Thursday, March 15, 2001 7:22 AM
When did Mack start making large coasters? This one should be interesting!
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Rogier de Groot
Thursday, March 15, 2001 8:15 AM
This is the first Hyper of Mack. Mack will use the Intamin, B&M, Gio. blocktrack design.
Thursday, March 15, 2001 8:25 AM
According to who?
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Thursday, March 15, 2001 8:49 AM
I think the same company/family that owns Mack also owns Europa Park, so I guess they can save money by doing the thing "in-house".
Thursday, March 15, 2001 8:54 AM
Yes, Europa Park is owned by the Macks (thats how the family is called). They refuse to build looping coasters in their park, cause they claim to be a family park (the old german problem). Therefor i doubt that the coaster will be very steep.
Now my question: I heard that there is a conceptual pic in First Dro magazine. Any chance to see it?
Thursday, March 15, 2001 9:46 AM
Umm, where does non-steel come from non-looping?
Thursday, March 15, 2001 10:10 AM
Intamin uses a blocktrack design?
*** This post was edited by kingbob on 3/15/2001. ***
Thursday, March 15, 2001 11:50 AM
Wouldn't be interesting if they made a hyper-maus!
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Craig the Coaster Freak
Thursday, March 15, 2001 1:16 PM
A hyper mouse would rule! Through some hairpins at the bottom of the drop! Well, some tight turns would still do.
Coasters- a little slice of heaven
Thursday, March 15, 2001 8:00 PM
What?? The Coaster-World site http://www.the-blues.com/coaster/news.php#newsitem984604078,57995,
said this is Expedition Ge-Force at Europa Park.
Track; http://www.expedition-ge-force.de/page07.htm http://www.expedition-ge-force.de/page06.htm
This is obviously Intamin Cable Lift Hill Track.
Fan Site, not the English site is not up yet; http://www.expedition-ge-force.de/
They said the designer is Intamin.
Forum Buzz; http://www.coasterbuzz.com/forums/thread.asp?ForumID=11&TopicID=4426
I think Europa Park and Holiday World are the one & the same park.
Home Park - Wonderland Sydney, Australia, featuring;
1) The Demon - 1988 Vekoma Boomerang
2) The Bush Beast - 1985 KEC Woodie (Clone of PKD's Grizzly)
3) Beastie - 1985 KEC Junior Woodie
4) More steel coasters please!!! Preferably a B&M Masterpiece!
Thursday, March 15, 2001 10:09 PM
EGF is at Hiliday park trust me NOT europa park.
Europa Park is a GREAT park and a hyper should really add to it.
Friday, March 16, 2001 4:00 AM
Holiday Park and Europa Park are two different Parks, about 250km apart.
Holiday Park is the one with EGF (the info on Coaster-World is wrong).
But to add to the confusion: Europa Park, the Park owned by the Mack Family is also planning their own 70m hyper for 2002. The layout painting on screamscape just shows a possible coaster layout and placement, which was done for a proposed woodie.
So, if i could see the pic from FD, i could figure out which coaster and which park it is.
´scuse me while i kiss Kolossos
Friday, March 16, 2001 8:00 AM
I am sorry about the above confusion about the new German hyper; it's my fault. Coaster-World is my site, and when I was reading First Drop magazine I mis-read the article, got mixed up between the two parks and posted the wrong information on my site! I have now corrected it. As tricktrack has pointed out, Holiday Park is getting EGF, and Europa Park is getting a hyper too. EP waited until HP announced the details of EGF before unveiling their own statistics - presumably so that it can be higher/faster/longer.
Hope that clears everything up. I'll read the articles more carefully before posting anything next time!
Andy Rathe www.coaster-world.com