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P. 65: More details on parks 2018 expansion
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Postby Ed » Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:27 pm

BOO. If this isn't ready by Spain Add-On time...

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Postby speedracer » Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:05 am

mad_dog_BB wrote:Regarding today's incident with wind:

At around 12:30 today, a gale-force wind swept through the Sevenum area. The wind blew over 13 bents of the lift structure, but thankfully all employees were off-site eating lunch at the time of damage.

Initial inspections of the damage reveal that the foundation and anchors are intact, and most of the lumber contained in the affected bents is salvageable. We will have to replace several large legs and batters with new material.

It is important to note that a coaster is not as strong during the construction process as it is when completed, since all supporting batters, bracing and track are not yet in place.

We hope to have all affected areas rebuilt within a week or so.

Again, we are blessed that no employees were injured during this unforseen event.

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Thanks for the info Jeff, best of luck to you guys with the repairs.

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Postby verticalzero » Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:20 am

Some of the damage to the lift hill.
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2nd Pic of damage
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Postby Menghini » Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:36 am

That's a pity.

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Postby hyyyper » Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:53 pm

isn't this the funniest crossover you've ever seen?
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Postby dr.gumbo » Sun Mar 11, 2007 2:19 am

Troys been released on GCIs website

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Theres going to be a Station fly-by if you didnt know that!

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Postby kennywood!007 » Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:31 pm

Wow!! That thing is pretty dang big.

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Postby Evan1127 » Sun Mar 11, 2007 4:14 pm

It's the largest GCI to date. And to clarify, it's a station fly-through. :)

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Postby coasterchi » Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:20 am

Photo update from last Saturday:

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They sure are building fast again!

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Postby AlmereStars » Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:11 am

looks like there catching up with mother nature :)

and it will be great weather for the next couple of days so they can work even faster :D

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