Tilt Coaster Info

Tuesday, August 14, 2001 5:41 AM
Does anyone have recent info/video/pics of the Tilt Coaster in action? I have looked around and sent a few posts in some directions but have not heard or seen anything.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 6:14 AM
Go to Vekoma's website (www.vekoma.com). There is a computer animated video there of the tilt coaster in action. Click on "Product Showcase" and then "Upcoming Innovations".
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 6:28 AM
www.coaster-network.com/bm/vekoma/tilt.htm

www.coasterclub.org/en/photos/53-gravitymax/index.shtml

It should have opened in July, unless it suffered "Delayja Vutis." ;)
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 8:33 AM
Is it completed and open ? One of the sites says "July 2001". Someone needs to get some video footage or at least a trip report !

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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 9:34 AM
Yea. That is what I meant. I have been to and seen all the above mentioned info. I am looking for info that shows it is running and hopefully photos and video.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 9:57 AM
i remember back late last year when there was lots of talk about Magic Mountain getting a tilt coaster, but as we all know, we got something much better ;)
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 11:30 AM

It looks freaky!!
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 1:29 PM
I know we have some people on this board from Asia, anyone seen this thing in action (TV news, anything)? It looks great, a little scary, but it wouldn't be as much fun if it wasn't at least a little scary...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 2:18 PM
Something discussed last time this topic was up was what if that holding mechanism goes that bit too early!.....
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Tuesday, August 14, 2001 9:57 PM
Yeah, I read that thread, my 2 cents is that there is some kind of a mechanical locking system that will only unlock the train when in contact with the vertical track.

Hope you know what I mean.

*** This post was edited by Taipan on 8/15/2001. ***
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Wednesday, August 15, 2001 1:28 AM

Taipan said:
"Yeah, I read that thread, my 2 cents is that there is some kind of a mechanical locking system that will only unlock the train when in contact with the vertical track.

Hoep you know what I mean."



Hey Taipan, don't be boring, of course it will have but just explore the possibilities!!!Then think about that fateful early drop when you get to ride one of the coasters, thats half the buzz innit??!!
Regards m8!
Col.
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