Thompson/Center Recalls Icon, Venture, and Dimension Rifle Models

By CTD Suzanne published on in Industry News, Recall Notices

IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

June 13, 2013—ALL Thompson/Center Arms ICON®, VENTURE® and DIMENSION™ rifles manufactured before June 13, 2013.

DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD

Thompson/Center Arms has identified a condition where the safety lever in certain rifles may bind preventing the safety from becoming fully engaged. In this situation, closing the bolt may move the safety to the fire position. The rifle will not fire unless the trigger is pulled. However, out of an abundance of caution, we are initiating this recall to allow for the prompt inspection and, if necessary, the repair of each rifle.

DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCT INVOLVED

This recall applies to all ICON, VENTURE and DIMENSION rifles manufactured before June 13, 2013. The following is a list of affected models:

  • Icon Venture Dimension
  • Icon Classic Venture Predator
  • Icon Weather Shield Venture Infinity
  • Icon Precision Hunter Venture Dream Season
  • Icon Warlord Venture Weather Shield
  • Icon Field Venture Compact

REMEDY/ACTION TO BE TAKEN

STOP USING YOUR RIFLE.

To remedy this condition, your rifle will be inspected and if necessary repaired at no cost to you. Your firearm will be returned as quickly and efficiently as possible. All shipping and repair costs will be covered by Thompson/Center Arms.

Even in the recall condition, the rifle will not fire unless the trigger is pulled. Therefore, always follow these basic firearm safety rules:

  • Keep your chamber unloaded until you are ready to shoot.
  • Always keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction.
  • Never place your finger on the trigger until you have made a conscious decision to fire your rifle.

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

VERIFICATION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION

When your rifle is returned, you should note a punch dot on the safety lever. See the photograph below. This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has not been found or has been corrected.

When your rifle is returned, you should also note a red star on the label on the outside of your box. See the photograph above. This mark is further confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has not been found or has been corrected.

CONSUMER CONTACT

To receive a FedEx pre-paid label and shipping instructions click here.

This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected.

This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected.

A red star on the box confirms your rifle was inspected.

A red star on the box confirms your rifle was inspected.

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