Ravin Crossbows Recalls Ravin R500 Series Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard


  • Recalled Ravin R500 Model Crossbow

Name of Product:

Ravin R500 Model Crossbows


If nearly but not fully cocked, the crossbow can discharge unexpectedly while consumers cock or uncock the crossbow, posing an injury hazard.

Recall Date:

March 21, 2024


About 13,300 (In addition, about 425 were sold in Canada)

Recall Details


This recall involves eight Ravin R500 models of crossbows. The R500 series crossbows are about 8 inches wide, axle-to-axle un-cocked, and about 28 inches from end to end. All models have a split limb arrangement with cams mounted between the upper and lower limbs. R500 series crossbows were sold in slate gray and camo colors. All the crossbows include a scope, quiver, cocking handle, quiver bracket and 6 arrows. The Ravin logo and model names are on a decal located on both upper limbs. The serial number is on the left side of the rail above the trigger. 


Product Name Model
Ravin R500 R050
Ravin R500 Sniper R051
Ravin R500E  R052
Ravin R500E Sniper R053
Ravin R500 XK7 R054
Ravin R500 Sniper XK7 R055
Ravin R500E XK7 R056
Ravin R500E Sniper XK7 R057


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ravin R500 series crossbows and contact Ravin Crossbows for a free repair.


The firm has received one report of the crossbow unexpectedly discharging. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Ravin, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods stores and other stores nationwide, and online at www.ravincrossbows.com from September 2021 through October 2023 for between $2,550 and $4,025.


Ravin Crossbows LLC, of Superior, Wisconsin

Manufactured In:

United States

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