I tried something similar based on the previous two posts. Will update how it goes.
Still find no evidence Pirie disappears without delivering, but never dreamed an order would drag out over 4 months and counting, with VERY misleading ETA's the few times he would respond.
Un-nerving yes, but small businesses often shun their phones when swamped.
I promise to update if/when the product is delivered and installed.
Less pondering. Simply march ahead, to the ends of this majestic planet.