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  • 21 E 3rd Street(Mailing Address: P.O. Box 10)Wendell, North Carolina 27591
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Perry's Gun Shop Original Store ImagePerry’s Gun Shop was founded in the heart of downtown Wendell, North Carolina in the corner of Perry’s Inc. in 1981. The hardware store was approaching it’s 100th anniversary when the boys wanted to try something a little different than what Dad’s been doing. 

Since then we have been working hard to bring North Carolina top quality service, the top brands, and always the best prices in outdoor gear to you! Three generations of Perrys are easy to find on the store floor to help you find just the right firearm, gun safe, or accessory to make you and your family safe and secure or ready for the next hunting trip. We pride ourselves in having a knowledgeable and experienced staff always ready and willing to help you find the proper fit for you and your needs. Our 20,000 square foot store is nationally recognized by top manufacturers like Browning, Winchester, Beretta, Benelli, Smith & Wesson, Glock, Liberty Safes, Remington, H&K, and over 100 other brands. Although we have fifth generation customers, we are always ambitiously looking for new friends and clientele to bring to Wendell to experience our style of hometown hospitality.

Meet the Team

Barry Perry

Barry Perry — Barry is the owner of Perry’s Gun Shop. He branched off of the family’s hardware store while he was still in college. Currently, he enjoys serving on various dealer boards for companies like Liberty Safes and the Freedom Group (Remington, AAC, Bushmaster, DPMS, Marlin, H&R). Locally, he is a Diamond Life Sponsor of Ducks Unlimited, a Diamond Sponsor for the National Wild Turkey Federation, supporter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and a life member of the NRA. He is also a member of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, who sponsors the annual SHOT Show. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and sporting clays. Barry also enjoys spending time with his granddaughters.

Hannah Hopkins

Hannah Hopkins— Hannah is Barry’s daughter and has been here full time for 8 years. She manages our computer database and ATF compliance as well as numerous aspects of the purchasing. In addition to the computer, she also manages the “Class 3″/NFA sales and is very knowledgeable about the safes. She enjoys shooting silenced firearms, handguns, AR-15s, and anything fully automatic! She has been dubbed our “Tactical Queen”. She is a member of a local women’s only shooting group called “The Well Armed Woman.” She is married with two beautiful girls.


Mike – Mike has been working here for over 10 years. He is our Swarovski Pro-Staffer. He enjoys ALL types of hunting. He also handles delivery, re-location and sales of our large selection of Liberty Safes.