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Postby thrillgeek » Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:50 am

I'm really liking the colors and the bent supports :lolr: This beast will be huge. Is it just me or is the lift unusually steep for a hyper coaster?
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Postby gotdane » Tue Nov 11, 2008 10:03 am

Looking at the webcam, the first drop appears completed.

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Postby whakojacko » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:04 am

thrillgeek wrote:I'm really liking the colors and the bent supports :lolr: This beast will be huge. Is it just me or is the lift unusually steep for a hyper coaster?


seems like it. Although all the B&Ms seem to have steep lifts recently (see manta as well)

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Postby PKI Jizzman » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:19 am

Oh....wow....
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it's big...
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230ft...
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Looks cozy!
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Now that's an abrupt drop

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Postby PKI Jizzman » Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:05 pm

A few more pictures..

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Check out the station and queue area; a whole building has been demolished!

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More work by Beast, too
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Just a referance to what's going on now.

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Postby vacoaster » Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:49 pm

11/11/08 - first drop complete
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Postby coolhandluke » Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:27 pm

thrillgeek wrote:I'm really liking the colors and the bent supports :lolr: This beast will be huge. Is it just me or is the lift unusually steep for a hyper coaster?


The KI blog says 40 degrees for the lift.

And also, I love the drop. A lot.

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Postby Rct3man777 » Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:48 pm

My words for the first drop: HOLY SMOKES!
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Postby PKI Jizzman » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:29 pm

A few from today, too!
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74*
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It's complete!!!

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Postby gotdane » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:33 pm

This drop should be amazing...especially in the back.

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