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Old November 23, 2019, 23:18   #1
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Anyone ordered a ironwood stock? What is the usual turn around time for a unfinished stock?
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Old November 24, 2019, 01:07   #2
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I used an Ironwood laminated birch stockset (buttstock/PG/upper and lower handguards) on a Chinese MAK-90 slant-cut receiver rifle a couple of decades ago. Does that count?

The stockset was top-notch and looks beautiful even after all this time.

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Old November 24, 2019, 01:45   #3
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Matt was supposed to make enough stocks to have some always sitting on the shelves....call or email him....
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Old November 24, 2019, 02:37   #4
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His work is worth waiting for if required.
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Old November 24, 2019, 10:08   #5
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They have really built me some fine stocks over the years.

But the problematic webpage, hard to find questions, lack luster email replies and just over all time to get something made has somewhat made me gun-shy with them.

They do amazing work, but more than once Ive gone to their page with money in hand only to be driven somewhere else that doesn't take as much effort to purchase.
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Old November 24, 2019, 22:53   #6
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I ordered a milled Bulgarian unfinished stock only cut for the single tang receiver. Payment was made and I received a email on 26 Oct.19 that said the stock would be shipped in 2 weeks. It been 28 days and I haven't received the stock or any more email. Do you think this is a reasonable amount?
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Old November 24, 2019, 23:24   #7
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Probably not. But write Matt and ask him what is the status of your order? Matt always delivers a fine product. Probably got swamped by a large order. You will get your stock.
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Old November 24, 2019, 23:58   #8
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Thanks for the reply. I think I will wait another week or so before I contact him.
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Old December 09, 2019, 20:55   #9
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Hey at least you haven't been waiting on a childers stamped receiver going on 5 weeks now.
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Old December 09, 2019, 23:43   #10
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Beginning of the year it was 6-8 weeks for FAL stocks.
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Old December 11, 2019, 17:38   #11
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Hey Guys,
Matt from Ironwood here.

Our wait times have been a little longer as of late. We are working on it.
Main cause is simply that we offer such a huge catalog of parts/sets, that
we do not have the time to spend an entire week building one model to keep it
in stock. We pretty much make everything we offer on a monthly basis.

Most of out "buy now "items, get sold out before they can get listed into
inventory, so we have to take pre-orders. We do keep all of our FAL sets in stock, in the rough, regularly.. Once an order comes in, it has to go into the lineup, behind, 60-100 orders, at any given time. That's where the wait times are generated. We have seen an uptick in demand for FAL stocks, so we are adding more parts when we do our FAL production. These parts are involved from set up to cutting to final fitting and sanding. They are treated differently as to to the care required to correctly process them.

Anyway, though I would chime in and address any concerns.

If you need to reach me directly on the phone, as listed on our contact page, I am typically in my office between 3 5PM PST. Will always take the time to discuss any concerns or needs regarding your FAL stock requests.

Redoubt: I understand your issues. You can actually use the Pay Now buttons on the FAL page to order automatically. If yo are looking for less than a set, maybe butt and PG only, all it takes is an email, and I can send Invoice immediately. Really no major effort required. And again, we do take phone calls, lol. Call during those hours posted and we you will give you our undivided attention.

If there are issues with the site, please let me know. If there is something I can change to make it easier, I'm all ears.

Side note, we do have the T48 hand guard developed and will be releasing it soon .
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Old December 11, 2019, 19:39   #12
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Bought FAL and AK furniture, top notch, check out the "wood pile", if still available, remember getting AK handguards looked perfect, except no drill for cleaning rod, ect...
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