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Thompson Center Venture Safety Recall

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by boltgunner93, Jan 4, 2012.

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  1. boltgunner93

    boltgunner93 Member

    Dec 1, 2011
    Central NY
    I just saw this on the Thompson Center web site today:


    From that page:

    During an internal technical review, Smith & Wesson identified a condition that may exist with the sear supplied with some rifles that would allow the rifle to fire without the trigger being pulled. In the interest of consumer safety, we are initiating this recall to allow for the prompt inspection and, if necessary, the repair of each rifle.

    This broadens the recall announced by Smith & Wesson on November 8, 2011. This recall applies to ALL Venture rifles manufactured prior to October 28, 2011. To determine if your rifle is affected, please reference the serial number list located at the link below or by calling Smith & Wesson directly at 1-800-713-0356. If your serial number does not fall within the list of affected serial numbers, your rifle is not part of this recall.


    Any unintended discharge of a firearm has the potential to cause injury or death, and we ask that you stop using your rifle until we have an opportunity to inspect the sear to make certain that there is no condition which will allow the rifle to fire without the trigger being pulled.

    To facilitate the inspection and, if necessary, repair of your rifle, please contact Smith & Wesson’s customer service department to receive instructions and a prepaid return label for the return of your rifle to Smith & Wesson.

    Outside the United States, click here for a list of Authorized Warranty Centers that will repair your rifle.

    When you return your rifle to Smith & Wesson, be sure to attach the completed information card received from Smith & Wesson, so that your rifle can be returned to you as quickly and efficiently as possible. ​

    I just thought I'd give everybody a heads-up.
  2. Carolina Kalash

    Carolina Kalash Member

    May 15, 2011
    Lake Wylie, South Carolina
    good thing the only TC product i care about is their muzzle loaders...
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