QC's unpredictable, especially on sale stuff for some mysterious reason. Sometimes fine, sometimes not. Most buyers can't tell the difference anyway. [shrug]
I'm not personally a fan of the current post-'08 American Standards. I just don't like the "new" features, with the exception of the latest pickup change. I'm also not crazy about the remaining Hello colors.
"There's no helping nor educating a fool." -- My percipient grandfather