If it is any consolation Ted, as long as it is working well it will be a really good flash .

Certainly better than anything new you might buy for what you have spent.

Just be careful with the trigger voltage - if it is the new "Digital" model the voltage will be new, but if it is the older version, it is listed at about 17 volts and labelled "your call" in this linked list: http://www.botzilla.com/photo/strobeVolts.html