Hell has frozen over... a custom SLC!

Thursday, January 16, 2003 11:54 AM

While I am aware of various Vekoma SLCs with slight modifications, this, to my knowledge, is the first completely original Suspended Looping Coaster Vekoma has made since the original, El Condor.

http://www.vekoma.com/News/octhappyvalley.htm

It looks pretty nice, actually. Well, anyway, it made my day. I know, I'm crazy.

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Jes
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Six Flags Worlds Of Adventure 2002 Ride-Ops Crew (Have Fun Trying To Find Me!)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 11:55 AM
What about that one that was touted as the world's tallest but it's really only 180 ft. or something? It intertwines with a yellow Vekoma? Where is that?

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A day is a drop of water in the ocean of eternity. A week is seven drops.

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 11:58 AM

Oh but Den, that's a GSLC (Giant Suspended Looping Coaster).

Damn Vekoma Website... they told me it was their first custom SLC... too bad they forgot the Jubilee Oydesee that they built... d'oh!

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Jes
Jes's Roller Coasters DJ Jes
Six Flags Worlds Of Adventure 2002 Ride-Ops Crew (Have Fun Trying To Find Me!)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:07 PM
Just FYI, they yellow and red Vekoma that winds around JO is called Millenium Coaster, and is quite good from what I've heard (smoothness)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:26 PM
Fantasy Island, Skegness, England :p
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Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:29 PM
"I went to Fantasy Island, and all I got was a Tattoo"...signed, your host, Mr. Rourke...;)
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Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:36 PM
De Plane Boss, De Plane

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 12:52 PM
First pic makes it look like the worlds first complete curcuit Invertigo.

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SOB crew in twenty 02
111 SOB laps, and wishing the park was still open

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:05 PM
First Vekoma zero-g-roll too on that coaster :)
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Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:30 PM

Den said:
What about that one that was touted as the world's tallest but it's really only 180 ft. or something? It intertwines with a yellow Vekoma? Where is that?

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A day is a drop of water in the ocean of eternity. A week is seven drops.



It was actually only about 160'...talk about false advertising...

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:44 PM
I actually rode El Condor! :)
It's in SF Holland, right next to the Intamin mini-Hyper "Goliath".
I must say that El Condor was a really rough ride... we waited for it about 1.5 hours, and it's a terrible headbanger... nothing about this coaster is smooth or pleasant or even a great experience.
I was really happy to get out... I can't believe I stood for 1.5 hours in that dark shack that the wait-line was in.
Please tear it down soon!

:o)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:58 PM
LOL,it seems the only good SLC is an SLC that's about to be dismantled.
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Thursday, January 16, 2003 2:05 PM
http://www.vekoma.com/News/magicalworld.htm heres jubilee odyssey. they count a horseshoe turn as an inversion which i think it a bit cheeky

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 2:11 PM

Another creation of Vekoma's custom SLC. http://www.digital-coaster.com/~ft/vekoma/lagi.htm

Although a clone of it is under construction in China...

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 3:12 PM

That thing actually looks pretty cool in the dark, but I dont know why they call that "a substantually different layout". It almost looks exactly the same, except everything is a little off center

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 3:46 PM

LOL.

The Zero-G roll into the Cobra roll looks awsome!

I would love to ride it.

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(A Zero-G roll on a Vekoma SLC. Who would have thought!?)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 4:17 PM

It could be 200', I still like B&M's inverted.

"I've got a train to run here.......BEAM ME UP!"

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 5:18 PM
Oh so that explains the snow storm we had here last night. I thought Hell felt a little colder than usual :) Ok so it's not really Hell, but we did get 7"+ last night here at Truman State University.

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(TPO)ThemeParksOnline.ORG
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Thursday, January 16, 2003 6:43 PM
Being from Michigan I know for a fact that Hell freezes over every year. The town of Hell, Michigan that is.

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Thursday, January 16, 2003 7:08 PM

rentzy, the zero-g roll comes after the cobra roll. if you guys want, a recreation of this ride was posted on coastersims.com a while ago.

magforce, I know what you're talking about. I used to think Chicago winters were bad, but this year just sucks.

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-Bob (formerly Coaster Jedi)
Matt 1989-2003

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