Barrett Recalls Model 98B Rifles

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. has determined that Model 98B rifles…

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. has determined that Model 98B rifles can experience a safety issue if the rifle is dropped or subjected to a significant impact. This could lead to an accidental discharge. This condition can be easily corrected by factory replacement of the receiver safety latch.

If you currently own a Barrett Model 98B with a serial number of 98B00003 through 98B000775, do not attempt to operate or fire your rifle until it has been examined by Barrett Firearms Service Department. Please go to Barrett’s website at for further information. There you can register your rifle’s serial number and Barrett Firearms will arrange to have your lower receiver returned to the factory at no charge to you.

If you do not have internet access, please call Barrett Customer Service between 8am- 4pm CST. Tell the customer service representative that you are calling about the Model 98B safety recall.

Barrett Firearms apologizes for this inconvenience and is dedicated to resolving this  situation quickly.

Toll Free Number: 1-877-604-0187

Fax: 615-896-7313

Barrett Firearms
P. O. Box 1077
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

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