Freefalls never did it for me... dropping for a split second and then spending a few minutes on your back while the cars in the station load/ride is reset after breaking down... drop towers are a lot more fun and much more efficient.
But $250K? It might make sense for a smaller park that has some space and the ability to keep the thing running.
Camden Park doesn't need another lawn ornament! They just got rid of one!
Actually, if I were to ride a drop ride, I would choose these older freefalls over the modern towers. I did ride a freefall once and I thought the laying on your back thing and going through the clever device that turned the cars upright was the most interesting part of the ride!
And I still classify them as coasters - they are much closer to a coaster then those "Impulse" things :) *** Edited 8/15/2005 6:48:19 PM UTC by millrace***
I like them because of the intensity when you DO fly on your back. As I mentioned before, just the fact that these things are so rackety and sounds like they are going to fall apart at any second adds to it. ;-) There are a few that I bypass everytime though just because they are TOO rough......the ones at Magic Mountain and Great Adventure.
Personally my fave towers are Drop Zone at PKI and any of the second Intamin drops, especially the ones at Kennywood and Great America.
Camden easily has room for it, next to the Skydiver. You can go from one lose-your-lunch ride to another. ;-)
Hey now, Camden only had one lawn ornament. It's gone now. ;-)
*** Edited 8/15/2005 6:50:03 PM UTC by coasterqueenTRN***
The one in the picture is Demon Drop from Cedar Point. It is listed as being in much better condition - which is true of Demon Drop - wonder why they are going for the same 250k? *** Edited 8/15/2005 7:19:52 PM UTC by DragonRider***