Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:52 pm

asimowalk wrote:I know it's not even the first public day yet, but how is the flow of the trains so far? Do two trains end up on the brake run a lot or is that just an occasional occurrence?


It was an occasional occurrence. They were running the trains very well for the most part stacking was not an issue.

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby beatle11 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:53 pm

I should also add, Leviathan and Behemoth are very clearly two very different coasters.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:57 pm

beatle11 wrote:I should also add, Leviathan and Behemoth are very clearly two very different coasters.


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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby coasters300+ » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:11 pm

I guess that Canada Wonderland is waiting for British guy from Guniess World of Record to come for the announcemntin later date.

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby robbalvey » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:16 pm

Here's ya go!

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:22 pm

As promised, here are some photos.
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Great shot from the Marketplace Buffet!
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Roar!!!
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Even good ol Charlie Brown was out routing us on today!
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Toronto Sick Kids Hospital being presented with their charity earnings from this amazing auction even today. Loving the Fountain/sign for Leviathan.
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Tshirt #1
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Tshirt #2 and perhaps my favorite. Very neat 3D effect on it.
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Back of the sign. Love the coaster track on the back of the sign.
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Typo? Found 305' on all the mugs/glasses.
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Overview of the Leviathan Plaza.
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B&M Wheel Porn!!!
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Linus and myself.
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Getting a little intimate with Sally.
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Entry to Dinosaurs Alive
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In honor of Dinosaurs Alive here is Dino Dippin Dots!
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Sledge Hammer closed? Well that's a first ;) Looks ready to ride to me
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View from more then halfway across the park
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Tshirt we got as part of the First Rider Auction
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I leave you with a shot I instagrammed.

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby sspaz1000 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:32 pm

POV is awesome and those pictures are sweet. Looking forward to LeviaTHON even more now!
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Ed Farmer » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:35 pm

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Hilltopper39 wrote:I haven't followed this thread very carefully so forgive me if this has been previously answered, but why did B&M go back with their "old school" Speed Coaster trains for Leviathan? As funky as the new trains are I kind of like them. Wonder if there was a reason for the decision either cost or engineering.


Many feel the fact that this is their first 300+ ft coaster that they wanted tried and true just in case, but I guess no one aside from B&M or Wonderland truly knows.


Not sure where I read it, but someone offered up the possibility that the 1st generation trains weigh less and would be kinder to the lift. I'd imagine even just to distinguish it from Behemoth could be a reason.

I can only imagine how 90+ mph felt on an early spring day in Canada. A while back SFGAm used to stay open for the first weekend of November. The park was dead, and to finish off the season we grabbed 4 or 5 rides on Iron Wolf. For as blissful as those rides were, it was even colder. It was either snowing or about to snow- can't recall, and windy. Iron Wolf is roughly 210 feet shorter and 40 mph slower, so I've got to hand it to those that rode this today. It's either a sign of dedication, stupidity, or both.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:36 pm

sspaz1000 wrote:POV is awesome and those pictures are sweet. Looking forward to LeviaTHON even more now!


It truly is a very photogenic coaster and an amazing ride. You won't be disappointed at all. Look forward to seeing you at LeviaTHON!

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:37 pm

^^ To give you an idea, it was snowing this morning a little bit, so ya, it was extremely cold at points.

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