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    Thumbs up The wait list and contact list

    If you don't see your order here and it's supposed to be give me a holler.

    ***Just how long do I have to wait? I get that question a lot and understandably so. Here's my best answer.
    On average, I make about 100 knives a year (about 8 knives a month). The wait list currently (as of 9/15/13) has 179 orders left on it. So logically speaking that would work out to just under two years wait time if you were at the bottom of that list. The contact list has 148 orders on it at this time so logically speaking it would be about 1 1/2 years wait time if you were at the bottom of that list.
    Unfortunately logic doesn't figure into it much. heh. The examples above assume there are no back outs (makes the wait shorter) and no deploying fighting men who want a knife (makes the wait list longer) and assumes I'll be able to keep a constant steady pace. Hope fully I will be able to but I don't know the future, illness, injury and other unforeseen things I don't want to think about are possible.
    Also the wait list is all filled with official orders. Meaning each order represents one specific knife, that's fairly straight forward to calculate.
    The contact list however is a different animal. It's a list I will work through in a less regimented style, since they aren't official orders (just a reminder to contact) I will be doing things I haven't had time to do while working on the wait list. Like making and testing new designs, maybe going to blade show, working on new gear prototypes and testing them etc. All while working though the contact list. Also, the contact list is fairly open ended. Meaning when a persons name comes up they can order up to four knives and whatever gear they want on their one spot. It is conceivable that one spot on the contact list could take me a couple weeks to complete. That however I'm sure will be the exception and not the norm. I expect that most of the spots will be for one knife or one piece of gear.
    At this time the wait list is probably pretty close to about two years to the end, the contact list however is probably closer to 3 years to the end instead of the "logical" one and a half years.
    I'm sure that's all clear as mud but hopefully it gives you some insight as to why I can't give you a realistic wait time on your order unless you're only a few spots from the top at the time. There are just too many variables and any time quote I'd give would be a total guess. I wish I could be more accurate because I know how frustrating it can be waiting on something you're really wanting. My sincere apologies, it's just not possible for me to do that. Thanks very much for your interest, I appreciate it greatly. *****

    Order #/knife/name



    412-1926c-ron r 141 (no contact)
    414-27-tyler s 142 (no contact)



    415-20-tom de 143

    418-19-brek s 145

    422-2d-chris n 148
    423-30-mark w 149
    424-26-tom s 150

    426-??-g1 152
    427-??-ohski 153
    428-??-blake g 154
    429-??-lerch 155

    433-??-jay l 159
    434-05-tre j 160
    435-30-john d 161



    439-26-John w 165
    440-26-mark w 166
    441-19-mark w 167
    442-20-homelsice 168
    443-??-jake w. 169

    445-04-david s 171

    447-16-matt s 173
    448-??-matt s 174
    449-??-matt s 175
    451-1971-eric k 176

    453-19-wayne w 178
    455-24-jon t 179
    456-20-paul c 180
    457-19-ian b 181
    460-30-tre j 182
    461-16-jason r 183
    462-19-jason r 184
    463-20-dena k 185

    466-??-Kenny l 187

    468-18-Terry s 189
    469-19-Terry s 190

    473-31-constantin c 192

    475-??-clint t 194
    476-??-clint t 195
    477-??-clint t 196
    478-26-dana c 197
    479-30-martin o 198
    481-26-doug k 199
    482-20-jason b 200
    483-19-gaston f 201

    487-27-shone d 203
    491-??-Jofuff 204
    488-22/1-sam d 205
    489-26-craig c 206
    492-??-ryan r 207

    494-??-Terry s 209
    495-??-Terry s 210
    496-17-Jaron g 211
    497-13-betty k 212
    498-13-betty k 213
    499-13-betty k 214
    500-13-betty k 215
    501-13-betty k 216
    502-13-betty k 217


    505-18-doug f 220
    506-?-joel p 221
    507-?-joel p 222

    509-02-wayne b 224
    510-24-eric k 225
    511-15-eric k 226
    512-25-gayle l 227
    513-??-jim g 228
    514-??-clint t 229
    515-??clint t 230
    516-1917-tre j 231
    517-??-terry s 232
    519-22/2-jamie b 233
    520-26-jamie b 234
    521-24-mark w 235
    522-26-caleb h 236
    523-26-michael g 237
    524-??-Kevin c 238
    525-??-Kevin c 239
    526-??-brian c 240
    527-20-Chris s 241
    528-26-julio u 242


    contact list

    pat o
    Kevin s
    mike w
    christopher s
    roy c
    jerry m
    wendell a
    andrew t
    mike t
    j.h. w
    kyle j
    steven b
    collin t
    andrew g
    matt s
    sam d
    johathan r
    sean a
    john n
    ross d
    collin a
    paul s
    david d
    kevin m
    jin k
    jamie c
    roy s
    bryan m
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    dave c
    michael h
    mike p
    tom r
    steve e
    rob w
    kyle g
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    gayle l
    rich d
    gary p
    wayne o
    swampyankee
    mike t
    thomas j
    paul c
    richard h
    mike d
    josh t
    kevin m
    dustin h
    cole l
    leigh w
    david b
    linda s
    thayne y
    kerr c
    nevin s
    sky g
    jeremy a
    william s
    keith s
    bill s
    mike m
    Glenn g
    Scott m
    jason s
    edward l
    shuhei o
    liolo
    tony r
    warren s
    jonathan r
    nathan w
    Victor c
    Matt g
    Richard h
    kevin t
    sunny w
    steve m
    jim c
    josh w
    jeff m
    dennis h
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    Ross d
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    # 10 behind the SERE knives!! I like the looks of that!!

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    #6 behind SERE...ha!
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    Cool at least I aint in the Bottom no more

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    Cool, thanks for the list Iz!

    I'm going through looking at what everyone else is ordering more than anything.

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    Dang...If all those guys were standing in line, that sucker would reach all the way past the four way Iz......Ya know Im gonna make ya put a pommel on my Coopers Creek.....Gotta make ya work. lol

    Good idea postin up the list........

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    Thanks Iz for the update! Does the 4 months on the SERE knives mean we can expect approximately a 4 month wait in addition to our original dates?
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    Right in the middle there.... but is the middle a year or two away? Thanks for the list Iz!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom's Backwood's View Post
    Right in the middle there.... but is the middle a year or two away? Thanks for the list Iz!
    It’s closer than it was yesterday since there won’t be another batch of SERE between the top and your order.

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    I bet all those guys that backed out when the SERE thing happened are kicking themselves now!
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