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Simmer style cortex

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Created by Boracay.Villas 8 months ago, 1 Apr 2018
Boracay.Villas
8 posts
1 Apr 2018 8:27PM
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Sweet looking wave boards ????


Mark _australia
WA, 18520 posts
4 Apr 2018 5:56PM
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Don't like anything with flex written on it. The last major brand that cut out carbon / kevlar / innegra etc cos they reckon they liked the feel and flex, all fell to bits due to that very same flex.... and hmmm was it more a cost decision....?

Also unsure from the pic, but looks like the same outrageously thin footpads I was very disappointed with on my new RRD.

Have they got a real vent plug yet?

But yeah, nice looking

Shifu
QLD, 924 posts
5 Apr 2018 7:39AM
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The new stubby fashion has full momentum now.

5 Apr 2018 9:36AM
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I have a few of the new Simmer Cortex V1 boards coming to Perth within a few weeks.

Come and have a look at those new exciting wave boards.
Or even better - give it a test ride and let us get some 'real' gear reviews :)

There is a bit more 'pre info'here on sizes, construction etc.:
simmerstyle.com.au/collections/boards-v1/products/cortex

Mark: It would be great if you could come by as well to have a look and also take it for a test ride as your feedback after testing the product would be valuable.

I hear you on your comments above.

I'm pretty sure the 'Flex' don't mean cost cutting or weaker boards, but more like a refined layup of the carbon etc., in the right places.

Haven't seen the foot pads in real life, but pretty sure the team riders / development team would have chosen the right ones.

For the went plug, - I think you might refer to some problems 4-5 years ago when Simmer had a board production at a different factory and there was some problems with the plugs? So far I haven't heard or seen any problems concerning this on the never generation boards from last year or this year.

Great you like the look of them, - that's positive :)

seanhogan
2954 posts
5 Apr 2018 5:19PM
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nice 2017 starboard colours....

Boards look nice though

homeagain
WA, 3 posts
5 Apr 2018 6:40PM
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That's got coronation beach written all over it! What fin configuration will they come with out of the box?

Mastbender
1808 posts
6 Apr 2018 1:13AM
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homeagain said..
That's got coronation beach written all over it! What fin configuration will they come with out of the box?


Whatever you want, so long as you like slot boxes, they have 5 boxes each.

6 Apr 2018 8:27AM
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The out of the box fin set up is thruster fins.
The Quad or Twin fin set up is the recommended sizes if you prefer this set up.




15 Jun 2018 11:42AM
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Just a quick note that I now got the new Simmer Cortex in 78L, 84L, 90L in my workshop.

It would be great to demo them out and get some real feedback. I tested all 3 sizes and is fully impressed,, :)
But don't take my word for it and test them out yourself





uweh
275 posts
15 Jun 2018 4:11PM
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How about your feeling about the new pads ?
thanks in advanvce
uwe

KDog
36 posts
15 Jun 2018 11:35PM
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Had a demo on the new quantum last week same footpads as this board and I really could not tell the difference from other brands pads but I do wear booties. Also the simmer foot straps seem to be a lot better.

KDog
36 posts
15 Jun 2018 11:35PM
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Had a demo on the new quantum last week same footpads as this board and I really could not tell the difference from other brands pads but I do wear booties. Also the simmer foot straps seem to be a lot better.

NordRoi
252 posts
16 Jun 2018 1:30AM
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KDog said..
Had a demo on the new quantum last week same footpads as this board and I really could not tell the difference from other brands pads but I do wear booties. Also the simmer foot straps seem to be a lot better.


Ahahah, water seems all same temperature, but I do wear wetsuits lol! No offence, I found it funny!!

16 Jun 2018 8:14AM
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Hi Uwe

To be honest then I didn't pay to much attention to the foot pads on my first times out on the boards.

Normally I would know if something is feeling slightly 'off' and then make a mental note of it.

But thinking back at the sessions, I can't recall that I thought that the foot pads was either to thin, less grippy, placed wrong or anything slightly negative.

Your welcome to come and have a look / or demo on of the boards.

I will pay more attention next time out :)

Cheer
Jesper

yxz3960
6 posts
17 Jun 2018 1:16AM
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Hi there just got my new simmer cortex 85, wonder if anyone has sailed it. If so, would love some first impressions, for me to be prepared. Just looking at it got me intimidated as it looks much smaller than anything I have sailed so far. Is it difficult to come on the plane? Would you sail it with a 5,3 sail?

18 Jun 2018 10:42AM
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Hi yxz3960

Not sure what board you sailed before or what you would compare too?

Don't be intimidated by this board / size. It is super easy to get on the plane and will carry a 5.3 with no problems.
It don't feel smaller than a 84L board, even with the reduced length and width.
Let us know when you had some water time on it :)

yxz3960
6 posts
18 Jun 2018 4:05PM
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Thanks for the reply. Sailed the g1 freewave 85 the g1 quantum 75 and the g3 quantum 85 the
last years.

20 Jun 2018 11:09AM
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Hi yxz3960

If you compare with the Quantum 85 G3

You will find the Simmer Cortex 84L get's going earlier with it's faster rocker + parallel outline.
It feels like you have a lot of control at all times over the board when jumping or just sailing around.

I had a good session again the other day on the 84L and just love everything about it so far.
Wave riding seams smooth and easy and you can just throw it around like you desire.

I haven't tested this, but would not be to surprised if you could even use a 5.6 some days,,

yxz3960
6 posts
20 Jun 2018 12:49PM
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Thank you ?? hope I 'll have a go today. I I'll tell you how it was.

yxz3960
6 posts
26 Jun 2018 3:04AM
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Loved the cortex sailed it with a 4,7 sail 19 to 22 knots its a plug and play board but its radical. I can't believe it. Wonderful.

yxz3960
6 posts
26 Jun 2018 3:04AM
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Loved the cortex sailed it with a 4,7 sail 19 to 22 knots its a plug and play board but its radical. I can't believe it. Wonderful.



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