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Old 12-03-2012, 11:15 AM
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The longest time you had to wait?

My gunsmith has had 2 of my rifles for going on 19 months.
One is a rebarrel and bedding. The other is having problems cycling.
What has been the longest you have had to wait?
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:41 AM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

that's ridiculus, get a new smith that is REALLY in the business.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:11 PM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

For those small tasks, I wouldn't have waited more than than a week after the time frame he said he would be able to start. And if his start time was too far off, then I would have found someone that could get to it in a more timely fashion.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:55 PM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

Hell! I've been waiting for nearly 70 years and am still not quite finnished.

That smith sux!! And probably ain't any good either.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:48 PM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

The gestation period of an elephant is almost equivalent to the time your gunsmith has kept you waiting. Some of the busier smiths around me tell me they can get to my rifle in 3 weeks plus what ever time it takes to do the work (3 weeks for the re-barrel). Add a month for a really busy guy and you still are long by about 16 months.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:57 PM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

My last build with Kirby went 24 months.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:58 PM
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Re: The longest time you had to wait?

A full build once all of the parts arrived, lasted about a month and a half.
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