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Legendia | Lech Coaster | Vekoma Bermuda Blitz

Discussion in 'Roller Coaster Construction' started by JKM, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. ATI

    ATI Spammer of the Year & Most Improved Member 2016 CF Award Winner 2016

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    Verrrrry twisty! I love it! It's definitely a big step-up by Vekoma! :)
     
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    Does the drop strike anyone else as pitching beyond vertical?
     
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    That's because it is ;)


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  4. BigBad

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    I'm just surprised it hasn't been talked about more. These must be the longest trains on a beyond-vertical drop. The air should be intense!

    Are the harnesses just lap bars or also some kind of OTSR (such as a vest attached to an overhead lap bar)?
     
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    It's the Vekoma soft OTSR vest seen on Formula 1 at Energylandia ;)
     
  6. holtjammy16

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    pretty sure it isn't, it's just the angle

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    The drop is so weird. When you look at the drop from the profile view of the LIFT HILL, the drop is around 70-80 degrees. But if you look at the drop from a profile view of the DROP, then it's beyond vertical. The angle makes all the difference. Cannot wait to see this thing run
     
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    What seems to happen is what happened to me the first time I tried a drop like that in FVD++. (I was sort of mimicking Expedition GeForce.) As you roll in a force zone with negative Gs, the track pitches beyond vertical in a weird way that doesn't happen for a straight drop.

    I half think that's what Vekoma has done.

    And if it looks beyond vertical from the drop, it's beyond vertical. That's the only vantage point that matters.
     
  9. Lofty

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    I'm absolutely adamant they stated that it was beyond vertical when it was announced.
     
  10. DelPiero

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    This shows it best imo, looks like the spine goes slightly left indicating a tiny bit of vertical droppage. Don't remember there being anything confirmed by the park before though.
     
  11. Hixee

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    This could also be a fluke of heartlining. The heartline of the coaster may be vertical, but the track might have to do some funky twists to make that so.
     
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    Yeah, still sweating and finding myself short of breath whenever I open this topic.
     
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    Research it, it's bang on vertical!
     
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    We've got trains on track!

    [​IMG]
    Source: Legendia's Facebook Page

    Maybe soon we'll have testing footage?! :D
     
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    Source?
     
  16. Lofty

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    I can't wait to ride this next year!

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    Ohh I really like how old school they look. The OTSRs can go die, obviously, but the trains are fab.
     
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    Im confused is it vertical or over vert? You said earlier you were adamant it was over vert you confusing man
     
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    Does it really matter though? As long as it rides superbly ^^

    Anyway, one more picture from SSC:


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