hellevator sfkk

Sunday, July 23, 2006 8:58 PM
Does anybody know if hellevator at six flags kentucky kingdom is working and is it a fun ride?
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:00 PM
It's a Six Flags park... who knows what will be working when.
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:23 PM
Is it a good ride?
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:28 PM
I've never been on it. ;)
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:37 PM
I wonder if Shapiro will rebrand it to Superman Tower of Power. Use the character and get rid of the not so family-friendly name.
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:52 PM
From what I remember it's pretty sweet ride. I'm not huge on the 12-16 seat towers, (I like 50 seaters like Dropzone). I do remember that it felt a bit out of control, but fun still. There was no real sign as to when it was going to drop, which also made it pretty awesome too.
Sunday, July 23, 2006 9:58 PM
How many new threads are you going to start tonight?
Sunday, July 23, 2006 10:06 PM
^ Who cares. They can't be as bad as Sirchubs' threads. ;)
Sunday, July 23, 2006 10:09 PM
It's getting close. ;)
Monday, July 24, 2006 8:42 AM
I would really be quite bummed if they chang'e' the name, *Hellevator* is what I called all shots/drops when I first started getting into the hobby and didn't know all the fancy jargon/technical aspects. It's an awesome name, and has YET to be surpassed by another moniker.

Am I mistaken, or was Hellevator the original Intamin second-gen drop ride?

Monday, July 24, 2006 12:41 PM
I've been to the park several times throughout the past couple years and I've never ridden Hellevator, everytime it has been down.
Monday, July 24, 2006 1:57 PM
Yes, SFKK's Hellevator was the first Intamin second generation free fall.
Monday, July 24, 2006 2:46 PM
It was open the other day when I went, but they never have all the cars going. And yes, it's a very fun ride. Not as tall, but almost as intense as Drop Zone.
Monday, July 24, 2006 4:43 PM
I think Hellevator has to be the most retro name for a drop ride.

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