This recall involves two Carbon Express Blade crossbows in black (model 20292) or camouflage (model 20240). Both crossbows have "Blade" printed on the sides of the bow. The bows have a half aluminum rail and a die cast riser. All models have a black pistol grip with a black butt stock and weigh about 6.5 pounds. The crossbows shoot 320fps and have a 13 inch power stroke. The model number is printed on a metallic sticker on the bottom left limb of the crossbow.
The firm has received one report of a crossbow firing unexpectedly, resulting in a thumb laceration.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbow, and return them to Carbon Express to receive a free repair.
Bass Pro, Ellett Brothers and other hunting and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Carbonexpresscrossbows.com from July 2016 through October 2016 for between $250 and $300.
Eastman Outdoors Inc., dba Carbon Express of Flushing, Mich.
Eastman Outdoors Inc., dba Carbon Express, of Flushing, Mich.
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