Pardini TR20 Semi-Auto Rimfire Rifle

Hrachya H
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Founded in 1976 by Italian competition shooter Giampiero Pardini, Pardini Armi is a manufacturer of competition shooting air guns and firearms. One of the most popular products of Pardini Armi is the SP rimfire target pistol. Based on this successful design, the company has developed a new semi-automatic rimfire carbine called TR20. Particularly, the Pardini TR20 shares the blowback action and the adjustable trigger with the SP pistol. Reportedly, additive manufacturing technologies are extensively used in the production of this carbine.

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Pardini TR20 is chambered in .22 LR and is fed from detachable magazines. The rifle comes with one 15-round and one 20-round magazine. The 400mm (15 3/4″) long match barrel has a 1:16″ twist rate and is fitted with a polymer muzzle device. The top Picatinny rail is installed on the aluminum handguard. The stock is made of reinforced nylon, has an adjustable length of pull, cheekpiece height and buttpad height. The rifle also features an ambidextrous reciprocating side charging handle and a manual safety. The overall length of the Pardini TR20 rimfire rifle is 800-850mm (31.5″ – 33.5″) and it weighs 2400 grams (5 lb 4.6 oz). More information can be found on the company’s website and in the user manual of the Pardini TR20 rifle which you can download HERE.

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There is no price information on Pardini Armi’s website. The US distributor of Pardini products is Pardini USA LLC which at the time of writing doesn’t have the TR20 carbine in stock.

For those of you who are into rimfire competition shooting, let us know in the comments section what you think about the Pardini TR20 rifle. What price point/range do you think would make it competitive in the US market.


Pictures by Pardini Armi Srl, www.pardini.it

Hrachya H
Hrachya H

Managing Editor Being a lifelong firearms enthusiast, Hrachya always enjoys studying the history and design of guns and ammunition. Should you need to contact him, feel free to shoot him a message at Hrachya@TheFirearmBlog.com

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  • I find it hilarious that this is perfectly legal and acceptable in Europe but a felony in the US if possessed as-is. (Would be an SBR with it's sub-16" barrel and require NFA registration to be legal).

  • Ken Ken on Sep 01, 2023

    For all the naysayin' on Pardini, they must do some things right. Every finals competitor in the most recent Olympic Rapid Fire Pistol world cup event was shooting a Pardini. From France to the ChiComs. Pardinis all. Narry a hiccup from any of them.

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