3 week wait on Sport bands... why

Discussion in 'Apple Watch Accessories' started by dsizomutt, Sep 30, 2018.

  1. dsizomutt macrumors member

    dsizomutt

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    i just ordered a new 44mm black sport band from apple.com and I was quoted for Oct. 17-24... is it incorrect for me to be a little upset about the wait? I know they have the new watches out now and they have to fulfill those, but they’ve been selling this exact band for almost four years now... they could have stockpiled a bit if they knew they’d keep making them for the S4. I would’ve ordered from somewhere else but I had a gift card for trading in my S0.
     
  2. twanj macrumors 6502

    twanj

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    I hear ya!

    I ordered Blue Horizon & it's 2-3 weeks out.
     
  3. twanj macrumors 6502

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    Yikes, looked again.

    44mm is now 6-7 weeks out! Is it just popular?

    Pickup:Nov 26 at Apple
    Order today, delivers:
    • Nov 16 - Nov 23 – Fastest
    • Nov 19 - Nov 26 – Free
     
  4. djg22 macrumors newbie

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    I have a black sport band that I rarely use, because I prefer the sport loop when I’m not wearing my Milanese Loop band. I don’t think the sport band was actually every worn (I have a Nike band that sits there too). I’d sell it for 30 including shipping via mail to Continental US.

    Maybe send me a PM?
     
  5. ZipZap macrumors 603

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    you do know its got flecks of red and other colors, right? I did not like it.
     
  6. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    That’s the Sport Loop and not the Sport Band.
     
  7. darthbane2k macrumors 6502a

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    I ordered blue horizon yesterday with an apparent two week wait, got an email today to say it’s arriving tomorrow!
     

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