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Old Dec 19th 2018, 01:42 PM   #131
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I Ride: Panigale V4, 748, VFR800i, NSR250SE, R1
Thanks for the support everyone.
I'm Kyle I run FuturisMoto.
In the latest batch of circuit boards, there was an issue with the quality. Some were overheating and failing during my assembly tests, along with a couple shortly after customers receiving them. This is not acceptable, I can't let potentially faulty tail tidy's leave my shop. I had to work with the circuit board manufacturer and have new ones made delaying shipment.
I'm very sorry for the delay I just don't want parts failing on customers prematurely. Quality has to come first and then speed of manufacture second

The good news is I'll be receiving the new turn signal circuit boards in about 8 hours. As long as they pass my quality test. Tail tidy's will be shipping again Friday. I have a backlog of 52 tail tidy's so it will take about a week to get them all assembled and shipped out.

This is the reality of Boutique motorcycle parts manufacturing. I'm not Rizoma or Gilles tooling. FuturisMoto is just me, one guy, handling everything. I work 100-120 hours most weeks and I slow down to 40-60hours one week a month. There will be delays if supplier issues come up. I'm doing my best while working to maintain quality. It's difficult to scale production and assembly while keeping up with order volume. Especially with this volume of consumer orders, and now bulk dealers coming on board

I paused taking orders to catch up on shipment and to create some inventory. as long as there isn't another jump in order volume I might be able to create some inventory on the shelf allowing for shipments to go out when orders are placed.

At this moment I think I'll be able to restart taking orders around Mid January.
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Old Dec 19th 2018, 01:47 PM   #132
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Originally Posted by chez View Post
hello !
i didn't received order from futurismoto.com. i create order in 28.10.2018. be careful ! Order #1228
Originally Posted by AndreiD View Post
Today I also contacted them demanding an update since there has been almost 2 months from the order.

My order no is 1222 so we are close in number. I assume and hope it's a delay from their part and not a runaway scam. Even so, it would have been great if they emailed the recipients of the delayed orders with an explanation
I replied to both of your messages within 18ish hours explaining the delay. Please be patient I'm working hard to fill orders. I'm not a scammer in any way. I'm sure you can order and overnight a NRC or EVOtech tail tidy if you don't want to wait. Just send me a message and I'll issue a refund.
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Old Dec 21st 2018, 10:32 AM   #133
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Praise to you Kyle!

Just joined really to write in support of your work which I have some how only just come across after stalking this forum for months. You seem to offer the only alternative to NRC's ghastly finish (ugh, plastic look) which I would have succumbed to had I not found this thread.

I look forward to you getting both products up and running again in Jan and have subscribed my email address to get them orders in! Hopefully there are no issues with shipping internationally?


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