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Handgun safe recall

#1 Post by Eris » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:22 pm

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/busine ... 22500.html
About 25,000 electronic handgun safes sold under the Union Safe Company and Bunker Hill Security brands are being recalled because they can too easily fail a safe’s most basic characteristic: that the door will stay closed unless it’s intentionally opened.

The exact problem, as described in the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notice: “The handgun safes can open without the use of a key or combination upon impact and allow unintended access to the contents of the safe, posing a risk of serious injury to children and others.”

This flaw caused no injuries in the three years, three months that manufacturer Harbor Freight Tools sold the safes online and in its stores for $65. And the company clearly wants to keep it that way, eating a possible $1,625,000 in retail sales by offering only refund — not repair or replacement. The refund isn’t cash, though. It comes in the form of a Harbor Freight Tools gift card.
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#2 Post by MaxWyatt » Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:29 pm

I'm very careful about what I buy at Harbor Freight, some of their cheap stuff, is *really* cheap.
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#3 Post by Bisbee » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:11 pm

This is genuinely funny! Harbor Freight store credit for something that could have been a million dollar lawsuit.
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