First Look: Rossi Survival Rifle

A ightweight, versatile rifle which shoots both .45 Colt cartridges and .410 shells.

posted on December 14, 2023
Rossi Survival Rifle

Rossi USA is rolling out a new single-shot break-action rifle uses both .45 Colt cartridges and.410 shot shells. The simple, reliable action of the new Rossi Survival Rifle, combined with the flexibility of using either a large-caliber centerfire pistol round and a small shotgun shell create a rifle that’s ideal for use as a last-ditch wilderness rifle.

Built on the same tough action as the Rossi Brawler pistol, the Survival Rifle is a 16-inch carbine with a hammer-forged barrel that accepts either .45 Colt or 410 shotshells up to 3 inches in length. The single-action trigger is crisp and breaks to the rear with minimal stacking, allowing shooters to place that all-important single shot exactly where they want it.

Additionally, the Survival Rifle features a polymer stock that holds additional ammunition, allowing outdoors enthusiasts to have plenty of extra ammo within reach. The automatic ejectors kick spent hulls and shells free of the gun with authority so that if you do need to reload, you can do it efficiently. As a parting shot, the Survival Rifle can be quickly and easily broken down for easy and discrete transportation inside of a backpack or a larger rucksack.

Rossi Survival Rifle Features

  • Polymer furniture
  • Chambered for 2.5 and 3 inch .410 shot shells
  • Single shot break action
  • Iron sights
  • Aluminum Picatinny rail for additional optics
  • 16.5 inch rifled barrel
  • Front and rear sling mounts
  • Four holders for either .45 Colt or .410 shells on each side of the stock
  • Barrel threaded for chokes
  • Cross-bolt safety
  • Easy takedown for storage
  • Steel receiver

The Rossi Survival Rifle has an MSRP of $371, and for more information on this new rifle or other products from Rossi USA, please visit


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