Treestands Recalled by Gander Mountain Company Due to Fall Hazard

The clasp may open unexpectedly if the strap is fastened incorrectly.

Recall date: November 12, 2009
Recall number: 10-036
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands

Hazard:

The clasp may open unexpectedly if the strap is fastened incorrectly, causing the treestand and user to fall to the ground.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Gander Mountain at (888)-542-6337 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m and Saturday and Sunday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s Web site at www.gandermountain.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 13,000

Description

Gander Mountain is recalling the 2008 model GMT101 and 2008 model GMT103 Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands. The recalled treestands have wire mesh on the base of the platform to the top of the footrest and a Gander Mountain logo on the front of the seat. In addition, the seat has a camouflage pattern that is branded “AP” and “REALTREE”. Model GMT101 has “Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest” printed in large bold print on the exterior of the box and the GMT103 has “Large Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest” printed on the exterior of the box. This recall does not affect the 2009 year models GMT101 and GMT103 Hang-On Fixed Position Treestands manufactured by Rivers Edge.

Incidents/Injuries

Gander Mountain has received two reports of consumers falling while using the treestands: one sustained unspecified injuries and a second person sustained a broken pelvis and broken arm.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled treestands and return them to Gander Mountain for a refund, exchange for a 2009 model or a store credit.

Sold at

The treestands were sold only at Gander Mountain stores from July 2008 until July 2009. The GMT101 was sold for about $60 and the GMT103 was sold for about $80.

Manufacturer(s)

StrongBuilt, of Waterproof, La.

Importer(s)

Gander Mountain Company, of St. Paul, Minn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled Treestand

  • Recalled Large steel hang-on with foot rest Treestand box

  • Recalled steel hang-on with foot rest Treestand box