I'm very pleased with my MKIII. I had a stainless MKII and sold it. What a mistake! I bought a CD player for my new pickup. The CD player lasted about 9 years. I'm sure the MKII is still in new condition. When I sold the pickup, rusted all to you know what, I bought 2 LCR's, 38, and this. I gave one of the LCR's to my son in law. Its not stainless but its mine,,,,and I will never make the same mistake again!