Weighing as little as 20.2 oz.

We set out to create the best action we could at an entry level price point, and our R&D team came out with something that exceeded our already high expectations. The classic combines many of our finest features into a standardized, lightweight and durable action. Thanks to a streamlined production process and utilization of overflow materials, the Classic action comes in at a price point that cannot be beat at this level of quality.


  • Receiver made of pre-hardened aircraft-certified 416 stainless steel
  • Bolt made of pre-hardened aircraft-certified 4340 chrome moly with recessed bolt lugs, utilizing a mini-16 extractor and plunger ejector
  • Receiver barrel threads are 1.0625” X 16 T.P.I. (Rem. 700 thread dia. and pitch)
  • Includes 20 MOA Mil Spec 1913 (Picatinny) scope mount, custom made from 7075 aluminum, 8-40 screws, and 1/8” hardened recoil pins (1.6 oz.)
  • Includes pinned .253” recoil lug made of hardened 416 Stainless (1.2oz)
  • Action features guaranteed headspace.
  • Actions available in:
    • Medium (Rem. SA)
    • Long (Rem. LA)
  • Medium length actions available in .390”, .480”, and .550” bolt face
  • Long length actions available in .480” and .550” bolt face
  • Available in right & left hand
  • Works with hinged floorplates and center feed detachable magazines
  • .308 available with AICS/AW magazine cut (detachable mag only)
  • Approximate weights for complete action*
    • 20.2 oz – Medium (Rem. SA)
    • 23.2 oz – Long (Rem. LA)
      • *Complete action consists of stainless-steel receiver, one-piece 4340 CM bolt, handle/knob, firing pin assembly with aluminum shroud, and side bolt release


  • All material pre-hardened prior to machining to prevent changing tolerances during heat treat.
  • Bolt machined from one piece of pre-hardened 4340 chrome moly in one operation.
  • Receiver machined from one piece of pre-hardened 416SS.
  • Wire EDM-cut, full-length lug ways result in smooth bolt operation.
  • Primary extraction design significantly increases initial extraction and ensures smooth bolt cycling.


  • Hand
    • Right
    • Left
  • Bolt Face
    • .223 Rem (.390)
    • .308 Rem (.480)
    • .300 WM/RUM (.545)
  • Magazine Cut
    • BDL for use with hinged floorplate or center feed magazines (Wyatt’s cut)
    • AI/AW Medium action only (DBM only)

Everything Included

  • Precision round receiver body pinned for recoil lug
  • 20 MOA Mil Spec 1913 picatinny scope mount, made from 7075 aluminum or Steel
  • .253” recoil lug
  • Bolt stop/side bolt release, spring, pin
  • Lightweight one-piece bolt
  • Deep bolt fluting
  • Mini-16 extractor
  • Lightweight bolt knob
  • One-piece firing pin and spring
  • Cocking piece
  • Aluminum bolt shroud
  • Trigger pins


MEDIUM ACTION (Model 700™ SA Length) – MSRP $990

LONG ACTION (Model 700™ LA Length) – MSRP $990

The classic is available to send out for Nitride coating.

The Defiance Guarantee

We want all of our customers to be 100% satisfied with the quality of our product. If you don’t like it, we’ll change it, swap it, or refund your money. We’ll even pay the return shipping.


Defiance Classic