Bullet Central’s Guide for Defiance Actions

Make sure you know exactly what you want before you buy one of our custom actions from Defiance.  This helpful guide should assist you in learning about the different Defiance actions, features, and options.

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Types of Defiance Actions

Rebel Actions

Defiance Actions Rebel

The Defiance Rebel is a very versatile custom bolt action. The Rebel can be used in long-range hunting as well as competition shooting. All options can be configured in endless ways. The Defiance actions have a unique manufacturing process ensuring precise, accurate custom bolt actions every time, and is designed to your custom specifications.

Lengths Available: Short, Medium, XM, Long, & XL

  • Easily replaces the Remington 700
  • Chrome Moly Bolt
  • Threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Mil Spec 1913 accessory rail (0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, or 60 MOA); may use talley mounts
  • Optional extended length tenon for gun builders to increase the barrel thread contact and bedding surface area
  • Primary extraction increases initial extraction and ensures a smooth bolt cycle
  • Extractors are M-16 type and are stronger than other designs
  • Can be configured in endless ways to create your ideal bolt action
  • Available in Right and Left handed configurations

Complete Actions Include:

  • Receiver Body
  • Repeater or single shot style magazine cut
  • Bolt Stop/Side bolt release, Spring, Pin
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Bolt Fluting
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud
  • Recoil Lug / Pins / .250″ or 0.300″
  • Trigger Pins
Serial NumberDescriptionPrice 
BC00184Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Standard knob$ 1,210.00 Call to Order
BC00186Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00187Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00188Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00225Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00226Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00227Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 338, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,360.00 Call to Order
BC00228Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00229Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00231Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00232Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00233Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00235Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00236Rebel, Stainless Steel, Left Bolt, Magazine Load, Left Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC00237Rebel, Stainless Steel, Left Bolt, Magazine Load, Left Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Bolt On 20 MOA, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,260.00 Call to Order
BC0121Rebel, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, No Fluting, No sight base, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,160.00 Call to Order
BC0133Rebel, Stainless Steel, Left Bolt, Magazine Load, Left Eject, 308, No Fluting, No sight base, Pinned Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,160.00 Call to Order

Deviant Tactical Actions

Defiance Actions Deviant Tactical

These Defiance actions were designed for the tactical shooter.  It’s built like a tank but is sleek, precise, and accurate.  Competitive shooters favor this one because it is perfect for long-range targets.

Lengths Available: Short, Medium, & Long

  • Easily replaces the Remington 700
  • Designed only for detachable Box magazines and single shots
  • Integral Mil Spec 1913 accessory rail (0, 10, 20, or 30 MOA)
  • Stainless Steel Receiver
  • Chrome Moly Bolt
  • Threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Primary extraction increases initial extraction and ensures a smooth bolt cycle
  • Unparalleled close tolerances: Wire EDM-cut Full length lug limits stress in the material of the receiver
  • .700″ and .750″ bolt diameters accommodate cartridges from .223 Rem to 338 Lapua
  • Can be configured in endless ways to create your ideal bolt action
  • Right and Left handed configurations

Complete Actions Include:

  • Receiver Body
  • Single shot or repeater style magazine cut
  • Bolt Stop/Side bolt release, Spring, Pin
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Bolt Fluting
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud
Serial NumberDescriptionPrice 
BC00173Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00174Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00199Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 338, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,500.00 Call to Order
BC00201Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 338, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,500.00 Call to Order
BC00202Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 338, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,500.00 Call to Order
BC00204Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00205Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00207Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00208Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00209Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00210Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,400.00 Call to Order
BC00211Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00212Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00214Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Right Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00215Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00216Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00217Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00218Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00219Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00220Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00221Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00222Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Right Bolt, Magazine Load, Right Eject, Magnum, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00223Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Left Bolt, Left Load, Left Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order
BC00224Deviant Tactical, Stainless Steel, Left Bolt, Magazine Load, Left Eject, 308, Spiral Fluting, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Polished, Round 1.35", Tactical knob$ 1,350.00 Call to Order

Deviant Hunter Actions

Defiance Action Deviant Hunter

These Defiance Actions, like it’s tactical counterpart, were designed for long range targets.  Although it is popular in competition shooting it shows it’s true skills in long-range hunting.

Lengths Available: Short, Medium, XM, Long

  • Easily replaces the Remington 700
  • Designed for hinged floor plates, detachable magazines, and single shots
  • Integral MOA Mil Spec 1913 accessory rail (20 MOA)
  • Stainless Steel receiver
  • Chrome Moly Bolt
  • Threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Primary extraction increases initial extraction and ensures a smooth bolt cycle
  • .700” and .750” bolt diameters accommodate cartridges from .223 Rem to 338 Lapua
  • Can be configured in endless ways to create your ideal bolt action
  • Right and Left handed configurations

Complete Actions Include:

  • Receiver Body
  • Single shot or repeater style magazine cut
  • Bolt Stop/Side bolt release, Spring, Pin
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Bolt Fluting
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud

Deviant Ultralight actions

Defiance Action Ultralight

The Defiance Ultralight action is designed to be ultralight and ultra-reliable, this is done partially by minimalizing and skeletonizing the integral 20 MOA scope mounts.  This action shines in long-range situations, making it great for competition shooting and hunting.

Lengths Available: Short, Medium, XM, Long

  • Easily replaces the Remington 700
  • Designed for hinged floor plates, detachable magazines, and single shots
  • Integral Skeletonized Scope mount, based on Mil Spec 1913 Rail (20 MOA)
  • Stainless Steel receiver
  • Chrome Moly Bolt
  • Threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Primary extraction increases initial extraction and ensures a smooth bolt cycle
  • .700” and .750” bolt diameters accommodate cartridges from .223 Rem to 338 Lapua
  • Can be configured in endless ways to create your ideal bolt action
  • Right and Left handed configurations

Complete Actions Include:

  • Receiver Body
  • Single shot or repeater style magazine cut
  • Bolt Stop/Side bolt release, Spring, Pin
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Bolt Fluting
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud

Mutant Actions

Defiance Action Ultralight

 The Defiance Mutant is designed exclusively for the Eliseo RTM/RTS Chassis System, a custom fit that will work every time.  The Mutant is everything you’d expect out of a Defiance action.

 Lengths Available: Short, Long, XL

  • Integral recoil ring adds incredible rigidity and rock-solid fit with the Eliseo chassis system
  • Chrome Moly Bolt
  • Threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • One piece bolt, multiple bolt-fluting options are available
  • Primary extraction increases initial extraction and ensures a smooth bolt cycle
  • M-16 style extractor
  • Medium actions are typically equipped with a magazine well to accommodate the AI and AW detachable magazines.
  • Right and Left handed configurations

Complete Actions Include:

  • Receiver Body
  • Single Shot or Repeater Style Magazine Cut
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud

Customizable Options for Defiance actions

Ejection Port Options

Defiance Target Ejector
Defiance Target Ejector
Defiances Actions Hunter Ejector
Defiance Hunter Ejector
Defiance Hybrid Ejector
Defiance Hybrid Ejector
Defiance Sheep Port Ejector
Defiance Sheep Port Ejector

Rear Tang Options

Defiance Rear Tang
Target Rear Tang
Defiance Rear Tang
Standard Rear Tang
Defiance Rear Tang
Heavy Rear Tang

Bolt Handle Options

DefianceBolt Handle
Defiance Bolt Handle (will not drop into Remington inlet)
Defiance Modified Bolt Handle
Modified Bolt Handle (will drop into a Remington inlet)

Bolt Knob Options

Ball Bolt Knob
Tear Drop Bolt Knob
Tactical Bolt Knob
Long Tactical Bolt Knob
Extra Long Tactical Knob

Bolt Nose Options

Defiance Cone Bolt Nose
Cone Bolt Nose (single shots only)
Defiance Flat Bolt Nose
Flat Bolt Nose
Defiance Recessed Bolt Nose
Recessed Bolt Nose (recommended for repeaters)

Bolt Fluting Options

Defiance action shallow fluting
Shallow fluting
Defiance standard action fluting
Standard Fluting
defiance action deep fluting
Deep fluting
Defiance action Extra deep fluting
Extra Deep fluting