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Help! Cracked 2010 TXT 300 frame (pics)

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G'day all,

Looking at purchasing a used 2010 TXT PRO 300 and discovered a couple of tiny cracks in the headstock area during inspection. I found a thread with a much more catastrophic failure on here that had cracks which seemed to emanate from a similar area. I am sure the welds could be repaired, but I wondered if anyone had seen cracking like this before and what you all thought of it in general? Is that gusset on the RHS structural?

I can see the RHS crack goes all the way through, but can't really check the LHS one, it could just be paint. There does seem to be a little bit of a crack in the paint on the weld directly above it also you might be able to see in the photo. 

Any insight would be much appreciated!

Happy trails.







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Gas Gas seem to have a penchant for cracking frames IMHO......................

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This was a problem when they were new IIRC.  Since it's now an "old" bike if it were my I'd get a pro welder to put some fresh metal in and then keep an eye on it.

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