Was it really? I downgraded the day the option was available just by following a guide a reputable user made here as well as confirming that other users had confirmed it was safe. I'd never touched a Gateway before in my life.
I was not willing to risk bricking a $100 device on the say-so of some nice (and undoubtedly well-meaning) people in forums. Also, as you can see, I have not posted much to this forum and don't know who is reputable and who is not.
I'm also not any sort of real programmer by any stretch of the imagination, just a linux hobbyist who occasionally gets a kick out of picking things apart.
I just mean, the flashcart seller should document the product at their own site if they want people to buy it.