Thompson/Center Arms Recalls the T/C Compass Bolt-Action Rifle

Thompson/Center Arms has identified a condition in some Compass rifles in which a chambered round may fire if the firearm is dropped with the safety in the fire position. This recall applies to all Compass rifles manufactured by Thompson/Center Arms prior to September 16, 2016.

“Safety is paramount to us, so we are taking this measure to further enhance performance and to meet our customer expectations, with the goal of reducing the chance of an accidental discharge should the rifle be dropped,” a statement from the company said.

Further, the company warned:

STOP USING YOUR RIFLE AND RETURN IT TO THOMPSON/CENTER AT ONCE.

To facilitate the inspection and repair of these rifles, please contact Thompson/Center at 855-512-5935 to receive instructions and a pre-paid shipping label for the return of your rifle to Thompson/Center.  Thompson/Center will repair the rifle at no cost to you, and return it to you as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Additional information will be available shortly here.

When your rifle is returned, you should also note a red star on the label on the outside of your box. See the photograph above. This mark is further confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has been corrected.
When your rifle is returned, you should see a red star on the label on the outside of your box. See the photograph above. This mark is further confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has been corrected.
When your rifle is returned, you should note a punch dot on the receiver. See the photograph below. The mark is only visible with the bolt removed. This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has been corrected.
When your rifle is returned, you should note a punch dot on the receiver. See the photograph above. The mark is only visible with the bolt removed. This punch dot is confirmation that your rifle has been inspected and the hazard has been corrected.

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