NEW homemade coaster

Friday, April 22, 2005 11:39 AM
Otto Volante : Gelatin

looks like it's an installation at an art gallery in italy
I believe it's a continuous circuit, too, as the track seems to curve back up towards the top after it bottoms out. The second picture down appears to be a shot of the 'lift hill'
Wheee!

http://www.t0.or.at/~bebe/projects/2004/otto_volante/

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Friday, April 22, 2005 11:55 AM
Talk abouta head chopper! I wonder what the height limit on that thing is?

I couldn't watch the video since I don't have quicktime here at work but those homemade coaster scare me more than the real thing.

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Friday, April 22, 2005 12:21 PM
Looks pretty wicked! Notice the hand brakes!

My highspeed showed the video perfect.

Chuck

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Friday, April 22, 2005 1:09 PM
Talk about a neck snapper!

Looks tempting though...

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Friday, April 22, 2005 1:19 PM
Looks fun. It's no Elijah's Chariot, though... ;-)

-Josh

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Friday, April 22, 2005 1:46 PM
SAAWHEAT! :)
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Friday, April 22, 2005 2:12 PM
Its longer than the IJST!
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Friday, April 22, 2005 3:06 PM
See, it's nice when you don't engage in attention-whore trolling!! :)
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Friday, April 22, 2005 3:15 PM
That thing is really cool, I think I'll have to build me one.
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Friday, April 22, 2005 3:25 PM
Otto Volante: dedicated to their grandmother's most loved cow.

Now there's a coaster theme if I ever saw one. ;)

Justin

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Friday, April 22, 2005 5:27 PM
I was wondering does anyone have any idea what it would cost to build a homemade coaster?
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Friday, April 22, 2005 5:43 PM
A lot of money and even more in reputation...
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Friday, April 22, 2005 6:36 PM
That was was cool I would like to ride it or even have one in my backyard
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 5:53 PM
very cool. I would ride it. That looks like one of the best barkyard coasters I've seen. What does IJST stand for?
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 6:25 PM
well I built a backyard coaster for $200 but it is pretty simple but i have heard people spending a couple thosand.
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:23 PM
$200? How big was it? I really want to build my own in my backyard, I have enough space. :( If only I could.
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:25 PM
Elf if you could put a pic up that would be great. I'd love to see what i could get for an amazing $200
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:26 PM
It's only a couple feet.

See here http://www.coasterbuzz.com/forum.aspx?mode=thread&TopicID=41437

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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:28 PM
Thanks corkscrewy. I guess if that's all i get for my $200 its gonna be awhile before I get anything to cool in my backyard.
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:30 PM
I'll stick with my k-nex. :)

Though those can get quite expensive.

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