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Discussion in 'Roller Coaster Construction' started by Temleh, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. ATI

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    I bet the ride will look stunning off ride, especially standing underneath the inline twist, you could almost high-five the riders!
     
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    Some more photos from the Gazette I didn't notice:-

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    That tunnel is really interesting. I'm excited to see it materialise!
     
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    Love that there's a tunnel, hoping for more surprises as it's erected.
     
  5. ATI

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    Another update... Looks like they've flattened out the north-west area of the ride, ready for turfing, which will probably only happen once the coaster has been erected:-



    Credit goes to Coolcabbage43 - Theme Park Videos.
     
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    It's more so for site access than for turfing...
     
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    I think at this stage this is probably the most likely. Big cranes tend to like being on level ground.

    It may well also become part of a turfed area, but I don't think that's what they're leveling the ground for.
     
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    You sound like Julian Clary then with the last bit


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  9. ATI

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    Found this:-



    Pause the video at 1:40 for some VERY interesting things. :emoji_astonished:
     
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    Wandering around the park yesterday, its really good how the layout is interacting with the existing infrastructure - headchoppers underneath the Big Dipper looking most fine.
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    A recent update by Theme Park Worldwide:-

     
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    The tunnel is being painted:-



    Credit goes to Pleasure Beach Experience.
     
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    Great to know it's not going to be a concrete tunnel! Looks at The Smiler in disgust.
     
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    and Air/Galactica!
     
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    Another update:- Not all that much has changed, except for the tunel walls being painted black.



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    Call me when the track arrives ;)
     
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    When this was announced I assumed this would be open for the start of the season but there's still no track on site. Is this more likely going to open in the summer?
     
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    Nah this thing should fly up as soon as track arrives. I mean the track for the Smiler arrived very late the previous year, if I remember correctly and that was meant to be open for the start of the season. Yeah it was delayed by a couple of months, which I'm pretty sure was due to problems with the foundation or something, could be wrong though.
     
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    It's supposed to open in Spring next year. They've said from the start that most of the building work (including track) will be done in the close season.
     
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