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Old 05-05-2013, 8:49 PM
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Congrats Joe!!!!!
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Old 05-06-2013, 11:45 AM
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To give an update to my order.

I called JD Machine today, talked to a really nice lady who actually took my order number and checked the status this time. Then came the fun news. My order was shipped April 8th?!?! Three days prior to my last status check....

I called my local FFL, that was suppose to call me when it got in, and the answer I got was "Oh yeah, the jd lower, we've got that!" Also learned that even though I paid all my transfer fees and did the paperwork with them back in January, they have yet to start the DROS, nice!!

Oh well, at least it means this craziness is almost over for me!!

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Talked to someone at JD today about my lower order from 2nd week in December, and was told they were still 2-3 weeks out! I asked if I could check my order number to see where I am in the list, and was told that order number and date didn't really matter... Huh??? How can you tell someone you are shipping orders from December, then tell them it's 2-3 weeks out, and then say order number doesn't matter????

This is just getting old...
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Old 05-06-2013, 3:33 PM
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CarCzar-
When did you place your order?
Was it online?

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Old 05-06-2013, 6:50 PM
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Placed my order December 19th online.

My local ffl got everything sorted this afternoon. Long time in the making, but at least by next Thursday I will be good. Also looked over the upped, and everything looked clean!
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Old 05-06-2013, 7:12 PM
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Congrats! Lucky you!
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Old 05-06-2013, 7:33 PM
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I'm still waiting for my call. Ordered in person on 1/16
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Old 05-06-2013, 7:45 PM
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I ordered one too, at the last gun show at the end of March. Expected completion date: August...doh!!


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Old 05-08-2013, 10:29 AM
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I purchased a JD stripped lower and a stripped upper as a walk in customer back on 1/12/13 and received a call a few days ago with a pick up date of 5/14/13.
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:17 AM
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I cancelled my order from 1-18. Whoever has a no fill cal guns lower, you just moved one tiny bit closer to your lower!
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:50 AM
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So I guess I should be getting a call in about a week or so then. Fingers crossed I guess
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Old 05-08-2013, 4:02 PM
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I emailed JD yesterday asking if I will be notified when my lower/upper will be shipped & if the could maybe give an approx timeframe & this is the response I recieved

We are currently shipping orders from 12/23. Thank you for your continued patience.

Kinda disheartening
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Old 05-08-2013, 4:04 PM
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& if I remember correctly that has been the response for almost a month! A lot of people must have ordered that week! (Sarcastic)
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Old 05-09-2013, 3:02 PM
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went in today to see where I was at. I ordered one on 01-16. they said they were on 01-14 orders so should be pretty close to going through DROS. but I decided to add three more (one for each kid) and throw it all on one DROS. they said it would be an additional week per added lower, so another month or so which is fine since I'm in no rush.

however, they did tell me they have billet lowers available now for $199.99 and would only have to wait the 10 day jail time. i figured I was in no rush and was fine with a forged lower.
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They have the absolute worst tracking/communication system at JD Machine lol
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:14 AM
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They have the absolute worst tracking/communication system at JD Machine lol

I dont want to look like I'm bashing JD since I'm a happy customer but FYI to all those people using the website to check on their order. I already picked mine up a week ago and the site still says my order is "pending". So dont rely on that.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:45 AM
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I wonder how long it would take if I changed my order to billet. Hopefully I get my order before end of year!!
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Old 05-10-2013, 5:23 PM
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They have the absolute worst tracking/communication system at JD Machine lol
Growing pains...lol
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Old 05-11-2013, 9:06 PM
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I wonder how long it would take if I changed my order to billet. Hopefully I get my order before end of year!!
when I went last week they told me I could purchase and start DROS for a billet and would be able to pick up after 10 days.
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Old 05-11-2013, 9:15 PM
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Now that's quick! Maybe if people switch enough orders to their billets, it could free up some forged lowers for those still waiting.

Congrats to those who got theirs shipped recently.

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Old 05-14-2013, 7:03 PM
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Good things come to those that wait! I ordered mine on 1/12/13 and picked her up today (5/14/13). Here she is, that is half of her. I got home and went to work on her. I tell you they are worth the wait.

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^^^^^^ sweet!
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:43 AM
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Update
Order online 1/23, got a call today from my ffl that its in.
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i walked in bought two lowers 02/21/13, i was told walk-ins get theirs sooner. hopefully i'll get a call this month.
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Old 05-15-2013, 6:39 PM
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I was a walk in and order was in 01/16. mine only was extended due to adding three more to my order
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I walked in and ordered on April 25. They told me it would be the normal 18 week wait. I soon as I saw Big Shot announce that JD now makes billet lowers and they had the first batch I call JD and switched my order. Ill be picking mine up 31st of this month only because I told them ill be out of town anyways. Im a happy camper.
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Good things come to those that wait! I ordered mine on 1/12/13 and picked her up today (5/14/13). Here she is, that is half of her. I got home and went to work on her. I tell you they are worth the wait.

You've really got to work on that bayonet...congrats on the lower!

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Old 05-15-2013, 7:49 PM
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I have JD, Stag, and Ares Armor lowers. The JD lowers I feel are the best quality and will only by JD from here on out.
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How much are the billet $?
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JD billet lowers are $199 at Team Big Shot.
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So I've heard about the billet lowers and I want one. I ordered 2 forged JD lowers online 2/11. I was told it would a 16-20 week wait, which is was ok with.
I called yesterday and canceled one forged lower and changed my other lower to a billet. Woman I spoke with said looks like they can get it out in a few weeks and took my FFL's info!
They were really cool to me. Let me change my order and keep my place in line, as well as refund me the difference. Got my fingers crossed ill actually get the billet in a couple weeks
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Also, first guy who answered my call said new orders are a 2 month wait, so it sounds like they are slowly catching up
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I will be ordering a billet as well, heard they were in stock
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So I've heard about the billet lowers and I want one. I ordered 2 forged JD lowers online 2/11. I was told it would a 16-20 week wait, which is was ok with.
I called yesterday and canceled one forged lower and changed my other lower to a billet. Woman I spoke with said looks like they can get it out in a few weeks and took my FFL's info!
They were really cool to me. Let me change my order and keep my place in line, as well as refund me the difference. Got my fingers crossed ill actually get the billet in a couple weeks

What was your total cost of the Billet once you changed your order?
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Old 05-17-2013, 7:10 AM
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I will be ordering a billet as well, heard they were in stock
They are in stock, I held one two days ago.
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What was your total cost of the Billet once you changed your order?
It was about $225. 200 for the lower plus tax, shipping, and the lock you have to buy with it.
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I was curious and called. Guy said they are shipping out orders from late dec??
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tic toc tic toc lol
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If you go to AR15.com they told them they're shipping orders from mid-January. They're feeding everyone BS. They took every order, charged everyone's card and collected the money even though they cant deliver the product for 6 months. Not a bad way to make a lot of money off interest on customers backs.
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Any pics of the JD billet lowers?
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