Is this just the standard marketing junk?
Pretty much. It does sound like they put theirs together with a higher degree of attention to detail and a higher $$ barrel. But there's nothing that will hinder you from going ahead with your plans.
Rednecks... Keeping the woods critter-free since March 2, 1836. (TX Independence Day)
I'm going to use the words "clip" and "Long Colt" every chance I get. It grinds my gears to see new members attacked when we all know dang good and well what's being refered to.