Maurer Söhne... X Coasters

Thursday, July 14, 2005 2:02 AM
Has anyone notice these Maurer Söhne X Coasters?

From the their site, the ride car design looked promising. But these coasters (http://www.rcdb.com/installationresult.htm?column=1,10,3,4,5&order=1,2&model=262) are just plan ugly. This is disapointing, what are your comments on these coasters?

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Thursday, July 14, 2005 3:20 AM
Well...um...it's different.
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Thursday, July 14, 2005 3:28 AM
bobthecoasterguy's avatar They look kind of neat to me. :)

--Erich

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Thursday, July 14, 2005 8:20 AM
Yeah, I think they grow on you. I just love the innovations Maurer has come up with. Not exactly incredibly groundbreaking, but at least somethings different.

- Josh


When you give, you begin to live... - Dave Matthews
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Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:15 AM
Is there some sort of launching system on G Force at Drayton Manor Park?

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Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:56 AM
Sky Wheel, one of their creations using a veritcal lift. G Force most likely has some sort launch system to get it to 50 mph.

http://www.rcdb.com/id2773.htm


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Thursday, July 14, 2005 10:00 AM
Ugly makes it a disappointment? I think Stormrunner is one of the ugliest coasters in existance. I can't wait to ride it, though, because I've heard nothing but good things. Can't judge a Coaster by its looks. E.G.=mean streak.
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Thursday, July 14, 2005 10:31 AM
The Sky Wheel is indeed ugly but I have to say that G-Force does have a sort of Schwarzkopf-look.

I like the fact that it fits in the same space as a Vekoma Boomerang and it looks like its going to offer lots of thrills in such a small space (without any headbanging).

Those coasters are definatley NOT launched. The so called "humpty bump lift" (stupid name) is capable of pulling the cars up a vertical hill and even extend the lift to go upside down. Surely an odd feeling while hanging in the lapbars.

On a side note: I was checking some rcdb-pictures of Drayton Manor and i had to laugh about this one: http://www.rcdb.com/ig814.htm?picture=19 apart from the signs it looks 100% like a screenshot of RCT3 *** Edited 7/14/2005 2:32:32 PM UTC by tricktrack***

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