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thx for reply.

then they are quite fortunate to have buyers willing to wait 6 plus weeks to even have it shipped out. and if they could afford the machine's to make the parts they should be able to afford to add more for higher production volume. as again clearly they are making money selling these cases. but what do i know I'm just a consumer. but imagine how many more sales they would have would people have to wait only days not weeks, as I'm sure many who were considering at CL case just moved on not willing to wait.

speaking of ordering I actually was going to buy a CL s8 case, but the ordering page has WAY WAY WAY TO little info on all the different choices for this , that and the other part. one would have to have all the parts needed for a build and have it nailed down as to what layout they were going to use before they even ordered parts, and then the long wait to get it.
thanks little monkey for your clever troll
Actually, ordering "accessory" parts like radiator mounts, flexbay mounts, etc, usually come pretty quick as they maintain some stock and don't build them on demand...at least I have never had any delays when ordering those things.
So if you get your case but find you need something extra, usually it's just the ship time you are waiting on.

The other thing is, I'm not really sure why you are here complaining? This is the Case Labs Owners Club after all. Buy one then see if you have anything to complain about, and I think you will see that even though every one bemoans the wait time, they are usually truly glad they bought a CL case.
Have a great day. thumb.gif
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thx for reply.

then they are quite fortunate to have buyers willing to wait 6 plus weeks to even have it shipped out. and if they could afford the machine's to make the parts they should be able to afford to add more for higher production volume. as again clearly they are making money selling these cases. but what do i know I'm just a consumer. but imagine how many more sales they would have would people have to wait only days not weeks, as I'm sure many who were considering at CL case just moved on not willing to wait.

speaking of ordering I actually was going to buy a CL s8 case, but the ordering page has WAY WAY WAY TO little info on all the different choices for this , that and the other part. one would have to have all the parts needed for a build and have it nailed down as to what layout they were going to use before they even ordered parts, and then the long wait to get it.
thanks little monkey for your clever troll

Problem is they can't just go out and buy one machine, as that would move the delay from one section to another and not really accomplish much other than spending money. They have stated repeatedly that multiple steps have already been taken to fix the length of time it takes (including hiring an entire extra shift of workers), and plenty more are in the process of being put into place. It has also been stated that to increase machine capacity they would have to purchase multiple sets of machinery easily pushing into six or seven figures, plus expand the size of their building. Odds are such is being looked into, but do remember that they are a small company.

Does it suck to have to wait? Most would agree, but close to all of them will also say the wait is worth it. We're talking high precision, thick aluminum powdercoated cases, not stamped out tramps with loose tolerances and poor structural integrity. In other words, the choice of words "good enough" is nowhere near the level of quality control for CaseLabs products.
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Some people just miss the point, having had to wait 7 weeks was no real issue, at times irritating but it allows you to plan and design in advance. I personally preferred getting everything ready and ordering so it was with me for when the case arrived.

Its the planning and anticipation that's the fun part next to building. Like anything in life the achievement is enhanced the longer it takes.

Those that just want a quicker solution should just go get an off the shelf case solution.

The ordering system is easy to navigate, if you put the ground work in learning about case labs, you pick up on what each option does. Watch other peoples you tube video's and then you get a picture of approx.

Man227 you state you were going to get an S8, I got an S8, I learnt about that from watching Extreme Rigs video reviews and assembly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tteAA4NR1zc

things don't always fall on your lap in life, if they suspended deliveries to produced detailed drawings with measurement's then there would be moaning about that.


If you keep receipts then your not out of pocket if something doesn't fit. if you reach out to the community hear people are very obliging and gave me answers in the same day.
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Saying to just buy more machines is silly. CNC machines are crazy expensive and require countless calibration hours.

I have owned three CL chassis and have LOVED the quality of them all. I want a fourth some day
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then they are quite fortunate to have buyers willing to wait 6 plus weeks to even have it shipped out. and if they could afford the machine's to make the parts they should be able to afford to add more for higher production volume. as again clearly they are making money selling these cases. but what do i know I'm just a consumer. but imagine how many more sales they would have would people have to wait only days not weeks, as I'm sure many who were considering at CL case just moved on not willing to wait.
I dont think there are many people who wants an Caselabs case that didnt order one because of the wait. 99% or more of the people who didnt order one, did it because of price (at least is seems that way). So I dont think they got any lost sales because of the wait.

Besides, right now so is Caselabs in the unik possition that they got more customers then they can handle. Sure adding more machines and people might seem like a good idea, but what will they do if that puts them ahead of the numbers of customers that orders? The short answer is that they would have to reduce there production again, as having unused machines and people is a lot of waisted money.
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The S3 is finally on its way and should be here next Monday acc. to the tracking biggrin.gif

So the long, long build can be started next month. Have to go for something very epic wheee.gif



I really hope that the new Impact VIII will be something very special.

My Idea is to go for M8I + 6700k + Fury X2. So there is more then enough time to plan it properly.
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CL case is only the public branch of the brand too, am I wrong?
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Given what you're getting, price isn't an issue for me, neither is the current lack of choice in colours (as I want a two tone black/gunmetal case). It's I don't have enough in my wallet to buy one.... Probably because I keep buying various other small parts I need for this and that. The parts for my benching rig probably could have paid for most of an sma8 by now...
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TCO

That looks clean and beautiful. But do you think a single 240mm rad will be enough for that setup?
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