Not cheap when you consider what he's charging for shipping...$25 for US puts him right back into profit at the end of the day. Shipping costs for a small package thru USPS here is only a few bucks. As far as the packaging on both...looks legit.
Ibanez RGT6 EXFX
Fender American Stratocaster
Epiphone Slash Goldtop Les Paul
Carvin DC-135
Washburn G-5V
Taylor 214CEG

EVH 5150 III
Peavey 6505+
Line 6 Flextone III
50s Valco Supro
$25 for USPS shipping? For around $5 USD, he can put it in a USPS mailer and mail it. That includes the cost of the envelope. I agree - that's a ripoff.
I had a pair of the locking Fenders on my old MIM strat. Real or not, they worked pretty well. Again though, shipping.

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