Product recall - Trakker Armolife Multi Fuel Stoves

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CUSTOMER ANNOUNCEMENT
***TRAKKER ARMOLIFE MULTI STOVE RECALL (PRODUCT CODE: 211111)***
We have identified a safety issue with the new Trakker Armolife Multi Stove (product code: 211111) and it is therefore necessary to recall this product.
The issue is related to the hose, which if over tightened, can cause a fuel leak. Whilst this has only occurred in a small minority of products, we are not prepared to risk the safety of our customers.

This recall applies to ALL Armolife Multi Fuel Stoves purchased from November 2020.
Please note, this does not apply to any other stove supplied by Trakker.

PRODUCT RECALL PROCESS
Due to the nature of the issue, we are afraid that there is no repair available and returning the product is the only action we would like you to take.
We request that you cease using this product immediately and return the product to the retailer you purchased this from who will issue you with a full refund.
We understand that some stores may currently be closed during the lockdown period, or that it may be difficult for you to return this immediately. We would ask that you consult with the retailer first with regards to their return policies as they may be able to refund you before returning the product (proof of purchase will be required).
We would like to apologise for the inconvenience that we know recalling this product will cause, and thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

If you have any queries regarding this recall, please email customercare@cipherint.com and your email will be replied to as soon as possible.
For sales of this product outside of the UK, please see our European Facebook pages for details.
 

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Thanks for the heads up. A couple of our members have one of these but I'm not sure when they bought them. Will let them know about the recall. :upthumb:
 

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Ffs people! Stop buying stuff that’s got a fishing brand’s name on it & buy outdoor equipment from specialist outdoor companies. The prices aren’t that much different & it could save your life.
 

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Bulin stoves... same as the Trakker... half the price... they are all made by the same firm anyway with different branding labels...
 

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Ffs people! Stop buying stuff that’s got a fishing brand’s name on it & buy outdoor equipment from specialist outdoor companies. The prices aren’t that much different & it could save your life.
Yeah, Dunlop and HiTec 😯😯😯
 

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I was thinking more along the lines of MSR, Optimus & Primus for cooking.
 

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Bulin stoves... same as the Trakker... half the price... they are all made by the same firm anyway with different branding labels...
I wouldn’t touch any of the clones made in China, myself, but your point on price is spot on.
 

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I wouldn’t touch any of the clones made in China, myself, but your point on price is spot on.
and where do you think the Trakker comes from....????
 

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Aye, I know. The camping stove market has been flooded with Chinese lookalike rubbish in recent years & some of them are downright dangerous. The only ‘Eastern’ ones that have stood the test of time are Shinabro & Manaslu which are made in South Korea & Japan respectively. Both brands are first class & I own & use stoves by both.
 

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Is a Trakker/Bulin more dangerous than any other stove ?

Ive seen a guy with horrific burns from an exploding camping gas stove, people struggling with flaming Coleman petrol stoves and watched ano mate kick a Primus stove into a lake after it started performing like a flame thrower.....

I used a Trangia meths stove for decades with no issue, but eventually got worried by the meths smell on my hands.

Recently Ive just been given a Bulin and so far (!?) it has been excellent.
 

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Well there will always be operator error no matter which brand some people use. I use a Trangia too but with a gas conversion kit. My point is that, as you point out, stoves are potentially dangerous enough without duff build quality based on how cheaply they can be produced.
Obviously Trakker/Bulin Stoves are currently more dangerous than some others as they’re being recalled for a safety problem.
 
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