Usually when someone makes a mistake, or just doesnt know better, its always best not to tip them off that something is amiss by looking anxious. In the poker world this is called a "tell". Patience is always rewarded, no matter what situation it is. This situation could of easily gone the other way if the drive had no issues, and he made a mistake in pricing. So in reality you didnt do the right thing. It only worked out because he thinks the drive is junk.
One of my nephews are called Justin, the other James. My father, and my brother are James too. My 2 brothers, and 2 of my nephews middle names are John. My niece is Jenifer. We have a lot of J's too, LOL.
Sorry Jared. I'm terrible with names. And most of us use our forum names, so it confuses me more.
I am happy you got the 12x burner. That was a lucky shot.
If the red diode has a black square package then it don't fit in the standard module.
You can build something else with it but a handheld laser would be hard.