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This B&M donkey is so smooth!
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Postby fdelhomez » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:12 pm

Six Flags Enthuseast wrote:^^^Type of colar? Like how the restraint design, or do you mean color?

No, I mean, the retraint design, I've never seen this on a boomerang

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Postby Pufferfish » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:17 pm

^ The new restraints are completely amazing. The vest doesn't lock up, so it acts more like a seat belt. It gives a very good feeling of freedom. Also, you couldn't hit your head on the bars even if you tried, or well I haven't noticed anyone trying and I'd suspect no one here would try either. The new restraints make all the difference.

Boomerangs just don't seem fun to me (along with most Vekomas) but those trains look nice. Good trains can make all the difference.

Boomerangs didn't seem fun to me either, until I rode this one. Intense and smooth. =)
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Postby Six Flags Enthuseast » Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:04 am

I'm writing a letter to Vekoma about this! :lover:

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Postby jarmor » Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:14 pm

Whoa you got a good shot of my brother who ALWAYS wears that frickin' hoodie!

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Defunct Coaster Potpourri

Postby SeaWhippet » Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:19 am

I was just perusing The Closet's many wonders and thought it was time to share a few tasty nuggets of defunct coaster goodness. So here, in absolutely no particular order, is yet another a grab bag of classic rides from the past. Enjoy! =)

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Postby SeaWhippet » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:49 am

californiascreamer1 wrote:that second spike is on an angle, that must be quite interesting for riders. I wish they made more like this one, it looks really fun.

No, it's just a strange optical illusion.

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Postby OldJJman » Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:36 pm

Thanks for the pics! These are quite fascinating!!


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Postby Mr.Wood » Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:52 pm

OMG!!! those PTC trains are beautiful. Gotta love that 1940's to 1950's streamline look. That Hunt's Pier little train was sweet. Great pics. Thanks. Keep them coming.

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Postby Philrad71 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 2:47 pm

Cool pics! I see that Walker Leroy is wearing a Cummins Engine hat - I work for them!

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Postby Guy T. Koepp » Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:55 pm

I'm not trying to start any rumors but, isn't there some dude out there that has been trying to raise funds to build a replica of the Long Beach Cyclone? I thought I had heard that somewhere. :?r


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