And if he's interested in keeping side-income flowing through the B-S-T; he'll see this and rectify it quick, fast, and in a hurry!
I've bought from him as well, and while my experience doesn't mirror yours, I definitely feel your pain (it will happen to us all at some point or another)! He was decent when I dealt with him, so something may have happened during shipping and he found out... I've gotten t-boned by things when I was shipping; your heart sinks and you go into full-blown damage control mode! It's kinda embarrassing when it happens...
Coal Country Cruise... YOU MISSED IT!!! Pics here: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=296590&page=2