Century Arms Issues Limited Recall for BFT47

Matthew Moss
by Matthew Moss
Century Arms BFT47 (Century Arms)

Century Arms have announced a partial recall of BFT47 rifles after the discovery of some ‘durability issues’ which might ‘affect proper feeding and or chambering of ammunition’. Check out Century Arms’ notice below for further details and a full list of the rifles potentially impacted.

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Century Arms have provided a PDF with the full list of potentially effected serial numbers - find that here (Century Arms)

Here’s the recall notice in full:

IMPORTANT BFT47 RECALL NOTICE

DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

Century Arms is committed to the durability, success, and customer satisfaction associated with our new rifle, the BFT47. With that commitment in mind, we have identified a potential durability issue in a limited run of BFT47 rifles. The issue may affect proper feeding and/or chambering of ammunition. To assure that every BFT47 meets our high standards, Century is requesting return of the below listed units to guarantee that all rifles possibly affected by this durability issue are inspected and replaced as necessary. If you are in possession of a rifle with a serial number on list found at: https://www.centuryarms.com/media/Rhet/Resources/Post/Attachment/BFT47-recall-notice.pdf, please submit a return request to support@centuryarms.com so we can issue you a return label for your BFT47 rifle. We will inspect the rifles and replace any affected units. Thank you for your assistance on this matter and, as always, we thank you for the support.

STOP USING YOUR BFT47 RIFLE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED WHETHER YOUR RIFLE FALLS WITHIN THE BELOW SERIAL NUMBER LIST. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTION COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO YOUR RIFLE.

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR RIFLE IS AFFECTED

Once you have determined, based on its serial number, that your rifle is one of the potentially affected products, please submit a return request to support@centuryarms.com. Your rifle will be inspected by Century and replaced as appropriate to ensure the durability issue has been remedied.

Century will perform all required service to your rifle to ensure its proper function FREE OF CHARGE. We will make every effort to replace your rifle as soon as possible.

Matthew Moss
Matthew Moss

Managing Editor: TheFirearmBlog.com & Overt Defense.com. Matt is a British historian specialising in small arms development and military history. He has written several books and for a variety of publications in both the US and UK. Matt is also runs The Armourer's Bench, a video series on historically significant small arms. Here on TFB he covers product and current military small arms news. Reach Matt at: matt@thefirearmblog.com

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  • TheGehazi TheGehazi on May 13, 2022

    Co jak co ale żeby w XXI wieku nie umieć zrobić Kałasznikowa to już chyba tylko w USA.
    Z resztą czego spodziewać się po firmie która chytrzy na wyciorach.

  • Zack_7.62 Zack_7.62 on May 14, 2022

    Why you never ever buy century garbage

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