Rapala Recalls StrikeMaster Ice Augers Due To Injury Hazard

The trigger switch could fail and the unit not turn off, posing an injury hazard.

Recall date: March 06, 2015
Recall number: 15-091
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  • StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger

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    StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger

  • StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger (motor)

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    StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger (motor)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

StrikeMaster® Lithium Lazer ™ Ice Augers

Hazard:

The trigger switch on the auger could fail and the unit not turn off, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:

StrikeMaster toll-free at (877) 572-7278 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.StrikeMaster.com and click on the recall link for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 3,000 in the United States and 60 in Canada

Description

The Lithium Lazer™ ice auger is used by ice fishermen to cut circular holes in ice to access the water and fish below.  The Lithium Lazer™ ice auger is a 24-pound black and red unit powered by an electric motor and a rechargeable 50-volt lithium ion battery.  The auger has two handles, a power switch, a trigger switch and a drill, and is identified with the logo for StrikeMaster Ice Augers on the front of the powerhead.  It also is identified as a Lithium Lazer™ on the top of the powerhead.

Incidents/Injuries

None

Remedy

Return to the place where purchased for a full refund, or return to Rapala for a full refund or $700 credit toward a new product on www.rapala.com.

Sold at

Cabela’s, Gander Mountain, Joe’s Sporting Goods, Kirkwood Scheels Sports, Reed’s Sporting Goods and other sporting goods stores from September 2014 through January 2015 for about $600.

Manufacturer(s)

Normark Corporation dba Rapala USA of Minnetonka, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

  • StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger

  • StrikeMaster Lithium Lazer Ice Auger (motor)