Caracal announced today a recall of every C model pistol the company has ever made. Â The recall is not limited to any specific serial numbers or market.
The safety issue(s) with the Caracal C cannot be fixed according to information released by the company. Â No guns will be repaired and/or returned to the purchaser. Â Caracal is offering a full refund of the original purchase price or vouchers for other Caracal products.
…under exceptionally rare circumstances, some 3.3 XD-Sâ„¢ 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.
Springfield Armory stressed no one has been injured by this problem and that the recall was voluntarily initiated by the company.
Glock issued an announcement about a voluntary recall or exchange program for the recoil spring assembly on all of Gen4 pistols sold before July 22, 2011. Â In the announcement sent out to Glock armorers, the company stated their product development team modified “various elements” of the recoil spring assemblies to “…ensureÂ each pistolâ€™s performance meets the companyâ€™s demanding standards.”
The Gen4 Glock 26 and 27 pistols are not part of this recoil spring recall.
The recoil spring assemblies can be replaced by the owner of the firearm, and the firearm does not need to be shipped back to Glock.
The replacement part is free, and the complete instructions on obtaining the new recoil spring assembly is located at the Glock site.
There are a variety of different Glock Gen 4Â recoil spring assemblies in circulation. Â Glock provided the following graphic to help identify which part you need:
Remington Arms Co. has announced a major rifle recall, and a serious warning on .17 HMR ammunition.Â Remington is immediately recalling all of the Model 597 rifles chambered for the .17 HMR.Â Remington is not offering any repairs, rather they are issuing coupons of $200-250 for a replacement Remington rifle and refunding the shipping costs of sending the rifle back.
Additionally, Remington announced that their .17 HMR ammunition is not to be used in semi-auto firearms.Â Stating that the use of Remington .17 HMR ammunition in a semi-auto firearm “…could result in property damage or serious personal injury.”Â People wanting to return the ammo will be issued $10 coupons for each box of 50 they return.