Onride photos of The Silver Bullet

Tuesday, December 7, 2004 5:57 PM
Link below has 5 onride photos of silver bullet at KBF.

http://www.nbc4.tv/irresistible/3978528/detail.html


Army Rangers lead the way
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 6:28 PM
janfrederick's avatar That "thing" turn looks off the hook! Can't wait to get out there.

By the way, I think it's neat that they are weaving the choo choo around the coaster.


"I go out at 3 o' clock for a quart of milk and come home to my son treating his body like an amusement park!" - Estelle Costanza
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 6:56 PM
Mamoosh's avatar Good to see they got the ride open on schedule.

From the looks of the pics the lake has yet to be filled, and when it *is* filled look for it to be much smaller. According to sources Jack also wants "hydraulic strip mining" equip near the helix to be used as theming...the equip will shoot out a stream of water towards the train. Let's hope that happens.

mOOSH [riding Sunday]

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 7:36 PM
On Schedule? Heck, two and a half weeks ahead of schedule, which is awesome!

RamblinWreck [no chance for a while :(]

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 7:39 PM
Mamoosh's avatar Ramblin - Knotts announced a few months ago that the opening date was moved to Dec 7th.
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 8:29 PM
Actually Moosh, I believe that there was water in the lake this morning (and yesterday for that matter). I saw it on the news footage this morning, and heard reports that they were filling the lake yesterday.

It seems as if the NBC photos shown here were taken a couple of days ago.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 8:41 PM
Silver Bullet doesn't open untill 9:00pm eastern that is 5:00pm pacific.
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 8:49 PM
Mamoosh's avatar Thanks for the correction, Matt.

Jacob, the ride opened at 10am this morning.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 8:55 PM

Mamoosh said:
Thanks for the correction, Matt.

Jacob, the ride opened at 10am this morning.


Nope. It actually opened past 12PM since the ride's opening ceremony was at 12.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 9:57 PM
Mamoosh's avatar D'oh...I meant the park opened at 10am; the ride opened around noon. My bad ;)
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 10:04 PM
Ok, I saw somewhere it was opening at 5.

Sorry

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 10:16 PM
that overbank looks awesome, 3 years till i get to ride it...
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 11:11 PM
eightdotthree's avatar Those photos are not very good. Thanks for the link though, hopefully I will get to Cali one of these days to visit and get to some of the parks. The ride definately looks cool.
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Wednesday, December 8, 2004 12:08 AM
They're stills out of video. What were you expecting?

I'm definitely looking forward to riding at Solace come March.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2004 12:59 AM
Moosh, the little pond under the helix was full today. You can also see the pipe that is going to squirt the water, at least that is what we thought it was for.

I'm about to do a TR for today so look for a review.


Monkey killing monkey killing monkey over pieces of the ground, silly monkeys give them thumbs they forge a blade and weapons by the pound to divide it, right in two - Tool
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Wednesday, December 8, 2004 1:00 AM
I'm looking foward to the Winter Coaster Solace this year so much, can't wait to ride Silver Bullet. But the real star of the winter coaster solace is always going to be Ghostrider in the dark. Even when it is 45 degrees out, it still runs like a bat out of hell at night. :)
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