I have a newer Bulldog and am quite happy with it. It was a pawn shop find that needed a trip back to the factory to get the cylinder gap opened up a bit. They fixed it free of charge and had it back to me in two weeks flat.
As others have said, Charter is a true mom-and-pop American company.
"And I'm tellin' you son, well it ain't no fun, staring straight down a .44"