Air Rifles Recalled: You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out

Just in time for Christmas, there’s a recall on air rifles. Not on a Red Ryder BB gun with a compass in the stock, and this thing which tells time, of course…

“The recalled air rifles are the following GAMO models: Hunter Pro, Hunter Sport, Shadow Sport, and F1200. These models bear the serial numbers 04-IC-415577-06 through 04-IC-579918-06. The model and serial numbers can be found on the left side of the barrel just above the front left side of the stock. Models Shadow Sport and F1200 look identical.”

The air rifles were sold at sporting goods stores and gun shops nationwide from June 2006 to September 2006 for between $150 and $280. Model F1200 was exclusively sold at Wal-Mart stores.

Consumers that have not been contacted by GAMO should call the company toll-free at (877) 246-3831 anytime or visit the company’s Web site at

The 14,000 some air rifles could fire unexpectedly, causing consumers to shoot their eye out.—MEGHANN MARCO

GAMO USA Corp. Recalls Air Rifles That Can Unexpectedly Fire, Posing Serious Injury Hazard [CPSC]

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