Well, mine broke in a similar way, only it was because the nut had come off the drive sprocket and the saver was holding everything together by keeping the chain from sliding too far out. On 2 occasions. Also, the same bolt that Grizz had problems with broke off in my engine and I only had the Ratel saver on by the lower 2 bolts. (The bolt broke while the plastic saver was on and the master link fell off the chain.) BTW, if I were looking to reweld those points, what kind of welding should I be looking into?