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Ravin Crossbows Recalls Ravin R500 Series Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard

  • Recalled Ravin R500 Model Crossbow
Name of Product:
Ravin R500 Model Crossbows

If nearly but not fully cocked, the crossbow can discharge unexpectedly while consumers cock or uncock the crossbow, posing an injury hazard.

Recall Date:
March 21, 2024

About 13,300 (In addition, about 425 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Ravin Crossbows toll-free at 888-298-6335 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, email at, or online at or and click on “Safety & Instruction” then “Recall Notices” for more information. 

Recall Details


This recall involves eight Ravin R500 models of crossbows. The R500 series crossbows are about 8 inches wide, axle-to-axle un-cocked, and about 28 inches from end to end. All models have a split limb arrangement with cams mounted between the upper and lower limbs. R500 series crossbows were sold in slate gray and camo colors. All the crossbows include a scope, quiver, cocking handle, quiver bracket and 6 arrows. The Ravin logo and model names are on a decal located on both upper limbs. The serial number is on the left side of the rail above the trigger. 


Product NameModel
Ravin R500R050
Ravin R500 SniperR051
Ravin R500E R052
Ravin R500E SniperR053
Ravin R500 XK7R054
Ravin R500 Sniper XK7R055
Ravin R500E XK7R056
Ravin R500E Sniper XK7R057

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ravin R500 series crossbows and contact Ravin Crossbows for a free repair.


The firm has received one report of the crossbow unexpectedly discharging. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Ravin, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods stores and other stores nationwide, and online at from September 2021 through October 2023 for between $2,550 and $4,025.
Ravin Crossbows LLC, of Superior, Wisconsin
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
Fast Track Recall

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