Kingda Ka Testing

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 11:47 AM
Over at www.gainsider.com they have a video of Kingda Ka testing as well as some pictures, can't wait for this to open.

It is cool watching how slow it is actually going.


Skol Vikings
Let's shoot us some deer Joe Joe!!!!

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:06 PM
HeyIsntThatRob?'s avatar LOL!!

See? They can't even get the ride to make it over the top! Dragster is still the tallest coaster in the world and will be for all eternity!

Oh... and I blame Bush.

Discuss

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:14 PM
That video is aweful. Somebody buy the videographer a tripod.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:18 PM
eightdotthree's avatar Ha ha, seriously. It IS hard to zoom in that far and hold it steady, at least find a ledge to rest it on. It actually made me a little ill watching it.

The back of the train makes it look like there is a rear facing seat, almost like a caboose. Heh.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:22 PM
A) The trains are UGLY
B) Their capacity is going to be horrible if each train has to "work its way up" the hill
C) I hold to my originial equation:
(Six_Flags_Maint) + (Intamin_Tech) = SBNO
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:27 PM
Vater's avatar Wow. That doesn't look like a very exciting ride at all. Most of the track isn't even used! What a waste...
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:41 PM
Way worse than L-TH-B. ;)
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:52 PM
Looking at the pictures, I hope those guys on the brake run can get out of the way in case the train ever makes it over the top.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:53 PM
I really hope they didn't launch the train with them on the track.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:54 PM
Vater's avatar ^^Yeah, more like S-A-L...

Slow Ass Launch... :)

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 1:00 PM
I think the videographer was jumping up and down and juggling the camera!
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 1:00 PM
Hey, if it's good enough for Magic Mountain...


-Jimvy! - just sayin ;)

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 1:25 PM
It IS really hard to hold a camera and have a steady shot, but i'd just be happy that we HAVE a video... What would we say if somebody said that they saw Kingda King testing, but they since their video quality wasn't good they weren't going to post it.

Sheeesh, just be glad you HAVE a video to drool over!

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 1:42 PM
A) No, hatin' is ugly

B) Our capacity for hearing this is even lower

C) (Fanboy) + (Slightly shorter coaster) = You-know envy

My work is done here.

-CO


NOTE: Severe fecal impaction may render the above words highly debatable.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 1:48 PM
eightdotthree's avatar Its nice to see a video, and thanks to the author for posting it. It still made me sick. :)
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 2:02 PM
Man, you guys get your panties bunched up pretty easily.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 2:11 PM
Over at www.gainsider.com they have a video of Kingda Ka testing as well as some pictures, can't wait for this to open.

you may be waiting awhile, I would not be shocked if the ride does not even open this year. It will take months to send that thing over the top.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 2:20 PM
^ did you even read the thread?
-Geewhzz
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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 2:20 PM
Really? Wow!


-Jimvy!;)

*dang Geewhzz, you beat me by four seconds lol

*** Edited 4/12/2005 6:21:21 PM UTC by invy***

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 2:29 PM
I think that Cody ment to quote him on the first part. I hope. :)

i'm not sure what to put here..

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