skyrail suspension coaster

Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:03 PM
Anyone have this yet?

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/kazootoys/sksurocobyqu.html

or follow the skyrail link at http://www.quercetti.com/ *** Edited 11/19/2003 9:06:03 PM UTC by Dale Picolet***

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Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:22 PM
That thing looks totally stupid...even K-nex does a better job of making coaster sets.

My advice is to just save your money & not invest in that worthless product.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:37 PM
How, exactly, can you give advice based on an opinion formed just from looking at pictures? It's a kid's toy, get over it.
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Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:41 PM
Personally, I thought it looked pretty cool for a marble-based coaster set...I like the support structure. Here is the link directly to the manufacturer
Also, this site has better pricing on the Skyrail Suspension than that yahoo shop. *** Edited 11/19/2003 9:50:21 PM UTC by redman822***
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:08 AM
Very cool concept, especially the suspension setup.
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:19 AM
What would be even cooler that the toy suspension setup would be to see a real coaster set up like that...if that would be phyically possible.

I liked it so much added it to my Christmas wish list.

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Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:49 AM
Looks like fun. Easier to set up than K-nex.
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:54 AM
I saw this at a toy store the other day. It looked really nice ... but the version I saw didn't have any sort of lift mechanism.

I don't know how many of you remember Bandai's Spacewarp set, but this appears to be just a bigger version with a different support structure.

Has anyone seen a version with a lift?

I also just noticed that there only appears to be straight track and 90 degree turns. I don't think it's possible to do any major banking or helix style turns with this. *** Edited 11/20/2003 2:56:36 PM UTC by JamesB***

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Thursday, November 20, 2003 10:14 AM
My brothers and I loved Spacewarp when we were growing up. This does look somewhat similar, although I suspect Spacewarp was more flexible.
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 10:20 AM
I think I need to go dig up my spacewarp set again... :)
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 12:57 PM
Yeah, same here. I think it's somewhere in my garage attic. It's still set up, too.
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 2:52 PM
I have always wanted a Spacewarp kit. Add that to my Christmas list. ;)
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Sunday, April 11, 2004 10:06 AM
If you have a Spacewarp kit, you will find that it is worth a good amount of money now!
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