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For the OP and anybody else who's been ripped off, I feel your pain. This is why I don't use Reverb or eBay. I don't even use this forum. I will not buy anything from an individual without holding it in my hands first. It is my personal policy and I will not deviate from it. It became my policy after being burned a couple of times. Thankfully on lower cost items but the lesson was still learned. I will still buy from a well known and reputable retailer over distance but not from an individual. I have also, on rare occasions, sold gear to an individual over distance but not because I advertised outside of my local area. They asked me to ship. As for buying, if it's too far for me to justify driving to see it then it was never meant to be mine.
 

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I forgot that I did one time sell something as a result of posting it for sale here. That was a few years ago and it was not a sale to a member of this forum but a member here did PM me and ask for my email so his friend, not a member, could contact me about the guitar I posted. That said, in my world buying from a distance is a different thing than selling from a distance. I don't ship until the money is in my bank account and I won't pay until the item is in my hands. I feel certain you fellows are probably correct and that most of the members here are stand-up guys but I don't deviate from my personal policy for any reason. If that means I miss out on something nice then so be it. I can live with that. GAS does not have the control over me that it once did.
 
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