Trango is recalling some #5 Big Bros because approximately 100 of the devices manufactured March through October 2008 have improperly aligned inner tubes.
Through an error in CNC machining, the inner sleeves on these units are rotated slightly to the side. This rotation causes the ends of the unit to be slightly out of parallel. Although barely noticeable in use, this off center orientation is not to spec and should be corrected. It could cause additional instability in some placements, particularly more parallel-sided cracks.
The defective Big Bros can only be visually inspected as there are no batch markings. To check if your units are among those being recalled, please visit Trango’s website for instructions.
(via Mountain Project)