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DIANA recalls air rifles

The air rifle can unexpectedly discharge even if the safety is engaged

Photo source: CPSC
DIANA Mayer & Grammelspacher GmbH & Co.KG of Germany is recalling about 1,450 DIANA Stormrider Gen 2 air rifles.

The air rifle can unexpectedly discharge even if the safety is engaged, resulting in a serious injury or death.

The firm has received one report of a premature discharge of the air rifle. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the DIANA Stormrider Gen 2 Air Rifle with 2-stage adjustable trigger.

The recalled products are .177 and .22 caliber, pre-charged pneumatic air rifles that are powered by a compressed air cylinder. “DIANA Stormrider” as well as the caliber and serial number are printed on each affected air rifle.

Air rifles with the following item and serial numbers are included in the recall:

Item Numbers

1900001 & 1900101

Serial Numbers

2318220145032949E - 2318229955034368E

2318229955075924I  - 2318229955076323I

The air rifles, manufactured in China, were sold at Pyramyd Air, Air Gun Depot, and other air rifle retailers nationwide and online at, and from July 2018, through June 2019, for about $220.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the DIANA Stormrider Gen 2 air rifles and contact Air Venturi to receive a free Trigger Upgrade repair kit and installation instructions.

The repair is made by removing the trigger guard, replacing the current trigger with a new trigger and re-installing the trigger guard using the Allen Keys provided in the Upgrade repair kit.

DIANA and its importer, AIR VENTURI, are contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Air Venturi toll-free at (888) 256-3253 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Recall Notice” at the top of the page for more information.

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