Archives for November 2010

Remington Versa Max Shotgun

Product Recall Notice
Warning

DO NOT USE YOUR REMINGTON VERSA MAX SHOTGUN

Remington has found that a limited number of its Versa Max shotguns may have hammers out of specification. This condition may result in inconsistent firearm performance. Inconsistent firearm performance may result in property damage, serious personal injury or death.

If you have a Remington Versa Max shotgun immediately discontinue use of the shotgun and contact Remington at 1-800-243-9700, Prompt #4. Remington will arrange for the return shipment of your Versa Max shotgun and upon receipt will immediately inspect and retrofit your Versa Max shotgun and return it to you at no cost to you. All Versa Max shotguns that have the hammer enhancement will contain a “V” stamped that can be seen by looking in the ejection port or through the carrier.

No other firearms are affected.

http://www.remington.com/pages/news-and-resources/safety-center/safety-warning-recall-notice-VersaMax.aspx

REMINGTON 22 HORNET 45 GR PSP AMMUNITION

DO NOT USE REMINGTON 22 HORNET 45 GR PSP AMMUNITION WITH
LOT NOS. J29EAI, J29EBI, J30EAI, J30EBI OR K01JDI

Remington has determined that five Lots of its 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition may have improper powder charge weights. The five Lot Numbers are identified above. Improper powder charge weights may result in a malfunction of the cartridge when the firearm is fired. This malfunction may result in a bullet being lodged in the barrel creating an obstruction. If another round is fired with an obstruction in the barrel, a barrel burst may occur. A barrel burst could result in property damage, serious personal injury or death.

Do Not Use
Remington 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP Ammunition
Lot Numbers J29EAI, J29EBI, J30EAI, J30EBI OR K01JDI

To identify if you have one of these Lots of ammunition:

If you have a case of 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition the Lot Number is stenciled on the outside of the case; and,
If you have a box of 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition the Lot Number is stamped on the inside flap of the box.

If you have any of this Remington 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition, as identified above, immediately discontinue use of this ammunition and contact Remington at the below telephone number. Remington will arrange for the return shipment of your ammunition and upon receipt will send you replacement ammunition at no cost to you. If you are unsure whether or not you have one or more of these Lots of ammunition or if you have mixed boxes of ammunition; please immediately discontinue the use of the ammunition and contact Remington at the below telephone number – we will replace this ammunition for you.
For any consumer questions or instructions on how to return of your Remington 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition with one of the following Lot Numbers J29EAI, J29EBI, J30EAI, J30EBI OR K01JDI, please contact the Remington Consumer Service Department at 1-800-243-9700, Prompt #4.

The only Remington 22 Hornet 45 Gr PSP ammunition affected by this recall has one of the following Lot Numbers J29EAI, J29EBI, J30EAI, J30EBI OR K01JDI. No other Lots or ammunition is affected.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

http://www.remington.com/pages/news-and-resources/safety-center/safety-warning-recall-notice-Remington22Hornet.aspx

HORNADY SUPERFORMANCE 30-06 165 SST, LOT #3101052.

Item number 81153 LOT #3101052
November 2010

Hornady Manufacturing Company is recalling one (1) lot of 30-06 165gr SST Hornady Superformance™ Ammunition, Item #81153. This lot was shipped between the dates of 7-19-10 and 8-3-10.

Hornady Manufacturing Company ballisticians have determined that some cartridges from Lot #3101052 may exhibit excessive chamber pressures. Use of this product may result in firearm damage and or personal injury.

DO NOT USE HORNADY SUPERFORMANCE 30-06 165 SST, LOT #3101052.
The lot number can be found printed on the underside of the box label.

THIS NOTICE ONLY APPLIES TO LOT #3101052.

If you own this Lot # or have any questions regarding this recall, please call 800-338-1242. Hornady Mfg Company will make all arrangements associated with this return and replacement of the product.

ANY OTHER LOT NUMBERS OR ITEM NUMBERS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL AND REQUIRE NO ACTION.

Thank you for your attention. We apologize for this inconvenience.

http://www.hornady.com/in-the-news/product-recalls