Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Eduard VKB FSC » Sat May 26, 2018 13:48

Hello navvar,

The twist adaptor is in the roadmap for this year but I do not have information yet when it is available for EU market. I do not expect to have them in August's shipment.
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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby navvar » Sat May 26, 2018 22:17

I guess I'll have to dust off my pedals again :D Thanks for the update though.

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Eduard VKB FSC » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:56

Hi guys,

Here is the update for those who are awaiting for Pro packs (a set which includes grip extension, small base plate and the stronger springs).

Manufacturing department finished with quality check and the batch will be shipped to EU store today. I expect to dispatch the extension sets next week.
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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby nrage147 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 13:22

Any further news on pre-order for rev.A MCG grips?

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Eduard VKB FSC » Mon Jun 04, 2018 14:23

Hi nrage147. Yes, we are busy with that. The pre-order functionality testing should be completed this week. Then we will be ready to start pre-ordering.
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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby BillClement » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:29

:D Looking ahead Eduard, do you have any idea when the TECS will be ready for production?

Just a rough idea, I'm not asking for exact dates, just an inkling. Y'know, 'August/Sept, Christmas, this time next year' sort of idea.

Thanks bud, and well done on the Pro sets! It's good to be kept in the loop.

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Beazil » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:43

Anything coming for those of us awaiting mcg grips in North America? Thanks in advance.

Having to re-order after having pre ordered in October 2017 is frustrating. Almost as frustrating as waiting this long to RE-order. I'm sure I'm not the only one waiting for some information. Thanks again.

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Eduard VKB FSC » Tue Jun 05, 2018 13:23

BillClement wrote::D Looking ahead Eduard, do you have any idea when the TECS will be ready for production?

Just a rough idea, I'm not asking for exact dates, just an inkling. Y'know, 'August/Sept, Christmas, this time next year' sort of idea.
Hi BillClement, I am sorry, mate. I don't have any inside about TECS. All I know that it is in "work in progress". I am sure that VKB will not issue a product with known flaws just to meet a deadline. Therefore, there is no dates communicated yet. I believe we will have more information when TECS prototypes pass final acceptance testing. The products became more and more sophisticated, so it is quite difficult to forecast dates. Please, don't consider my answer as an official statement of VKB, it is just my personal view.
Beazil wrote:Anything coming for those of us awaiting mcg grips in North America? Thanks in advance.

Having to re-order after having pre ordered in October 2017 is frustrating. Almost as frustrating as waiting this long to RE-order. I'm sure I'm not the only one waiting for some information. Thanks again.
Hi Beazil, I understand that a lot of criticism to VKB is about delays for MCG product. It is sorry to hear, indeed. I appreciate loyalty of our customers despite of that. Unfortunately, it was too many promises made last year but we have to delay production to fix all flaws and improve product further. Anyway, the mistakes were made and we learned from them.

I don't know for sure when the grips will be available for North American customers as I am not in charge for that region but from my experience NA customers get them earlier then EU customers. As for EU market we have to form a bulk cargo, then ship it over ocean. It adds some time.

The production run is one common for all regions. I am expecting to have it started by now. So, my current estimation is July for NA and August/September for EU.
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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Beazil » Tue Jun 05, 2018 19:01

Thanks for the speedy response Eduard. :)

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Andy » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:37

Have Vkb had to redesign the mcg again or something?
What is the reason for it to take so long to manufacture the next batch? My guess is that they are being prepared atom by atom....

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Re: Gunfighter MCG is on the way to EU

Postby Eduard VKB FSC » Fri Jun 15, 2018 14:27

Hi guys,

Pro packs (a.k.a. extenstion kits) were produced for all customers who bought it in May but couldn't get it immediately. We have just finished dispatching. Most of our customers should receive them next week.

Andy wrote:Have Vkb had to redesign the mcg again or something?
What is the reason for it to take so long to manufacture the next batch? My guess is that they are being prepared atom by atom....

Hello Andy,
The manufacturing department has been moving to the new building and that caused a major delay. It is now completed and they are on full speed. Manufacturing is on-going and it goes as it is planned.

We are testing pre-order functionality for VKB EU site and getting to ready to open pre-ordering for rev.A. After that, all other variants will be offered for pre-ordering. The next arrival is planned for August.
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