I tried out SS about a week ago, and it's not my favorite tool either, but I think it probably has potential.
I tried it via sitescooper.org, and the whole deal that Jason Mason (I LOVE his name
put together. The problem is that many of the links are inactive, and it seems like most of the users have moved onto other things. The listserv, for example, doesn't seem to have been really active since summer of 01.
My major problem with it is that I have limited (and a long time ago) experience with Perl, so writing scripts or editing what he wrote to fix 'em seemed to be too much of a hassle.
Based on what I saw, I think that it has the potential to be great, but integrating it might be tough.