Agreed. But I did ask you a question.
I'm willing to be one of a few and possibly totally screwed here if that's the reality.
The design puts more emphasis into mounting the seat lock than being a strong, triangulated shock mounting point.
Since this is the internet, I will go out of my way to tell you, Joel, that I'm not trying to start any arguments or question your experiences. I'm just sharing mine.
See you on the trail! (if I ever get my bike back)