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Lyman Product Safety and Recall Notice
Lyman Products Corp. is recalling certain black powder rifles and pistols due to the potential of separation in the breech plug.
This recall includes black powder rifles and pistols regardless of caliber (including Deerstalker, Great Plains, Great Plains Hunter, Trade Rifle, Plains Pistol, Black Powder Kits, and replacement barrels; excluding Percussion Left Hand Great Plains and Left Hand Great Plains Hunter models) manufactured from March 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017. Barrels with the serial number in the range of A595960–A599026 are subject to this recall.
If you have a recalled item or do not know if you have a recalled item, immediately discontinue any use of the product(s) and contact the Lyman Customer Service Department.
Additional information and contact details can be found at the Lyman Recall webpage. ⇒
Ruger Precision Rifle Safety Bulletin
From Ruger’s website:
Ruger has issued a Product Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger Precision Rifles due to the potential for interference between the aluminum bolt shroud and the cocking piece (also known as the firing pin back). Although only a small percentage of rifles appear to be affected and we are not aware of any injuries, Ruger is firmly committed to safety and is offering replacement aluminum bolt shrouds for affected rifles in order to eliminate the possibility of such interference. View Safety Bulletin PDF ⇒
THIS SAFETY BULLETIN DOES NOT APPLY TO RUGER PRECISION RIFLES WITH POLYMER BOLT SHROUDS.
Ruger Precision Rifles (regardless of caliber) that have an aluminum bolt shroud and fall within the following serial number ranges are potentially affected: 1800-26274 to 1800-78345 or 1801-00506 to 1801-30461.
For more information regarding this safety bulletin, visit Ruger’s website ⇒.
Daniel Defense Disconnector Safety Notification
Daniel Defense is committed to the highest level of quality and safety. In keeping with that commitment we are issuing a safety notification related to a condition we identified with the Disconnector in the Fire Control Group. This safety notification applies to certain firearms manufactured between April 1, 2016 and March 3, 2017. In a few cases, a double fire condition has occurred with a single pull of the trigger. In the Company’s spirit to always do the right thing, Daniel Defense will correct any and all potential conditions at no cost to the consumer as part of our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
Daniel Defense firearms containing a single-stage Fire Control Group, manufactured between April 1, 2016 and March 3, 2017, MAY fall within the scope of this Safety Notification.
Visit www.danieldefense.com/Safety ⇒ for additional information.
Ruger Mark IV Pistol Recall
Ruger recently discovered that all Mark IV pistols (including 22/45 models) manufactured prior to June 1, 2017 have the potential to discharge unintentionally if the safety is not utilized correctly. In particular, if the trigger is pulled while the safety lever is midway between the “safe” and “fire” positions (that is, the safety is not fully engaged or fully disengaged), then the pistol may not fire when the trigger is pulled. However, if the trigger is released and the safety lever is then moved from the mid position to the “fire” position, the pistol may fire at that time.
Although only a small percentage of pistols appear to be affected and we are not aware of any injuries, Ruger is firmly committed to safety and would like to retrofit all potentially affected pistols with an updated safety mechanism.
Until your Mark IV pistol has been retrofitted or you verify that it is not subject to the recall, we strongly recommend that you not use your pistol.
Visit Ruger.com/MarkIVRecall ⇒ for additional information.
SAFETY INFO: Winchester SXP Shotgun Safety Warning & Recall Notice
From the recall notice:
Winchester Repeating Arms has discovered that a limited number of SXP (3½” chamber) shotguns (also called the Super X Pump) may, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge while closing the action. Failure to return any affected shotguns for inspection and/or repair may create a risk of harm, including serious personal injury or death.
If you own one of the following firearms, please immediately contact our Winchester Consumer Administrative Center to find out if your firearm is affected and should be returned. Please be prepared to provide the serial number of your firearm.
|SXP WATERFOWL HUNTER||3½"||12||26" or 28"|
|SXP BLACK SHADOW||3½"||12||26" or 28"|
|SXP TURKEY HUNTER||3½"||12||24"|
|SXP LONG BEARD||3½"||12||24"|
DO NOT LOAD OR SHOOT ANY OF THE SHOTGUNS LISTED ABOVE CURRENTLY IN YOUR POSSESSION OR CONTROL UNTIL YOU HAVE CONTACTED THE WINCHESTER CONSUMER ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER
If you have purchased one or more of the shotguns listed above, and have confirmed with the Winchester Consumer Administrative Center that it is an affected shotgun, please note that such shotguns should not, under any circumstance, be fired until they have been inspected and/or repaired by the Winchester Repeating Arms Service Center.
For further information and instructions, please contact the Winchester Consumer Administrative Center: CALL: 1-800-945-5372 OR EMAIL: SXP@WINCHESTERGUNS.COM ⇒
The original notice can be found on the Winchester website ⇒.
SAFETY INFO: Remington Voluntary Recall
Although this notice has been out for awhile, I wanted to get it posted here for those clients who might not have seen it yet.
Remington Product Safety Warning & Recall Notice
Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) is voluntarily recalling Remington Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles which were manufactured from May 1, 2006 through April 9, 2014 and which have an X-Mark Pro® (“XMP®”) trigger. Rifles manufactured after April 9, 2014 are not subject to recall.
To get more information visit the recall page ⇒ on the Remington.com ⇒ website.