Alliance Outdoor Products of Lakeville, Minn., is recalling about 3.400 climbing treestands.
The cable assemblies on the treestand can separate due to corrosion, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The firm has received five reports of the treestand’s cable separating, resulting in two injuries involving fractures.
This recall involves 2017 model year X-Stand Climbing Treestand Silent Adrenaline XSCT334 and Apache XSCT355. The model is identified on the box and in the instruction manual.
The treestands are made from lightweight aluminum, have a black nylon netting seat and padded arm rests and seat bar and a weight capacity of 300 pounds.
Treestands with a batch number located on the metal plate riveted to the stand that ends in “17” are included in the recall.
Model# Name Batch Number
XSCT334 Silent Adrenaline 5X-1017, 5X-1517
XSCT355 Apache 5X-5317
The UPC code for the recalled stands is 816153011219 (Silent Adrenaline) and 816153011677 (Apache) and is located on the box.
The treestands, manufactured in China, were sold at Sportsman’s Guide stores (Silent Adrenaline treestands) and sporting goods stores (Apache treestands) nationwide and online at www.sportsmansguide.com and www.x-stand.com from May 2017, through December 2018, for between $200 and $230.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled climbing treestands and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a refund in the form of a gift card.
Consumers may contact Alliance Outdoor Products toll-free at (877) 886-2241 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, online at https://www.x-stand.com/recall-notification/ for more information.