Crossbows recalled because they can fire unexpectedly

KUSA - Over 17,000 crossbows are being recalled because they can fire or discharge unexpectedly.

The recall involves Fang XT, Fang LT and Thrive archery crossbows sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery, other sporting good stores and online.

Importer Precision Shooting Equipment Inc. says they have received six reports of the crossbows firing unexpectedly but no reports of injuries. 

The recalled crossbows have the serial numbers 2404285 to 2514039 and were sold between October 2016 and August 2017 for between $300 and $500. 

Model numbers under recall:

  • Fang XT - 01295CY and 01295S2
  • Fang LT - 01303CY, 01303MG, and 01303S2
  • Thrive - 01312CY

Consumers should stop using the crossbows and return them to Precision Shooting for a free repair.

You can learn more about this crossbow recall at CPSC.com.

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