Air Venturi has announced the recall of about 100 Evanix Speed and Conquest air rifles. The safety switch can be overcome by pulling the trigger with force, allowing the rifle to fire, resulting in a serious injury or death.
The recall involves Evanix Speed .177, .22 and .25 caliber rifles and Evanix Conquest .177, .22 and .25 caliber rifles. The rifle is a pre-charged pneumatic air rifle powered by a compressed air cylinder.
Air Venturi, Pyramyd Air, Top Airgun and Straight Shooters stores sold the air rifles from January 2012 though March 2012 for about $1,800. They were made in South Korea.
Consumers should stop using the rifles immediately and contact Air Venturi for a free repair. Shipping boxes and postage will be provided free of charge to the consumer.
For more information, contact Air Venturi collect at 216-292-2570.