It's an enjoyable enough line, and I go back to it whenever I'm not grinding a line I want T10 in, like the RNCLs for my most recent T10. I like it well enough but I can see why it would be a hard one for the average joe to use effectively (I'm not even that great at it honestly) but when the stars line up and I get matches like this:
I can see why people stick with them despite the carrier classes' issues, hopefully WG redoes carrier balance at some point and more people can get into the class without having to know every nook and cranny to be decent at it. Who knows right?
Also, screw strafing, I still hate that mechanic and think it's dumb.