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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby coasterfreak101 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:41 am

Can somebody explain why a park would want four roller coasters with the same exact color scheme? Unless they've got some homeowners' association breathing down their neck like my neighborhood does, I can't see a reason.
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Postby chickenbowl » Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:32 pm

coasterfreak101 wrote:Can somebody explain why a park would want four roller coasters with the same exact color scheme? Unless they've got some homeowners' association breathing down their neck like my neighborhood does, I can't see a reason.


That's what I was thinking, Those colors might be the most visibly pleasing to residents outside of the park? I just kind of think it's hilarious to have them all the same colors. They just need to repaint Colossos like that too!
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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby simon8899 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:07 pm

There are no neighbors nearby the park - the whole park is surrounded by woods and fields.

The only house I know is behind Colossos and was/is the villa of the former owners of the park...

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Postby _koppen » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:32 pm

As I said, they are working crazy fast. Within one day, the walls are already going up on the station.
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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby markysharky17 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:56 pm

This is probably going to be a small wing coaster. Could this possibly be a launching B&M wingrider?

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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby RCT3Bross » Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:24 am

I just found some interesting news. In about 9 days (August 18th) Heide Park has a little party thanks to the parks 35 years of existence. Off-coarse they plan a party with DJ's and shows. They also have lots of children entertainment and even a pole-sitting contest. There will be some special merchandise for the day. And on 3:00 PM there will be donuts and coffee.
But yeah that aside. What I wanted to post about has more interest to the coaster enthusiasts. It's Big, It's fast and it comes closer and closer. Heide park plans to announce the secrets of the new wing coaster of 2014 on their birthday party next sunday.

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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby coaster1000 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:59 pm

Went today... More work has been done!
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This was taken earlier in the day. Notice how fast they are at building this thing!
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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby Moose » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:40 pm

The track is extremely close to the ground in the prelift. Very strange.

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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby KarlaKoaster » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:46 pm

It's low like that on Raptor at Gardaland too. It does look a bit strange, but I guess there's no point elevating it, particularly as the station is at ground level.

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Re: Heide Park Discussion Thread

Postby markysharky17 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:56 pm

I was hoping for this to be B&M,s first launch coaster. I guess not....

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