Granted no-one related any horror stories involving a Tendon rope, but then no one has used one produced even remotely recently or even by the same manufacturer for sure. The outcome is that after asking others here, you
If you don't compare ropes by there respective specs then what do you compare them by, horror stories? I would trust UIAA ratings way before i trust any crag story or any single person. You wouldn't pay 50$ more for 4 more UIAA falls?
You are right that there is probably no one here that can inform me about the current quality of Tendon ropes, but if i hadn't made the thread I still wouldn't know about them. You can read reviews anywhere.