Many thanks for your advice and recommendations gents.
Having stupidly tried to negotiate on an already cheap Stiffe frame on STW, which was subsequently sold to someone with the sense to pay the asking, and having spent far to long reading reviews and scouring Ebay for suitable steeds, I must admit I got a little trigger happy and took a punt on a.........
RM ETS EX-70 16" from a grainy photo, and a zero feedback seller....
Can't find other pics of one the same colour scheme, now thinking 16" may be too small...etc etc....damn my impetuous nature
Hmmm..may turn out alright ( he says nervously!!!
If I had waited, the Chumba I was watching went cheap, as did a couple of Handjobs...and with hindsight I should have bid on the Soul I was watching.
Pics of LMTTMs sort of confirms it may have been the right/choice, but I live in hope that the RM buy will/might/could better my expectations....
Avid Mag/Ti levers. Rockshox Psylo Race/SLwith lockout.
Easton EA/EC 70/90 25.4 riser bars. & 27.2 seatpost,
Rear 1st gen Crossmax. Black
Sram 9.0/SL Carbon effect gripshift....not half pipes though.