Sarge
     
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    Quack Rent this space

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    3 weeks is nothing.
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Three weeks is a VERY short wait, many well known Smiths' wait is nearly a year now for a full build.
     
  6. TKR Reptiles

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    I am just getting some cosmetic work done to it. Wish it was a full build lol...
     
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    I just dropped coin on a 6 month wait. :wow:

    I'm not a patient person. :nailbiting::impatient::sigh:
     
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    3 weeks?

    That is easy time...My last purchase took 100 days. The first month was hard but once I stopped worrying about it it went relatively quickly.
     
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    3 weeks? I wish. Try 14 months and then we'll talk.
     
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    I can see that kind of wait on a full build. I am not griping about the wait, just never had to wait before lol. I am impatient.
     
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    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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    Try waiting about 33 weeks for a quoted time of 8-10 weeks for a small job, or 18 months...even better.

    I deal with the waiting anxiety at the range...and Crown Royal in the "special" cases. It works.
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I remember that one,.....was worth the wait though!
     
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    The wait is never fun. It's been 7 months since I sent my TRS to Harrison Custom and it will probably be another 7 months before I see it again.
     
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    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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    It was two actually, a "Retro" GI and a TRS. I might sell that "Retro" though, I barely shoot it.
     
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    Yeah, that would really tick me off lol...
     
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    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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    What type of work are you getting done? By who?
     
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    Dave Helton.

    Bob with snake skin MSH, snake skin front strap, flush crown barrel, 10-8 trigger install and re-coat. Getting frame re-coated to match the slide so it doesn't have the dull flat look anymore...
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    May be interested,........pm me details
     
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    Waiting really does suck, hang in there.
     
  20. Cerebrus

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    I dealt with the wait by moving out of the PRK...:laughing: