Iron Dragon @ CP

Thursday, August 10, 2006 12:59 AM
Acoustic Viscosity's avatar perhaps the chain snapped?

Lap bars on suspended coasters would be sweet. Perhaps they could retrofit the trains similar to what Morgan did with Steel Phantom's trains.


AV Matt
Long live the Big Bad Wolf

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Thursday, August 10, 2006 1:02 AM
rollergator's avatar ....just thinking that lap bars on suspendeds MIGHT permit riders to hit their noggins on the sides of the cars...

Iron Dragon is the ONLY N. American suspended left standing I don't care for...(eliminating XLR8 with that phrasing)... ;)

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Thursday, August 10, 2006 2:09 AM
Acoustic Viscosity's avatar If the shells were the same as those on Phantom's Revege, how would you hit your noggin anymore than you would on any other coaster? The swinging of the cars is just the natural banking. Your body should move with the swinging as long as it doesn't come to a sudden stop.

AV Matt
Long live the Big Bad Wolf

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Thursday, August 10, 2006 1:25 PM
What about the using the Vekoma floorless trains?
http://www.rcdb.com/id784.htm
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Thursday, August 10, 2006 1:55 PM
I can see its appeal as a "family coaster" (my nephew was just shy of being tall enough when we visited last month and was majorly bummed out about it), but I could easily see them taking it out and replacing it with something better.(I'm actually surprised it hasn't happened yet)

Suspendeds are a rare breed, but Iron Dragon isn't even an especially good one. Perhaps because I grew up riding BBW at Busch, the first time I rode ID (when it was still relatively new), I was overwhelmingly unimpressed.

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Thursday, August 10, 2006 4:49 PM

WOF Guy said:
I just wish CP would retrofit Iron Dragon with lap bars.

How about Vekoma floorless cars like Chessington's Vampire?

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Thursday, August 10, 2006 7:33 PM
So that they have to keep the front car closed at all times?
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Thursday, August 10, 2006 10:19 PM
I thought they opened up the front car of Vampire? Why is it closed?
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