(posted on Lithgow Arms Facebook page)
LA102 CROSSOVER RIFLE IN .223 REM CALIBRE
It has come to our attention that there is a potential barrel defect affecting the LA102 CrossOver rifle in .223 REM calibre.
The potential defect is isolated to LA102 CrossOver rifles in .223 REM calibre only, which have been available for sale between November 2016 to present. Accordingly, Lithgow Arms is taking precautionary action to recall all of the rifles meeting that description.
WHAT IS THE DEFECT?
Over time small cracks may develop in the barrel of the LA102 CrossOver rifle in .223 REM calibre.
WHAT ARE THE HAZARDS?
Potential injury from escaping gas from the failed barrel.
WHAT SHOULD THE OWNER OF A LA102 CROSSOVER RIFLE IN .223 REM CALIBRE DO?
Owners of a LA102 CrossOver rifle in .223 REM calibre should STOP using their rifle immediately and arrange for the return of the rifle to Lithgow Arms via their local gun shop.
Gun shops will send the rifles to the Lithgow Arms factory, who will inspect and replace the rifle’s barrel as necessary and return the rifle to the gun shop for return to the owner.
There will be no cost incurred by the owner during the barrel replacement process.
Once you have returned your rifle to your local gun shop please register the return via the following link: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4428831/PRODUCT-RECALL-LA102-223-Calibre.
Registration via the above link will ensure that we are able to keep you up to date on the barrel replacement process and schedule, and will allow you to receive email updates throughout the process.
Lithgow Arms will contact you upon receipt of your rifle to the factory to confirm the barrel replacement and rifle return schedule.
Lithgow Arms has over 100 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of superior military and sporting shooter rifles. We stand by the quality and reliability of our products and service. Again, the safety of our customers is paramount.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
THE TEAM at LITHGOW ARMS