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kind of off topic

from the outside looking in...why isnt cadex more popular

i know the hide is a AI friendly site, but i dont even read about cadex in gun rags that much

anyone have info/ideas

not having one so its only opinion, but it seems like a nice piece of kit with more than enough options, accurate etc

thanks

Market proliferation is a tricky thing. I've had Cadex rifles of multiple types since they were first released. Up here in Canada, I needed a new bolt due to some ejection issues (6.5x47 Lapua isn't long action friendly) and I had a new bolt from cadex that works in under two weeks. I ordered another AI bolt 2 months ago and when I asked they figured early next year. Cadex builds great rifles and I think the lack of understanding and reviews is hurting them in the US market. YouTube Cadex Kraken and there's no reviews or anything, YouTube AI reviews and 100s pop up... Maybe its time a made a review video...
 

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Some Russians if that is what they were did an extensive review and a link was posted here earlier in the thread. Content was superb even with subs!

Market proliferation is a tricky thing. I've had Cadex rifles of multiple types since they were first released. Up here in Canada, I needed a new bolt due to some ejection issues (6.5x47 Lapua isn't long action friendly) and I had a new bolt from cadex that works in under two weeks. I ordered another AI bolt 2 months ago and when I asked they figured early next year. Cadex builds great rifles and I think the lack of understanding and reviews is hurting them in the US market. YouTube Cadex Kraken and there's no reviews or anything, YouTube AI reviews and 100s pop up... Maybe its time a made a review video...
 
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    Some Russians if that is what they were did an extensive review and a link was posted here earlier in the thread. Content was superb even with subs!
    They were Ukrainian and they were pretty good, but still not what most are looking for since it is not in English. I also found a few in French that were good as well, but the language barrier is still an issue.

    Market proliferation is a tricky thing. I've had Cadex rifles of multiple types since they were first released. Up here in Canada, I needed a new bolt due to some ejection issues (6.5x47 Lapua isn't long action friendly) and I had a new bolt from cadex that works in under two weeks. I ordered another AI bolt 2 months ago and when I asked they figured early next year. Cadex builds great rifles and I think the lack of understanding and reviews is hurting them in the US market. YouTube Cadex Kraken and there's no reviews or anything, YouTube AI reviews and 100s pop up... Maybe its time a made a review video...
    You are 100% correct, and they do need to get more reviews out in the US of there rifles, chassis/stocks and parts.

    Try to find reviews of there Strike Nuke chassis, or even that there is a Snipers Hide version Short Action and Long Action, that comes with some additional parts?
     
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    They were Ukrainian and they were pretty good, but still not what most are looking for since it is not in English. I also found a few in French that were good as well, but the language barrier is still an issue.


    You are 100% correct, and they do need to get more reviews out in the US of there rifles, chassis/stocks and parts.

    Try to find reviews of there Strike Nuke chassis, or even that there is a Snipers Hide version Short Action and Long Action, that comes with some additional parts?
    The only review I seen that’s in English and extensive is from a YouTube channel called the hunting gear guy that reviews a cadex r7 sheepdog and the PRS network has an extensive review on a cadex lite too.
     

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    Can anyone in here help me out? I bought a cadex lite strike rem 700 chassis from a fellow hide member and when I went to put my origin in the chassis, everything was fine (though I didn't like having to remove my actions rail) until I went to put the cadex action rail on my origin action.

    The holes don't quite line up. The two forward holes seem to line up, but if you line them up, the rear hole is off a bit. I will call cadex and see if they can help but I was hoping there's something that I don't know that isn't in the manual or something.

    Can't really see how it can be fixed other than taking out some material on the rear hole to let the screw slide forward enough to thread into my action??? (Obviously that isn't something I want to do)

    Also, are you supposed to use your actions rail screws or does it normally come with screws to mount the cadex action rail to the action?

    Thanks.
     

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    Can anyone in here help me out? I bought a cadex lite strike rem 700 chassis from a fellow hide member and when I went to put my origin in the chassis, everything was fine (though I didn't like having to remove my actions rail) until I went to put the cadex action rail on my origin action.

    The holes don't quite line up. The two forward holes seem to line up, but if you line them up, the rear hole is off a bit. I will call cadex and see if they can help but I was hoping there's something that I don't know that isn't in the manual or something.

    Can't really see how it can be fixed other than taking out some material on the rear hole to let the screw slide forward enough to thread into my action??? (Obviously that isn't something I want to do)

    Also, are you supposed to use your actions rail screws or does it normally come with screws to mount the cadex action rail to the action?

    Thanks.
    Hey is it a 700 action? Or a 700 clone?
     

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    When the rear hole is lined up it throws off the other two like so. (Pic 1 is showing rear hole aligned, pic 2 shows the front 2 holes out of alignment when the rear hole is aligned.)

    Here's a pic of just my action with the rail removed in case it helps.
     

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    An orgin is not a true clone. The footprint is but the scope isn't interchangeable. That's the reason the holes don't line up.

    I had a stiller in a cadex but used the stiller scope base.
     

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    An orgin is not a true clone. The footprint is but the scope isn't interchangeable. That's the reason the holes don't line up.

    I had a stiller in a cadex but used the stiller scope base.
    Well shit. I can't use my origin rail because it hits the cadex front rail
     

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    Can you trim the scope base back a few slots
    I guess I could, but I don't really want to. I would be deleting one of the holes if I did also. The front hole is pretty close to the end of the rail.
     

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    What fore end do you have? Field comp?

    You can make it work by purchasing the field competition handgaurd and the problem is solved.
     

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    How do you know what actions will fit in this thing ? I don't want to sell it to someone else knowing it may not even fit. These things are expensive.
     

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    Buy the field comp hand gaurd and it will work out

    I know standard R700 from remming fits
     

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    I'll pm you with the info on the handgaurd
    That would be sweet. I'm all pissed off right now. My 5 year olds b-day party is today (which has been a real pain to do everything for) and it's pouring down rain (again) here , and this chassis thing ...
     

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    Yea I hear ya man, kinda related my wifes shifty cunt cat escaped into the walls of my house on my kids birthday.
     

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    Yeah I'm pretty flustered right. Now. I'm goi ng to have to sell this thing. Hopefully I can. It's a lefty
     

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    1. You can buy a short rail for the Origin from Zermatt.
    2. You can trim the longer Origin rail you have. That's what I did and it works fine. Used a belt sander and some black spray paint to cover the bare metal. You can't really see the end anyway.

    Either way ... easy fix.
     
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    Here is one, impulse buy that I regreat :). I have zero Ammo. It’s a 338 enabler. Anyone know can I switch it to a 338 lapua? Don’t get me wrong, it’s awesome, just should have thought about it :). And I waited like 2 years. Hahahahahaha
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    I'll be standing by for results. What distance range will you be shooting?

    Not sure yet. This was the first trip out of the house. Unfortunately I’m in the middle of a move so don’t think I’ll get to test out the accuracy for a little while.
     

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    I'll be standing by for results. What distance range will you be shooting?
    It varies because I never shoot at ranges. I usually go down an old logging road or remote location and shoot across a draw or clearcut. But i would like to get it out to 2500 or so.
     
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    Waiting for my custom 6.5CM barreled action to come back from the smith. Does any know if Magpul AICS mags feed properly in the CDX short action / Lite Comp ?

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