As I see it
They are just fine shooting tools.
I have owned three and still own two and they are just an uncompromisingly excellent shooting system.
The only quarrel I have with them is the loading lever design. It would have been so easy to design a loading lever that does not take three hands to operate when you are disassembling the pistol. It is a mystery why they left it as it is.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Thomas Jefferson