Winchester Releases Safety Warning and Recall for SXP Shotguns

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posted on April 29, 2015
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Winchester Repeating Arms has issued an important notice: The company has learned that a limited number of SXP (3½-inch chamber) shotguns (also called the Super X Pump) may, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge while closing the action. The company urges users to return any affected shotguns for inspection and/or repair. Failure to do so may create a risk of harm, including serious personal injury or death.

If you own one of the following firearms, please immediately contact the Winchester Consumer Administrative Center to find out if your firearm is affected and should be returned. Please be prepared to provide the serial number of your firearm.

CHAMBER                                         GAUGE    BARREL LENGTH
SXP WATERFOWL HUNTER      3 1/2"        12 26" or 28"
SXP BLACK SHADOW                   3 1/2"        12 26" or 28"
SXP TURKEY HUNTER               3 1/2"         12 24"S
XP LONG BEARD                            3 1/2"         12 24"

DO NOT LOAD OR SHOOT ANY OF THE SHOTGUNS LISTED ABOVE CURRENTLY IN YOUR POSSESSION OR CONTROL UNTIL YOU HAVE CONTACTED THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CONSUMER ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER.

If you have purchased one or more of the shotguns listed above, and have confirmed with the Winchester Consumer Administrative Center that it is an affected shotgun, please note that such shotguns should not, under any circumstance, be loaded or fired until they have been inspected and/or repaired by the Winchester Repeating Arms Service Center.

For further information and instructions, please contact the Winchester Consumer Administrative Center:

Call: (800) 945-5372 or e-mail: [email protected]

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