In the interest of full disclosure and a full exploration of this very interesting question concerning C&V forum participation sales ethics I call on (1) Noah Scape, (2) RobbieTunes and (3) the yet unnamed "SNIPER" (especially the "SNIPER") to offer defense of their actions outlined in these previous threads.
Speciality color cable housing/bar tape
I also ask for the observation and contribution of the C&V moderator as to the appropriateness of the resultant sale of these items as "public" offerings as opposed to "private, individual and direct" transactions consequent to my inquiry, thus ultimately failing to satisfy the spirit if not rules outlined in the sticky thread, "SELLING A BIKE OR COMPONENTS? Read This FIRST".
Or, how I did all the work and still got stiffed!
All others are welcome to comment. Respects to all.