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  1. scrufftyguy

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    Hi,

    After a lot of umming and arring I decided to order myself a BK XLS-200-DF, I was told yesterday that they had 'em in stock to be dispatched in 1-2 days and as I'm off work on Friday thought i'd go for it!

    Then I get a confirmation email today saying "We manufacture the subwoofers to order and there is currently about a 7 to 10 days lead time. We will not debit your card until the day before despatch, at this time someone will telephone to confirm delivery." Not so good because i'll be away on holiday then! Does anyone know if this is just a standard email or not?

    I'm a bit annoyed if it will take this long as otherwise I would have ordered it after my hols and avoided all the hastle!

    Thanks,

    Ade
     
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    Mine took a few weeks, but I did request it to be unfinished/unstained which took longer (!) because they only had stock of finished ones.
    So if you ring and ask the lady (can't remember her name) exactly how many they have of that colour in stock - maybe you could even order there and then on the phone? Then you would get it very quickly.

    PS you won't regret it - I'm selling a Quad sub which is twice the size and keeping my BK, because the BK is just as good in terms of power and timing :thumbsup: and boy can Ifeel it sat on my sofa when playing dvds!
     
  3. scrufftyguy

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    That's good to hear! I'm sure it'll be worth the wait whatever!

    But like I say I got an email from Tom the day before saying they're in stock, then later that evening there's a 7 day wait....just wondering what's going on?

    Ade
     
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    Ha! All sorted!

    My new BK should be with me today!

    Ade
     
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    I ordered mine (eBay) at 9 pm Sat night (31st), and it was delivered (Co.Down) Tues 3rd at 10.30 am. :clap:
     
  6. scrufftyguy

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    Recieved i today!

    Got it roughly set-up......fantastic!!!
     
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    Excellent scruffyguy, now you're like all us sub owners with 'Wifey-friendly' subwoofers without the size of the 'big boxes', trying to wipe that grin off your face......:)

    Ade
     
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    Morning,

    Actually it went more smoothly than expected....she even says she notices the improvement in sound quality now i've got my sub hooked up!

    Get in!
     
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    I was quoted 10-14 days lead time, had to call them on day 15 to ask where it was after my email being ingnored.. was told someone would call back.. they never.. another phone called and i'm now beig told it'll be with me Friday.. 5 working days late :(
     
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    That's no good!

    In the end they were really good with me they emailed straight away, and also rang up because they had a query about my address, just to make sure that it could be dispatched for when I was in.

    Sorry to hear that it's not gone smoothly in your case!

    Ade
     
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    you have done well i am waiting 3 weeks:( they said it was due too the paint job)
     
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    That is correct, you will always wait longer for custom finishes.
     
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    I'd rather wait than have a rushed paint job... Mine took about 2-3 weeks for gloss black and the customer service was very good indeed.

    You'll no doubt be well chuffed when you do eventually get it.
     
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    oh not bothered about the 3 weeks. same here i sooner it be right . so you have the gloss black is it lacured? the pics well best i seen it looks like glass finish.

    customer service is well good they allways get back that tom is sound
     
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    The finish is very good and well worth the extra 20 quid. If I was being super critical, there's a slight orange-peel to the overall finish up close compared to the glass quality of, say, MA Radius (machined) products. This is ok with me though as it's hand-finished and that adds character.

    The sound performance is what you're getting for your money though and,yowsers, I Am Legend scared the living daylights out of me and the wife :D
     
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    :rotfl: can not wait yea :thumbsup:

    got any pics?
     
  17. BikeNutt

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    Not as good as the ones you got from BK on the other thread ;)

    The reflection of the flowers in the second image gives a true indication of just how reflective the surface is though :thumbsup:

    The finish is a lot darker in the flesh too. Think black S class Merc :cool:
     
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    ok nice one .. i will soon find out
     

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