Warranty Information Guide For Sport Optics & Firearms 2018

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Nightforce Trijicon Vortex Optics Swarovski Optik Leupold Schmidt and Bender Steiner Optics Bushnell Sig Sauer Zeiss Sports Optics

Riflescopes, binoculars, rangefinders, and other sports optics are prone to lens and body scratches, problems with glasses and other problems. When your optical devices need repair, you know how important warranties are. Will you pay every time when your sport optics need repair? If yes, it becomes a costly proposition. That’s why warranties are so important to cover you from additional expenses on repair of sport optics. Therefore, at the time of buying an optical device, it’s very important for you to check availability of warranty and the terms and conditions associated with them. Warranties are available on lenses as well as body of the optical devices. Renowned brands including Nightforce, Leica, Vortex, Trijicon, and others provide customers with exciting warranties. Warranties come in different forms including defect warranty, lifetime warranty, extended warranty, and many others.

Check out the warranties offered by different optics brands and the respective details.

Nightforce Warranty

Nightforce Optics offers transferable Limited Lifetime Warranty, which covers you from damages caused by you. Nightforce will fix its scopes even when the damage is done by the users.

  • To register for Warranty, CLICK HERE.
  • To know more on “International Warranty and Service Procedures – Commercial Products”, CLICK HERE.
  • For “Factory Warranty/Repair Form”, CLICK HERE.

Trijicon Warranty

Trijicon offers Limited Lifetime Warranty to customers on different products on optics and body material. Limited period warranties are also available on specific components of Trijicon products. Details of registration and warranty claiming process is written below –

Warranty Registration

For Registration, new retail users of Trijicon products can REGISTER HERE.

Trijicon Limited Lifetime Warranty

Trijicon warrants its products to be free from any kind of defect (workmanship and material wise) for the lifetime of the original owner. The registered Trijicon product will be repaired or replaced by the manufacturer. However, Limited Lifetime Warranty is not valid for product defects that are caused due to improper, abusive, or abnormal use. Defects caused by improper service or accident also makes the product invalid for Trijicon’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. This warranty is applicable for optical systems as well as metal structure of the product body. Limited Lifetime Warranty is not applicable for illumination system.

  • Electronic Warranty for Trijicon TARS, VCOG, LED ACOG, AccuPower, MGRS, MRO, MRO Patrol, SRS, and RMR (LED and Adjustable LED Versions) –
    • Electronics come with a 5 years warranty during normal use from date of manufacturing.
  • Tritium Lamp Warranty for Trijicon AccuPin® Bow Sight –
    • Tritium lamp in Accupin Bow Sight comes with a 12 years warranty from the date of manufacturing.
  • Tritium Lamp Warranty for Trijicon ACOG Crossbow Scope, ACOG, MGRS MAG, Reflex, RMR (Dual-Illuminated Version), and AccuPoint –
  • Tritium lamp in fiber optic scopes come with the warranty to glow for 15 years from the date of manufacturing.
  • Tritium lamp in non-fiber optic scopes come with the warranty to glow for 10 years from the date of manufacturing.
  • Tritium Lamp Warranty for Trijicon Bright & Tough and HD Night Sights –
  • Green Tritium Lamp in both Trijicon Bright & Tough and HD Night Sights come with 12 years warranty from the date of manufacturing.
  • Yellow Tritium Lamp in Trijicon Bright & Tough Night Sights come with 12 years warranty from the date of manufacturing.

  • Orange Tritium Lamp in Trijicon Bright & Tough Night Sights come with 5 years warranty from the date of manufacturing.
  • Warranty for Trijicon HD Binoculars and HD Spotting Scopes –

Standard limited lifetime warranty is applicable for Trijicon HD binoculars as well as Trijicon HD Spotting Scopes.

  • Warranty for Trijicon CCAS –
    This product line comes with a 2 years warranty from the date or manufacturing.

Vortex Optics Warranty

Vortex Optics offers VIP Warranty to all its customers.

Vortex VIP Warranty

VIP Warranty stands for Very Important Promise Warranty. It’s one of the best after sale warranty services provided in the optics industry.

Per VIP Warranty, your damaged or defective Vortex product will be repaired or replaced at no additional charge. In case repair of the product is not possible, Vortex Optics will replace the same with another similar product in perfect working condition, whose physical condition will either be same or better than the product sent for repair or replacement.

VIP Warranty Applicable On

VIP Warranty is applicable for all Vortex Optics products including riflescopes, binoculars, rangefinders, spotting scopes, red dots, prism scopes, monoculars, and tripods.

VIP Warranty Features

  • Vortex Optics has a hassle-free, No Questions Asked warranty policy. The manufacturer will repair or replace the product without asking a single question. No matter whether the damage or defect on the Vortex product is caused by an accident, house fire, your own fault, your dog, or any other reason, the customer is covered by the VIP Warranty. The manufacturer will not ask where the product was purchased, whose fault it was, how the defect was caused, or anything else.
  • Vortex stands behind quality and performance of their product and that’s why extend their service way beyond the initial purchase.
  • It’s Unlimited Lifetime Warranty.
  • You don’t have to fill out any warranty card.
  • No receipts are required to hang on to.

VIP Warranty Process

The process of the warranty is very simple. You neither have to register the product nor any receipt to hang on to. You simply have to pack the defective Vortex product in a box, fill up the Service Request Form, and ship the product to Vortex Optics.

  • For US Customers

If you stay in the USA, to return the product for availing warranty, you’ve to follow this procedure –

Step 1 – Fill up the Service Request Form.

Step 2 – Pack the defective or damaged product in a cardboard shipping carton.

Step 3 – Send the packed carton along with the filled in Warranty Repair Form to –

Vortex Optics
Attn: VIP Warranty
One Vortex Drive
Barneveld, WI 53507

Step 4 – Once the package reaches Vortex Optics facility, the product will be evaluated by the technicians, and will decide whether the damaged or defective product will be repaired or replaced at no cost.

Step 5 – There is no fixed turnaround time for replacement or repairing. However, they generally try to return the product at the earliest.

Step 6 – If the product damage or repair is not covered under warranty, Vortex Optics will contact the concerned customer before any repair is done.

  • For Canada Customers

If you stay in Canada, to return the product for availing warranty, you’ve to follow this procedure –

Step 1 – Download this Warranty Repair Form, print it, and fill it out.

Step 2 – Pack the defective or damaged product in a cardboard shipping carton.

Step 3 – Send the packed carton along with the filled in Warranty Repair Form to –

Vortex Canada
45 Airpark Place, Unit #5
Guelph, ON
N1L 1B2

Step 4 – Once the package reaches Vortex Optics facility, the product will be evaluated by the technicians, and will decide whether the damaged or defective product will be repaired or replaced at no cost.

In case of some products, for repair they are required to be shipped to Vortex USA. In such cases, all the shipping and brokerage costs associated with shipping the product to the USA will be covered by Vortex Canada. If your product is non-repairable, a replacement will be sent to you.

Step 5 – Once the repair is done, the repaired item will be promptly shipped back to you without any charges.

VIP Warranty Exclusions

  • VIP Warranty is not valid for any Vortex products that are lost, stolen, damage done deliberately, or cosmetic damage that don’t hinder product performance.
  • In case of Military and Federal Contracts, the specific warranty policies mentioned will not hold good and will in fact supersede them. Vortex Optics Military and Federal (non-consumer) contracts come with Military & Federal Warranty Policy, which is different from warranty policies.

Swarovski Optik Warranty

Swarovski Optik provides its customers with an extensive warranty, thanks to the unmatched product quality, innovative technology, and ergonomic design. Technicians follow every product manufacturing step so that every product meet the Swarovski Optik quality standard. The manufacturer provides two warranties –

  • Swarovski Lifetime Limited Warranty for Optics
  • Warranty for All Other Parts and Electronics of Optical Products
  • Warranty for All Non-Optical Products

Limited Lifetime Warranty for Optics

Swarovski Optik provides Limited Lifetime Warranty to the customers as they believe in providing their customers with the best quality product along with Swarovski’s leading ownership experience.

Optical system of Swarovski Optik products are available to both US and Canadian residents if they are bought from authorized North American dealers of Swarovski Optik. Swarovski Optik thoroughly examines its product once it has been

Once you find any workmanship or material defects in a Swarovski item, they’ll examine the same. If they find the reported defect to be true, they’ll repair or even replace the Swarovski product or the defective part.

Warranty for All Other Parts and Electronics of Optical Products

  • Warranty Duration for All Other Parts of Optical Products Besides Optics

Warranty duration for all other parts besides optics is 10 years (from the purchase date) in case of workmanship or material related defects, provided the product was subjected to normal use.

  • Warranty Duration for Electronic Components of Optical Products

Warranty duration for all electronic components is 2 years (from the purchase date) in case of workmanship or material related defects, provided the product was subjected to normal use.

Warranty for All Non-Optical Products

Warranty duration for all non-optical products (including accessories, tripods, and more) is 2 years (from the purchase date) if the product was subjected to normal use. This warranty will not be applicable on non-optical products if they are subjected to accidents, abude, misuse, unauthorized repairs, alteration, flood, fire, or other acts of God.

Warranty Process

Step 1 – If you find any defect in the product or any part within the warranty period, you can call Swarovski Optik’s customer service number – (800) 426-3089 to get the Service Order (SO) Number. The SO Number is important for identification of your specific warranty request. Please remember the number as it’ll act as the warranty request till its completion.

Step 2 – When you call (800) 426-3089, the customer service representative of Swarovski Optik will give specific instructions regarding where to take or send the defective product for service.

Step 3 – At the time of taking or sending the defective product (for warranty service), please enclose the following items with the package –

  • Customer Name
  • Shipping Address
  • Phone Number (Daytime)
  • Brief Description of the Product Defect or Problem
  • Receipt copy of the authorized U.S. or Canadian Swarovski Optik North America
    Dealer
  • Also write Service Order (SO) Number either outside the packaging or the enclosure

If the problem or instrument part is not covered under warranty, representative of the Swarovski Optik will contact you and convey the repair price estimate.

Important Notes

  • In case, you want to send any correspondence regarding warranty, please send it to –
    • Physical Address – SWAROVSKI OPTIK N.A. Ltd. • 2 Slater Road • Cranston, RI 02920
    • Email – warrantyrepair@swarovskioptik.us

  • You first step will be to contact the customer service number ((800) 426-3089) and get the SO Number. Until and unless you receive the SO Number and get proper instruction from the customer service representative about taking or sending the defective product, please don’t send your instrument to Swarovski Optik.
  • If the customer service representative asks you to take or send your warranty-covered defective instrument to a specific location or address, the responsibility of packaging your instrument properly is completely up to you. In fact, the entire responsibility to insure that the package reaches designated location of Swarovski Optics (as per the instruction of the customer service representative) completely rests with you. In fact, risk of any kind of transit loss also rests with you until and unless the transport arrangement is done by Swarovski Optik.

Leupold Warranty

Leupold offers multiple warranties –

  • Leupold Full Lifetime Guarantee
  • Leupold Electronics Limited Two-Year Warranty
  • Leupold Military and Tactical Products

Leupold Full Lifetime Guarantee

Leupold provides free repairing and replacement facility to all its Leupold optical products (riflescopes, binoculars, and spotting scopes), no matter whether you are the original owner of the optical instrument or not. Best aspect of Leupold Full Lifetime Guarantee is that there’s is no need of any kind of warranty card or ownership proof to avail the product warranty. In fact, there are no limit to availing the facility.

Leupold Electronics Limited Two-Year Warranty

Electronic products (rangefinders, thermal products, and other electronic products) manufactured by Leupold come with 2-year purchase warranty (from the purchase date) against material and workmanship related defects. If the returned product is found to to be defective, Leupold either repairs or replaces the defective instrument at free of cost, provided the 2-year warranty period is not over. For verifying warranty, you may need to bring purchase proof for verifying warranty.

Leupold Military and Tactical Products

If you’re going for a customer contract with Military and Law Enforcement entities, the general customer warranty (mentioned above) will be superseded and new one will be applicable. In case, you are an international customer, you may be adversely affected by embargoes and other trade restrictions. If an optic is bought by an international customer and then comes across a defect, the first step he/she has to do is contact Leupold Customer Service, followed by sending the scope to Leupold repair service.

Warranty Exclusions

You’ll be ineligible to receive the warranty if the defective or damaged product is misused, modified, accidentally damaged, wrongly damaged, or abused. Before even doing any repair, it’s best for you to contact Leupold Product Service. You can call either 1-800-LEUPOLD or (503) 526-1400.

Warranty or Service Process

Step 1 – Fill out the service-repair form and print it.

Step 2 – Pack the defective or damaged product in a cardboard shipping carton.

Step 3 – Include the following information along with the parcel –

  • Note of instruction
  • Return Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number

Step 4 – Send the packed carton along with the filled in Service Repair Form to –

Leupold & Stevens, Inc. Attn: Product Service Dept. 14400 NW Greenbrier Parkway Beaverton, OR 97006

Step 5 – In case you need further assistance with warranty or service, you may call Leupold’s technical service department –

  • 1-800-Leupold
  • (503) 526-1400

Important Notes –

  • Please note that before packing the Leupold product, remove the lens covers, sunshades, rings, and mounts. In case of chargeable service (such as installation of target adjustment, change of reticle, damaged components replacement, and others), never include payment.
  • At the time of shipping optical products for warranty or any kind of service, it’s important for you to include certain important information with the package of defective or damaged product. Those information are –

    • Note of instruction
    • Return Address
    • Email Address
    • Telephone Number
  • Purchasing insurance is recommended.
  • Retaining tracking number is also very important so that you are able to document arrival of the product.

Schmidt and Bender Warranty

Schmidt and Bender provides worldwide warranty to its high quality products. You can avail this warranty under the following conditions –

  • A permanent stock of spare parts is entertained by the Schmidt Bender within 30 years from the purchase date. In fact, it’s ensured that all the service engineers have the necessary capabilities as well as skills so that they are able to carry out the needed repair work.
  • Schmidt Bender grants its customers a warranty on the basis of the buyer’s applicable statutory warranty claims within 2 years from the date of purchase.
  • Warranty on the basis of statutory warranty claims on Zenith, Klassik and Hungaria series is valid within 10 years from the purchase date. However, there is a restriction that says this warranty will not cover the repairs done due to wear and tear from third year’s beginning from the purchase date.

Register with Schmidt Bender

To register with Schmidt and Bender, CLICK HERE.

By registering with Schmidt and Bender, you’ll get –

  • Assistance in recovering once you lose your riflescope as you are registered with the manufacturer as the unique owner.
  • Special benefits are available exclusively for you as you are a registered customer at Schmidt and Bender.

Register with Schmidt and Bender HERE.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Warranty will be invalid for damages that are caused due to improper use.
  • Any kind of intervention or repair done by any repair service that is not authorized by Schmidt and Bender will make the warranty void. The manufacturer provides you with information pertaining to new product launch, special events, and seminars.

Steiner Optics Warranty

Steiner offers two warranties on its products so that any repair within specified time period get covered by Steiner Warranty. While one warranty is valid for the entire life of a Steiner products (riflescopes, binoculars, battle sights, mounts, and rings), the other is a 2-year warranty of Steiner eOptics products (Laser, Night Vision, Battle Lights, and Beacons). To become eligible for both these Steiner Warranties, you’ve to first complete registration. To Register with Steiner Optics, CLICK HERE.

  • Steiner Heritage Warranty
    • Steiner Heritage Warranty is available on rifle scopes, binoculars, battle sights, mounts, and rings that are manufactured since 2014. This warranty is valid in both the US and Canada. Heritage Warranty covers the products throughout the entire lifespan of the product.
    • Per Steiner Heritage Warranty, the manufacturer will repair or replace any damaged or ill-functioning product without charging anything extra. However, this warranty will not be applicable in case of loss, theft, deliberate damage or cosmetic damage that doesn’t come in the way of the product’s performance.
    • Best aspect of this warranty is that there is no warranty or receipt required to claim the warranty. Another special feature of Steiner Heritage Warranty is that it’s transferable in nature, which means that the warranty can be transferred from one owner to other future owners of the product.
    • Steiner Heritage Warranty is not applicable on accessories as well as electronic components that are covered by the 3-year warranty.
    • To be eligible for Steiner Heritage Warranty, first of all you must complete “Optics Product Registration” process and register the product in your name. To Register, CLICK HERE.
  • Steiner eOptics 2-Year Warranty
    • Steiner eOptics 2-Year Warranty is valid for 2 years (on workmanship and materials) from purchase date on all night vision devices, battle lights, beacons, and Laser Aiming Solutions bought by users in the USA and Canada.
    • However, the eOptics warranty will not be applicable on products that misused, abused, neglected, or disassembled even before returning to the manufacturer. In fact, Steiner eOptics 2-Year Warranty is also not applicable in case of loss, theft, deliberate damage or cosmetic damage that doesn’t come in the way of the product’s performance.
    • To be eligible for Steiner eOptics 2-Year Warranty, first of all you must complete “eOptics Product Registration” process and register the product in your name. To Register, CLICK HERE.

Register with Steiner Optics

Steiner has separate registration processes for Steiner Optics products (riflescopes, binoculars, battle sights, mounts, and rings) and Steiner eOptics products (includes all electronic products such as night vision devices, battle lights, beacons, and Laser Aiming Solutions).

  • For Steiner Optics Product Registration, please CLICK HERE.
  • For Steiner eOptics registration, Please CLICK HERE.

Bushnell Warranty

Bushnell offers 7 types of warranties on its product range. These warranties are Bushnell Ironclad Warranty, No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty, Bushnell BulletProof 100% Money Back Guarantee, Lifetime Limited Warranty, One Year Limited Warranty, 90 Day Limited Warranty, and Canadian Warranty. It must be mentioned that different warranties are applicable on different kinds of products.

  • Bushnell Ironclad Warranty

Bushnell Ironclad Warranty covers products that are manufactured since April 2017. It is a full lifetime warranty, where lifetime for different products can range from 1 year to 30 years. Warranty is valid on any defect in materials and workmanship of the warranted Bushnell products. In case, any product is found to have defects (that are covered by this warranty), Bushnell will either repair or replace the product and then ship it back to the customer at free of cost.

Products series that are covered under the Bushnell Ironclad Warranty are Bushnell Engage Riflescopes and Bushnell Engage Binoculars.

  • 30 years warranty is applicable on Bushnell Engage Riflescopes
  • 20 years warranty is applicable on Bushnell Engage Binoculars

Best aspect of this warranty is that it’s fully transferable and doesn’t need any kind of receipt, warranty card, or registration of product. However, it should be kept in mind that Bushnell Ironclad Warranty is not applicable for electronic components, improper maintenance induced damage, loss/theft of product, disassembly, unauthorized repair/modification, abuse, damage done intentionally, or ordinary wear and tear. If the serialization code or date stamp is removed then this Bushnell Ironclad Warranty will be void.

  • No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty

This is also a full lifetime warranty. The product families that are warranted by No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty include Bushnell Trophy, Bushnell Trophy Extreme, Bushnell Legend, Bushnell Elite, and Bushnell Elite Tactical families.

No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty is a fully transferable warranty that covers accidental damage and at the same time defects in materials as well as workmanship. To avail this warranty, you don’t need any warranty card or receipt. The covered damages or defects of the above listed products will either be repaired or replaced with a product that is similar in terms of specification or value. In fact, the warranted product will be returned without any charge.

The complete list of products that are covered by No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty are –

  • Riflescopes –
      • Bushnell Elite Long Range Hunter
      • Bushnell Elite Tactical
      • Bushnell Elite 3500
      • Bushnell Elite 4500
      • Bushnell Elite 6500
      • Bushnell Trophy Xtreme
      • Bushnell Trophy
      • Bushnell Legend Ultra HD
  • Binoculars –
      • Bushnell Elite
      • Bushnell Legend E, L, M Series
      • Bushnell Legend Ultra HD
      • Bushnell Trophy Xtreme
      • Bushnell Trophy
  • Spotting Scopes –
    • Bushnell Elite
    • Bushnell Elite Tactical
    • Bushnell Trophy Xtreme
    • Bushnell Trophy
    • Bushnell Legend Ultra HD
  • Bushnell BulletProof 100% Money Back Guarantee

This warranty (which is independent of their warranty) is available on selected Bushnell’s performance optics. In case, a customer is not fully satisfied with the product of Bushnell, you can return the and the manufacturer will not ask a single question. Once the item is returned, the customer will receive a full purchase price refund of money.

Bushnell BulletProof 100% Money Back Guarantee is available on wide range of Bushnell Laser Rangefinders – Elite 1 Mile ARC, Elite 1 Mile CONX, Fusion 1 Mile, Scout DX 1000, G-Force DX, Trophy, Trophy Xtreme, Sport 850, Yardage Pro Riflescope, and The Truth with ClearShot.

  • Lifetime Limited Warranty

Most of the products from Bushnell sports optics is covered by Limited Lifetime Warranty. This warranty is available since 1984 and offers customers with the assurance that the covered products are defect free for the lifetime in terms of workmanship as well as materials. It must be noted that the warranty is available for the original owner. In case, the product is abused, misused, or repaired from an unauthorized technician, the customer will not get the benefits of Lifetime Limited Warranty.

The list of products that are covered by Lifetime Limited Warranty are –

  • Riflescopes –
    • Bushnell AR Optics
    • Bushnell AK Optic
    • Bushnell Trophy XLT
    • Bushnell Rimfire Optics
    • Bushnell Banner
  • Binoculars –
    • Bushnell Marine
    • Bushnell Legacy
    • Bushnell H20
    • Bushnell Trophy XLT
    • Bushnell Spectator
    • Bushnell PermaFocus
    • Bushnell Powerview
    • Bushnell Off Trail
    • Bushnell NatureView
  • Spotting Scopes
    • Bushnell Trophy XLT
    • Bushnell NatureView
    • Bushnell SpaceMaster
    • Bushnell Sentry
  • Telescopes

Available on all telescopes except North Star Telescopes

  • One Year Limited Warranty

1-year Limited Warranty is available on Hunting laser Rangefinders, Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes (only the electronic components), Red Dot Sights, ImageView Spotting Scopes and Binoculars, NorthStar Telescopes (only the electronic components), BackTrack and Golf GPS, Speed Radar Guns, Night Visions, Rubicon Flashlights, Lanterns and Headlamps, and Solar/Battery models of PowerSync.

To claim the warranty, please bring either the dated proof copy of purchase or manufacture date.

  • 90 Day Limited Warranty

This warranty is available on Bushnell Trophy Cam Wireless HD (#119599C). You can claim the warranty by bringing either the dated proof copy of purchase or manufacture date.

Sig Sauer Warranty

Sig Sauer gives warranty on all its products – Firearms, Certified Pre-Owned Pistols, Electro-Optics, Suppressors, and Airguns.

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on Firearms

Sig Sauer provides Limited Lifetime Warranty on its firearms in terms of materials, workmanship,and mechanical functioning. In case, the original purchaser finds any defect in the firearm he/she can send it to Sig Sauer for repairing, adjusting, or replacing the same. If the manufacturer finds any genuine issue in the firearm, they agree to repair or replace the firearm components with same or comparable components.

In case, the Sig Sauer firearm is accidentally or otherwise damaged, misused, poorly maintained, fired while the barrel is obstructed, repaired or altered (even of cosmetic nature) from unauthorized technician, or fired with improper/reloaded/handloaded ammunition, the Limited Lifetime Warranty will become null and void. In fact, this warranty is not applicable for normal wear and tear. Sig Sauer agrees to repair, adjust, or replace any defect of the purchased firearm for the original purchaser throughout the product’s lifetime. However, the original purchaser must keep in mind that they return the Sig Sauer firearm unloaded and at the same time prepay the freight charges to Sig Sauer at 18 Industrial Drive, Exeter, NH 03833.

  • One Year Warranty on Certified Pre-Owned Pistols

Sig Sauer provides One Year Warranty on its Certified Pre-Owned Pistols in terms of materials, workmanship,and mechanical functioning. In case, the original purchaser finds any defect in the pistol he/she can send it to Sig Sauer for repairing, adjusting, or replacing the same. If the manufacturer finds any genuine issue in the firearm, they agree to repair or replace the firearm components with same or comparable components. However, the original purchaser must keep in mind that they return the Sig Sauer firearm unloaded and at the same time prepay the freight charges to Sig Sauer at 18 Industrial Drive, Exeter, NH 03833.

In case, the Sig Sauer Certified Pre-Owned Pistol is accidentally or otherwise damaged, misused, poorly maintained, fired while the barrel is obstructed, repaired or altered (even of cosmetic nature) from unauthorized technician, or fired with improper/reloaded/handloaded ammunition, the Limited Lifetime Warranty will become null and void. In fact, this warranty is not applicable for normal wear and tear.

  • Sig Sauer Electro-Optic Infinite Guarantee

Sig Sauer pledges to provide infinite, unlimited, and lifetime warranty to all its electro-optics. If the optical device is defective or even damaged, Sig Sauer will repair or even replace the product without charging anything from you. In case, Sig Sauer is unable to repair the product, they will replace the same with another Sig Sauer electro-optic, which is in perfect working condition (having physical condition equal to or in better physical condition). Best aspect of this guarantee is that Sig Sauer will not ask a single question about how the damage was caused, whose fault it was, or from where the customer purchased it.

Sig Sauer Infinite Guarantee on electro-optic products are unlimited lifetime guarantee, and are fully transferable. Also, there are no limit applicable on the warranty. No warranty card or receipt are required to claim the Sig Sauer Electro-Optic Infinite Guarantee.

  • Sig Sauer Warranty on Suppressors

In case, there are any material, workmanship or mechanical function related defects in the Sig Sauer Suppressor, Sig Sauer pledges to correct the defect for the original purchaser for the lifetime. Correction of the defect here means repairing, adjusting, or replacing the same by using the components that are of the same or comparable quality. In case, the defects can’t be repaired or adjusted, the entire suppressor will be replaced by Sig Sauer.

  • Sig Sauer Warranty on Airguns

Sig Sauer provides two warranties to its airguns. While one is provided on Sig Sauer CO2 Airguns, the other on Sig Sauer ASP20 Break Barrel Air Rifle. Let’s check the warranties in details –

  • CO2 Airguns One (1) Year Limited Warranty

Per the 1-Year Limited Warranty, Sig Sauer pledges to correct any Airgun Rifle defect (material, workmanship and mechanical function) for the original purchaser. The original purchaser’s request of correcting the airgun rifle will be done by the manufacturer within one year from the purchase date. Correction of the defect here means repairing, adjusting, or replacing the same by using the components that are of the same or comparable quality. In case, the defects can’t be repaired or adjusted, the entire airgun rifle will be replaced by Sig Sauer, provide the following conditions are fulfilled by the original purchaser –

  • While requesting warranty repair, proof of purchase will be needed
  • The air gun rifle should be returned to Sig Sauer after unloading it
  • Freight for airgun rifle must be prepaid to SIG SAUER at 18 Industrial Drive, Exeter NH 03833

In case, the Sig Sauer Airgun Rifle is accidentally or otherwise damaged, misused, poorly maintained, fired while the barrel is obstructed, repaired or altered (even of cosmetic nature) from unauthorized technician, or fired with improper/reloaded/handloaded ammunition, the CO2 Airguns One (1) Year Limited Warranty will become null and void. Please consider the fact that this one year warranty warranty is not applicable for normal wear and tear of any part(s) of the air gun.

This warranty is also non-transferable in nature. Any other person owning the airgun besides the original purchaser is not entitled to receive the 1-year warranty. In fact, the warranty is also not applicable on accessories. Most importantly, you can claim the CO2 Airguns One (1) Year Limited Warranty only if you’ve purchase the airgun in the USA.

In case, the state you reside doesn’t allow limitation on the longevity of the implied warranty, the limited warranty mentioned above will not be applicable to you.

  • ASP20 (5) Year Limited Warranty

Per the 5-Year Limited Warranty, Sig Sauer pledges to correct the defect (material, workmanship and mechanical function) of ASP20 Break Barrel Air Rifle for the original purchaser. The original purchaser’s request of correcting the air rifle will be done by the manufacturer within 5 years from the purchase date. Correction of the defect here means repairing, adjusting, or replacing the same by using the components that are of same or comparable quality. In case, the defects can’t be repaired or adjusted, the entire air rifle will be replaced by Sig Sauer –

  • When warranty repair is requested, proof of purchase / warranty will be needed
  • The air gun rifle should be returned to Sig Sauer after unloading it
  • Freight for airgun rifle must be prepaid to SIG SAUER at 18 Industrial Drive, Exeter NH 03833

For Warranty Registration, please CLICK HERE.

In case, the ASP20 Break Barrel Air Rifle is accidentally or otherwise damaged, misused, poorly maintained, fired while the barrel is obstructed, repaired or altered (even of cosmetic nature) from unauthorized technician, or fired with improper/reloaded/handloaded ammunition, the ASP20 Five (5) Year Limited Warranty will become null and void. Please consider the fact that this five year warranty is not applicable for normal wear and tear of any part(s) of the air rifle. This warranty is also non-transferable in nature. Any other person owning the airgun besides the original purchaser is not entitled to receive the 5-year warranty. Most importantly, you can claim the ASP20 Five (5) Year Limited Warranty only if you’ve purchased the air rifle in the USA. In case, the state you reside doesn’t allow limitation on the longevity of the implied warranty, the limited warranty mentioned above will not be applicable to you.

Zeiss Sports Optics Warranty

Zeiss Sports Optics provides two types of warranties on its products –

  • US and Canada Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • ZEISS Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty

Let’s take a closer look at both the Zeiss Warranties –

  • US and Canada Limited Lifetime Warranty

The Carl Zeiss Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty (“Limited Warranty”) is available on Zeiss Sports Optics products if limitations are found in electronic components, camera electronics and accessories. Any workmanship or materials related issues on the said components are warranted by Carl Zeiss Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty, available in both the United States and Canada. Once a customer claims such warranty, Carl Zeiss will either repair or replace the product with another Zeiss product that is comparable in terms of specifications and value without any charge. This warranty is not limited to the original owner of the product but is essentially transferable.

Note – Limited lifetime warranty is not available on Victory PRF Products. Any workmanship or material related limitations are addressed by the 2-year warranty from the purchase date.

Limited Warranty Conditions for Electronic Components, Camera Electronics and Accessories

  • Workmanship or material related defects of Carl Zeiss sports optics’ electronic components are warranted by 5-year warranty from original purchase date.
  • Workmanship or material related defects of Carl Zeiss sports optics’ camera electronics are warranted by 2-year warranty from original purchase date.
  • Workmanship or material related defects of Carl Zeiss sports optics’ lens caps, plastic parts, rubber armoring, carrying straps, and accessories are warranted by 1-year warranty from original purchase date.

Warranty Disclaimers and Exclusions

Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty is applicable on Carl Zeiss products that are imported or purchased in the USA or Canada from authorized dealers of Carl Zeiss Optical. In case you’ve bought the Carl Zeiss product from an unauthorized dealer, the warranty will not be available to you.

A Carl Zeiss product will not be given warranty services in case of damages caused are of consequential, incidental, punitive, or special nature. In fact, your Carl Zeiss product will not be eligible for warranty if the damage is caused due to mishandling, accidental damage, neglect, misuse, or product alteration.

All the mentioned exclusions or limitations will not be applicable in states that don’t allow limitation/exclusion of damages that are consequential or incidental in nature. The Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty will be null and void if –

  • The damage is caused due to the use of accessories that are neither authorized nor sold by Carl Zeiss Optical / authorized dealer of Carl Zeiss Optical.
  • The damage is caused from
    • Natural Disasters (including fire, wildfire, storms, floods, lightning, or others)
    • Terrorism
    • Acts of war
    • Combat conditions (including but not limited to explosives, firearms, biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons

In the above mentioned conditions, providing the extending warranty service rests on sole discretion of Carl Zeiss. Obligation of Carl Zeiss in under the Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty is limited to either repairing or at best replacement of the product of equivalent quality or value in working condition. Resale of Product and Export Restrictions Export of Carl Zeiss product resold outside the USA will need the required export compliance. Carl Zeiss Optical Inc. doesn’t authorize the same.

  • ZEISS Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty

The defects (workmanship and material) of Zeiss products that are covered by the Zeiss Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty will be repaired or replaced at free of cost by Zeiss.

Per different region, this warranty is separated. To distinguish the different ZEISS Manufacturer Warranty, there are different stickers available. However, the warranty of a product will be entertained in that region only from where it was originally purchased.

Any workmanship and/or material related defect(s) will be repaired or replaced at free of cost. However, the discretion of providing the warranty service rests solely on discretion of Zeiss. Obligation of Carl Zeiss in under the Zeiss Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty is limited to either repairing or at best replacement of the product of equivalent quality or value in working condition.

When a Zeiss product is covered under Zeiss Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty, servicing of the lens can be done outside the region from where you originally purchased. However, in such a case, the repair service will be chargeable and not free of charge. You can’t transfer the warranty to the person you are selling the product to. The warranty is non-transferable.

Carl Zeiss product will not be eligible for warranty if the damage is caused due to mishandling, accidental damage, neglect, misuse, or product alteration.

  • The Zeiss Manufacturer 2-Year Warranty will be null and void if – The damage is caused due to the use of accessories that are neither authorized nor sold by Carl Zeiss Optical / authorized dealer of Carl Zeiss Optical.
  • The damage is caused from
    • Natural Disasters (including fire, wildfire, storms, floods, lightning, or others)
    • Terrorism
    • Acts of war
    • Combat conditions (including but not limited to explosives, firearms, biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons

In the above mentioned conditions, providing the extending warranty service rests on sole discretion of Carl Zeiss.

Limitations of Liability

A Carl Zeiss product will not be given warranty services in case of damages caused are of consequential, incidental, punitive, or special nature. In fact, your Carl Zeiss product will not be eligible for warranty if the damage is caused due to mishandling, accidental damage, neglect, misuse, or product alteration.

  • Product Registration

To claim the above mentioned warranties (when you need them), you have to first register the product.

To register your product, you’ve to provide the following information –

  • Product Name
  • Purchase Information
  • Serial Number
  • Email Address

Once you input the information in the concerned product registration form, you’ll receive a confirmation email along with a PDF, which you can preserve as record for future communications.

To input registration, CLICK HERE.

  • Ownership Change Registration

In case, you’ve bought a pre-owned product, you’ve to register for changing ownership. Once the registration is done, you’ll receive a confirmation email that you can use for future communication.

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