There is no doubt that CVA did have an issue back several years ago, but since BPI purchased them, they have made some real improvements.
An issue? Yeah, I'd say so.
Several years ago? Yep, and before that, and after that.
CVA has consistently turned out junk for a very long time. You can call all the "negative press" a "slur campaign" if you want, but all these lawsuits/pictures are very real. And check out the dates......http://cvaguncases.com/Case___Information_Page.html
Some nice CVA pics too. I particularly like the x-ray of the guy with the breech plug lodged in his skull. Breech plugs/chambers with next to no threads on them. That is some FINE QC right there.
It's hard to pick a favorite, given there are SO MANY to choose from, but here are a couple of mine:
Notice that these rifles are all different models? I know it's kind of hard to tell, given there isn't much left of them. I'd say that's pretty consistent with the term "crap".
This guy would too:
I find it VERY strange that anyone would purchase a rifle from a company with such a horrific track record and tons of personal injury lawsuits filed against them. But I guess I'm weird that way.......