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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby Zingoman » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:34 pm

A few days behind here but I finally got my shots from Sunday afternoon ready for everyone. I do apologize, I have a crummy camera and I got there at a tough time of day for good lighting. Oh well! Enjoy!
For anyone who didn't catch it on facebook here is Six Flags support for the Rangers. Sad they lost but SF Giant will be good fun!
not much has changed in the strange ledger department over here where the old helix is shifting from inside to out on the old structure
you can see they closed up the gap after the first drop where they were running the crane through to get into the old helix area.
They still need to get one leg of track in back there but you can see the approach to the low turn. Looks crazy!
Here you can see the crazy airtime that will surely be coming on the new approach into the old helix section.
Here is a more head on look at the drop into the old helix from the train station.
And the wildest shot I got is the approach to the turn under the lift. How bizzar does that look? Very excited!
and finally here are the ledgers in the "that which we do not speak of" section.
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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby BrandonR » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:13 pm

That banked hill before the turn under the helix looks unreal.

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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby angryemobeaver » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:23 pm

^Agreed! I've never ridden El Toro (not yet!) but so far Texas Giant looks like it has multiple of the 'Rolling Thunder hill' sections. This is going to be insane.
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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby deathbydinn » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:25 pm

BrandonR wrote:Meh, it's only for a day so I wonder if they'll even go through the trouble of changing the signs or anything.

They'd probably just hang a banner over the Texas Giant Sign.

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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby triggernel » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:30 pm

I'd love some SF Giant merch as well.

New updates look awesome, just hope they get the whole project open without much trouble.
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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby robeclay » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:23 pm

Here is a close-up video of the Texas Giant 2 construction site I took from the Six Flags Railroad, with the ride-ops permission of course.

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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby 4rturo » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:24 pm

Wow this is far more insane than I thought, I can see it has LOTS of double ups and downs. Great!!

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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby Fooz » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:22 am

Just when I think it couldnt possibly look better, they add some more and then it looks a lot better!

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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby BaMiTsPaT » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:15 am

OH my gosh! That airtime hill right next to the train tracks looks absolutely insane! Open already :b
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Re: Texas Giant Rehabilitation 2010

Postby dragonskeep » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:02 pm

This is turning out great. I hope it gives great rides. I am very much looking forward to video, don't think I will get a chance to ride this animal but cheers to those who do. Hold on!!!!!


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