Big Game Recalls Tree Stands Due to Fall

The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release.

Recall date: October 20, 2015
Recall number: 16-012
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  •  Big Game CL050 (The Outlook) tree stand

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    Big Game CL050 (The Outlook) tree stand

  • Big Game CL100-A (The Cobalt) tree stand

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    Big Game CL100-A (The Cobalt) tree stand

  • Big Game CL500-AP (The Fusion) tree stand

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    Big Game CL500-AP (The Fusion) tree stand

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Climbing tree stands

Hazard:

The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Big Game at 800-268-5077 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.biggametreestands.com and click on Recall Notice for more information. Consumers can also write to the firm at Big Game P.O. Box 382, Windom, MN 56101.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 12,200

Description

This recall involves three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514. These climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The black metal tree stands include the main stand platform with a nylon hanging strap assembly. The Outlook has a nylon netted seat without a backrest. The Cobalt and The Fusion have a camouflage-print, padded seat with the Big Game logo at the front of the backrest. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat. 

Incidents/Injuries

Big Game has received one report of the cable assembly releasing which resulted in injuries to the knee, wrist and hip.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables.

Sold at

Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Menards, Rogers Sporting Goods and Sportsman’s Guide stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015 for between $130 and $380. 

Distributor(s)

BGHA, Inc. dba Big Game, of Windom, Minn. 

Manufactured in

China

  • Big Game CL050 (The Outlook) tree stand

  • Big Game CL100-A (The Cobalt) tree stand

  • Big Game CL500-AP (The Fusion) tree stand