Limited Warranty: O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. ("Mossberg") warrants to you, the original retail purchaser of a new Mossberg® 500®, 590® or 835® Shotgun (the "Mossberg firearm"), that the Mossberg firearm will be free of defects in material or manufacture for a period of ten (10) years from the date of your purchase of the new Mossberg firearm (the "Warranty Period") in the United States or Canada. This is the only express warranty on the Mossberg firearm. MOSSBERG MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR CONDITIONS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights that vary from State to State.
Purchaser's Remedy: During the Warranty Period, Mossberg will, at its sole option, (1) repair the Mossberg firearm or any part thereof that, upon examination and testing by Mossberg, does not conform to the Limited Warranty without charge to you for parts or labor, or (2) replace the Mossberg firearm with a new or similar model. THIS REMEDY SHALL BE YOUR EXCLUSIVE AND SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY. MOSSBERG SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OTHER EXPENSES, LOSSES OR INCONVENIENCE THAT YOU MAY SUSTAIN AS A RESULT OF THE PURCHASE, USE, MALFUNCTION OR DEFECTIVE CONDITION OF THE MOSSBERG FIREARM. Mossberg reserves the right to inspect, examine and/or test the Mossberg firearm to assess any claim made under the Limited Warranty.
EXCLUSIONS: THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER THE COSMETIC APPEARANCE OF THE MOSSBERG FIREARM OR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY:
(1) NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR;
(2) FAILURE TO PERFORM PROPER CARE AND MAINTENANCE;
(3) ACCIDENTS, ABUSE OR NEGLECT;
(4) BARREL OR BORE OBSTRUCTIONS;
(5) FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS THAT ACCOMPANY THE MOSSBERG FIREARM; OR
(6) THE USE OF DEFECTIVE, NON-SAAMI STANDARD, REMANUFACTURED, HAND-LOADED, AND/OR RELOADED AMMUNITION.
IN ADDITION, ANY UNAUTHORIZED REPAIRS, ALTERATIONS OR MODIFICATIONS TO THE MOSSBERG FIREARM WILL AUTOMATICALLY VOID THE LIMITED WARRANTY.
LIMITATION OF DAMAGES: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, MOSSBERG WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS MOSSBERG FIREARM, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ASSERTED, INCLUDING CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOTALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Warranty Service: To obtain service under this Limited Warranty, you must follow the instructions found in the "Service Instructions" section of the Owner's Manual and return the Mossberg firearm to the authorized Product Service Center. You are responsible for all shipping costs to the Product Service Center. Mossberg will not accept COD shipments of any Mossberg firearm for service. After repair or replacement, the Mossberg firearm or a similar model will be returned to you, return postage paid by Mossberg. If we replace the Mossberg firearm, we will keep the firearm that you returned to Mossberg.
Modification of Warranty: No agent, representative, distributor, or authorized dealer of Mossberg firearms has any authority to modify the terms or conditions of the Limited Warranty in any way. The Limited Warranty may only be modified in writing by an authorized officer of Mossberg.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2003.
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