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I’m going to opt toward the Ithaca. I own it’s sister/cousin/offspring (?) .
In upwards of 15k rounds the BPS has failed me just 3 x.
Once in a 35 degrees snowstorm hunting ducks best guess is water in the bbl . A Federal high brass premium locked it up tight as a drum . 15 minutes and a dowl found in the truck had the stuck case clear .
The 2nd was a wet shell that blooper and rolled steel shot back in to the action breaking a hammer spring rod …….dead I the water .I did make a new temporary rod until the correct part came in.
The forestock has broken 3x . With out pins I can’t make it stay . I may have to break down and buy 1 ……