Illinois-based gun manufacturer Armalite has issued a “notice of potential safety issue and recall” for its AR-10, SPR MOD 1, SPR MOD 2, M15, and Eagle-15 rifle models. See the official statement below for more on this Armalite recall.
We have determined that the disconnector and hammer on some of our AR-10, SPR MOD 1, SPR MOD 2, M-15, and Eagle-15 model rifles were not properly manufactured by third party vendors and that the disconnectors or hammers in those rifles can fail to ensure proper engagement of the hammer. This, in turn, can result in an unsafe condition in which the rifle doubles (discharging twice when the trigger is pressed one time).
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A very small percentage of the rifles sold have been reported to have this condition. This is an important safety issue and we are therefore implementing a plan so that the affected rifles can be serviced and that the non-performing disconnectors and hammers can be replaced.
Fore more information on this recall and to determine if your rifle is affected, please visit Armalite.com/recall, call (866) 594-9103, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your understanding of this situation and will work diligently to get you shooting again!
Armalite is the originator of the legendary AR-10 rifle. For 60 years, Armalite’s commitment to excellence has made their firearms the choice of military, law enforcement and sport shooters worldwide. Armalite has one of the broadest product lines in the firearms industry. They manufacture semi-automatic rifles in 5.56mm and 7.62mm calibers, as well as long range bolt action rifles in .308 Winchester, 300 Winchester Magnum, .338 Lapua, and 50 BMG. Armalite is a subsidiary of Strategic Armory Corps. For more information on the company and its products, please visit: www.armalite.com.