Posted Friday, April 17, 2009 10:47 PM | Contributed by Jeff
The Mega Disk'O, a giant purple-and-gold Italian-made pendulum ride, arrived on Tuesday at Waldameer. All week, an eight-man crew, with the help of a crane, has been raising it piece by piece into the sky. Staff hope to give it a test spin on Saturday. The public's first chance to step aboard will be a special weekend event planned May 2 and 3 that will help raise funds for the John Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation.
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Cool. It nice to see postive news.
Coaster Junkie from NH
I drive in & out of Boston, so I ride coasters to relax!
I think this ride can be a real success for a smaller park like Waldameer. I know Kennywood has a fairly new ride, and it seems really popular. I am sure it is very reliable as well.
"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us."
I think they're great rides, and I'm surprised that Zamperla hasn't sold more of them, especially given the variations they offer. Although the stand-up one is kinda silly, I think.
I rode my first mega-disko at Silver Dollar City and could not get enough of it. Bassistist and I kept running back in line to ride again. Even the regular version of the ride is fun. I can't wait to experience my first Disko-Coaster at KI in May.
Last Airbender is awesome at KI. It's a very thrilling ride considering that it's in the "kid's" section of the park. I love the theme too, being somewhat of a fan of the show.
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