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12-24-2017, 02:24 AM

Does the Southwest cue company make sneaky pete cues? I'd be interested in that spot if they do.
  
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12-24-2017, 06:19 PM

I think it's just frustrating for people who really want a cue from a particular maker, and demand and wait lists make it almost impossible.

I'm so old at this point that there are many cuemakers who would be shipping to a dead man by the time my name came up.
  
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No problems with Laurie over here....
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Question No problems with Laurie over here.... - 02-06-2018, 08:33 AM

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Ive been on her list for over 12 years and she confirmed this last year by my SS# over emails and phone calls we had and said my spot is coming up soon and I asked her if I could pay in advance and she said no well call you Never heard back from her it was a 5-7 year wait back then when I added my my name to that list what I lying POS
If you have some specific bone to pick - you could be more specific about exactly what happened, and/or maybe try to settle it with her. Your post is a bit unclear/vague.

I was on that waitlist 13 years before I got the cue. Didn't pay a dime up front. Again- not sure what your issue was/is. But... Most people here aren't going to help you vent about an issue with Laurie.

I have to chime in, at the risk of getting pilloried for an unsolicited message...
My experience, and from what I read most people here, with Laurie is that she's a real stand-up person. Personally, I got on the waitlist in 2005, got an email from Laurie last year, ordered/designed a cue with her, and got it about a month ago. No problems, no issues. Just a professional interaction with a veteran cue artisan.
  
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02-07-2018, 04:48 AM

I can't understand this SW thing. My Rick Howard was built by Rick. When I ordered my Josey, I wanted Keith to build it, not Sherrie. Nothing against Sherrie, it was her I communicated most with.
Same with Gilbert J/B, I wanted Andy hands on. My McDermott I didn't care, I bought it knowing it was built by employees, and I didn't care who built my Schmelke.
If I was the least bit interested in a SW, I would want Jerry-built, not Laurie or another employee, regardless of how long they've been there, especially for that amount of money!

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03-12-2018, 04:25 PM

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I agree. Bryan Mordt quit taking orders and is doing fine. When he gets a few done, he sends out emails and FB msg's. A LOT less aggravation to put with. Work at your own pace and sell 'em when they're done.
Just pointing out the obvious - B Mordt' s name shouldn't be used on the same page as Southwest, no comparison now or ever.

Nice guy but you are comparing Apple's and raisins.
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Just pointing out the obvious - B Mordt' s name shouldn't be used on the same page as Southwest, no comparison now or ever.

Nice guy but you are comparing Apple's and raisins.
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I've owned both a Brian Mordt and SW the woods they use makes the difference

And I stand by what I said she's putting others ahead of people that ordered years ago I just read a post on here where she let someone jump the line it's not fare ...................

And not just one stick but 2 every year

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03-12-2018, 06:41 PM

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I've owned both a Brian Mordt and SW the woods they use makes the difference

And I stand by what I said she's putting others ahead of people that ordered years ago I just read a post on here where she let someone jump the line it's not fare ...................

And not just one stick but 2 every year
I agree with that shouldn't happen, try selling you Mordt for 4 or $5,000 though
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04-08-2018, 08:20 PM

Southwest cues play like crap anyway lol


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04-23-2018, 04:53 PM

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I think it's just frustrating for people who really want a cue from a particular maker, and demand and wait lists make it almost impossible.

I'm so old at this point that there are many cuemakers who would be shipping to a dead man by the time my name came up.
I know what you mean. My SW spot was 13 years before it came up. And when it did come up, she called, took the order, and cue was delivered as promised on time. 6 months after the order.

The cue I'm really waiting on, from SoFl, I expect I'll get in an old folks home MAYBE, and the cuemaker could be in the next room. :-P
If you haven't shot yourself in the foot with this post, your name should come up soon, and you'll get a call, as promised. I wouldn't call you but Laurie might.


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I know what you mean. My SW spot was 13 years before it came up. And when it did come up, she called, took the order, and cue was delivered as promised on time. 6 months after the order.

The cue I'm really waiting on, from SoFl, I expect I'll get in an old folks home MAYBE, and the cuemaker could be in the next room. :-P
If you haven't shot yourself in the foot with this post, your name should come up soon, and you'll get a call, as promised. I wouldn't call you but Laurie might.
My order was pushed back....
BUT Laurie let me know what was up-
" When my turn came-
we designed the cue,
I sent deposit....
Approx 6 months and my cue arrived-
MY SW is in my AVATAR"
My only complaint-I really wanted Ebony nose
Still a great cue-
SUPERBLY CRAFTED-Excellent shafts as well"


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04-24-2018, 05:26 PM

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I've owned both a Brian Mordt and SW the woods they use makes the difference

And I stand by what I said she's putting others ahead of people that ordered years ago I just read a post on here where she let someone jump the line it's not fare ...................

And not just one stick but 2 every year
Why? If the order was in for 2 every year before the waiting list, why would it matter? And in this case the order was made long before you even considered ordering one.

If you don't like the wait, I'm sure they would take your name off the list with a simple phone call.


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Why? If the order was in for 2 every year before the waiting list, why would it matter? And in this case the order was made long before you even considered ordering one.

If you don't like the wait, I'm sure they would take your name off the list with a simple phone call.
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My order was pushed back....
BUT Laurie let me know what was up-
" When my turn came-
we designed the cue,
I sent deposit....
Approx 6 months and my cue arrived-
MY SW is in my AVATAR"
My only complaint-I really wanted Ebony nose
Still a great cue-
SUPERBLY CRAFTED-Excellent shafts as well"
If you went over the design, why isn't it Ebony nosed?
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05-04-2018, 01:05 AM

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If you went over the design, why isn't it Ebony nosed?
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There was something on the forum some years back about the CITES laws changing for some exotic woods (ebony being one of the main ones), and Southwest choosing to not use it anymore after their supply was gone IIRC.
  
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There was something on the forum some years back about the CITES laws changing for some exotic woods (ebony being one of the main ones), and Southwest choosing to not use it anymore after their supply was gone IIRC.
I remember that. That's brutal to wait all those years and not get what you wanted.
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