Friday, August 12, 2005 10:09 PM
Can somebody tell me about the astroneedle at Six Flags Astroworld cuz i never got to ride it :(.
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Friday, August 12, 2005 10:22 PM
http://www.sixflagshouston.com/rides/viewride.php?id=53

There are pics of it in the photo gallery on that site.

Since I've never been to SFM, was it ever moved and installed there?

*** Edited 8/13/2005 2:23:48 AM UTC by thrillerman1***

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Friday, August 12, 2005 10:48 PM
The old astroneedle was tooking out back in 1999 but it is still in Astroworld but it is in pieces right next to Astroworld behind its main office. I wish they put it back in the park cuz i never rode it before.
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Saturday, August 13, 2005 10:10 AM
Jon - it was not at SFM when I visited in 2002. Flare was just there a few weeks ago...I'll ask him but I doubt it was ever rebuilt.
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Saturday, August 13, 2005 12:08 PM
The Astroneedle is most likely beyond rebuiliding. It has been in the elements a long long time now. I am really surprised they have not sold it for scap already.

If you want the experience go visit Cedar Point. They have the same ride, with a better view!

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Saturday, August 13, 2005 12:41 PM
jeret:

You were born in the same month and year as my car was built.

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Saturday, August 13, 2005 2:39 PM

john peck said:
jeret:

You were born in the same month and year as my car was built.


thats cool :) *** Edited 8/13/2005 6:40:48 PM UTC by jeret***

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Saturday, August 13, 2005 3:07 PM
cedar point's skyneedle is kinda smaller than the astroneedle so i read. cedar point's is 330ft but astroworld's is 358ft.
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