The recall involves all FANG XT, FANG LT and THRIVE archery crossbows with Serial Numbers #2404285 through #2514039.
According to the recall notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
The crossbows can fire or discharge unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.”
The recalled crossbows can be identified with the following model numbers:
|Fang XT||01295CY and 01295S2|
|Fang LT||01303CY, 01303MG, and 01303S2|
The crossbows were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Kinsey’s Archery, other stores nationwide, and online between October 2016 and August 2017 for $300 to $500.
The Fang XT and Fang LT have a 19″ wide axle-to-axle bow with a black foot stirrup attached to the front. The Thrive’s bow is 18″ wide axle-to-axle and has a folding black foot stirrup attached to the front.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows and return them to Precision Shooting for a free repair.
For more information, consumers can contact PSE at 800-477-7789 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.PSE-archery.com and click on “Product Support.” The website has a Return Authorization Form you can use to submit a request for repair.