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2 years to long.

Okay, I’ve been very hesitant about brining this situation up in public, but I’m quite frustrated at this point, so here it goes.

I commissioned a partial fursuit from chapeljax back on July 31, 2004, right after Anthrocon. I paid the full amount immediately of 470 USD via paypal and sent my character reference at that time as well. It has been 2 years and I have seen nothing but a single arm paw (photograph) since then. I have emailed repeatedly, attempting to establish completion dates at –least- 2 months in advance. All attempts have failed. I have been informed that my suit is 65% complete. I have asked to see photos, which I think is quite reasonable considering the circumstances, yet I have not been granted any (save for the arm stated above). If even a foamed head or –something- that would put me at ease a little. I have emailed Jax twice in the past week + a few days and have received no response. I posted in his LJ, where he informed me that the first email did not go through. I emailed the second time and have not received any reply. Does he not answer his gmail account? Do I have the wrong email or what? I know fursuit construction is –not- easy work, but neither is continuing to be ever so patient after shelling out 470 USD for a service over 2 years ago and having almost nothing to show for it.

Wow. Any one else having issues?

I apologize and I’m not trying to get the wambulance involved, but I think I have a right to say –something-.
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Aug. 10th, 2006 12:02 am (UTC)
I can speak on behalf of a friend, who contacted Jax last september about getting a full suit done, asking Jax specifically if SHE had the time to complete it by FC06 deadline and she said it would be no problem "It only takes a week to finish a suit" according to her.

Well, as everyone says, Jax's lack of communication is disturbing. And she lied to us TWICE about the suit and how complete it was or wasnt. She said she had the fur and stuff one week...then a month later said she had to wait to order fur. When we did finally get the suit, IN MARCH, it was rushed, head needed to be REPAIRED IN TWO SPOTS (because lack of craftmanship quality) and modified the eyes a little because they were horrible. Ontop of that, the suit was supposed to be able to become a partial - NEVER DONE. The black markings, WHERE VERY OFF! Hand paws looked like clumps of pillows! THE SUIT DID HAVE DIGIGRADE LEGS, EVEN THOUGH MY FRIEND SHELVED OUT THE MONEY FOR IT! Suit is HUGE on my friend...and...its just sad.

Its so bad, I have to make a new body suit for my friend when I go to visit him at the end of the month.

And what ticks me off, is that we gave Jax A CHOICE to back out of the commission so not to "overload" herself. She kept saying the suit would be done on time...and yeah well, the suit isnt Jax Quality. EVEN THE FUR WAS DONE WRONG, and the zipper placement was...oh man.

My sister has a Jax bodysuit with full digigrade legs from 2 years ago, I think, and its GORGEOUS!

If I want my friend, I would demand a refund, or a total new suit.

Not one thing my friend asked for the suit to be done with/as was done. One one, except for the speices and breed the suit is.

(And for those Jax followers. It was the Border Collie Suit from earlier this year that I am talking about).

Jax. I know you're reading this. Its time for you to spill it, hun. I have a lot of friends who have been screwed...and ya just gotta clean up your act hun. Ya gotta.

Thank god I got my suit done by someone else ~shudder~
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:05 am (UTC)
Suit DID NOT have digigrade legs...oops...typo O.o;;
Aug. 10th, 2006 08:53 am (UTC)
Aug. 10th, 2006 07:42 pm (UTC)
Re: Nitpick.
Oh, I know that gets to me, too....EVERY TIME.
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:18 am (UTC)
I thought Jax was a guy?
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:21 am (UTC)
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:27 am (UTC)
Uh... it doesn't? But it's confusing, because it took me a bit to figure out what the heck teamrs was talking about.
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:21 am (UTC)
Its one of those tranny bandwagon things. Jax is actually a woman.
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:21 am (UTC)
afraid not, Banrai.
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:23 am (UTC)

old news
Aug. 10th, 2006 12:35 am (UTC)
I'm out of the loop! I thought ... she ... was a he. :{
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Aug. 10th, 2006 01:52 am (UTC)
*nods* If Jax wants to be called a man I'll call him a man. That's what I prefer too, I've Identified as trans for quiet some time and hope that people will have the respect to refer to me as I ask.

What does it matter if Jax wants to be called a dude? He still isn't getting his work done promptly and THAT is what this is all about.
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Aug. 10th, 2006 04:52 am (UTC)
Eh, I think we should to stick to the fursuit commission topic. Sorry!
Aug. 11th, 2006 01:30 am (UTC)
Who did you get do your suit? (I'm assuming that's your suit's head in your icon!)
It's VERY cute.
Aug. 11th, 2006 01:49 am (UTC)
Rose Quoll :D She did a SUPER JOB!!! You should check out the pics at her website ;)

Thanks Xian :) (You did a badge for me at ConiFur05, with KaHaTeNi and Mid's badges ;) )
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