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Old 11-29-2017, 10:10 AM
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Found this a few minutes ago. A new member is stating that you should avoid all Remingtons because of a lawsuit. Well, here are some more you should avoid if that is the only criteria we look at when determining which gun to buy:

Armalite safety alerts and recalls
Armalite AR-10, SPR MOD 1, SPR MOD 2, M15, Eagle-15 rifles

Beretta safety alerts and recalls
Beretta ARX100 rifles
NEOS Pistols

Browning safety alerts and recalls
Browning BAR MK3 rifles

Bushmaster safety alerts and recalls
ACR Rifle

Charter Arms safety alerts and recalls
Lady .38 Special Revolvers

FMK Firearms
9C1 Pistol

FN safety alerts and recalls
FN SCAR 17S Rifles
FN M249S Semiautomatic Belt-Fed Rifles

Glock safety alerts and recalls
Gen 4 Pistols
Model 17M Pistols

Howa safety alerts and recalls
Howa 1500, 1550, and 1700 LS Rifles

IWI recall
Galil ACE pistols

Knight safety alerts and recalls
Knight Revolution muzzleloading rifles

Mossberg safety alerts and recalls
Maverick Hunter Over/Under Shotgun
Mossberg Model 685 Bolt Action Shotguns

Savage Arms safety alerts and recalls
Savage B.MAG Rifles

Sig Sauer safety alerts and recalls
Sig Sauer P320 Pistol
P238 Pistol
Sig Sauer MCX Rifle
Sig Sauer SIG716 DMR, SIG516 Carbon Fiber, and SIGM400 Predator Rifles

Smith & Wesson safety alerts and recalls
M&P Shield
Model 22A pistols
i-Bolt rifle (November 2008)
i-Bolt rifle (January 2008)
Performance Center Model 460 Revolvers
SW 1911
Performance Center Model 329 Revolvers

Springfield Armory safety alerts and recalls
3.3 XDS Pistol
Springfield XD-S pistols

Sturm, Ruger safety alerts and recalls
Sturm Ruger Precision Rifle
SR-556VT Assault Rifles
American RimfireŽ Rifle
LCP Pistols
SR9 Pistols
P85 Pistols
M77 Rifles
Old Model
Mark IV Pistols

Taurus safety alerts and recalls
Curve
PT Series Pistols

Thompson/Center safety alerts and recalls
T/C Compass Rifles
Thompson Center Venture Rifles

Walther safety alerts and recalls
Walther CCP Pistol
Walther PK380
Walther PPK and PPK/S pistols

Weatherby safety alerts and recalls
SA-08 28 Gauge Shotgun (2013)
SA-08 Shotgun (2011)
Vanguard Rifles
Vanguard Stainless Steel Rifles

Winchester safety alerts and recalls
SXP shotgun
Winchester model 94
Winchester XPR rifles
My, my, my what type of gun can we buy that is free from these pesky lawsuits?
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:18 AM
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big difference between lawsuit and notice/recall


I have Remington guns and love them, but, the issue was a "defective" trigger" that would fire when the butt of the gun was bumped, the lawsuit revolves around some sort of internal memo from Remington that acknowledged the safety aspect, but chose to do nothing about it due to recall costing to much.


I had one of the guns in the "grouping" that was an issue. I never had any issue with it.
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Old 11-30-2017, 09:13 AM
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The Remington thing is old news, years old news. Why people keep dragging it out as thought it is a new revelation is beyond me. How many autos have had recalls? firearms sometimes do as well and so do other mechanical contraptions. People are not perfect and they do not always make a perfect product. Yes that Remington trigger was a concern and if I would have owned one of those rifles I would allowed them to fix it. My problem was Remington's first response to the problem after they were mad aware of it. There is also culpability on the people who had accidental discharges and shot someone because they were not using the common sense 1st rule of handling firearms, "always point your gun in a safe direction".

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Old 11-30-2017, 05:29 PM
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I have a solution for them.

Send the offending tool to me. I will make use of it, in a safe and reasonable manner.
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