Originally Posted by LA_357SIG
The backorder is an estimate for new orders. For all we know, Distributors are getting their orders from Spikes as they get assembled... and test fired.
I'm not a dealer, but I would be willing to bet they are just getting the basic M4 models and not ordering the accessorized models to hang off their shelf.
The source you used to quote prices from showed an 8-12 month backorder.
If distributors have them in stock and available, why not link to them and quote those prices?