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Big Game Recalls Tree Stands Due to Fall Hazard

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Name of Product: Climbing tree stands

Hazard: The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables.

Consumer Contact: Big Game at 800-268-5077 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on Recall Notice for more information. Consumers can also write to the firm at Big Game P.O. Box 382, Windom, MN 56101.

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Recall Details

Units: About 12,200

Description: This recall involves three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514. These climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The black metal tree stands include the main stand platform with a nylon hanging strap assembly. The Outlook has a nylon netted seat without a backrest. The Cobalt and The Fusion have a camouflage-print, padded seat with the Big Game logo at the front of the backrest. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat.

Incidents/Injuries: Big Game has received one report of the cable assembly releasing which resulted in injuries to the knee, wrist and hip.

Sold at: Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Menards, Rogers Sporting Goods and Sportsman’s Guide stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015 for between $130 and $380.

Distributor: BGHA, Inc. dba Big Game, of Windom, Minn.

Manufactured in: China
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