Why can't they make a Bamford?. I was actually going to change my order to the Bamford; you wizard!
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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, etc...) - Page 578post #8656 of 225886/10/13 at 6:48ampost #8657 of 225886/10/13 at 7:06amQuote:Originally Posted by dddrees
I have yet to go directly to the factory for any orders, and all of my dealings so far with all of the SF re-sellers that I have dealt with so far have been outstanding.
In one instance after Leaves at Skoaktiebolaget physically looked at my shoes and found a mark on one of them, he offered to include a free set of shoe trees. The mark was barely noticeable, and I was impressed that he took the time to look at the shoes prior to sending them to me.
this. our SF vendors are awesome.post #8658 of 225886/10/13 at 12:08pm
Well, that's the brilliant bit. They won't tell you, perhaps because they're E G after all.....they just say technical difficulties. This is after all, a model they've made for years...so what went wrong all of a sudden. I was pretty gobsmacked as I can't think of one good reason. If they tell you, let us know.
Edited by Fiddler - 6/11/13 at 10:42ampost #8659 of 225886/10/13 at 7:10pmQuote:Nick is the absolute best at MTO.
I am looking forward to dealing with Leaves in the future as well.
I’ve recently worked directly with Riccardo Bestteti and he is a delight. He is very thorough and accommodating.post #8660 of 225886/10/13 at 7:12pmpost #8661 of 225886/10/13 at 7:25pmQuote:
That explains why they couldn't make that particular model. I had a similar experience with them albeit not the Bamford to which they replied that that was a Leffot exclusive design.post #8662 of 225886/10/13 at 7:40pmpost #8663 of 225886/11/13 at 5:21ampost #8664 of 225886/11/13 at 6:32ampost #8665 of 225886/11/13 at 8:02amQuote:
What 'Technical difficulties?' You have leather, thread, glue, plastic pre-manufactured last, BOOM! you have a BAMFORD (16 weeks later, that is)
Edited by Saratorial_Splender - 6/11/13 at 8:48ampost #8666 of 225886/11/13 at 8:18ampost #8667 of 225886/11/13 at 10:39amQuote:
I wanted to ask them 'did you forget how to make it?' But I was stunned by their ineptitude (telling me this six weeks or so after taking my deposit), so I just asked for a refund.
Having said that, I think anyone who buys EG from SKAB will have a good experience. Those guys are 100% reliable.post #8668 of 225886/11/13 at 1:05pmpost #8669 of 225886/11/13 at 1:24pmpost #8670 of 225886/11/13 at 1:26pm
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