Through a bike-specific forum I found a guy in Columbus OH selling some bike parts I need. We've been corresponding and he seems like a good guy.
We want to set the deal up so that we're both covered, so I'm wondering if anyone has any tips.
Here's my thoughts so far:
Payment: I was thinking PayPal might be the easiest secure method (I've had *tons* of success with it for eBay auctions as both buyer and seller). He doesn't have a PayPal account, so this might not be the most convenient method.
Shipping: the items include gas tank, front fender and cowling, so the package would be bulky. I've used Greyhound in the past and it is very cost-effective for this kind of thing. But they only ship within the US. I could have it sent to Point2Point in Point Roberts, then go down to pick it up.