New K'nex coaster this July

Wednesday, February 26, 2003 9:56 AM
K'nex is coming out with a new coaster this July. It has boosters with a thrustair type hill followed with a loop. I don't remember the name of it, but I saw it one ABC news around 5/4 a.m. eastern time. Did anyone else see this?
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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 10:00 AM
its the rippen rocket

are you sure it comes out in july? I hear it was coming out in august

if its in july then it will be one month AFTER my birthday :(

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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 11:30 AM
I thought they said July.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 12:17 PM
Mine too colincsl, here's what you do...Ask for the coaster, but tell them that it's not out yet, so you'd like a "certificate" for the coaster that would entitle you one or two or whatever number you want of the set and, when it comes out, return the certificate to the giver and they will get you the coaster. That's how RCT2 worked for me.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 12:40 PM
heh, yeah, or ill just tell my parents that it comes out in july and ill get it then, hopfully ill just do that
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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 1:01 PM
Could you see if it looked compattible with the Screamin Serpent track?

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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 1:15 PM
Yes Superman Kid of Steel it is compatible.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 2:57 PM

I was looking on there website and i noticed that it says roller coaster under construction. My guess is that it will be coming out in summer.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 3:38 PM
Does anyone know what colors the track and supports will have?

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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 3:56 PM
im guessing a bunch of it will be red... it just sound like it would go with "Rippen Rocket"
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Wednesday, February 26, 2003 4:33 PM
Does anybody have a website where i can find out more info??? This is going to be sweet!!:)
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Monday, March 10, 2003 2:59 PM
I would also like to have a website with some info on this product!
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Monday, March 10, 2003 4:21 PM
http://familyfun.knex.com/index.php

This is all I found about it. Can't wait til it comes out, and its right around the time of my birthday.

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Monday, March 10, 2003 8:24 PM
The only known Photos of the New KNEX set that I've seen are at http://www.bgtguide.com/~sscoasters/knex2003coaster/RRMain.htm. It looks like it uses a single car train and it has 2 launchers. I also like the fact that it is 5 feet high and has more track than the Screaming Serpent does. For now you should use a gaint rubber band to build launch coasters or mix Six Flags Cool Coaster Track with Knex.

BTW I found a KNEX Coaster Set that was never released in the USA. It is called Storm Mountain and it can be seen at http://www.knex.nl/FamilyFun/StormMountain.html. As of right now KNEX does not plan to release this set the USA.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2003 7:01 PM
THAT THING LOOOOKSSSS SAWEET!
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