Defiance quality and dependability – now with guaranteed headspace

Innovation and process advancement have led to the birth of the Ruckus bolt action. Sharing many of the same features of the Deviant, such as integral scope bases and recoil lug, but with a new bolt design that affords ever-tighter tolerances and a lower price tag


    • 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)
    • Actions available in:
      • Medium Action (Rem. SA)
      • XM ACTION  (Proprietary Intermediate length) requires XM BDL KIT
      • XM PLUS ACTION (Intermediate length action – works with Hawkins Medium bottom metal)
      • Long (Rem. LA)
    • Integral skeletonized 0 or 20 MOA scope mount
    • Integral recoil lug
    • Works with hinged floorplates, detachable magazines, or single shots
    • Medium length (Rem. SA) offered with AW magazine cut
    • Average configuration weighs 26-28 oz. depending on length


  • 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 for hinged floorplates, 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


MEDIUM ACTION (Model 700™ SA Length) – $1,595

XM ACTION (Intermediate length) – $1,595

XM PLUS ACTION (Intermediate length action – works with Hawkins Medium bottom metal) – $1,595

LONG ACTION (Model 700™ LA Length) – $1,595

Extra bolt $395 complete with extractor, ejector, and fire control assembly

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.


Ruckus Ultralight