RE: There's bad service, then there's bonehead design...
** I've brazed/silver soldered SS many, many time with great success.* It's NOT rocket science.* Obviosly the "guy" who brazed your parts was inept.* I can guarentee that if I braze your parts, to MY satisfaction, they will not fail due to lack of adhesion.* You have to understand the materials you are working with.