Superman: The Ride of Steel , SFNE

Monday, September 10, 2001 1:12 PM
I have a question about this ride, I know it is different than the other SROS ,so does any one know how much it cost, and is better than the other 2  ?and whatis the angle of decent on its first drop ?

*** This post was edited by TITAN_FAN_13 on 9/10/2001. ***

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Monday, September 10, 2001 1:25 PM
I dont know how much it cost . IMO I feel it is better than SFA . The drop is 78 degrees.
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Monday, September 10, 2001 2:39 PM
i believe they are very close to being the same price. It is the same length of track give or take a few feet. the only thing that could cost more than the others are the tunnels and the extra height to the supports. i believe they are close. and yes it is 78 degrees pretty damn good.
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Monday, September 10, 2001 3:28 PM
First, don't ask questions, just ride it! heh :)

Second, If you liked SFDL's or SFA's S:RoS, you will like this 2-10X better!

Third, the height of all the S:RoS's are the same (the drops, however, are not) and the lengths are all just about the same [Even though SFNE's seems a lot longer than SFA/SFDL's.. its not..] just better use of a track layout and hills I guess :).

Fourth, you might want to check out a movie of both the S:ros's [sfdl & sfne] {sorry for the ad, but its useful in this case :)} at my website and you can compare for yourself....

Go ride it! You will not be dissapointed :)

Alan Jacyszyn, http://sfdl.coasterbuzz.com/

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Monday, September 10, 2001 3:56 PM
Price was somewhere near $10 million. I've ridden all 3 and SFNE's has more hills and more air.
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Monday, September 10, 2001 6:40 PM
$10 million? No way in hell. Ride of Steel at SFA was at least $17 million, if not more.
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Monday, September 10, 2001 7:26 PM
Um, I don't think SFA's was that much...I remember reading when SFDL bought their's it cost $12M.  Not cheap, but not as expensive as you stated.

I'm sure SFNE's was more due to the fact they had to excavate the tunnels, and it has more "higher" portions, ie more costly supports.

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