Recall: GAMO Air Rifles
On 2006-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding GAMO Air Rifles due to a potential gunshot hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2006 for about $150.00 to $280.00.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Duel Delta air rifle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Guns, Locks & Holsters (not paintball) category in 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 60,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The scope mount on these rifles can be installed incorrectly, causing the rifle to unexpectedly fire. This poses a serious injury hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled air rifles are the following GAMO models: Hunter Pro, Hunter Sport, Shadow Sport, and F1200. These models bear the serial numbers 04-IC-415577-06 through 04-IC-579918-06. The model and serial numbers can be found on the left side of the barrel just above the front left side of the stock. Models Shadow Sport and F1200 look identical.
These items were sold new+ at Sporting goods stores and gun shops nationwide from June 2006 to September 2006 for between $150 and $280. Model F1200 was exclusively sold at Wal-Mart stores.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the recalled air rifles immediately and contact the company to receive instructions for returning them and receiving a free repair.
Consumers that have not been contacted by GAMO should call the company toll-free at (877)246-3831 anytime or visit the company's Web site at www.gamousa.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
GAMO has received one report of an air rifle firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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