Posted Sunday, January 20, 2002 6:22 AM | Contributed by James Disney
Knott's Berry Farm has finally started the preparation for their newest roller coaster, Xcelerator. A large footer is being dug as well as markers and paint showing the turnaround into the station and support areas. The park has also taken delivery of more launch track and supports.
The Disneyland Resort is also covered as they continue a few rehabs and the construction of A Bug's Land and Tower of Terror.
Sunday, January 20, 2002 12:52 PM
thats alot of track
Sunday, January 20, 2002 1:08 PM
Yeah, you should of seen how much there was for MF.
Sunday, January 20, 2002 6:16 PM
Are there any more pictures/cg's/models of what Xcelerator looks like other than those sketches?
Sunday, January 20, 2002 10:42 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2002 11:26 PM
Towards the bottom they have a 3D layout of Xcelerator.
KBF Net - Coming Soon!
Monday, January 21, 2002 12:58 AM
which isn't that accurate... sadly... needs work, especially the run back into the brakes and the turn around into the station
*** This post was edited by James Disney on 1/21/2002. ***
Monday, January 21, 2002 8:15 AM
It'll be intersesting to see how this ride shapes up.
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Monday, January 21, 2002 9:34 AM
Does anybody know about how long this ride will be? Just looking at the designs, my guess is about one minute.
Monday, January 21, 2002 11:05 AM
From launch to brakes... I give it 40 seconds, and that's generous. It'll be a fast ride!
Monday, January 21, 2002 11:06 AM
62 seconds according to the press release
Monday, January 21, 2002 11:22 AM
I am geussing the 62 seconds is included in a waiting to be launched and slowly making your way through the breaks.
KBF Net - Coming Soon!
Monday, January 21, 2002 11:34 AM
The reason the model on ACN has the straight section is because that would be a position for a block brake, without it, 2 train operation would not be possible. That is why i added it there.
Monday, January 21, 2002 12:59 PM
*looks a drawing of Xcellerator* O_O!!
Well i guess this is another coaster I'll be following from start to finish. Then hopefully riding it on the first day, or sooner... =D
Monday, January 21, 2002 5:17 PM
Seems like its going to be awesome....to bad i live in pennsylvania :-(
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