This coaster's drop will be identical to Prowler's. I can't wait to see if the coaster dips under the railway.
Prowler is one of my favorite coasters. I'm proudly wearing my Prowler T-shirt at the park for the announcement.
I watched a youtube video of Prowler and it looks like a lamer version of The Beast. Though Beast is my favorite coaster pretty much ever and when I watched it on Youtube before riding it, it looked lame too. Just seems weird that they would do another wooden coaster when they already have the best one ever! They tried to compete with The Beast before and it's already gone. Excited to see what they have planned either way!Last edited by Nicole Wood, Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:05 PM
I'm sorry I can't be there with you this year, Dale. Stuck working at the State Fair.
I remember back when I saw Maverick's POV for the first time I thought it looked boring. Now it's my favorite coaster. Now I know that the only way to really judge a coaster is to ride it.
Any good airtime on Prowler?
Yes good, even good "sideways airtime"
So it is indeed a lamer version of The Beast? I guess I should save my judgement until I ride it.
I never considered a comparison of the two. They may both be wooden coasters, but after that it's apples/oranges. One is not "lamer" than the other.
If I had to say anything pre-announcement, it would be that Prowler and this new ride will have similarities.
Looks boring and short. I also don't get the part about what's in the shed. Also a terrible name. Not to mention King Island really botched that live feed.
Based on layout it seems like the shed is maybe a drop section or just some sort of show. Looks like you exit at the same height you enter, though a little hard to tell.
I think the ride looks like a fun little GCI, and makes good use of terrain, but it's kind of an odd choice for that park. The beast has that woody race through the woods vibe covered already.
I can't wait to see what RMC does with it.
I love this choice for the park. They finally have a wooden coaster that has ejector airtime! (No, the racer is not ejector, it's floater at best.) I think this is the perfect fit for the park, and they don't have anything similar, and prowler is absolutely kick ass.
This looks amazing to me as it's chock full of my absolute favorite coaster element: Low to the ground speed! It looks to hold a constant high speed through most of the ride, with the trees providing an extra sensation of speed, and without all of the slow down - speed up of taller hills. This is one of the reasons I love Raven so much.
Also, because no one else has done it yet:Last edited by Tommytheduck, Friday, July 29, 2016 1:22 AM
Looks boring and short.
One less person in line in front of me.
I think it will be a perfect addition to the park. Also, keep in mind that this is more or less the replacement woodie for Son of Beast. In that capacity, it should be a rousing success. Can't wait to get back to Mason to find out.
Let's get down to the real point. It's the first wooden coaster being built in the state in 17 years.
Excited you bet I am. It's also a GCI, which is a first for Ohio. I can't wait.
Btw, both of the wooden coasters built in 2000 are now torn down. I see this one lasting much longer.
I will be there to ride it next spring as long as its not another lightning rod fiasco.
I am excited and can't wait to ride. This should be a nice addition to the park and should be a fun ride. I am taken back by the ones who think this is going to boring, for you I hope it is. One last person standing in line!
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