Yea IIRC Peterek had issues w/ new kid etc and has a lot going on in his personal/family life. I also keep hearing he's more responsive if you ping him on Etsy. I'm happy w/ my Denon mod. It looks like expert work. So for me he's was worth the wait. I just waited a month to get some new custom IEM (not from Peterek). The wait sucks. Hang in there.