Photo TR: Hanno's start to the 2009 coaster season

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Postby Hhappy » Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:14 pm

Here i am again.

First thanks for all the lovely comments. Most questions have been answered already so there's more time for me to show some more pictures from my second day at the park around this ride.

I'll let the pictures do the talking (as usual)
Some might look a bit double but i'm still adding them as i like them or i feel that they are better then the one from yesterday.

Hope you like them.
early morning.. and there's another look at this new coaster
You can still some remains from the fog that morning..
and yes.. there's a single riders entrance as well
But first you have to chose which line you would like to wait in
the "tunnel" into the area
There are still plenty of people working in the area to make sure everything is perfect
some of the merchandise that is available
Just in case you were wondering why there's hardly anybody in the pictures so far.. here's the reason...
Nothing to worry about.. all of this was planned
time for a small break..
this is not bad at all..
it is now 12:30.. let's see what's going on..
ok.. looks like everybody arrived a little before me...
shops and people..
let's add another 10 minutes... so still 20 minutes of planned waiting to go. I guess this gives a good impression of how popular this new ride is.
for all the people interested in the "dark" part of this ride..
please turn left.. and get ready for the...
get ready for the launch area indeed.. this one did not end up as great as i wanted to so sorry..
train and fog and launch
time to get back outside and enjoy the sun a little more..
One big loop
theming and coasters.. paradise??
and there we have another train on the brake run..
Just because i do like the front of this train
happy riders
they look so small
i will find a better angle...
add some rocks and..
.. there you go.. joy
hitting the brakes
That's a lot of hair
what's "wrong" in this picture??
down the drop for the second half..
plenty of clearance
almost.. i'm getting there.. almost..
reach out..
one of my personal favorite photo's of today
going down the rocks on the other side..
i'll finish up with some more pictures from a "distance".. this one is called.. up side down
something with a tree
almost done
time to hit the brakes..
That's it for my Blue Fire updates for the moment.
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Postby knottslover77 » Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:37 pm

It looks like alot of fun. Thanks for the pic's!

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Postby ebl » Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:42 pm

I like the restraints on those trains. Nothing we'll ever see in California, of course, but very secure, yet unconfining.

That looks like a lot of fun, too.

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Postby STR8FXXXINEDGE » Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:37 pm

WOW! Thanks a bunch for sharing these!

This coaster looks amazing!
It may just be me, but the trains look kinda tall. Almost like a semi riding on the track. The restraints are a bit odd as well. Not that any of this is a bad thing, though. Just different than what I'm used to seeing.

Thanks again for sharing these!

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Postby DenDen » Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:53 pm

Wow! Totally impressed with this ride, and the pictures!!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!
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Postby Mr.Wood » Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:57 pm

I love Mack coasters. They just seem to have great lines and so smooth. I would love to ride this ride. Thanks for the pics. Great job.

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Postby nowaymang » Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:19 pm

Stopped in to say, "WOW! Those are amazing pictures", but I see that others are way ahead of me. :-)

Seriously though. Thank you for providing a great look at a ride I'll probably never see in person.

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Postby steel » Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:26 pm

This coaster looks really cool! Great pictures!

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Postby DRACHEN_FIRE_FAN-BOY » Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:34 pm

Great job Hanno! :br

Thanks for the great pictures!

I love how aesthetically pleasing the trains are. Hopefully Mack will make a few more of these?

Either way, very nice Hanno!
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Postby DiSab » Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:42 pm

Awesome. One day I'll get to EP. One day...


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