Have a friend who's had one for about the last decade, he loves it. The only thing I saw that I didn't like, was it had a wood floor (aluminum only on the bottom).
Brownstone's Harley- "Harley" 7/29/2009 (By CH Woodhull's Roger That)
Maple Hill's Ella Enchanted QAA- "Ella" 8/30/2011 (FC AFC Land Ahoy x Stella's Duck Delivery MH)
Good Idea's The Cutting Edge- "Edge" 9/29/2014 (Grady x Good Idea's Touch of Class)
Back when I was running competition hounds, I had one. It was built sturdily, and it did what I needed it to do. I agree it is far better than a plastic crate...and also better than the lightweight single wall diamond plate boxes out there, at least in my opinion.
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers...too many to list.
Or a skunk!
Scout and Bella
"Tess" Amigold Duckus Takem - Miss her greatly