Ruckus: Guaranteed headspace. Every time. 

The newest addition to the Defiance family of bolt actions is the Ruckus. Starting with the best features of the popular Deviant, the Ruckus is machined to ever-tighter tolerances with fewer operations. 

Specifications

  • Receiver made of pre-hardened aircraft-certified 416 stainless steel
  • One piece bolt machined in one operation enabling guaranteed headspace tolerance of +/-.001″
  • Receiver barrel threads are 1.0625” X 16 T.P.I. (Rem. 700 thread dia. and pitch)
  • Integral skeletonized 20 MOA scope mount
  • Scope slot spacing (center to center)
    • Short: 4.300”
    • Medium: 4.657”
    • XM: 3.820”
    • Long: 4.420”
  • Integral recoil lug
  • Works with hinged floorplates, detachable magazines, or single shots
  • Medium length (Rem. SA) offered with AW magazine cut
  • Actions available in Short, Medium, XM, and Long lengths to accommodate most popular factory chamberings and extended length hand loads
  • Average configuration weighs 26-28 oz. depending on length

Manufacturing

  •  All material pre-hardened prior to machining to prevent changing tolerances during heat treat.
  • Receiver machined from one piece of pre-hardened 416SS.
  • Wire EDM-cut, full-length lug ways result in smooth bolt operation.
  • One-piece bolt made of pre-hardened aircraft-certified 4340 chrome moly machined in one operation enabling headspace tolerance guarantee of +/-.001″
  • 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.
  • Designed, as well as detachable magazines and single shots.
  • Multiple magazine well cuts available for all of today’s popular magazine types including detachable boxes or single shot.
  • Standard footprint for ease of stock selection and off-the-shelf custom fit.

Everything Included

  • Receiver body
  • Repeater or single-shot style magazine cut
  • Bolt stop/side bolt release, spring, pin
  • One-piece bolt
  • Extractor
  • Bolt knob
  • Firing pin/spring
  • Cocking piece
  • Bolt shroud
  • Trigger pins
  • Integral rail and recoil lug

Pricing

SHORT ACTION (Model 7™ Length) – $1230
416R SS, 1.350” OD Receiver bottom, .700” Bolt, 4340 CM

MEDIUM ACTION (Model 700™ SA Length) – $1230
416R SS, 1.350” OD Receiver bottom, .700” Bolt, 4340 CM, .750” Bolt add $100

XM ACTION (Intermediate length) – $1230
416R SS, 1.350” OD receiver bottom, .700” Bolt, 4340 CM

LONG ACTION (Model 700™ LA Length) – $1280
416R SS, 1.350” OD Receiver bottom, .700” Bolt, 4340 CM, .750” Bolt add $100

(Extra bolt $275.00 complete with extractor, ejector, and fire control assembly)

*Not currently available in 3 position safety or controlled round feed with claw extractor and blade ejector

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 100% satisfied with the quality of our product. We’ll even pay the return shipping.

Guaranteed.

Ruckus Ultralight