Tree Stands Recalled

Climbing Tree Stands Recalled

Those preparing for fall hunting should be aware of a recall with some tree stands.

Hunters are being asked to replace tree stands with a cable assembly on the climbing tree stand which can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables.

Consumer Contact: Big Game at 800-268-5077 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Consumers can also write to the firm at Big Game P.O. Box 382, Windom, MN 56101.

A total of about 12,200 stands are being recalled.

This recall involves three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514.

These climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag.

The black metal tree stands include the main stand platform with a nylon hanging strap assembly.

The Outlook has a nylon netted seat without a backrest.

The Cobalt and The Fusion have a camouflage-print, padded seat with the Big Game logo at the front of the backrest.

The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat.

Big Game has received one report of the cable assembly releasing which resulted in injuries to the knee, wrist and hip.

They were sold at: Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Menards, Rogers Sporting Goods and Sportsman’s Guide stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015 for between $130 and $380.

Distributor: BGHA, Inc. dba Big Game, of Windom, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

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