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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby stefarius » Sun May 20, 2018 8:15 pm

Tried the Nexus 9m feels almost the same as the Section only a bit shorter turning circle and more aggressive power (lift/boost)
Below the Nexus vs Section2 vs GTS4
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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby stefarius » Sun May 20, 2018 8:16 pm

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby omg » Mon May 21, 2018 5:52 am

Pretty please; has anyone tested the 12m Nexus, how is it; especially the turning speed and low end and whatever you can tell me, and I am also very interested in the weight of the kite, could someone weigh it, please?

Truly appreciated any feedback on the 12m.

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby HaraldR » Thu May 24, 2018 7:41 pm

The 12m Nexus weights exactly 3,6 Kg. I had two low wind sessions by now, but it was a little bit too low, so I wasn’t able to ride upwind with my 136-41 Twintip. Despite that i would say that the kite offers a good low wind performance, the turning speed is all so round and fast, as expected. But, as I said, two sessions in low and marginal winds. A better conclusion will surely be possible after a few more sessions.

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby ShaveTheWhales » Fri May 25, 2018 6:52 pm

JustAGirl wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 9:30 am
The XR isn’t a beginner kite either, it’s just a pure hangtime kite, so it’s more stable, but loop it 100 times & you‘ll bust a tube. It’s built for insane hangtime, not for loops!
I loop my XR5 9m all the time.. why would it bust a tube ? Is there a design fault or news I've missed out on ?

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby SaltWaterDog » Fri May 25, 2018 7:17 pm

ShaveTheWhales wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 6:52 pm
JustAGirl wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 9:30 am
The XR isn’t a beginner kite either, it’s just a pure hangtime kite, so it’s more stable, but loop it 100 times & you‘ll bust a tube. It’s built for insane hangtime, not for loops!
I loop my XR5 9m all the time.. why would it bust a tube ? Is there a design fault or news I've missed out on ?
This person doesn’t know what they’re talking about. I do the same and some megaloop theirs, though loops are not it’s forte.

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby omg » Fri May 25, 2018 8:40 pm

HaraldR wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 7:41 pm
The 12m Nexus weights exactly 3,6 Kg. I had two low wind sessions by now, but it was a little bit too low, so I wasn’t able to ride upwind with my 136-41 Twintip. Despite that i would say that the kite offers a good low wind performance, the turning speed is all so round and fast, as expected. But, as I said, two sessions in low and marginal winds. A better conclusion will surely be possible after a few more sessions.
Super! Thanks veru much Harald. If you have a few more sessions, I'd appreciate if you could share more feedback on the 12m. :thumb:

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby CaptainCore » Wed May 30, 2018 5:36 pm

Great Review in Kiteworld this month, which given they had 6 days of wind and unlimited size range is pretty comprehensive.

Re looping, the XR5, it loops quickly and easily with no stress pivoting about its tip and not generating a deal of pull. The GTS series can be brutal during a loop sequence, but the Nexus loop although much more powerful than an XR5, is more mellow than a GTS which flatters some freestyle and unhooked tricks.

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Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

Postby JustAGirl » Wed May 30, 2018 8:49 pm

Correct, Capt Core. Sorry if I got ppl confused with my comment about busting a tube... it only happens if you don’t close the tube valves... the xr4 had a weakness when handled improperly, which happens a lot, but the xr5 can handle sloppy care & abuse no prob ...


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