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


by Scott E. Mayer   |  May 24th, 2011 4

Miami, FLRossi 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.

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