Cool interview with Jack Morey

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:07 PM

http://coasterfusion.com/e107_plugins/forum/forum_viewtopic.php?11083.post

Talks about new pier spanning woodie, and possible 2012 Halloween event.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 4:36 PM

That would be a huge coaster to span a quarter mile in between the piers and have a twister section on the other with still enough momentum to return. Im guessing 150ft 65mph.

Whats interesting is they show a cable stay bridge between the piers. Huge expense.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 4:47 PM

It also looks like the coaster goes under Mariner's Landing pier, prior to exiting to the bridge to Hunt's pier. Either that or the new coaster is going to crash into the Condor

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 8:08 PM

billb7581 said:
It also looks like the coaster goes under Mariner's Landing pier, prior to exiting to the bridge to Hunt's pier. Either that or the new coaster is going to crash into the Condor

Jeez..Condors are ALREADY an endangered species...

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:34 PM

Chuck, there isn't anywhere close to a quarter mile between the two piers the woodie will be built upon. It's only a couple hundred feet at best. The quarter mile is between the two middle piers. And yes, the woodie does go under neath the first pier.

Last edited by Acoustic Viscosity, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:35 PM
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:35 PM

A quick look at google maps will show that there isn't a quarter mile between the 2 piers.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 10:16 PM

It would be going between Mariner's Landing *(the one with the Great NorEaster) and the old Hunt's Pier (The one that used to have the Golden Nugget). I dont think it's a quarter mile, only a couple of blocks.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011 10:22 PM

I think on the map it was around 100 ft. between.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 12:42 AM

The coaster will span Morey's Surfside Pier and Hunts Pier. There is 'one' beach block between the decks, and that is the only area to be spanned. Period.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:35 AM

So, what you're saying is, it's not a quarter mile...

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:48 AM

According to Google Maps ;).

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 10:56 AM

Cool. Can I get another seven people to verify this?

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:12 AM

Is it a quarter mile?

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:31 AM

I have no idea how far it is, I was too busy watching the tram-car! :)

"Watch the tram-car, wa-watch the tram-car, wa-wa-wa-watch the tram-car please!" Seriously though, this ride is an enormous undertaking regardless of the span, and I am definitely VERY much looking forward to it.

Just in case anoyone forgot...we still need to get THE Fascination Parlor (Flipper's) re-opened... ;)

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:32 PM

I JUST NOW went to Google maps, and you all are very, very wrong! It IS NOT a quarter mile.

;)

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:54 PM

OR MAVERICK!

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 2:20 PM

You know, I just took the opportunity to check it out on Google maps, and it turns out that it's nowhere near a quarter mile. Not even close. It's like, a hundred feet.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 2:50 PM

Are you sure, though?

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 3:37 PM

The pier is too damn high.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 4:24 PM

I think the pier is a Liberal and the coaster is a Conservative

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