Everything is essentially confirmed at this point, so I can share the news. We are getting a Haas to replace the Tormachs that have produced all Borg Motorsports products since we opened in 2015. This means that the summer shutdown is happening. As mentioned in the previous post, orders for Borg Motorsports bushings placed on or before May 10 at 11:59 PM CT will be manufactured and shipped within the two-week turn around time we promise on the site. After that, the backorder feature will be disabled and we will either have inventory which can ship immediately, or we will be out of stock until September 1 at the earliest.
Based on how things are shaking out, there may be some time between May 10 and September 1 where the old machines will still be available and in running order so there may be some random inventory added to the site, but this is by no means a guarantee. If you want bushings guaranteed before September 1, please order them in the next ten days.
While the changeover in production to a new machine is inconvenient for this summer's inventory, it does mean bushing kits should be produced at a significantly increased rate so there will be no more (or much fewer) backordered items once we're up and running. Once running, the Haas has features that will free up a significant amount of my time to work on new product development, which means we'll finally be able to bring you the other parts I have been wanting to make for a long time.
To all the existing Borg Motorsports customers, thank you. Your support is why the company is in a position to get a new, more capable machine.
To all our future customers, thank you for your patience while we go through the retooling process.
For those interested, I'm hoping to document this process, both through this blog and on our YouTube channel, so if you're interested in following along, please subscribe.