Dad builds backyard roller coaster for daughter

Posted Thursday, August 9, 2012 10:02 AM | Contributed by Aaronosmer

Using only PVC pipes, treated lumber and concrete, YouTube user makethesale1 has raised the bar for backyard fun by building a 12-foot-high personal roller-coaster for his family.

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Friday, August 10, 2012 1:19 AM

I was hoping to see a rollback.

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Friday, August 10, 2012 3:20 AM

The designer has yet to discover the joys of airtime

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Friday, August 10, 2012 4:13 AM

Mike Gallagher said:

I'm curious as to why this particular coaster/video has gotten so much media play. There's dozens of these around the country. As I previously mentioned, this one is very well done. But it's been featured on Yahoo, CNN, and five separate (non-coaster enthusiast) friends have either sent me the link or made me aware of it.

It's got a cute kid in it. Strap some kittens in that car, and it'd probably be at least twice as popular.

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Friday, August 10, 2012 9:20 AM

You built that, Josh? Wow. That's very cool.

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Friday, August 10, 2012 1:34 PM

Well, all credit goes to the designer and engineer - John. I'm sure he'll be happy to see I found pictures, though!

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Friday, August 10, 2012 1:38 PM

I'm ticked I never got to get a ride on your creation. That would have been one hell of an exclusive credit.

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Friday, August 10, 2012 2:06 PM

Wonder if it will be fitted with "big-boy seats" for the typical opulent enthusiant.

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