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Recall: Shocker Paintball Shocker RSX Paintball Markers/guns


On 2016-08-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Shocker Paintball Shocker RSX Paintball Markers/guns due to a potential Impact Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $800 to $1000.

About 5,000 units are involved in this (s)Shocker Paintball paintball marker recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Paintball Equipment & Accessories category in 2016.

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Shocker Paintball Shocker RSX Paintball Markers/guns
Image of Recalled Private Label HK Army Shocker RSX markers 568998
Image of Recalled blue main chamber with model number SHK104 496622
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Image of Recalled Private Label HK Army Shocker RSX markers 438945
Image of Recalled blue main chamber with model number SHK104 123696
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: 866-253-2338

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What is the problem?

The chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury to the user.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Shocker RSX paintball markers equipped with a blue main chamber. The Shocker RSX is an electropneumatic paintball marker which utilizes compressed air to fire .68 caliber gelatin encapsulated paintballs. The markers are 8.5 inches tall by 8 inches long (without the barrel). Markers included in this recall have a blue main chamber. The blue main chamber has three large rectangular cut-outs on the main body and a ring of seven small perpendicular holes in the neck of the chamber. All Shocker RSX markers are subject to this recall. HK Army Paintball markers included in the recall were sold in the following color combinations:

Base Color Accent Color Main Chamber
Black Red Blue
Pewter Blue Blue
Red Pewter Blue
White Black Blue
Black Gold Blue
Purple Green Blue

These items were sold new+ at Paintball dealers and distributors nationwide and online at from May 2015 to August 2016 for between $800 and $1,000.

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 immediately stop using the recalled marker and properly dispose of the blue chamber. Consumers can contact Shocker Paintball for a free replacement high-flow chamber or an authorized dealer to have the free replacement high-flow chamber installed at no charge.

Shocker Paintball toll-free at 866-253-2338 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at Consumers can also visit the firm's website at and click on "Important Recall" link directly below the menu bar for more information.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

The firm has received eight reports of main chamber failures. In all cases the chamber assembly was ejected out the rear of the gun with force. No injuries have been reported.

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