Recall date: March 6, 2015
Recall number: 15-091

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.
Remedy:
Refund
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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 3,000 in the United States and 60 in Canada
Description:

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

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