Many, many types of business' are running behind due to "our situation" of the past year or so. As mentioned above transportation delays are a very big part of it. That's transporting of component parts to builder, manufacturer, etc. as well as transporting the finished goods to the customer. Just about every aspect of many business have been hampered by any number of things including worker/employee safety. Remember there's a very long chain of procuring raw materials, finished components, etc. that begin with multiple "sources" for a single finished item. (I was in the importing business for many years and know first hand the challenges of meeting delivery dates during "normal" times let alone times like these.) Guitars & pickups, like other "at home" pastimes, have seen big increases in orders as a result of this situation because demand is up... ("I'm stuck at home, I'll learn guitar or mod my guitar or build my guitar...etc.") I know for a fact that many guitar builders, guitar repair people and luthiers are all backed up for the same reasons. I'm currently on a waiting list to just bring a guitar in for a repair appraisal before the actual work can even be scheduled. We all need a little patience for a while longer.