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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:05 pm

Is it confirmed that Kentucky Flyer will have two trains? I know some similar Gravity Group family models only have one. Although KK is a larger park compared to parks like Quassy and Story Land, so I suppose two is probably likely.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby A.T.I » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:37 pm

thrillseeker4552 wrote:Is it confirmed that Kentucky Flyer will have two trains? I know some similar Gravity Group family models only have one. Although KK is a larger park compared to parks like Quassy and Story Land, so I suppose two is probably likely.

Yes, it will have two. One train will be blue, the other grey.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby ratdogg68 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:48 pm

The main structure is done, thanks to my buddy Mark Brunner for the Pictures
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Turn around is finished
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Kentucky Flyer, is getting ready to land.
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Looking good to me. May not be 200+ feet, but to me looks just as fun.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby ratdogg68 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:18 am

They are having a sneak peak night, Fri. April 26th for Season Pass holders to be the first to ride Kentucky Flyer. Reserved my spot, can't wait.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Diamondbacker27 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:57 am

ratdogg68 wrote:They are having a sneak peak night, Fri. April 26th for Season Pass holders to be the first to ride Kentucky Flyer. Reserved my spot, can't wait.

I might have to work at the park that night, but I reserved myself a spot just in case I'm not. I'm going to try to request off that night. I'm excited!
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:59 am

I figured it'd be ready by HoliWood Nights, but that's good to have a confirmation it'll be previewed next month. I'm looking forward to riding this.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Intamin_coyote » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:41 am

Have yet to experience Timberliner trains but my oh my do they look cozy. Can't wait to try these out!



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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:19 pm

^ I can confirm they're incredibly comfortable. I'll take them over Millennium Flyers or PTCs (unless there are buzz bars).
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby i305isdaddy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:48 pm

They're so comfortable that they allow you to ride Hades 360 without dying of jackhammering shuffle pain so I think that says it all. Great trains.

Question for those that know... do all parks with Timberliners require their employees to pull on the restraint with their bodyweight? At Mt. Olympus the loading is really slow because they literally lean back w/ their full weight on each bar and tug. I wonder if they've had issues of them not being fully locked before.

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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:05 pm

Story Land pushes down somewhat hard, but I don't remember there being anything more than the usual check at Quassy, Fun Spot, or ZDT's.
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