The following press release was issued by Weatherby
Weatherby® Inc. is announcing a product safety recall for the SA-08™ 28 Gauge semi-automatic shotgun. The affected shotguns display serial numbers on the receiver ranging from AN00001-AN02802 (inclusive).
This safety recall announcement is based on reported incidents of accidental discharge upon bolt closure and chambering of a live shot shell. Weatherby advises customers to immediately cease use of affected shotguns and contact Weatherby for instructions to return them free of charge. The shotguns will be inspected, repaired, tested, and returned as soon as possible. Customers should not attempt to diagnose or repair the shotguns themselves, but rather contact Weatherby for return instructions.
If you are in possession of one of the firearms referred to above, please contact Weatherby at:
* 1-805-227-2600 Monday-Thursday during regular business hours of 6:30am – 5:00pm Pacific Time
* 1-800-227-2018 and extension 6 after regular business hours
* Email email@example.com
For additional information, visit www.weatherby.com/28
Weatherby apologizes for any inconvenience that may be caused to customers resulting from this safety recall program, but urges owners of affected shotguns to take advantage of this free repair program. Please note no other Weatherby® shotguns are affected by this safety recall.