When I ordered my Pearl Masters Custom MRX kit back in 2006 it took five months for them to arrive. So when Pearl says 4-6 months they mean it. Actually the time seemed to pass fairly quickly for me. I remember drooling over the product catalog for the first couple of months in anticipation of their arrival. Eventually they were shuffled to the back of my mind. I knew they were coming, but that was still months away and I knew that I had to be patient. The day that I got the call from the store telling me that my new kit had arrived was like Christmas in October. My patience was rewarded with one of the finest drum kits I have ever laid sticks on.