well, it finally got here. My new 56cm surly LHT came in the mail today from spicer cycles. I had to wait about 2 weeks for it to come in stock (spicer was up front about this).
I have got to say that i was really impressed by it as soon as i took it out of the box. The welds seem really nice, and everything looks clean on it. I especially like the downtube shifter posts that surly put on it.
below are a few pics of my currently non functional LHT.