Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby A.J. » Sat May 19, 2018 1:40 pm

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rcjp wrote:I wonder if there are any particular reasons for this.

Reliability, no doubt.

Obviously, it's so that the Intamin Cable can't claim another victim. :p
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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroGravity55 » Sat May 19, 2018 4:29 pm

I'm not sure if they could do this with a cable lift, but the chain lift allows them to do a varied speed hill lift, which allows them to dispatch a train before it clears the first block. B&M did this on Fury in place of a MCBR.

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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Sat May 19, 2018 9:17 pm

^They can. Millennium Force's lift usually picks up speed about half way up once the train before it clears the block. But since most of these Intamin coasters with cable lifts have rolling blocks when trains enter the station, the lift speed doesn't vary much since there is plenty of time left over.

Not sure why Intamin/Energylandia opted for a chain lift for this ride, but I imagine it will be quiet and smooth like a cable lift hill (like on the Superman hyper coasters).
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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby JordyC » Tue May 29, 2018 12:20 pm

Hyperion's track has been completed!

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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby RyanTPM » Tue May 29, 2018 1:04 pm

^What an absolutely incredible looking coaster! :wtf: :lover:

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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby theredskull84 » Tue May 29, 2018 2:12 pm

^^This entire coaster looks incredible, but that first airtime God. :b

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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby DarienPoint » Tue May 29, 2018 7:26 pm

I LIVE for the new Intamins. :lover:

This coaster is gonna be a Golden Ticket contender, I know it.
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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby JG-77 » Tue May 29, 2018 8:20 pm

^ Please correct me if something I say is wrong, but isn’t the Golden Ticket awards mostly a popularity contest? If so, then I would get to excited for Hyperion’s Golden Ticket, since I doubt enough enthusiasts are traveling to southern Poland to give it a good chance of placing well. The TPR poll, on the other hand, I can easily see this being a contender if enough people ride. Most enthusiasts have pretty much accepted that the Golden Tickets are a pretty poor indicator of how good a ride is.

Regardless, I’m ridiculously hyped for this ride, even though it will probably be years and years before I get a chance to ride it. Can’t wait for testing!!! :b :br :b :br
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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby Ed Farmer » Tue May 29, 2018 9:44 pm

My soul will be ready for this in 2019. Are there trains on site? I know we got renderings, but curious as to how the final design turns out.
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Re: Energylandia Park Discussion Thread

Postby MrSum1_55 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:20 pm

Do we have an estimated opening date yet? Is there a good chance this thing will be open in late August?

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