Jul 072014

Heads up, everybody; Remington Arms Company is voluntarily recalling Remington Model 700 and Model Seven rifles which were manufactured from May 1, 2006 through April 9, 2014 and which have an X-Mark Pro trigger. Rifles manufactured after April 9, 2014 are not subject to recall.

International Trigger Replacement Program:

Remington recently discovered a potential assembly problem in certain X-Mark Pro trigger mechanisms. This problem may pose a potential safety hazard.

If your rifle was manufactured between May 1, 2006 and April 9, 2014, your rifle may be subject to a safety recall. You should stop using your rifle immediately due to the risk of unintentional discharge. Visit for information about how to determine whether your rifle is subject to this recall.

Since discovering the assembly problem, Remington has changed and improved its
assembly process for the X-Mark Pro trigger mechanism. Remington is working on plans to offer a trigger replacement program for all affected rifles outside the United States. At no cost to you, Remington will arrange for a qualified gunsmith, using a specified protocol, to replace your current trigger mechanism with a new X-Mark Pro trigger mechanism manufactured under the revised assembly process. Our trusted international distributors will be helping Remington make the arrangements for trigger mechanism replacements.

Remington is working diligently to manufacture and ship new XMP trigger mechanisms internationally. Our best estimate is that shipments of the new trigger mechanisms to international markets will begin before the end of May.

For updates concerning the trigger replacement program, please check back on this
website or contact your country’s Remington distributor. We will provide updates as soon as additional information and replacement program details become available. We are working hard to ensure that your trigger mechanism is replaced as quickly as possible.

We appreciate your patience as we work through this issue. Remington is committed to the quality and safety of its products and we deeply apologize for this inconvenience. Please remember to stop using your rifle until a replacement trigger mechanism has been installed.

If you own a Remington Model 700 or Model Seven rifle with an X-Mark Pro trigger, please enter your serial number at this page on the Remington website to determine if your rifle needs to be inspected as part of the recall.

Feb 012014






Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling two (2) lots of M*22™ 22 Long Rifle 40 Grain Black Copper Plated Round Nose rimfire ammunition.

Symbol Number: S22LRT

Lot Numbers: GD42L and GD52L

Winchester has determined the above lots of 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition may contain double powder charges. Ammunition with double powder charges may subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury and/or death, or cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® M*22™ 22 Long Rifle RIMFIRE AMMUNITION WITH LOT NUMBERS GD42L or GD52L. The ammunition Lot Number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the left tuck flap of the 500-round carton as indicated here. The 1000-round intermediate carton does not have a Lot Number.

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Symbol Number and Lot Number. If it is Symbol Number S22LRT with a Lot Number containing GD42L or GD52L immediately discontinue use and contact Winchester toll-free at 866-423-5224 or visit for free UPS pick-up of the recalled ammunition.

This notice applies only to Symbol Number S22LRT with Lot Numbers GD42L and GD52L. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall.

If you have any questions concerning this 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition recall please call toll-free 866-423-5224, write to Winchester (600 Powder Mill Road, East Alton, IL 62024 Attn: S22LRT Recall), or contact Winchester Customer Support online.

We apologize for this inconvenience.


January 26, 2014

via Winchester’s website.

Aug 292013

via Springfield Armory:

Springfield Armory® is initiating this voluntary safety recall to upgrade 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm and 3.3 XD-S™ .45ACP pistols with new components, which eliminate the possibility of a potentially dangerous condition. We want to emphasize that no injuries have been reported to date.

Springfield has determined that under exceptionally rare circumstances, some 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm and .45ACP caliber pistols could experience an unintended discharge during the loading process when the slide is released, or could experience a double-fire when the trigger is pulled once. The chance of these conditions existing is exceptionally rare, but if they happen, serious injury or death could occur.

This Safety Recall applies only to:
Springfield 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm pistols – serial numbers between XS900000 and XS938700
Springfield 3.3 XD-S™ .45ACP pistols – serial numbers between XS500000 and XS686300.

This Safety Recall does not apply to any XD® or XD(M)® pistols.


Aug 222013

From the mailbag:

To All Smith & Wesson Customers

Smith & Wesson is in the process of announcing a Safety Alert relating to the lower trigger on M&P Shield pistols.  We should be in a position to provide you with more details as to the scope of the affected pistols in a few days.  In the meantime, please stop all sales and shipments of M&P Shield pistols pending further notice.  We appreciate your assistance in ensuring that the products we provide to customers meet our high standards for quality and safety.

Unfortunately, that’s all we’ve got for the moment.  More info to follow as it comes in.


S&W has posted the updated info on their website.  Here’s the details: Continue reading »

Aug 192013

via Remington’s website:


Safety Warning And Recall Notice
Consumer Product Notification
Remington Rimfire: 22 Thunderbolt® TB-22A

22 Long Rifle Ammunition

Remington has determined that two specific lot codes of Remington 22 Thunderbolt® ammunition may contain rounds with an insufficient crimp on the bullet. This issue is specific only to lot numbers: S22BB1237 and S22BC1237. Handling or loading this 22 Thunderbolt® ammunition could result in the separation of the bullet from the shell casing. In certain situations, this occurrence could render the firearm inoperable.

If you have recently purchased a box, brick, or case of Remington 22 Thunderbolt® ammunition with the specific lot numbers: S22BB1237 or S22BC1237, Remington will exchange this ammunition at no charge. For questions, or to arrange for exchange and replacement of this 22 Thunderbolt® ammunition, please contact the Remington Customer Service staff at: 1-800-243-9700, Prompt #3.

Remington would like to apologize for any inconveniences or concerns that this issue may have created for our customers. We thank you for your continued support of Remington firearms and ammunition products.

Safety First

Always observe the Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety and wear approved eye and ear protection anytime you are shooting.

July 31, 2013

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