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Rank the B&M Hyper coasters

b&mfanboy123

Mega Poster
Out of interest, how come you have Raging Bull on top? Also, how come Mako and Candymonium are so far apart, as I was led to believe that those two were very similar to one another?

I’m not judging by any means, I’m merely intrigued, as some of those seem like uncommon opinions!

Nice to see you back by the way @b&mfanboy123; it feels like you haven’t been on the forums in a while!
Hey Matt thanks for the welcome back
so first in my opinion I find that raging bull is consistently amazing, that first drop in the back row, and im always flying out my seat since the ride ops never staple. Its also unique which I love!
Second i separated mako and candymonium, since every ride i've had on candy the trims have hit really hard, while ive gotten rides on mako without trims!
 

Matt N

Strata Poster
I've still only done Mako, unfortunately... I'm hoping to possibly get on Silver Star in 2022, however, so I'll be interested to see how that one compares! I'm also interested, and slightly nervous, to see whether that amazing B&M hyper ride experience still holds up against my 2016 memories given that I've ridden some amazing UK airtime coasters since riding Mako...
 

Matt N

Strata Poster
I should probably have thought that statement through a little better given my relative lack of experience, but I’ll admit I’ve never understood why people say that the UK lacks airtime. Admittedly, none of our coasters utilise it as a strong focus of the ride, but some coasters in Britain have some really decent moments of it!

For instance, the UK’s thrilling Gersts (well, Smiler, Saw and Speed) all have pretty decent pops, Rita has some excellent airtime, Thirteen has some nice pops, Megafobia has some great pops, and that drop in the back is phenomenal, Icon has lots of really excellent pops of airtime, Wicker Man’s grown to develop a lot of pretty strong airtime, Blackpool’s woodies have decent pops, Oblivion and Stealth have brilliant airtime… I could go on!

It’s those coasters that make me worry that Mako and the B&M hyper ride experience in general wouldn’t really stack up compared to my current experiences. When I first rode Mako, I had very little experience of airtime, and I worry that that my lack of experience was partly why I was so blown away by it. I’m excited to get back on it (why wouldn’t I be given it’s my #1?) and ride more B&M hyper coasters, but I’ll admit that I’m also incredibly nervous that the B&M hyper ride style will leave me disappointed given that I’ve ridden so many more airtime coasters since… I remember Mako having the most phenomenal airtime I’d ever experienced, that was so strong, yet so sustained, but did I just think that because I hadn’t experienced much in the way of airtime at this point?

Am I worrying irrationally, or is that something I should be genuinely concerned about?
 

Hutch

Strata Poster
Rita has some excellent airtime
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Am I worrying irrationally, or is that something I should be genuinely concerned about?
I mean if you genuinely think those UK coasters are good airtime machines, then surely Silver Star won't disappoint you!
 

Scott Lannigan

Mega Poster
Am I worrying irrationally, or is that something I should be genuinely concerned about?
I think you'll be fine.... I had only experienced airtime in the UK before getting on my first hyper. Icon was the one that made me think 'oh...that's it? :/ with regards to the airtime but then when getting on the likes of Mako and Shambhala, you realise how much the U.K lacks that proper, floater/ejector goodness
 

Ethan

Strata Poster
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I mean if you genuinely think those UK coasters are good airtime machines, then surely Silver Star won't disappoint you!
Hot take, but I've ridden Silver Star and rode Rita again a few weeks ago and weirdly I got much more exciting airtime on Rita? I know, I'm trash for thinking it, but you all knew that anyway.
 
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