CCI, Intamin, B&M?

I was just thinking, since these are the three premier coaster designers in the world (IMHO), can you name any parks that contain works by all three of these masters?  I can think of one off the top of my head - SFWoA...

 

Any others?

No, that's the only one.  Heck, there only three other parks that have a CCI and a B&M -- SFKK, SFStL, and Port Aventura.
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SFWoA is the only one?  Wow... and everyone always bashes it. 

What would SFKK happen to stand for, by the way?

Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom  

Sad that a lot of people don't know about what could be a "great park" if only it got more TLC from the Six Flags Corp.

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SFKK doesn't have an Intamin.
And they are not the Premier coaster designers. Premier means first....no?

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Well, indeed, first, but the superlative meaning of first.

For the record, I'd disagree with Intamin's inclusion in that list. I've never much cared for their designs, finding them either gimmicky (Volcano), or soulless (S:ROS). They just sorta go through the motions without really being thrilling IMHO.

Since when did SFA have a B&M or SFMM have a GCI?
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- Peabody
WHat park has the most amounts of Intamin?
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SFMM Season Pass 80$ drink 10$ ripping of six flags by coming back 100 times Priceless......
What GCI does SFMM have? that piece of crap Psyclone is by no means a GCI nor is Colossus.

The only GCI or CCI at SFMM would be the one we have been dreamin of for years lol

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Antuan said:
And they are not the Premier coaster designers. Premier means first....no?
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Yes, I guess not the best choice of adjectives... I've heard premier used as meaning "great" but I guess "best" would have been the better word.
The only Intamin I've been on is Superman: Ultimate Escape.  I've been to CP, but that was at the beginning of this summer when I hated coasters (still kickin' myself for that...).  After all the great stuff I hear about MF, I think Intamin belongs on the list, but I will judge that next summer.

*** This post was edited by Counter_Rebel on 11/29/2001. ***

SFA does not have a B&M...they almost got a standup, but instead went with a Vekoma flying dutchman...but maybe we will still get that B&M someday...:)
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I think he meant SFMW, which does indeed have a B&M, CGI and Intamin.

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Yeah, but I was talking about CCI... Custom Coasters International, not GCI.
I know, but I wasn't responding to your original post.
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Personally, I would include Intamin in the "great" category.  Of course, this is just my opinion.  I've ridden the following:

 

MF - fabulous coaster.  Easily one of my favs

S:UE - fabulous launched ride. I find it to be one of the most thrilling rides I've been on.  The fact that it comprises such a small footprint makes it even more impressive to me.

Volcano - Great idea.  Good placement and themeing.  Two wonderful launches, but the ride is desperately missing a third act.

S:ROS @ SFA- Another fab design with incredible airtime. 

 

One of the things I like about Intamin is their train design for their hypers.  I like the feeling of being so out in the open and so "free".  The "free" feeling is enhanced by the fact that its just two across seating.  Not even B&M's hyper trains compare, and I've ridden all three B&M hypers located within the US:  Raging Bull, Nitro, Apollo's Chariot.  B&M, again in my opinion, has a lot to learn about airtime.

Actually, there are probably a lot more parks if you count all the rides Intamin manufactures, like their flat rides.... but I am assuming you mean coasters only. ;-)
Come on guys, Arrow belongs on that list.  How can you disregard the grandfather of the modern steel coaster!  They started it all, and if there was ever a list of great coaster designers, Arrow should be on it.

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Lord Gonchar's avatar
While I may disagree with choices as to which companies are the "premier" ones, I do find this an interesting question.
SFWOA is also the only one that comes to mind for me.

Your second observation that everyone bashes SFWOA is even more interesting to me. I'd have to agree with those people wholeheartedly as my one experience at SFWOA has been the single worst amusement park experience I've ever had.


I guess all this does is help the arguement some of us make:

It takes more than great coasters to make a great park.

Hopefully Six Flags will realize this sometime in the near future. There's so much more to the whole park experience than just coasters (even if you're mostly a coaster fan) - this is why some smaller parks are so popular and why some huge parks are so hated.

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*** This post was edited by Lord Gonchar on 11/30/2001. ***


Intaminrocks said:
WHat park has the most amounts of Intamin?
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SFMM Season Pass 80$ drink 10$ ripping of six flags by coming back 100 times Priceless......

SFMM would be a good candidate. Here's are some Magic Mountain coasters Intamin AG has been acredited to. Revolution was worked by Intamin hand in hand along with Anton Shwartzkopf.

- Flashback

- Revolution

- Superman The Escape

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