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Ripsaw Falls update?

Universal Orlando: Just want an update on the status of Ripsaw

From Rob Viala
Posted February 18, 2011 at 7:54 PM
Due to the fire has USF shut down the ride for a refurb or is it up and running. My girlfriend and I are heading down there on Feb 27th and she has never been there so I really want her to experience all of the rides IOA has to offer.

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From Hermione Potter
Posted February 18, 2011 at 9:18 PM
It's still closed for coughpreviouslyscheduledmaintencecough. ;)

I'm thinking they have to get it fixed by mid march or there wont be enough time to refurb the popeye rafts before peak spring break...and trust me, that ride needs some help right now.
That's the thing though - once ripsaw opens, popeye will close for refurb. So you will likely miss out on one or the other.

From James Koehl
Posted February 18, 2011 at 9:29 PM
We'll be there mid-June. Will everything be up and running by then?

From Andy Milio
Posted February 19, 2011 at 12:27 PM
Yesterday, they were working on it. There was a big crane and stuff, but it looked as if they had made little progress

From Hermione Potter
Posted February 19, 2011 at 4:22 PM
June is high season. No theme park in Orlando will have anything closed in summer unless it's beyond their control ie. a ride breaking down.

From April C
Posted February 21, 2011 at 8:50 AM
I have heard from people that called Guest Services that it will open the first week of March.

From Mark Migliaccio
Posted February 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM
Yea, except space mountain two years ago, on our first trip to Disney in 10 years :(

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