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Postby coasterfreak101 » Thu May 17, 2007 2:01 pm

I would've prefered a small bunny hop :) Could've provided some decent airtime before the final curves into the brakes!
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Postby snuggles » Thu May 17, 2007 2:06 pm

its not because of the G's or anything. MAVERICK'S HEARTLINE ROLL WAS SINKING!
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Postby dwerling » Thu May 17, 2007 2:16 pm

Does anyone think there might be the possiblity of them cranking up the launch speed now? It had to be right around 70 mph for the heartline but is it possible for it to be like 80 mph for the s-curve. That would make the second half of the ride a little more interesting. I can hope at least, right? :)

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Postby PKI Jizzman » Thu May 17, 2007 2:19 pm

Homer wrote:Darnit, my expectations for Maverick have been lowered even more. :(


Yup! :cry:

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Postby jamesdillaman » Thu May 17, 2007 2:32 pm

I love it! Think of how great an S-curve will be. They took out a boring heartline roll and put in something worthwhile. This also means that they should be able to get it up and running fairly quickly. I'd say a few weeks. I'm not dissapointed, as i value my health, and 7 g's didn't sit well with me. I do question why this didn't get caught during the design phase, and I bet some important questions are going to be asked in the next few months.

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Postby coasterdude5 » Thu May 17, 2007 2:46 pm

Ccron10 wrote:I kinda figured that the rumored 6 or 7g's might've came form this spot. Even if they took this spot off, there's still other inversions on the ride that are eye-catching.


Right, it's not like this is going to change the overall image of the ride, I mean, it could've been worse. "Sorry folks, we can't have the 95 degree drop, so, it'll be steep, but not extraordinarily steep."
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Postby ginzo » Thu May 17, 2007 2:52 pm

PKI ManJZ wrote:
Homer wrote:Darnit, my expectations for Maverick have been lowered even more. :(


Yup! :cry:


Pfft. Having actually seen the ride testing, I still think it'll easily be their best ride.

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Postby vjgx » Thu May 17, 2007 3:31 pm

That's a shame... The heartline roll was actually my most anticipated part of the ride! :angry:

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Postby asr » Thu May 17, 2007 3:42 pm

You messed up bigtime Stengel...

Anyway, it sucks to see it go, but it would suck more to have a broken neck :vekoma:

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Postby Loco » Thu May 17, 2007 3:51 pm

Well by looking at those pictures, thats going to be one tight S-curve...I already feel my head slamming from one side of the restraint to the next. :?r

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