I am very pleased with my Ripley. It has been very reliable, consistent, and accurate. (When I do my part.) The build quality is excellent. The reg has not given me any issues other than having to replace the seals three years ago. The trigger had to be polished to make it acceptable.
I bought the gun from a friend who bought it in 05. It is one of the best purchases I have ever made. I can't speak for the newer Ripleys, but I love mine.