Gigga Coaster @ Kings DominionKings Dominion: a new roller coaster for the 2010 season
From Logan Deckerwww.screamscape.com has new info on the rumor and pictures... on one track piece there is a sticker on it tht reads "gigga".. and most ppl knw but for those tht dont... there was a shipping lable reading the same thing on one of the packages not too long ago. Its really starting to look like Kings Dominion is getting a big one nxt yr!
Posted July 20, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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From James RaoCheck out this thread for previous discussion on the new coaster.
Posted July 20, 2009 at 7:08 PM
I'll be at KD in about a month, right before the park shifts to Fall hours. Can't wait to see the new construction first hand.
From Ian KampertIt's great that we're starting a new thread! I'll take some time to give my two cents here: First off, I've heard some rumors of a vertical lift. Hmmm....No. There is no way in my opinion that the 2010 Intamin will feature a vertical lift, and here's why:
Posted July 21, 2009 at 11:46 AM
1) There is a picture of a lift hill beginning in the parking lot now( http://www.kdfansite.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=68&pos=1 )which shows an incline of about 45 degrees, just like MF.
2) Also in the parking lot is a picture of a straight lift hill section with a support connector that appers to be angled at about 45 degrees ( http://www.kdfansite.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=65&pos=9 )
3)On another lift piece, there are bolt-on sections for a catwalk. Tell me, can an average human being walk up a vertical lift? ( http://www.kdfansite.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=65&pos=7 )
4) This. ( http://www.kdfansite.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=65&pos=15 )
So yeah, folks, it'll be a lift like MF's. I'm not complaining!
From Eli Katzmani never heard THAT rumor, ian. I've heard that there COULD be a splashdown, but most likely not. and yes, a definite cable lift.
Posted August 1, 2009 at 9:28 AM
Oh, I'm goin to KD august 5th. It says now that it might thunderstorm that day, so i might just go the day before, which is said to be sunny. When I go, if i remember, I'll bring my digital camera and take some pics of the new stuff (track and construction) and also the rides there now.
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