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Old 09-30-2006, 09:04 AM
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Exclamation Smith & Wesson 460 Recall

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If you have a Performance Center .460 S&W Magnum, in the serial number ranges below, you should probably send it in to Smith & Wesson to get them to check and, if necessary, replace the barrel. They've had a few incidents of the barrels coming off when the gun was fired.

EBD0001 to EBD0524
EBF0002 to EBF0251
LHZ0000 to LHZ0511
LLL0000 to LLL0702
LRR0001 to LRR0552
MMM0001 to MMM1809
XMC0001 to XMC0109

You should probably check with the FFL you bought the gun from first, as Smith may have already sent them a paid UPS label for it. They sent us two, and we've only ever had two here at the shop.

If you've bought one recently, look for a punch mark above and to the left of the SN. If that's there, then Smith has already made sure that your gun is safe.
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Old 09-30-2006, 10:24 AM
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Thanks for the alert. I'll make this a sticky.

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Old 12-15-2008, 11:05 AM
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I hope mine doesn't blow up.
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Old 03-24-2009, 01:31 PM
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Hey everyone, I just purchased a Perf. Center 460 Mag. with 3& 3/8 Bl. I called S & W and they ran my ser. # and it was OK. I asked about the dimple, as mine was below the ser. # and next to the 460 stamped on the frame. they said that where ever the dimple is depends on who was stamping it on what day or what shift they were on at the time it was stamped . TAKE CARE ALL !!! Greg Bayes
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:43 AM
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Hi, I have just enrolled and I have seen this thread, I have two 460 and luckily the registers are following to the post ones -
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:21 AM
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Mine was replaced before i bought it.
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:48 PM
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Question Just bought one off Gun Broker

I bought a NIB Whitetails unlimited New Hampshire 1 of a 100 S&W XVR 460 S&W I haven't even received it yet. Sure hope i don't have any problems ?
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