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Old January 22, 2019, 03:12   #1
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MSAR STG-556 - Receiver Crack - Is it repairable?

I have an MSAR which appears to have experienced an energetic disassembly. The aluminum around the barrel shaft has been cracked. I know the barrel locks in on the lug which is cracked so I am wondering if this is repairable or is the receiver toast and the rifle is now a parts gun. If repairable do you have any suggested gunsmiths who can weld aluminum and make the repairs? Thank you in advance....


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Old January 22, 2019, 08:56   #2
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I'm going to guess it's scrap, and add that I bet that was exciting for the operator!

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Old January 22, 2019, 12:24   #3
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Out of battery ignition?
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Old January 22, 2019, 13:11   #4
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Doing a google search, I found that cracks fairly common in that area. If that is so, then I cannot see any welding repair being a permanent fix, just a temporary one. I believe this to be a problem that needed to be handled by the manufacturer. Good Luck.
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