Thursday, February 15, 2001 4:58 PM
I know it hasn't happened yet, but what do you think a B&M woodie would be like?

Personally I think it would either be very twisted or filled with air. I'm interested in finding out what you all think a B&M woodie would be like.
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:32 PM
I would like to see it floorless, but it might be a little to smoothe for a woodie?
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:34 PM
I'd say it'd be pretty bad... Unforceful, poorly designed, and most likely would have a stupid gimmick...
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:46 PM
Hey a smooth wooden coaster. Sounds like Thunderhawk, anyway it would an ok coaster I'm guessing.

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Talon is going to rock, roll, and take its toll!
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:50 PM
I can't see a B&M woodie in our future. But, then again I never expected Vekoma or Intamin to build one. Might be interesting.
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:53 PM
Didn't B&M design the trains for SFMM's Psyclone? I thought I read that somewhere.

If thats true, than thats all the info you need.
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 5:55 PM
They built the trains for Psyclone, but they publicly stated they don't plan to build a woodie OR a giga, while I'm at it. *** This post was edited by Millennium Force on 2/15/2001. ***
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 6:12 PM
Well, a B&M gives an incredibly smooth ride. I don't think they will be very successfull with wood. I don't see it happening.
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"4 Seats are better than 2"
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 6:21 PM
Yeah, they wouldn't be too successful with wood. From what I understand, it was the B&M trains on Psyclone that screwed the track up so badly.
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Thursday, February 15, 2001 7:23 PM
i can see a B&M woodie bieng a twister style and having a never before seen first drop.
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Friday, February 16, 2001 3:59 AM
I could see them incoorpirating all sorts of inversions in it, a wooden zero-G roll, whew.

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Friday, February 16, 2001 4:46 AM
It just doesn't seem like the type of ride for B&M to be interested in building with the current trends in their rides. Look at how they use the calculated placement of trims to make sure that all aspects of a ride can be controlled at any time. This isn't something you can do as easily with a wooden coaster. While B&M can work out and engineer every little aspect of their steel coasters, it wouldn't carry over well to a wooden one.

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James Draeger
'00 CP Trips: 23
'01 New parks to visit: 9
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