Well I have regained contact with this individual and my plan did work... I'll fill you in more once I get the item back in my hands. Don't want to jinx it!
Just be care ful guys and gals-- there are people out there ready to literally steal from you and take advantage of you. What's that W word that HM has sooo much of??? oh yeah,,, WISDOM!
...and on that day when my strength is failing, the end draws near and my times has come, still my soul will sing Your praise unending, ten thousand years and then forevermore!