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Precision Shooting Recalls Archery Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard

  • Fang 350 XT
  • Thrive
  • Fang LT
Name of Product:
Crossbows
Hazard:

The crossbows can fire or discharge unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 16, 2017
Units:
About 17,000
Consumer Contact

PSE at 800-477-7789 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.pse-archery.com. C lick on Product Support for more information. The Return Authorization Form can be used to submit a request for repair.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all FANG XT, FANG LT and THRIVE archery crossbows with serial numbers 2404285-2514039.

Both the Fang XT and Fang LT have a 19 inch wide axle-to-axle bow with a black foot stirrup attached to the front. The Thrive’s bow is 18 inches wide axle-to-axle and has a folding black foot stirrup attached to the front. The Fang XT measurement is about 33 inches from end to end. the Fang LT measures 32 inches and the Thrive measures 32 to 35 inches. The models have split limbs made of fiberglass. Cam pulleys are mounted between the upper and lower halves of both limbs. They have an integrated barrel, pistol grip, and stock made of composite material. The crossbows come with a scope, under-mounted quiver, string stops, a cocking rope, and rail lube. The PSE logo and model names are on an emblem mounted above the trigger housing on the left and right sides of the crossbows. They are also printed onto the front of each limb. The serial number is on the bottom of the trigger grip.The model number can be found on the product hang tag and on the box. The Fang XT and LT come in Mossy Oak Country & Skullworks 2 camo and muddy girl colors. The Thrive comes in Mossy Oak Country.

Model Model Numbers

Fang XT

01295CY and 01295S2

Fang LT

01303CY, 01303MG, and 01303S2

Thrive

01312CY

 

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

PSE has received six reports of the crossbow firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery and other archery and hunting sporting goods stores nationwide and online at PSE-archery.com from October 2016 through August 2017 for between $300 and $500.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Precision Shooting Equipment Inc., of Tucson, Ariz.

Recall number:
18-038
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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