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Old December 20, 2017, 20:40   #1
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S.U.I.T. Dust Cover Mount Tabs

Well, I was reminded today that I am a dope...

I placed the winning bid on an L2A2, and was very excited up until realizing about 3 hours prior to the auction ending that the tabs had been filed off.

So now I'm stuck with the thing, and was wondering if it would be possible to "rebuild"/fabricate/weld new tabs onto the dust cover? The gunsmith I use is very talented, but is this even feasible?

Thanks all
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Old December 20, 2017, 21:39   #2
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Honestly dont see why not, but even without them it will still work.

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Well, I was reminded today that I am a dope...

I placed the winning bid on an L2A2, and was very excited up until realizing about 3 hours prior to the auction ending that the tabs had been filed off.

So now I'm stuck with the thing, and was wondering if it would be possible to "rebuild"/fabricate/weld new tabs onto the dust cover? The gunsmith I use is very talented, but is this even feasible?

Thanks all
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Old December 21, 2017, 01:43   #3
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I wouldn't worry about it. it was common practice to remove the tabs when the cover showed signs of fracture. It was an official modification.
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Old December 21, 2017, 05:29   #4
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Thank you all kindly for putting my worries to rest!
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