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Gigga Coaster @ Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion: a new roller coaster for the 2010 season

From Logan Decker
Posted July 20, 2009 at 6:53 PM 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!

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From James Rao
Posted July 20, 2009 at 7:08 PM
Check out this thread for previous discussion on the new coaster.

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 Kampert
Posted July 21, 2009 at 11:46 AM
It'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:

1) There is a picture of a lift hill beginning in the parking lot now( )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 ( )

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? ( )

4) This. ( )

So yeah, folks, it'll be a lift like MF's. I'm not complaining!

From Eli Katzman
Posted August 1, 2009 at 9:28 AM
i never heard THAT rumor, ian. I've heard that there COULD be a splashdown, but most likely not. and yes, a definite cable lift.

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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