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Offline toddm

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Heads up on Shadow 2 Kadet parts
« on: May 30, 2018, 04:25:26 PM »
I think I just learned this the hard way but it appears that the various "Kadet" parts on the CZ webstore like recoil/firing pin springs, spring guide, and possibly front sights do not fit the new Shadow 2 Kadet kits.   I probably should have thought about it since the Shadow 2 Kadet kit is very new and looks like a different design than the older style.

The recoil, firing pin, and recoil guide rod that showed up today are all way too small than what is in my Shadow 2 Kadet

I didn't order one but it also looks like the front sight is very different.  In that the Shadow 2 Kadet has a short front sight "post" with the mounting screw in front of the post screwing down into the slide, where the other "kadet" front sights I see appear to be pinned from underneath through the slide.

It wasn't much for the parts so I'm not too worried about that, but I put out an email to CZ just to verify and see if I can order the same parts for the Shadow 2 kits, a search on "Kadet" on the CZ webstore only reveals the parts I ordered.

Offline redlightrich

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Re: Heads up on Shadow 2 Kadet parts
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2018, 11:45:07 PM »
Yes Todd. When I go to the CZ site, the Kadet parts listed are all for the 75 Kadet or Kadet 2 kit. I havent found any spares for the new SP-01 or S2 Kit.

They do list magazine for the SP-01 or S2, but they are both out of stock. Oddly enough, there are different part numbers for the SP and S2 mags. I wonder if it is simply the embossed name on the mag?
The both kits seem very similar, and the Factory mags are embossed with Shadow 2 and SP-01. I wonder if the replacement is more specific?

Good luck

Rich

Offline Uboofer

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Re: Heads up on Shadow 2 Kadet parts
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2018, 10:16:46 PM »
Is the firing pin spring the same? Just got my Shadow Kadet upper this week and Im getting light strikes with my 13# main spring. Im wondering if cutting the firing pin spring a tad might help with the light strikes or if I just have to go back to the factory main spring. Either way I would like to have a spare firing pin spring on hand anyway.

Offline eastman

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Re: Heads up on Shadow 2 Kadet parts
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2018, 11:35:18 PM »
Is the firing pin spring the same? Just got my Shadow Kadet upper this week and Im getting light strikes with my 13# main spring. Im wondering if cutting the firing pin spring a tad might help with the light strikes or if I just have to go back to the factory main spring. Either way I would like to have a spare firing pin spring on hand anyway.

for .22LR, you will need more than a 13# main spring. Try 18#.
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