A G3 with milder recoil--how about that! That's good to hear, since 7.5x55 is a pretty stout round. I think I'm sold, so I guess I have the next decade to look forward to completing the project
. The BM59 will have wait a while longer, I suppose...
Found these interesting links on receiver repairs (old, but hopefully still relevant)
So maybe making a repair is possible after all