First Look: Rossi Brawler Pistol

A single-shot, single action pistol that serves more than a single purpose.

posted on September 6, 2023
Rossi Brawler

Rossi Firearms has just released the Rossi Brawler, a new pistol chambered for the .45 LC (Long Colt) rimmed revolver cartridge or a .410 -bore shotshell. The Brawler is a single-shot, single-action pistol designed around a rear, breechloading break-action with a manually cocked hammer. The pistol also features a section of Picatinny rail to easily attach aftermarket accessories and optics to the gun. Ideal for the outdoors, it is well-suited to dispatching varmints or dangerous animals such as venomous snakes or it can also be simply used to plink and have fun out on your property.

The Brawler is not the first firearm that can take advantage of the fact that the .410-bore shotshell’s dimensions play well with the .45 Long Colt cartridge, which is a revolver cartridge dating back to the taming of the American West during the second half of the 19th century. .45LC was originally loaded with black powder and cast lead bullets during its heyday and is one of the most popular offerings in Colt’s iconic Single Action Army revolvers.  

Rossi Brawler Single Action Pistol Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 Long Colt or .410-bore shotshell
  • Action: Manually cocked, single-action
  • Barrel Length: 9 inches
  • Rifling: 1:24-inch, RH twist
  • Overall Length: 14 inches
  • Weight: 36.8 ounces
  • Height: 5.9 inches
  • Width: 1.30 inches
  • Finish: Black oxide, black polymer
  • Material: Polymer and alloy steel
  • Safety: Thumb safety, transfer bar
  • Country of Origin: Brazil

The Rossi Brawler has a suggested retail price of $240. To learn more about this new single shot, single action pistol or other firearms sold by Rossi Firearms, please visit their website at


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