What is Weatherby's Warranty?

Warranty and Accuracy Guarantee 

Weatherby® is a name that has been synonymous with quality firearms for over 75 years. The following warranty statements are granted exclusively to the original purchaser of a new Weatherby® firearm with proof of purchase.

Firearms Warranty

Weatherby Firearms have a limited warranty for defects in materials and workmanship to the original owner.


  • Mark V includes Limited Lifetime warranty
  • Model 307 includes Limited Lifetime warranty
  • Vanguard includes Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • 18i includes 10 year limited warranty
  • Element includes 5 year limited warranty
  • SA-08 includes 5 year limited warranty
  • PA-08 includes 5 year limited warranty
  • PA-459 includes 5 year limited warranty
  • SA-459 includes 5 year limited warranty
  • Orion O/U (with AU prefix only) includes 5 year limited warranty
  • Orion SxS (with 79-H23YY prefix only) includes 5 year limited warranty

All other firearm models not listed above have passed their limited warranty period.

Accuracy Guarantee 

Weatherby Guarantees SUB-MOA Accuracy within Two-Years of Verified Purchase Date to Original Purchaser. Learn More Here


Weatherby, Inc. does not warrant against any type of defect to the firearm that Weatherby® did not cause, including but not limited to damage or defects arising out of:

  • Failure to provide proper care and maintenance,
  • Accidents, abuse, or misuse,
  • Barrel obstruction,
  • Hand loaded, reloaded, or improper ammunition,
  • Unauthorized adjustments, repairs, modifications, or use of accessories causing damage
  • Normal wear and tear
  • Shipping or storage damage from a dealer, distributor, or online retailer other than Weatherby.


Contact Customer Service at (307)675-7840 or email us at consumerservices@weatherby.com if you are interested in having your firearm serviced on non-warranty items.  Our Customer Service Representatives will work with you to arrange for shipping and service work; subject to shipping and service completion fees.

Interested in Weatherby’s Authorized Service Centers? Learn More Here

Firearm Return Instructions 

Should any Weatherby® firearm within the limited warranty period require service or repair under this policy, please contact us first to explain the issue and if applicable, obtain a Return Authorization Number by calling (307)675-7840 or emailing us at consumerservices@weatherby.com  Our Customer Service Representatives will strive to help you with any issues over the phone as to not bring a firearm into the factory unnecessarily.

Shipping Instructions:

  • Our Customer Service Representatives will work with you to get the firearm delivered for service.
  • Any firearms shipped to Weatherby® without an RMA # on the side of the box will be returned to the sender.
  • For instructions on packaging your firearm, please see our FAQ here (https://faq.weatherby.com/how-do-i-package-my-product-for-return-shipping)
  • Weatherby® will pay all charges to return the product to the owner if it is determined there is a defect in materials and/or workmanship.
  • If the firearm is shown to have no defect in materials and/or workmanship, then it will be the responsibility of the customer to pay for return shipping.
  • Please do not send firearms in hard or soft cases of any type. Remove slings, scopes and all accessories not included with the original sale as Weatherby® cannot assume responsibility for them.
  • A storage fee will result if items other than the original firearm are returned (to include hard or soft cases).


  • If your firearm proves to be functional after gunsmith evaluation, you will be subject to a service fee.
  • If your firearm proves to be accurate after gunsmith evaluation, you will be subject to a service fee.
  • Weatherby, Inc. reserves the right to repair or replace any product at our sole discretion.