Lefty, if you are referring to that symbol of manliness also known as an RC30, you and I shall have words, my oh too recently made virtual acquaintance. Just because it might have been relatively reliable, that doesn't make it any less of an engineering masterpiece. On the contrary, the fact that it just flat worked makes it even better.
Just because I'm paranoid, it doesn't mean the whole world isn't out to get me.
Words mean things.