Drachen Fire

Tuesday, February 13, 2001 9:33 PM
What happend to this cool ride. I had it on a video and did they do away with it or what?
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 1:18 AM
Its still standing but not operating.
It was listed on a website that sold used rides, but it disappeared from there recently, which gave way for lots of new speculations.
The options are:
-It will be dismantled completely (could be)
-It will be partly rebuilt by Morgan (as on Steel Phantom - unlikely)
-It will be located to SfOG or SFAW (hmmmm)
-It will be located to europe and will be marketed as the latest in Rollercoaster design (Very likely ;))
- It will reopen (according to park: very unlikely)
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 2:33 AM
Or it will get a makeover by Arrow.
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Home Park - Wonderland Sydney, Australia.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 3:40 AM
i doubt that Arrow will refurbish the ride. It seems that they want to move on to bigger things.
They are busy building their Virginia Reel;)
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 11:05 AM
i saw some peple climbing the lift one day when i went by so that might be a good news

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Matt

Drachen fire What will happen to it?????????????
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 11:50 AM
SF have bought the Dracher Fire to replace the Ninja in SFOG in 2002.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 1:14 PM

I never visited Busch Gardens Williamsburg...

Does ANYONE know where I can get see some photos of Drachen Fire, past or present?? BGW's site doesn't have it... and I don't know where else to look.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 1:19 PM
does anyone know where i can get a layout of drachen fire
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001 2:20 PM
www.rcdb.com is the best site for pictures

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NITRO! The Next Sphere of Thrills!
April 7, 2001
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Friday, February 16, 2001 6:44 AM
whats the virginia reller
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Friday, February 16, 2001 7:34 AM
Six Flags has not bought Drachen Fire. BGW wants to see if they can change a few things and have consulted Arrow (dunno about Morgan). There's also an Eagle's nest on the thing so they can't mess with that.

I wouldn't be suprised if they try running this thing again in 2001.

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Randy Hutchinson
You build it, I'll ride it...eventually
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Friday, February 16, 2001 8:36 AM
Why was Drachen Fire closed in the first place? Just because it was a rough ride?
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Friday, February 16, 2001 10:37 AM
I heard that someone got a concussion on it, but I'm not sure about it.
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Friday, February 16, 2001 10:40 AM
I hope it re-opens somewhere, I'd like to ride it some day.
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SFNE 2001
Hopefully I'll have all the fun I can STAND!
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Friday, February 16, 2001 5:32 PM
I love reading Drachen Fire posts. Between the facts and rumors it's a great soap opera.

I just hope she runs again. I never met an Arrow I didn't like or B&M, Intamin, Morgan, etc, etc. :)

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2000 stats: 135 coasters in 26 parks
Not Too Shabby For A Summer
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Saturday, February 17, 2001 8:06 AM
Josh I had that video too, I remember they had a section on it claiming it as one of the best coasters in the country, I also was puzzeled as to what happened to it
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Saturday, February 17, 2001 6:56 PM
I wouldn't care if it was a rough ride or if I got a Concussion on it. It looked like an awesome ride. I never got to ride it, but I hope they reopen it somewhere and keep the same track layout.
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