What to look for when buying a used rifle!

Golden State Arms MODEL SANTA FE R-169 BOLT ACTION RIFLE 30-06 SPFD WITH SCOPE SN# 898 .30-06 Springfield - Picture 2

This crack is a warning to the buyer. Because this could be a major problem. In that you would at least have to buy a new stock. Also the previous owner might of used ammo that was too powerful for the gun. So if I saw this, I myself would pass on buying it. Grumpy