My M2000 is 7 years old, I probably shot over a case last year alone between dove and ducks. I've had 1 problem, which was me and figured it out. Knock them all they want, I'm looking at either a 3020 or 3500
People knock Stoegers because their cheap; but I had an M2000 12ga that I put 3 cases of shells through one season and never had an issue.
Sold it to a buddy that was just getting into skeet shooting and he put a confirmed 5,000rnds through it before he upgraded to a Benelli and kept the Stoeger as a spare gun for guests and its still going strong.