Precision Shooting Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly

TAC Elite, TAC Ordnance, and Enigma model crossbows can unexpectedly fire an arrow. This poses a risk of injury to the user or bystander.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: May 27, 2014
Recall number: 14-191
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    TAC Elite

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Crossbows

Hazard:

The crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.

Consumer Contact:

Precision Shooting Equipment at (800) 477-7789 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.pse-archery.com, then select Support and click on “PSE 2013 TAC & Enigma Recall Information” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,800

Description

This recall involves Precision Shooting Equipment’s TAC Elite, TAC Ordnance and Enigma crossbows.

 

The TAC Elite Crossbow is black with a 22-inch wide bow. The crossbow has split limbs made of fiberglass. Cam pulleys are mounted between the upper and lower halves of both limbs. “PSE Archery” is printed on the outer side of the upper and lower halves of both limbs. It has an aluminum rail/barrel, a pistol grip and an M-4 carbine style adjustable stock that allows the crossbow length to be extended from 41.5 inches to 45 inches. The PSE logo and the model name are on an emblem mounted above the trigger housing on the left side of the crossbow. The crossbow comes with a bipod, a scope and three arrows. TAC Elite crossbows with serial numbers 2097056 through 2134901 are being recalled. 

 

The TAC Ordnance Crossbow is black with a 22-inch wide bow. The crossbow has split limbs made of fiberglass. Cam pulleys are mounted between the upper and lower halves of both limbs. “PSE Archery” is printed on the outer side of the upper and lower halves of both limbs. It is 34.75 inches long with aluminum rails and does not have a trigger housing or a stock. The PSE logo and the model name are on an emblem mounted near the rear of the left side of the crossbow. The crossbow comes with a bipod, a scope and three arrows. TAC Elite crossbows with serial numbers 2121938 through 2133384 are being recalled.

 

Serial numbers for the TAC Elite and TAC Ordnance are engraved directly above the hand grip.

 

The Enigma crossbow is camouflage colored. It has a 20-inch wide bow with a black stirrup attached to the front. The crossbow has split limbs made of fiberglass. Cam pulleys are mounted between the upper and lower halves of both limbs. It has aluminum rails, a pistol grip and a rifle style stock with an adjustable butt plate that allows the crossbow length to be extended from 40.5 inches to 44.75 inches. The PSE logo and the model name are on an emblem mounted above the trigger housing on the left side of the crossbow. The crossbow comes with a scope, a side-mounted quiver, a sling and a cocking rope. All Enigma crossbows are being recalled.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled crossbows immediately and return them to Precision Shooting Equipment for a free repair.

Sold at

Precision Shooting Equipment authorized dealers including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Kinsey’s Archery and Pape’s Inc. nationwide, online at PSE-archery.com and in catalogs from June 2013 through November 2013 for between $600 and $1,500.

Importer

Precision Shooting Equipment Inc., of Tucson, Ariz.

Manufactured in

United States and China

  • TAC Elite

  • TAC Ordnance

  • Enigma

  • TAC Elite serial number location

  • TAC Ordnance serial number location