Heide park's New Giga Coaster 2003(layout inside)

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 1:05 AM
Hey peeps check this out it's Heide parks Giga Coaster one word WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!www.themeparkvision.net/D...c4_big.jpg

The only info I got so far was that it will be the tallest coaster in the world with an 81* degree drop and reach speeds of 175 Km/ph

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 3:57 AM
It looks pretty cool. I kind of got caught in a loop trying to follow its path. Tallest coaster in the world. Man its going to be big.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 4:40 AM
I don't think I would like it. It is mostly turns and bearly any drops.
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 4:56 AM
Look at the airtime return.  Awesome!
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 5:48 AM
Tallest coaster in the world?-where did that come from? I heard its a B&M but nothing about tallest in world....anyone know any links??

Its another one for Europe if it is the case, along with the B&M inverted launch ride for 2003 at Thorpe........

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 5:59 AM
Dosen't really impress me, The drop looks neat but its just some twists and turn and some drops...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:07 AM
Ohh  my god are you people really that spoiled. 359 foot drop, not its not by B&M. Its looks like its going to airtime cityyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:28 AM

The drop looks neat but its just some twists and turn and some drops...

Isn't this basically what *all* coasters amount to?  Seems kinda silly to discredit this ride because it consists of all turns and drops.  What would you like to see....long sections of straight track?

*** This post was edited by Logan B. on 9/11/2001. ***

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:31 AM
Heide Park is going nuts! First, Europes tallest woodie, now the worlds tallest all together.
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:51 AM
I do want to go to this park. If its 359 ft, which I doubt, I don't think it will be B&M. Remember they turned down Cedar Point for a 300ft coaster. Also, if it was B&M, they better get some new supports
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 7:35 AM
I'm starting to wonder if Gigas are really that good of an idea. With all the speed they produce, you need those long banked turns to keep it under control, and they requires that you have a TON of space to have any sort of interesting layout.

Don't get me wrong, I love MF, but it def. didn't live up to my expectations. I really really want to ride SD2K, as I love the Morgan Hypers, and I guess it's layout is similar.

Anyway, the point is that I hope if companies continue to build Gigas, that they figure out a way to have a more twisting/airtime type of layout (like Raging Bull), rather than just huge sweeping turns. Also - what about a giga looper ?!?!?

(btw, if Gigas ever do get more interesting layouts, I bet it will be B&M that does it).

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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 7:56 AM
How can you say this coaster looks boring?
its almost twice as long as MF. this Coaster IS an Intamin. Many people have known about this for a long time but this layout is awesome.
6 Air Hills (includign Drop) compared to MF's 4, Several over banks and the turns included on Superman: ROS.
Im not being biast but i think this coaster could indeed be better than both MF and SD2K without too much problem.
Not just on stats alone 350ft is the height that most people have known for a while and about 8800ft in length.
Just off the topic a 4th Intamin mega coaster for that area is being added at Six Flags Holland but it will be dwarfed by this thing.
Note: im not tryna get at MF its a great coaster on its own but what else am i gonna comapre it to lol.

*** This post was edited by roomraider on 9/11/2001. ***

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 8:06 AM

Are you saying it's 250' or 350'?

I hope 250' was a typo.  :)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 12:44 PM
It looks like a combo of a Millennium Force and Expedition Ge-Force Drop...Looks awesome!
Tuesday, September 11, 2001 3:07 PM
Look at those bunny hops!:)
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 3:47 PM
As said before, its an Intamin, I agree, look at the hill, if you look closley, see the track, also, it does have some airtime, but look at all of the turns at low levals, Looks to focus on the speed more than the air, kinda like MF, and S:ROS(not SFNE's)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 4:04 PM
Ok, fact: Heide Park is getting an Intamin Giga Coaster for 2003. It will be roughly 345 feet in height, and has a design speed of 95 mph.

No I don't have proof, but Screamscape, First Drop, and others have been telling the community about this for months.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:24 PM
If it's 345 ft. it will go faster than 95. At least by 1 0r 2 mph.

It's definitely an Intamin Giga, and my first reactions were that it doesn't look all that dissimilar to MF, meaning it will definitely be a winner.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2001 8:35 AM

Its quite intresting to see how excited the Japanese are about this......

Deffinatly shows a differance in cultures i think.

I like the way they slotted this ride in with Collossos. I wonder whats next :)

Wednesday, September 12, 2001 12:26 PM
it looks ok... y no loops?
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