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Caesar Guerini has got a bad rap in the past so I thought I would relate my experience with them.

I bought my Caesar Guerini Magnus Combo 32-34" in Feb. 29, 2008. I call it my 'leap-year' shotgun.

I have shot 75,000 rounds thru it and it has had all 3 pit-stops.

They swapped out the non-selective barrel safety at the Grand for a selective barrel safety for no charge.

I had the original 'grooved surface' trigger replaced with the new style smooth trigger because the old trigger wouldn't stay tight. Found out it was caused by the Allen screw. They changed the design on the new trigger. Because I was having trouble keeping it tight normally $100, no charge.

My perspiration had worn the finish off the receiver so after shooting for several years I sent the complete gun with both barrels back to Caesar Guerini in Maryland on October 1, 2015 to have the 'factory fresh' option done. This option makes the whole gun like new both metal & wood. I have a 'like new' combo for less than $2,000. My avatar above shows the gun when I got it back.

They told me it would be gone five to six months as the Magnus finish would have to be done in Italy. I would be sending it back in my off season so it didn't matter. Oct. 1, 2015 -March 14, 2016 and I had my gun back.

I have it set 13" high at 30 yards - all three barrels. When I miss I know it was me and why.

I have found the shotgun I have been looking for for years. I like my Caesar Guerini Magnus and I like Caesar Guerini service.

Michael
 

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Michael, I'm not familiar with selective and non-selective safeties. Can you explain?
Non-selective two way - safety on safety off.
Selective - four way - safety off top barrel, safety off bottom barrel, and safety on top, on bottom.
 

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Okay. We're talking about barrel selector and not safety. Safety on or safety off still blocks both barrels, right?
 

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Okay. We're talking about barrel selector and not safety. Safety on or safety off still blocks both barrels, right?
Safety ON blocks both barrels.
I used poor verbage in the original post and have corrected it above.
 

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My Summit unsingle combo is bottom barrel first with no barrel selector. I've often wondered why they elected to leave this feature off a relatively expensive shotgun. Couldn't cost that much more to do it right at the factory.
 

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I upgraded my safety to selectable on my Summit Trap combo when I sent it in for a pit stop last winter. Like it better being able to select top or bottom barrel first. Their service is first class. Andy is great. I like that they call once the gun is on their bench. I own a Challenger Ascent with tube set too. I’ll own another some day.
 

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I have a Maxum 32/34 combo. Got it on April 29,2013. I have shot 25K shells with no Issues. I sent it back to the gunshop last Nov. and they did the first Pitstop on the gun including a refinish of the stock. $350. I love the gun it has worked well for me and after I got it tuned to my shooting style. Adjustable everything on it. I have had some recent issues with the rib on my O/U barrel. Pin keeps falling out at the muzzle. They said send it back and they would replace the rib.
 

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Cg has wonderful customer service and their pit stop program is hard to beat. I will admit their reps at shot show seem to be a little stuck up though.

I had a summit sporting that my triggers weren't resetting and I sent it back and had it returned and fixed in 3 weeks.
 

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I own a Cg summit trap unsingle and a Summit sporting o/u my experiences with CG customer service has been excellent. Never heard anything bad about them
 

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Is everybody who has posted about their excellent service experience an original owner? I'm contemplating buying a CG in the secondary market, and have read that the Pitt Stop has limited transferability, but I'm curious if they take just as good care of individuals who buy their guns in the after market as they do of those that they sell the guns to originally.
 

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I liked my Guerini, just couldn't shoot it worth a crap (high rib is a no-no for me). I had the selector put on mine when I ordered through Bob Schultz.
 

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Is everybody who has posted about their excellent service experience an original owner? I'm contemplating buying a CG in the secondary market, and have read that the Pitt Stop has limited transferability, but I'm curious if they take just as good care of individuals who buy their guns in the after market as they do of those that they sell the guns to originally.
I purchased a pre owned CG, service was exemplary, I was provided with a pit stop ,no charge, and had stock refinishing done which I was happy to pay for . I met Eric one of their gunsmiths , who provided me with details of what would be gone through. The gun was returned to me looking and shooting like a new firearm . Have nothing but good things to say about my experience.
 
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