Someone can take the time to find the quote, but I think at one point last year S!K was talking about completing their backlog then stepping back from the business for a bit. Their story, plans, commitments, problems, blame, forecast, EVERYTHING changes with such regularity I have a hard time...
What I really want to know is what happened between S!K and Millit. I know one of the founders of Millit left the company relatively soon after S!K moved into their shop. For a while, S!K and Millit were implying that they were partners, but the tone Guy's recent posts make it seem as if the...
2/27 Survive! Shop Update:
"SURVIVE! Shop Update
The shop has been cleared out and cleaned up. This past weekend was spent taking care of some overdue maintenance tasks. This week we are working on replacing needed items and getting the shop set back up for making knives again. Next...
from the 1/1/21 update:
"Our friends on the Millit team are in the process of packing up and moving to their own shop space where they can continue to work on their own branded models and OEM projects."
so... no more S!K / Millit partnership. That didn't last too long.
S!K just made two more Instagram posts with the comments disabled... Looks like they are resorting to the same tactics they have used before to limit negative feedback from justifiably unhappy customers.
Here is one of the last comments:
"Hey there, so I have been waiting quite some time for...
Since their 10/29 instagram post, S!K has once again turned off comments. Their last post had a lot of comments about knives taking much longer than expected to be completed... At least S!K is consistent.
From the comments on Paulo's Instagram post on 10/15/2020 ( https://www.instagram.com/p/CGVcieUDwfl/ )
How about making Blade HQ right for money they gave you 7 years ago?? You pretend to take the moral high ground which is complete bullshit.
Wow. Ricky Bob is stamping his feet something fierce. I guess he is an easily triggered snowflake.
I get that waiting 2.5 years to follow up is, at best, odd. However, nothing the OP did justifies the response from Ricky Bob.
Here is another great display of the customer care you can expect from S!K...
This is a conversation from their Instagram on 10/5/2020:
Customer - Have you considered doing anything for people who backed you for the Starter run and ended up waiting 5-6 years instead of...