To the OP surely you noticed something was array earlier than seven weeks
No - stupidly had some faith that he'd come good in the end and then got distracted, maybe the tele or something and went over the time limit for PP. But it was ages ago now - I'd forgotten about it until this thread got bumped.
As i say, thanks to Hilary
Nice set of cogs you have there
Well done you
It sounds like the majority of his sales go through OK - if you do buy from him don't be fooled by the fact he has a flashy website and appears to be a 'professional'. Be prepared for him to take your money, not send it, not to reply to you.
As with all things read the good the bad and the ugly reports and make up your own minds - I'd suggest that you protect yourselves by using PP (not gift) and don't let it go past 45 days