Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby X2coasterfreak » Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:40 am

An updated list of my RMC favorites after riding Steel Vengeance and Twisted Timbers this weekend:

1. Steel Vengeance
2. Lightning Rod
3. Twisted Timbers
4. Outlaw Run
5. Wildfire
6. Railblazer
7. New Texas Giant
8. Iron Rattler
9. Twisted Colossus
10. Storm Chaser
11. Joker
12. Goliath
13. Wicked Cyclone
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby PKI Jizzman » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:01 am

There's been a good bit of talk comparing the lap bars on the trains recently. Riding Storm Chaser, Twisted Timber, Cyclone, Vengeance (and Lightning Run if you want to include that) all within a month I couldn't notice the difference.

Does someone have pictures to show the different design? They all seemed the same to me.
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby A.J. » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:08 am

The big difference is how the lap bars appear to be anchored at the front of the car. The "older" style trains have an anchor on either side of your legs like a regular old U-shaped lap bar. The "newer" ones (Twisted Timbers, Steel Vengeance) have a single anchor in the center and they're kind of like a fat T-shaped lap bar (V-shape? Y-shape?).
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby coastered » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:58 pm

Last june i was finally able to ride my first RMC (Wildfire), because in Europe there is only one right now.
But Wildfire did the job. What an impressive ride in an awesome location. And it even gets better in the dark and in the rain.
Than the trains are atleast 4 seconds faster around the track.

Next year I will be able to ride a couple more RMC's, Like Steel Vengeance, Lightning Rod, Storm Chaser, Twisted Timbers and the RMC conversion of Robin Hood.

Up till now Wildfire is my overall #1, but I think both Steel vengeance and Lightning Rod will be able to claim that spot.
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby Condor » Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:43 pm

Bold = new this year.
Edited to bump Railblazer up a few places after riding it and Twisted Colossus a few weeks apart

1. Steel Vengeance: Probably the most complete, well-rounded, and thrilling--not just RMC--but coaster I've ever ridden and it comes damn close to being my #1 overall. None of the others can match this layout or have the kind of sustained ejector air this one packs.
2. Medusa Steel Coaster
3. Wicked Cyclone
4. Outlaw Run
5. Twisted Timbers: The most intense and aggressive RMC. That ought to be enough to put it near the top, but the layout and ebb/flow of the pacing doesn't quite do it for me.
6. Railblazer: A whirlwind of abrupt airtime and intensity with surprisingly comfortable and fun-to-ride trains. It's too brief to rank higher, but could scarcely be any better at this size/length.
7. Twisted Colossus
8. Iron Rattler
9. New Texas Giant
10. Joker
11. Goliath: The only one I didn't like. It's honestly not even in my top 20 wooden coasters. Sure the airtime is very good, but it has none of the other qualities I look for like strong positive g's or a complex layout with clear, linear pacing. It was also uncharacteristically rough for an RMC when I rode it.
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby The Geek Mojo » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:07 am

1. Steel Vengeance
2. Lightning Rod
3. Twisted Colossus
4. New Texas Giant
5. Twisted Timbers
6. Iron Rattler
7. Twisted Cyclone
8. Goliath
9. Joker
10. Storm Chaser

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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby RollerManic » Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:38 am

1. Storm Chaser - the most recent RMC in my collection. This is more what I was expecting from an RMC. I liked it notably more than the other three.
2. Outlaw Run
3. New Texas Giant
4. Goliath

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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby Twistedtatsu805 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:49 am

Only Twisted Colossus. One of my favorites

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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:23 pm

I wanted to wait a bit to come down off the Cedar Point high and reride Outlaw Run, but yeah, best RMC.

1. Steel Vengeance
2. Outlaw Run
3. Storm Chaser
4. Twisted Colossus
5. Goliath
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Re: Anyone ridden all the RMCs yet?

Postby Canobie Coaster » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:24 pm

1) Lightning Rod
2) Steel Vengeance
3) Wildfire
4) Iron Rattler
5) Twisted Colossus
6) Outlaw Run
7) Twisted Timbers
8) Twisted Cyclone
9) Wonder Woman
10) Wicked Cyclone
11) Storm Chaser
12) New Texas Giant
13) Medusa
14) Goliath
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