Rebel Action

The Rebel. Our original, most versatile custom bolt action. With all lengths available, the Rebel will prove itself in long-range hunting as well as competition shooting. And when we say all options can be configured in endless ways, we mean it. Our unique manufacturing process not only ensures precise, accurate custom bolt actions every time, it is designed to craft to your specifications.

“The Rebel actions packed with features like the Mini M16 extractor, AW magazine well to accept both Accuracy International AW and AICS magazines, and the legendary Defiance Machine extraction which put it ahead of the competition.” –Mark Gordon, Short Action Customs, LLC

  • Precision bolt action with a standard footprint for ease of stock selection and off-the-shelf custom fit; easily replaces the Remington 700™
  • Close tolerances preserved: All materials are pre-hardened before machining to prevent changing tolerances during heat treat
  • Wire EDM-cut, full-length lug ways provide smooth bolt operation and unsurpassed strength and rigidity without inducing stress in the material
  • Bolt machined from one piece of pre-hardened 4340 chrome moly and threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Actions available in Short, Medium, XM, Long, and XL lengths to accommodate all popular factory chamberings and extended length handloads
  • For gun builders: Optional extended- length tenon available for increased barrel thread contact and bedding surface area
  • Defiance primary extraction design significantly increases initial extraction and ensures smooth bolt cycling
  • Bolt face diameters available for all standard and wildcat cartridges
  • Extractors are M-16 type and stronger than other designs
  • Custom bolt actions: Multiple magazine well cuts available for all of today’s popular magazine types including hinged floorplates, detachable boxes, or single shot.
  • Mil Spec 1913 accessory rail (0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, or 60 MOA); may also use talley mounts
  • Accessory rail is secured to receiver with to pins and 8-40 screws to eliminate recoil sheer forces
  • All available options can be configured in endless ways to create your one-of-a-kind custom bolt action
  • Right- and left-hand configurations available


416R SS, 1.350 OD, .700 Bolt, 4340 CM, .750 Bolt Add $100

XM ACTION – $950-$1270 MSRP

416R SS, 1.350 OD, .700 Bolt, 4340 CM

LONG ACTION – $1000-$1320 MSRP

416R SS, 1.350 OD, .700 Bolt, 4340 CM, .750 Bolt Add $100

XL ACTION – $1100-$1420 MSRP

.750 Bolt Only, 416R, SS, 1.350 OD, 4340 CM

Reciever Body

One-Piece Bolt

Plunger Ejector (Optional)

Mini 16 Extractor

Bolt Knob

Firing Pin / Spring

Cocking Piece

Bolt Shroud

Bolt Stop, Spring, Pin

Recoil Lug / Pins (Optional)

Picatinny Scope Rail, Screws, Pins (Optional)

Repeater Magazine

Single Shot Magazine

Plunger Ejector

Recoil Lug / Pins / .250 or .312

Bolt Fluting

Mil-Spec Picatinny Scope Rail

Davidson-Style Scope Rail

Replacement Bolt, Complete

Firing Pin Assembly Only










The Defiance Guarantee

If you don’t like it, we’ll change it, swap it, or refund your money. We want all of our customers to be satisfied.

We’ll even pay the return shipping.