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My item is in backorder. When will you be able to ship to me?

Backorder items
With upcoming implementation of new order processing system we will make effort to reduce backorders to minimum, but in some cases we might accept backorder for certain items.

Unfortunately, Japanese hobby product manufacturers produce their products irregularly and it is hard to provide exact schedules for new productions of certain items. Even when the specific item production has been decided most Japanese hobby product manufacturers will get delayed in their release schedule. This combined with wholesalers stock situation fluctuation makes it very hard to tell you exact schedule when the backorder item will be back in stock.

However, here are some guidelines to give you better idea of what kind of waiting time you might be looking at:

  • If you're waiting for a newly-released, standard item, there is a good chance that it might be restocked in near future (one to two months) as new items get often two production runs within short space of time
  • If you're waiting on an item that was originally released more than a year ago or is not considered to be a common item, you should always request estimate from us as the restocking dates of these items vary heavily.
  • Garage type production (very limited custom production item from small maker) or custom item backorders are not accepted.
  • Discontinued items (manufacturer now defunct or discontinued voluntarily by existing maker) backorders are not accepted.
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Document created: March 20, 2010
Last modified: March 20, 2010

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