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Perazzi Shotgun was established to provide a community for Perazzi owners to share Perazzi Gunsmithing, hunting, trap, doubles, skeet, sporting clays, live bird experiences.

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Perazzi gunsmithing is an art and skill that has been passed down from generation to generation throughout families in Italy. At the young age of 18, Giacomo Arrighini began working at the Perazzi factory in Brescia, Italy. Mr. Daniel Perazzi sent Giacomo to the Ithaca Gun Company in Ithaca, New York to train the employees on how to service Perazzi shotguns in 1973. Mr. Perazzi recognized that if he was to have a market in America, he would have to be able to provide the same level of gunsmithing service as in Italy. In 1979, Perazzi USA, Inc. was formed in Rome, New York as a distribution and service center in the United States. Giacomo managed the company.

Just as Daniel Perazzi is passing down his skills and company to his children, so is Giacomo Arrighini taking the time and effort to continue the same fine tradition in his family - with his daughter, Daniela and his son-in-law, Dan Lokker. Through a rigorous 15 year apprenticeship, Dan Lokker honed the intricate skills required to provide Perazzi Shotgun owners in the US with factory-quality gunsmithing services. The future goal of passing down this same storied tradition of Old World craftsmanship to Giacomo’s grandchildren remains intact.

Giacomo Sporting USA, Inc. team includes Dan, Daniela (Giacomo’s daughter), Doug, Doug Sr, and Giacomo himself. They each perform an aspect of Perazzi Gunsmithing. This includes metalworking, stock-making and woodworking, barrel-fitting and finishing, action and trigger mechanisms, all to factory standards. Doug, for example, has the skill to take a block of wood and transform it into a custom-fitted stock and fore-end for your favorite Perazzi shotgun. Dan Lokker is a fully trained, qualified, experienced, and passionate Perazzi Gunsmith. Dan’s abilities include, but not limited to fine tuning a trigger, fitting another set of barrels to that MX8 of yours, plus much more. Other services include: Slow rust bluing, hot bluing, resoldering barrels, lengthen forcing cones, open choke, electroless nickel plating, machanical repairs and much more.This is the main difference between buying a custom-fitted Perazzi from Giacomo Sporting versus anyone else in the US.

About Giacomo

At the young age of 18 Giacomo Arrighini

began working at the Perazzi factory in Brescia Italy. Mr. Daniele Perazzi sent Giacomo to the Ithaca Gun Company in Ithaca, New York to train the employees how to service Perazzi shotguns in 1973. The purpose of this was so that the American market could receive service on his or her Perazzi shotgun. In 1979 Perazzi USA, Inc. was formed in Rome, New York as a distribution and service center in the United States. Therefore, Giacomo was relocated to Rome to manage the company and provide friendly service. In 1988 Mr. Perazzi decided to transfer Perazzi USA, Inc. to Monrovia, California. Giacomo made a decision to open his own company and continue specializing in the sales and service of the high quality Perazzi shotgun that he has become so attached to. On April 1 1988 (Giacomo's Birthday) that dream was realized with the opening of Giacomo Sporting, Inc. located at 6234 Stokes Lee Center Rd. in Lee Center, New York 13363.



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Perazzi Hi Tech ???

Started by Juan Eduardo Martella in Uncategorized. Last reply by Juan Eduardo Martella yesterday. 2 Replies

More data Please !!!Continue

Grand Italia

Started by Martin Smith in Uncategorized Jan 20. 0 Replies

Hello, would anyone be able to provide me any information on the 1980? model Grand Italia.What action were these made on? I have heard an MX8.Any information would be appreciated. Thankyou.Continue

Perazzi DC 12

Started by Thomas J Webb in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tim Wolf Jan 13. 12 Replies

I have been a long time shooter of Model 21 shotguns. I am thinking my next Perazzi should be a DC 12. Post comments on your likes and dislikes and the configuration of your DC 12.Thanks, Tom WebbContinue

New Finish Update No. 2

Started by John W Knight Jr. in Uncategorized. Last reply by Jeff Martin Jan 5. 3 Replies

Got my reciever back from giacomo's Looks great I also bought my brothers 6 month old SC3. He ordered a new SCO-gold. I have pictures of My guns & I will post pictures of his gun when it comes in.

Weight difference in MX20 compared to MX8/20

Started by Scott Lovett in Uncategorized. Last reply by sera russell Dec 30, 2014. 3 Replies

Is there any difference in the weight between the two guns with same barrel? I know same barrels with fit both guns and other differences are removable leaf spring verses coil springs, but is there any difference in receiver weight?I have a MX8/20…Continue

Entry Level Perazzi's

Started by Grant Mecozzi in Help with my Perazzi. Last reply by Lyle Axt Dec 20, 2014. 27 Replies

Hi All,I'm curious as to how the "economy" perazzi models stack up to their pure competition guns as well as say the Beretta 682 models and Browning 525 and 725 guns and the CG Summit. Also how does the old MX7 compare to the new MXS.ThanksContinue

Tags: and, CG, browning, beretta, MXS

mx8 trigger into mx2000

Started by rick durkee in Uncategorized. Last reply by Glenn Dec 20, 2014. 9 Replies

HI AllI have early mx8 that Im thinking of sending  in to giacommo for a complete rebuild.Im thinking I will buy a used mx2000 to shoot in the meanwhile. Im curious if my release trigger group will fit in the MX2000. anyone?Continue

MX7 Info Need

Started by Grant Mecozzi in History of my Perazzi. Last reply by Jeff Martin Dec 18, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi,I just purchased a used MX7 and I'm trying to find any information about the model.ThanksContinue

Help with MX8

Started by Dennis Thompson in Help with my Perazzi. Last reply by Mark Maund Nov 26, 2014. 11 Replies

I purchased a nice used MX8. Shoots great, but the upper barrel fires first. I'd like to have the lower barrel fire first. What can/must be done to change the firing sequence...Thanks,DennyContinue

Tags: Sequence, Firing, Barrel, Triggers, MX8


Started by Thomas J Webb in Uncategorized. Last reply by Scott Lovett Oct 22, 2014. 19 Replies

Any  comments on barrel length for an MX410. I plan to use the gun for Sporting Clays. I would order the gun with fixed chokes most likely both barrels #2 (.008) Would a 80"cm barreled gun be muzzle heavy? Does anyone have a 78 cm or 79 cm barreled…Continue

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Mid 90's build MX8 Special Combo - Misfire on upper firing pin

Posted by Bill Paulbitski on January 4, 2015 at 9:38am 1 Comment

I jammed the trigger group into the receiver by not properly inserting the forward section first and locking the rear.  Could not budge it.  I'm in Casa Grande trap and skeet and Tom Larkin, gunsmith from Minn. looked at the gun and said no big…


Comp One Chokes

Posted by Joe McKeone on December 12, 2014 at 6:53am 1 Comment

I have a early Comp one , Type one style chokes can anyone tell me if they are available and where I might locate some. Thanks Joe

TM-1 Trigger

Posted by Rex Howe on December 11, 2014 at 6:18pm 4 Comments

Looking for information regarding whether Perazzi ever made a factory release trigger for a TM-1

MT 6 Ejector Sear frozen

Posted by Robert L Miller on November 21, 2014 at 9:46pm 3 Comments

I found a local  MT 6 for a reasonable price that  I figured I could use for skeet and sporting clays. Has 29 1/2" barrels with factory tubes and it looked pretty solid. I finally had a chance to tear it down tonight to see what kind of shape…


MX 5 Stock

Posted by Randy Peck on November 2, 2014 at 10:07am 1 Comment

I am looking for a "duplicate" replacement stock for my MX 5 12 gauge. The original MX 5 stocks are of a more American traditional field grade configuration.  I believe the MX 6 and 8 stocks fit the MX…


Additional Trigger?

Posted by Bill L Nicholson on September 23, 2014 at 11:44am 2 Comments


Good morning!  I'm a trap newbie, and the prould owner of a very slightly used TM9.  I'm understanding that this model has a leaf, rather than coil, trigger spring.  Would you recommend that that I carry an extra…


Perazzi repair

Posted by William Winn on July 16, 2014 at 5:15pm 4 Comments

Who does the best job repairing loose ribs on Perazzi shotguns?

SCO ejector problem

Posted by rick durkee on July 12, 2014 at 5:56pm 10 Comments

Help please:

upon opening my early SCO after firing  the ejector fails to eject the spent hull on the lower barrel. the hull bounces up about 1/3rd of the way out of the chamber and is then easily removed by hand.  the ejector appears to…


Forend to fit MX2000S (2011 model)

Posted by John B. Shooter on May 31, 2014 at 1:50pm 1 Comment


I would like to buy a forend ( pref wood only) for my MX2000S, on which I have already downgraded the stock (to preserve the original high grade woodwork) for extreme field conditions whilst crow shooting.

Just plain wood or…


mx8 scx

Posted by bob strydom on April 25, 2014 at 3:41am 1 Comment

i have a mx8 scx can any body give me info on this model



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