This Lenovo is a solid laptop. I bought a refurbished unit to save money and it appears that this thing has had a lot of use from the last owner. Otherwise it's ok.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Rough and tough? I wouldn't try standing on my ThinkPad. But it for sure can take the in and out of the truck (some 20 times a day) off and on the construction jobsite all day...
I would recommend this to a friend