Defiance: Deviant Tactical, AW Medium Stainless Action, .308

Defiance Machine : Deviant Tactical SA 308 AW
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Deviant. The name says it all—designed with the tactical shooter in mind. Sleek. Precise. Accurate. Built like a tank. Perfect for engaging long-range targets, which makes it a favorite among competitive shooters, too. Like everything Defiance Machine manufactures, the Deviant Tactical is the best rifle action in the firearms industry. 



  • AW magazine cut
  • Medium receiver length (This is the same length as most short action 700 style receivers)
  • .308 bolt face
  • Precision bolt action with a standard footprint for ease of stock selection and off-the-shelf custom fit; easily replaces the Remington 700™
  • Designed for detachable box magazines
  • Integral Mil Spec 1913 accessory rail, 20 MOA rail
  • Receiver machined from one piece of pre-hardened 416 stainless steel
  • Bolt machined from one piece of pre-hardened 4340 chrome moly and threaded for interchangeable knobs
  • Defiance primary extraction design significantly increases initial extraction and ensures smooth bolt cycling
  • Unparalleled close tolerances: Full-length lug ways are wire EDM-cut to limit stress in the receiver material
  • Bolt face diameters available for all standard and wildcat cartridges
  • Right- and left-hand configurations available
  • All available options can be configured in endless ways to create your one-of-a-kind custom bolt action

Action Lengths

  • Short (Rem Model 7)
  • Medium (Rem. SA)
  • XM (3.200″ max cartridge length) 
  • Long (Rem. LA)

Included Items

  • Receiver Body
  • Repeater style magazine cut
  • Bolt Stop/Side bolt release, Spring, Pin
  • One-Piece Bolt
  • Bolt Fluting
  • Plunger Ejector
  • Mini 16 Extractor (except for the .223 which comes with the Sako extractor)
  • Bolt Knob
  • Firing Pin / Spring
  • Cocking Piece
  • Bolt Shroud


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