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    Crack in Barrel?

    I got a steal of a deal on an old FEG hi power clone. To me it sure looks like the barrel has a crack. In searching for a replacement the only picture I can find anywhere shows a line in the exact same spot. Does anybody know if this line is normal or crack? Any input is appreciated. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	65391 The first 2 pics on the quartz are mine, the more zoomed in pic is the one for sale online.

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    Nevermind...I just looked up and saw some browning barrels that had the same line.

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    Distinguished Member racer88's Avatar
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    The "crack" is a perfectly straight line, and it lines up exactly with the edge of the barrel lug (I think that's what it's called). I bet it's a machining mark. It's in exactly the same place on both barrels, and they both line up perfectly with the edge of the lug. I vote machining mark.
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    Distinguished Member AFJuvat's Avatar
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    Just checked my FEG Hi-Power. Has that line too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AFJuvat View Post
    Just checked my FEG Hi-Power. Has that line too.
    Ditto, Hipowers have that distinctive barrel mark.

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    Thanks all


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