Kings Dominion construction ramps up for new roller coaster

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2009 10:50 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Richmond TV station NBC12 has some video looking around the construction site at Kings Dominion, showing the worst kept secret in 2010 roller coasters. A park rep says Internet sources on the identity of the ride are "fairly accurate," which most agree makes this a 300-foot Intamin coaster.

See video from WWBT/Richmond.

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Saturday, July 11, 2009 3:20 PM
ridemcoaster's avatar

ID is a great ride, especially if you want to see how long the queue line is for TTD since that silly wall blocks the zig zag section. :)


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Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:27 AM

Yeah. One night when I worked at CP, a buddy and myself rode it. We started talking about a topic in the line, rode the coaster, and got off, not ever missing a beat.


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Monday, July 13, 2009 7:51 AM

ApolloAndy said:
LK, what you're probably thinking of is the demonstration (I think it might have been on RideMan's page) that there is no way MF ever gets close to 100. Regardless of the initial velocity imparted by the cable lift (unless it's something like 50 MPH) a 300' drop will not get you up to 100 MPH. It was something like that.

You might be thinking of this?


--Greg
"You seem healthy. So much for voodoo."

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Monday, July 13, 2009 11:32 AM
ApolloAndy's avatar

Not a roll of some sort. How intriguing....


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Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

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Monday, July 13, 2009 8:33 PM
LostKause's avatar

I was expecting Chris Hanson, and I got a very interesting link. Thanks a lot, Greg.


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