The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling over 13,000 crossbows that were made in Wisconsin that pose an injury hazard.

The voluntary recall involves 13,300 crossbows in the United States, and 425 that were sold in Canada, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the particular crossbows that aren't fully cocked can discharge unexpectedly while cocking or uncocking the crossbow.

What Crossbows Are Being Recalled?

The recall is for eight models of Ravin's R500 series of crossbows, the crossbow is 8-inces wide, and 28-inces from end to end and were sold in a slate gray and camo colors. All the models include a scope, quiver, cocking handle, quiver bracket and 6 arrows. The Ravin logo and model numbers can be found on both upper limbs of the crossbow.



Here is the list of models included in the recall:

  • Ravin R500 R050
  • Ravin R500 Sniper R051
  • Ravin R500E R052
  • Ravin R500E Sniper R053
  • Ravin R500 XK7 R054
  • Ravin R500 Sniper XK7 R055
  • Ravin R500E XK7 R056
  • Ravin R500E Sniper XK7

Where Were The Recalled Crossbows Sold in Minnesota and Wisconsin?

The R500 crossbows were sold at a variety of retailer across the United States like Dick's Sporting Goods, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops and directly through Ravin. The crossbows involved in the recall were sold September 2021 through October 2023 for $2,550 and $4,025.

Ravin says that it has received one report of the crossbow unexpectedly discharging, thankfully no injuries have been reported.

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How To Get Recalled Crossbows Fixed for Free

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that consumers should stop using the crossbow immediately and contact Ravin for a free repair. A toll-free has been set up at 888-298-6335 or visit them online here.

Ravin Crossbows was formed in 2015 and is located in Superior in the old Target location, they are one of the top manufacturers in the world for high quality crossbows for hunting and enthusiasts.

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