At one time the company was supposed to have some of the best QC of all American companies.
I've seen their junk produced over the last decade. When someone asks me about buying a Remington 700 I always say, "Buy used, you'll get a better rifle...the older the better." S&W is in the same boat in my not so humble opinion.
Well.....I felt so strongly about what I posted..........that now I can't remember what it was.
Well....I guess I could blame Muab ....as that would be easy.......But I think I'll just blame Buzz for his incredible story about 'puter Gremlins. (Besides......Buzz can't ban me....or stuff like that.)