Been there, done that. Mil-spec is no big whoop, usually just means outdated technology
Considering the number of high-end companies now under the Music Group umbrella, I can only see things getting more interesting.
If we want to shit speak brands, Nady, no fucking customer support, no parts, it breaks, it's gone.
LOUD Tech (aka Mackie/Crate/Ampeg) awful build quality, weird engineering ideas, and a parts dept that charges you shipping, part by fucking part.