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DLT M390 drop

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Jason Huiting, Jul 17, 2019.

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  1. Jason Huiting

    Jason Huiting Gold Member Gold Member

    May 29, 2019
    looks like the clowns at DLT dropped the ball. their servers crash right at release (11am cst). what a hot mess.
  2. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    The folks at DLT are definitely not clowns. Stuff happens and when bunches of folks log on at the same time, servers can crash. Calling them clowns is not a great way to make a newbie introduction, since they are a Bladeforums supporter here....
    jbmonkey, GeofS, Skywalker31 and 18 others like this.
  3. Box_Opener

    Box_Opener Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 21, 2018
    Seriously. The load their server just took was probably way off normal by a few order of magnitudes.
  4. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    [email protected] and Hologram like this.
  5. Box_Opener

    Box_Opener Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 21, 2018
    *As in, it happens. I agree with 91Bravo. No need for name calling.
  6. Cscotttsss

    Cscotttsss Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    You're the only clown for making this thread. Keep up clown.
    Yo Mama, rexromic and SOLEIL like this.
  7. ScooterG

    ScooterG You mean Ireland? Yeah, it’s mine. Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    Go away.
  8. YellowSwiss


    Sep 28, 2015
    I got a flat tire the other day...obviously the vehicle manufacturer is a real Bozo.
    Yo Mama and BigKurtHaze like this.
  9. Allan DeGroot

    Allan DeGroot

    Jun 15, 2019
    Not naming names or pointing fingers, but being "good" knife makers does not preclude them from hiring or even being "clowns" when it comes to Information Technology matters or website design.
  10. DRLyman

    DRLyman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2016
    Site is back up and working
  11. Jason Huiting

    Jason Huiting Gold Member Gold Member

    May 29, 2019
    fair enough, calling them clowns was going overboard, but they had to know ahead of time that this would a a hot item.
  12. DRLyman

    DRLyman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2016
    Looks like they’ve now sold out. That was fast.
  13. Hologram

    Hologram Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2019
    I was actually able to buy one. I got fed up with trying their website so I fed my dog, had lunch, then tried again not expecting anything, but surprisingly I got through and was able to add it to my cart. Should’ve bought two!
  14. wickettedge

    wickettedge Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2018
    Yeah, denial of service happens. Still was able to get in on it.
  15. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    It sure is easy to criticize them from the outside looking in.

    DLT are good people who run a good business.
    aboynamedsue, onekerf and Dadpool like this.
  16. buckeyejake


    Dec 28, 2013
    Took me an hour and 27 minutes , but i got one . I called them too . Got very nice young lady !
    If she is a clown , i want to go to that circus. Class act

  17. halden.doerge

    halden.doerge I'll Sharpen Your Knife Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2014
    Buzz off. Thread already exists for this gripe fest.
  18. Buck Razor

    Buck Razor Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    Personally I don't think they handled the event very professionally. They had to know from past experience that all the hype would crash their server and cause a bottleneck. But that's my opinion and everybody has one.
    I finally gave up and swung over to Knifecenter and ordered a Hinderer that I have had my sights on, so my day is good.

    Congrats to all you guys that got through!
  19. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    They handled it more professionally than you think. They actually came on to this forum and give updates as soon as they were available. You are making a mountain out of a mole hill here.
    4jlcc, Workingsloth777 and ScooterG like this.
  20. skyhorse

    skyhorse Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 30, 2010
    It's > "DLT" <, they're a great bunch of guys to deal with ;)
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