Global Manufacturing Company Recalls API Outdoors Tree Stands Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves model year 2014 API Outdoors climbing tree stands model GCL300-A (The Marksman) with batch numbers 9G-0114 and 9G-0614. The climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The light green metal tree stands include the main stand platform with a nylon hanging strap assembly. They have a nylon netted seat without a backrest. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat. 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    Global Manufacturing Company has received one report of the cable assembly releasing; which resulted in a broken vertebra, fractured rib and sprained shoulder.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables.
  • Sold At
    Menards and Rogers Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015 for between $140 and $180. 
 
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