Crossbows Recalled following Reports of Arrows Releasing while Safety is Engaged

Crossbows Recalled following Reports of Arrows Releasing while Safety is Engaged
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May 19, 2015

TenPoint Cross and Wicked Ridge crossbows have been recalled following nearly 20 reports of the arrow releasing after the safety had been re-engaged.

About 127,000 cross bows made by TenPoint Crossbow Technologies are affected by the recall.

This recall involves nine models of two brands of crossbows that can be identified by their serial numbers, which are located on the left side of the barrel of the crossbow below the trigger box. A full list of models and serial numbers can be found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

They were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dunham's Sports, Gander Mountain, MC Sports, and other hunting and sporting goods stores nationwide; direct sales from TenPoint; and online at Amazon.com, Basspro.com, Cabelas,com, dickssportinggoods.com and other internet retailers from January 2011 to May 2015 for between $400 and $1,800.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows. Owners should contact TenPoint for detailed instructions on how to inspect any TenPoint or Wicked Ridge crossbow and instructions on how to receive a free repair.

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies can be contacted at (800) 548-6837.