Lifetime Warranty

WARNING!   WARNING!   WARNING!   WARNING!   WARNING!

IT HAS COME TO OUR ATTENTION THAT A MINOR FEW AR PISTON TYPE RIFLE MANUFACTURERS USE A NON-STANDARD CHARGING HANDLE DESIGN!  THE (TacOps-1) HANDLE MAY NOT WORK SAFELY IN A PISTON DESIGN RIFLE AND MUST BE CHECKED BY A QUALIFIED ARMOROR BEFORE FIRING THE WEAPON. The gas/piston rifles and after market conversions have an issue with recoil travel being too long - this could stem from gas block metering

 Here is a list of the weapons which we have found our handle to not fit correctly Due to Mfgs non-Std sizing:

Smith & Wesson - M&P 10

Rock River Arms – .308 cal

Stag Arms Co. – Model-8

SR-25 – Some older 1st Generation rifles only !

SIG – 716 – .308 cal

DPMS Gen-2 .308

THE TacOps-1 CHARGING HANDLE HAS BEEN DESIGNED DIRECTLY FROM COLT ARMS CO. ORIGINAL MIL-SPECS AND WILL FIT AND WORK SAFELY WITHIN ANY AR TYPE RIFLE PLATFORM, FROM ANY MANUFACTURER WHICH HAS ALSO BEEN DESIGNED AND PRODUCED TO THE ORIGINAL COLT ARMS CO. SPECIFICATIONS

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TacOps-1 Product Warranty of MERCHANTABILITY:                                           Updated – 3/5/2016

LIFETIME WARRANTY ON MATERIALS & WORKMANSHIP:  The TacOps-1 M4/M16/AR15/AR10 rifle charging handle product is warranted ONLY; when used within its original intended use, stated scope, and parameters.  In addition,  as manufactured by MechArmor Defense Systems Inc., and or their Subcontractors and Suppliers of raw materials; are guaranteed for LIFE within the standard known industry life span of this product under said normal use to the original purchaser and as stated herein.

Liability is limited to the value of the labor and materials used to repair/replace damage defined by this warranty.

 WARRANTY DETAILS

 1.) About MechArmor’s Lifetime Warranty 

  • MECHARMOR WARRANTY; MechArmor’s TacOps Charging Handle has a lifetime warranty.  If it is determined your TacOps handle has a manufacturing defect within the first year of original purchase, we will repair or replace, at our discretion that handle at no cost to you.  After the first year, our basic $15.00 USD warranty fee may apply.  
  • All repairs are inspected and repaired at the MechArmor facility.  (IF) you purchased our TacOps product from one of our several authorized resellers, you still MUST return your TacOps-1 product to MechArmor directly for evaluation, repair or replacement.  
  • (IF) you are a Military or Law Enforcement organization and purchased directly from MechArmor Defense Systems Inc. Please contact us directly for any warranty issues.
  • Resale Stores are NOT authorized to provide service under this warranty ever.  Instead, call MechArmor directly for return instructions and then return your TacOps directly to MechArmor, along with a copy of your original sale receipt, check, money order, or credit card information inside the box if applicable.
  • When submitting your warranty, only send the complete TacOps Charging Handle which needs repair or replacement under the Lifetime Warranty.  Do not send extra gun parts, cases, etc.

 2.) Lifetime Warranty Repair Number 

  • To obtain your repair #, CALL MechArmor or Email us at Sales@ MechDefense.com    
  • Your repair # MUST be indicated on the outside and inside of your return product package.
  • We encourage you to send your TacOps Handle by a traceable method (such as UPS or insured mail) and in a sturdy cardboard box.  MechArmor is not responsible for lost, stolen, destroyed, or misdirected packages.
  • Inside your return package box, please provide the following:
  • Your TacOps charging handle.
  • A brief description of how the TacOps-1 part was initially found damaged or came to be damaged.
  • Name and contact information for the authorized dealer you originally purchased from.
  • Business or personal check for $15.00USD – (If applicable, we will let you know before you ship)
  • Warranty return number – (which we will provide to you when you contact us) on both the inside and outside of your return box.
  • Ship To address you wish the part returned to.
  •  Any missing or incomplete data provided by the customer is not the responsibility of MechArmor.

 3.) Proof of Purchase 

  • Copy of your Proof of Purchase is REQUIRED for repair or replacement within the first year.  Do NOT send the original, since this will not be returned.  MechArmor is not responsible for the original Proof of Purchases.
  • Purchases or Receipts from an Un-Authorized MechArmor Retailer is NOT considered Proof of Purchases.
  • Your Proof of Purchase must match the item(s) you are returning under this warranty.

 4.) Warranty REPAIR Processing Fee – (AFTER 1st year)

  • Refer to Section-1 herein.
  • Payment must be made by personal, or business check, made payable to: MechArmor defense Systems Inc., a check must accompany the TacOps part.
  • Personal or business checks must arrive inside the same RETURN box as the part.
  • ALL checks are subject to clearing prior to reshipping you your part.

 5.) Substitution of Updated Part  

  • Please visit www.MechDefense.com to ensure your exact model is still currently available.  If your exact model is NOT available (discontinued / Updated), we will send you our newest version appropriate to fit your weapon.  
  • In the event that MechArmor has existing inventory of your discontinued TacOps part, you will receive that exact part in return.

 6.) Manufacturer’s Warranty to ALL Military & Police Org.

In the event of a defect in the materials or workmanship at any time during the course of your agencies weapons life cycle, and evaluated to be a Mfg issue by MechArmor; your TacOps product will be repaired or replaced at no charge to the Federal or State entity.

  • MechArmor retains the sole discretion to determine manufacturer’s defects.

7.) Scope and Duration of Warranty 

This warranty extends only to the original purchaser and or Federal or State entity and lasts for the industry standard life-cycle of this part utilized within its normal use and range of operating parameters.  This warranty covers all parts of your TacOps-1 Charging Handle regardless of model, and applies to all types of defects or failure during standard use, except for the following:

  • Loss and theft of the part is NOT covered.
  • For Military & Law Enforcement, Standard Use includes direct combat in or outside of U.S Borders.
  • For all Civil usage, Standard Use includes all legal & practical uses of your weapon to include hunting or competition, within the correct model rifle, and with no modifications to the TacOps part, or any receiver or bolt part modification will MAY have an adverse effect on our TacOps Charging Handle.
  • No!  TacOps part will be warranted by MechArmor or any of our authorized dealers (IF) it has been determined by MechArmor engineers that your TacOps-1 part has been modified in any way.
  • Modifications: The TacOps Charging Handle has been designed specifically to (Colt Arms) original M16 Service rifle Mil-Spec tolerances; just as all other M16/AR15 clone rifles are expected to be. The TacOps handle has been produced having a (reasonable) expectation that it should fit most original Colt, and  NON-Colt cloned manufactured M4/M16/AR15 rifle types, which are expected to be produced to the original Colt Arms company Mil-Spec tolerances.
  • AR10 – The larger AR10 or .308 caliber AR-type rifle platform is NON-standard by design and therefore has no industry-wide (Standard-Specification).  The TacOps-1 AR10 version-charging handle is designed to fit the specification tolerances of the (Armalite Co. & DPMS Co.) .308 caliber rifle platforms, as they are the largest Mfg’s of such type.  And although our TacOps-1 AR10 – .308 caliber charging handle has been tested and utilized further in several other Mfg’s AR10 style rifles by our clients, MechArmor will NOT imply, guarantee or recommend the TacOps-1 charging handles installation and or use within any other manufactures AR10 – .308 caliber rifle. MechArmor highly recommends that you have a licensed working gunsmith measure, install, and test our TacOps-1 handle in your rifle for fitment and safe operation prior to shooting it.

8.) Limitation on Damages 

For breach of any express or implied warranty on this product, the consumer is limited to the following damages: Repair of the product or replacement with an identical or equivalent model, at the election of MechArmor Defense Systems Inc.  MechArmor is NOT liable for any other damages, such as special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, resulting from use of this product.  

9.) Reproduction of Customer Letters 

MechArmor Defense Systems Inc. reserves the right to reproduce all or any portion of any customer letter and/or photograph received, in connection with this warranty in its advertising or promotional materials without compensation to the customer.  The submission of any letter and/or photograph along with a warranty claim will constitute a license permitting MechArmor’s use and reproduction of all or any portion of the customer letter and/or photograph in connection with its business.

10.) THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.  

11.) International Repairs 

MechArmor does service warranty/repairs for our customers residing outside the United States.  The appropriate negotiated UPS/FedX shipping rates are charged in addition to any warranty cost.  No repairs will be shipped until paid in full.

12.) THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  VISIT www.MechDefense.com FOR THE MOST UPDATED WARRANTY INFORMATION. This Warranty was updated on (3/5/2016).

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