The discovery of a potential for separation in the breech plug has spurred the recall program.
Middletown, Conn. (March 2018) – Lyman® Products has voluntarily announced a product safety warning and recall notice on their black powder rifles and pistols due to the potential of separation in the breech plug. Lyman maintains a safety-first approach, so despite finding only a few firearms affected and no reported injuries, Lyman is offering a recall program to have the issue corrected. Lyman regrets the inconvenience but remains committed to the safety of their customers.
The recall includes black powder rifles and pistols regardless of caliber including the following brands manufactured between March 1, 2017 to Dec. 22, 2017. Barrels with the serial number in the range of A595960 – A599025 are subject to this recall:
- Great Plains
- Great Plains Hunter
- Trade Rifle
- Plains Pistol
- Black Powder Kits and replacement barrels
This recall excludes Percussion Left-Hand Great Plains and Left-Hand Great Plains Hunter models. If a customer finds his/her product falls within the recall range, a customer service representative is standing by Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4:15 pm EST at 800-225-9626. Upon receipt of the serial number, and either the part number or model, Lyman will provide further instructions and packaging to ship the product to Lyman for replacement at NO COST to the customer. Lyman will provide a replacement barrel and tang with instructions or will replace the barrel and tang at Lyman and return the firearm. Please follow all Lyman recall instructions to ensure timely processing and return.
Visit Lyman at https://www.lymanproducts.com/recall/ for more information on the Black Powder Rifles and Pistols Recall program.
About Lyman® Products:
Lyman® Products, founded by avid outdoorsman, William Lyman, has been innovating firearms, reloading accessories and gear for 140 years. Today, using advanced technologies, Lyman is in the forefront of meeting the needs of shooters and reloaders across the world. Whether pioneering the use of digital technology in reloading tools or reintroducing “antique” calibers and bullet molds, Lyman continues to improve and innovate the tools and accessories used by serious shooters and reloaders.
Lyman products and brands are available nationally through firearms and sporting goods dealers and mail order companies. Pachmayr, TacStar, Trius Traps, A-Zoom Precision Snap Caps, Butch’s Gun Care and Targdots are also Lyman brands.