Rossi Adds New Calibers to The Rio Grande Lever-Action Rifle Series

Rossi Adds New Calibers to The Rio Grande Lever-Action Rifle Series

Rossi Rio Grande Lever-Action Rifle
Rossi Rio Grande Lever-Action Rifle
Rossi Firearms
Rossi Firearms

MIAMI –-( Rossi steps up its popular Rio Grande lever-action rifle line with the addition of .410-gauge shotshell or .45-70 Government ammunition models.

Both new rifles offer a fast side-loading gate, closed tubular magazine, authentic buckhorn sights, handsome Brazilian hardwood stock and clean lines.

However, these lever-actions are not meant to sit on the mantle. The Rio Grande offers accuracy, performance and practicality for a lifetime of fast, lever-action shooting.

The .45-70 Rio Grande provides 6+1 rounds for shooting fun and is available in blue finish. The .410-gauge holds 5 rounds of ammunition and is available in blue or stainless finish.

The Rio Grande’s side ejection port allows a riflescope to be mounted in the natural position and the scope mount base and hammer extension are included. The barrel measures 20 inches long, with an overall length of 38.9 inches and weighs 5.8 pounds. These hand-assembled and tuned rifles also feature a cushioned recoil pad, cross-bolt safety, lever actuated safety and the unique onboard Taurus Security System®. MSRP $536 – $583.

Also available is the popular Rio Grande .30-30 Win. model. This fast lever-action rifle features authentic buckhorn sights, a beautiful hardwood finish and 6+1 rounds for shooting fun.

The Rossi revolution of firearm design and manufacture started with the founding of the company in 1889 by Amadeo Rossi. For the past 120 years, the tradition of innovation grew along with the company and the Rossi family. Today, Rossi brand firearms still feature the same dedication and innovation in every product. Rossi looks forward to providing its customers with the next generation of great firearms. Rossi Brand firearms are imported into the U.S. and serviced by Braztech International, LC. Rossi is proud to offer a free One-year NRA Membership with the purchase of any Rossi model. For more information about Rossi Firearms, visit High-resolution images are available at

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John Standley

Will your 45-70 rifle fire a 410 gage cartridge and .458 gage bullet? If not, then what else will it fire safely?