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Defiance Machine

Defiance, Ruckus Tactical, SS, Nitride, Medium, RB, Spiral Standard Fluting, Magnum, Modified Handle, Tactical Knob, DBM, Right Eject, Picatinny Integral 20 MOA, Integral Lug, Recessed Bolt Nose, M16 Extractor, Faceted Shroud

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Introducing the Defiance Ruckus Tactical: The Ultimate Competitor's Rifle Action

Overview of the Ruckus Tactical

The Defiance Ruckus Tactical is engineered for the competitive shooter who demands both reliability and precision. This robust action is built to be a workhorse, featuring an integral 1913 Mil spec (Picatinny) scope base and recoil lug, ensuring utmost rigidity and performance under the toughest conditions.

Exceptional Features of the Ruckus Tactical

Design and Build

The Ruckus Tactical stands out with its ultra-rigid design, crafted specifically to handle the rigorous demands of competitive shooting. This model's receiver is constructed from pre-hardened, aircraft-certified 416 stainless steel, ensuring strength and longevity.

Precision Engineering

This action features a one-piece bolt, machined in a single operation, which guarantees a headspace tolerance of +/- .001″. Such precision is critical for consistent performance and accuracy, making the Ruckus Tactical a top choice among discerning shooters.

Specifications of the Ruckus Tactical

Integral Components

  • Scope Mount: Includes a 0 or 20 MOA integral scope mount, innovatively narrowed in the center to facilitate top-loading of BDL style magazines and to remove excess weight while maintaining structural integrity.
  • Recoil Lug: Integral to the design, enhancing the action's overall stability and accuracy.

Versatility and Compatibility

  • Action Lengths Available:
    • Short Action (Rem. SA)
    • XM (3.200″ max cartridge length) requires XM BDL KIT
    • Medium (Industry Standard Medium, previously named XM Plus)
    • Long (Rem. LA)
  • Weight: Average configuration weighs between 30 – 32 oz, depending on the action length.

Additional Features

  • Magazine Compatibility: Works with hinged floorplates, detachable magazines, or single shots, providing flexibility for various shooting preferences and requirements.
  • Bolt Operation: Features Wire EDM-cut, full-length lug ways for smooth bolt operation and a primary extraction design that significantly increases initial extraction and ensures smooth bolt cycling.

Manufacturing Excellence

Each component of the Ruckus Tactical is machined from pre-hardened materials to prevent dimensional changes during heat treatment. The receiver and bolt are crafted from high-grade stainless steel and chrome moly, respectively, ensuring that each action is built to last and withstand the demands of competitive shooting.

What's Included with the Ruckus Tactical

When you choose the Ruckus Tactical, you receive a comprehensive set that includes:

  • Receiver Body: Designed for repeater or single-shot style magazine cuts.
  • Bolt Assembly: Comes with a one-piece bolt, featuring standard or optional bolt fluting, and a tactical knob.
  • Other Components: Includes bolt stop, side bolt release, firing pin, spring, cocking piece, bolt shroud, and trigger pins, all tailored to enhance the shooting experience.


The Defiance Ruckus Tactical is not just another rifle action; it's a meticulously designed, precision-engineered piece of machinery tailored for the competitive shooter who refuses to compromise on quality and performance. Whether you're engaging in precision rifle matches or practicing long-range shooting, the Ruckus Tactical is designed to exceed expectations and deliver results.

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Additional Information

Model / Type:
Stainless Steel
Round 1.35in
Bolt Orientation:
Bolt Fluting:
Bolt Face Diameter:
.550 +/-
Bolt Knob Style:
Load Port:
Ejection Port:
Picatinny Rail:
Minute of Angle:
20 MOA
Recoil Lug:
Extractor Type:
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