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Hello again Keith,
The kickstart mounting boss is really the worst bit of design on the Scott gearbox, as apart from that silly little locating dowel, the boss itself is seriously weakened by the slot for the pawl to operate in, as it goes through more than half of the boss periphery. As the kickstart lever is a non-folding design, if the bike falls over and the pedal hits the ground it can create a crack in the boss, starting in the right-angled end of the pawl slot. Starting the bike when it is on the rear stand also encourages cracks in the boss. A slight redesign, with a bigger diameter boss that doesn’t need such a big slot to give operating clearance for the pawl, would transform the wretched thing, yet they continued with it from late 1926 to 1972 !