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Metallicas being made, why so quiet?


By Butch2099

4 years ago



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#31 4 years ago

Im hoping that the Road Cases are getting built soon..

#56 4 years ago
Quoted from doughslingers:

I have one Road Case and two Met Premiums coming next week. All new in box.

Waiting for a NIB Met Road Case Too..

#67 4 years ago
Quoted from Rickwh:

Im not crazy about the speaker panel being the monster art work on a road case machine. Should get roadcase style art there.

I absolutely agree..

Bad enough the Translite isn't the greatest, now they slap on a Monsters Speaker panel that doesn't match the RC cabinet art. I don't understand why they just didn't leave it black like on the original run. Im really hoping someone comes out with a Speaker Panel overlay to better match the Road Case cabinet art, because the way it is now is definitely not working.

#104 4 years ago

I was told by my distributor a few days ago "It should be soon" . Not sure if that means this week, next week or next month.. I know its going to be worth the wait but this waiting crap really blows!

3 weeks later
#142 4 years ago
Quoted from Leachdude:

Finally in the Premium club. Someone needs to make a speaker panel for the road case, and the DD version just does not look right.

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Congrats.. Still waiting on mine to ship.

I contacted Pingraffix a few weeks ago asking if they could come up with a speaker panel overlay that better matches the Road Case Cabinet art. I haven't heard anything back yet, but hoping they will eventually come up with something to replace the DD speaker artwork that the Road Case currently ships with.

#152 4 years ago

Steve,
Will your Refinery Editions get different Apron stickers to replace the seizure warning ones that are shipping with this latest MET run?

If so will you offer any for sale?

#156 4 years ago

Thanks Rickwh!
I didnt even think to look there. Just ordered a set.

#168 4 years ago
Quoted from Aurich:

If I was to fix that how many would I need to make?

Count me in for one as well.. And im in for your next hammer run too if you decide to do another run

#171 4 years ago
Quoted from Aurich:

Hammer stuff is on my list to look into.
I'm working on the decal today. Needed a little mental break from Alien, and it's a quick self-contained project. I'm going to attempt to make both styles, wood and metal panel. See how that goes.

Excellent! Sounds like a good plan to me.

#183 4 years ago

After a few long months my Met Road Case has finally arrived!

I'm glad I was able to get in on this run. I was told that Stern is only making a small run of 250 Road Cases this time around. Now time to unbox and add the pile of Mods that have been waiting to be installed. Unfortunately I still have not received my Stern Shaker motors I ordered from Stern during their Fall Sale. Hopefully they will arrive soon.

I also ordered a set of Metallica Premium/Pro stickers so that I can replace the Epilepsy warning stickers that come installed on the new Pins. I have three choices to choose from. Not sure which one to go with yet.

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#185 4 years ago

Ok. i'll put the Pro sticker to the side. Thanks. Now that makes my choice a bit easier.

#188 4 years ago
Quoted from Aurich:

I put it in the main Metallica thread already, but since we talked about it here I started the roadcase speaker panel decal I promised. I've jamming on an Alien deadline right now, but then I'll finish it up.
Work in progress

Aurich,
Thats great news because I just removed the DD Road Case speaker decal and discovered that the decal covers 3 holes above the DMD and lots of spot weld dimples. Doesnt look too horrible but the holes definately need to be covered.image.jpeg

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