B&M coaster maintenance

Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:23 PM

I was wondering if all B&M's have little two-man rotating caged cars that the maintenance people travel along the track at about 4 feet a second? Because when i rode Wildfire last year, on the transfer track was a one of those things.

Anybody understand what i am talking about?

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:23 PM
Yeah, only very new B&M's have that.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:26 PM
Does B:TDK have 1 ???

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*** This post was edited by MikeMir87 on 9/4/2002. ***

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:29 PM
None of the B&M's at SFOG have it. I imagine it's an extra option when buying a ride. We just use cranes and people in harnesses. :p

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:43 PM
now THAT would be a cool upcharge...the B&M hamster wheel!

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Wednesday, September 4, 2002 7:57 PM

I'm guessing you don't even need one unless it's hard to get a crane or lift near the track. Batman at SFWoA has one, which is over water, and it doesn't surprise me that Wildfire has one with the wacky terrain.

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Thursday, September 5, 2002 3:18 AM
Has anyone got a pic of it?

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Thursday, September 5, 2002 3:39 AM

I was under theimpression that no park owned one but they were all hired from B&M is needed. I maybe wrong but I am sure that is what I heard.

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Thursday, September 5, 2002 5:26 AM

Why would you rent one? If you're doing what you're supposed to do, you inspect the track very frequently, and you can't do that without the thing.

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Thursday, September 5, 2002 12:29 PM
B:DK definetly does not have one. Too bad.

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Thursday, September 5, 2002 12:35 PM
Doesn't Raptor have one?
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Thursday, September 5, 2002 1:12 PM
I have never seen one for Raptor. This sounds like a new thing, not an 8 year old thing.
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Thursday, September 5, 2002 2:39 PM
Raptor doesn't need one, anyways.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 1:51 PM
I had a picture of the one on WIldfire, but I think it got lost through cyberspace :)... too bad.... It's pretty neat though.
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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 2:23 PM
Raptor does not have one...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 2:50 PM

SFNE Freak said:
B:DK definetly does not have one. Too bad.

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What do you mean too bad? lol, it's not like the ride is missing out on anything. It's a maintenance mechanism for crying out loud

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 5:09 PM

There were photos of these things on some of the rides at the B&M booth...remember when I saw the thing saying to Jill "so THAT'S what they were talking about". As usual, she looked at me with that *oh, buzz* look. Some of you KNOW what look I'm talking about....;)

bill, asking "what are YOU thankful for...".

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 5:14 PM
So does anyone have a picture of it???

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 5:21 PM
I'm pretty sure they showed it on one of the newest Discovery Channel roller coaster shows.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2002 5:33 PM
They have a pic of it in one the the "Roller Coaster" magazines

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