first slc and boomerang in north america?

Thursday, May 16, 2002 3:01 PM

I think the first 3 slc's in north america were in 95

hangman,mind eraser(sfa),and the nor' easter.

I think the first boomerang was tidal wave at trimpers rides(ocen city,md) in 84.

If you know any thing please reply!

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 3:36 PM
First SLC = T2 SFKK
First boomerang = Boomerang? at Morey's Piers

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 3:46 PM

It's sea serpent @ morey's pier

not boomerang

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 4:55 PM
What about "The Bat" at Canada's Wonderland? That's pretty old, and that is a Vekoma Boomerang.

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 5:25 PM
Weren't there 5 SLC's built in 95? the first of which was SFA's mind eraser as well as great nor' easter @ Moreys pier.I'm not sure about T2 and Hangman though.
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Thursday, May 16, 2002 6:59 PM
First Boomerang in North America: Boomerang at La Ronde. Number 1 (according to serial numbers) is Boomerang at SF Mexico and number 2 is Boomerang at Bellewaerde in Belgium. The La Ronde one opened in 1984 and is number 3.
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Thursday, May 16, 2002 8:34 PM

im not sure about the Boomerang, although ive heard several times that it is indeed Sea Serpant at Moreys Piers in NJ....as far as MindEraser at SFA, that opened in 1994....that i am POSITIVE of...hopefully some old school Adventure World fans can back me up on that :)

so i guess im saying that i think Mind Eraser was Vekomas first SLC.....thats my story and im stickin to it!!!! ;)

Tim

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 8:46 PM

I do know that the Sea Serpent @ Morey's Piers was the first vekoma boomerang (1984) in the US, but as far as SLC's go...

I know that Hangman @Opryland opened on 5/1/95, and Mind Eraser at Adventure World (now SFA) opened on 5/20/95. But for T2 (which I thought was the first) and Great Nor'Easter, all I know is they opened in '95.

I wrote to vekoma a few years ago and they sent back a brochure of all their rides, and I thought it said T2 was the first SLC.

Just to let you know dawgbyte, the Bat opened in '87

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 9:45 PM

Yeah, T2 was the prototype SLC, then they built the others. And yes, being an old school Adventue World fan, I am sure Mind Eraser opened in '95. I remember when it was the most popular ride in the park.

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 10:02 PM

scoaster said:

Yeah, T2 was the prototype SLC

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no it wasnt, the prototype SLC was "El Condor" @ Six Flags Holland, which opened in 1994...

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 10:04 PM

The first Boomerang was in Europe. #2 was at LaRonde. #3 was at Morey's Piers.

The first SLC was also in Europe. #2 opened in Kentucky Kingdom. 2 weeks later #3 opened at Morey's Piers.

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Thursday, May 16, 2002 11:54 PM

Isn't the Hangman now Kong at SFMW?

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Friday, May 17, 2002 4:22 AM
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