Roller Coaster Parts?

Monday, June 17, 2013 7:32 AM

Does anyone know of where you could get like used coaster parts such as wheels and other items?

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Monday, June 17, 2013 12:02 PM

Used coaster parts are hard to find. I have only seen parts at the ACE Lone Star Coasterthon at Six Flags Over Texas. At the auction, I've picked up an old Texas Giant road wheel one year and a Flashback wheel another year. They usually have just a handful of iteams. They also had miscellaneous parts from the Mine Train and the old Skyscreamer as well. There may be other ACE events that feature auctions with parts. I just haven't been to any ACE event beyond Texas. I occassionally search on eBay, and nothing has every turned up. I've checked Craiglist in Ohio as well. A piece of Beast's lift hill chain was listed once.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 12:13 PM

I usually just wear a toolbelt to the park and 'borrow' what I'm after.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 12:18 PM

^Just put them in a water cup - no one will notice!

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Monday, June 17, 2013 12:21 PM

I volley for them.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 1:44 PM

Check the dumpster behind the park.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 1:58 PM

I sprint to get to them first after the National Anthem.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 3:33 PM

Stop Posting.

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Monday, June 17, 2013 5:50 PM

Holiday World often sells parts at the auctions during Holiwood Nights. This year featured some PTC running boards (from Voyage, I believe) and some (ab)used PTC bearings for $10/ea... I should have grabbed one of these myself, neat conversation piece for little cost.

Not sure if they have anything left from this year... hopefully next year they'll be selling two entire PTC trains.. :D

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Monday, June 17, 2013 10:40 PM

I get mine via online petitions.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:25 AM

What is this?

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:26 AM

This is real life.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:34 AM

Nah, it's CoasterBuzz.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:42 AM

It doesn't get any more real than CoasterBuzz, man!

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:45 AM

High Five!!

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 1:10 AM

"You can't post it on CoasterBuzz if it isn't true!"

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