We do Pre-Orders from time to time to gauge actual interest of an item or to make sure that every one that wants a special release item can get their hands on them on them.
Pre-Order means that we are release an item for purchase prior to sending it to production which means that there can be a few setbacks:
1. Typically we make sure that the manufacturer can produce the items perfectly before we give them quantities. We will even try and get a sample or mock up before we release it to be ordered. However, sometimes we have issues and the manufacturer comes back to us with changes.
2. Since you, the customer, are ordering a product that has not even been created yet the wait time is longer. We do our best to give you an accurate date to expect shipping to begin but we can never guarantee this date. The manufacturer may hit some snags or issues that they couldn't forsee. Additionally, we may get more orders than we anticipated and this could lead to a longer amount of time as well. The more items the longer it will take to make them.
Please keep these things in mind before you make a preorder purchase. We do our best to stay in communication with the customers and periodic updates as best we can.