Bruce, traditions still exploded, just as every other firearm manf. has done throughout history.
Already looked at the vortex, the plastic trigger frame is most likely its weakest link.
Tinkering never ends, i've owned traditions, TC, knight, they all got tinkered with, especially that traditions!
I shoot more than you, and every other regular on here put together, Don't try telling me that my gun is not safe.
Now i am done with you bruce.