Want to see my model coasters?

Sunday, July 29, 2001 6:06 AM
Look no further (I have heaps more photos that haven't scanned in if anyone wants to see them.) www.yourphotos.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=view_public_album&aid=5348&album_name=Model%20Coasters
Sunday, July 29, 2001 6:26 AM
WOW! Right now, I'm working on a wooden Model, made from Match sticks. I've been working on it since Feb. and its only 75% done. Looks like I have a lot of work to do...;)

-Matthew Couts
Rct Recreations (just e-mail me for these)
1.Cedar Point(voted best CP Recreation ever)
2.King's Island (only pki recreation)
3.coming soon... Idlewild
Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:28 AM
very nice job dude! how did ya do it?

Best woodie: The Beast
Best steel: MF
Best park: IOA! Get to the point... cedar point!
Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:35 AM
Great job! Esp. with the B&M :)

edit: do they work?
Rollercoasters are the secret of life!

http://www.woodencoaster.com *** This post was edited by bigkirby on 7/29/2001. ***
Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:40 AM
WOW! How did you get the B&M to look exactly like one? That is so cool! I need tips, my friend and I are going to take on a project of a scale model of Millennium Force, using metal pipes and bars, a soldering iron, and a lot of time a patience.
Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:43 AM
These are great could you send me the info on how you did your track design? I'm lookin to do a project in the future.
Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:56 AM
That is amazing!! It must have taken a while to build all those. Do the cars actually run?
Spread your wings and fly away!! X-Flight '01
Sunday, July 29, 2001 11:05 AM
The B&M one is nice, the Lego ones are ok. Why is someone standing on a boomerang in the first photo?

.:| Brandon Rodriguez |:.
Sunday, July 29, 2001 11:16 AM
Wow that is cool.
Sunday, July 29, 2001 11:32 AM
WOW!! I think the rollercoaster is cool you would be a good rollercoaster designer!!!!

by the way does it run!!! :)
Sunday, July 29, 2001 3:08 PM
Cool! I'm in the middle of building my own woodie model...
Sunday, July 29, 2001 4:42 PM
Thanks for the comments mates. I will put up more info when I have the time.

Yup, all of the models work except for the LEGO Boomerang (Too much friction obviously, can only do one loop) & the Beemer (Wrong track, to be rebuilt & is way far from being completed. What you see is all there is.) Click on my member info for another pic.

BrandonR, that person on the Boomerang is me!


Sunday, July 29, 2001 5:54 PM
u have way to much time on your hands
Sunday, July 29, 2001 7:47 PM
thats cool!!
Sunday, July 29, 2001 7:52 PM
SFMMRULZ01, why would you make a comment about someone to make fun of them like that?

If you want to diss somebody about there hobbies, go somewhere else.

Taipan, keep up the great work!
Monday, July 30, 2001 12:38 AM
Ta CPgenius. I don't mind what he said as that is so not the case. The Beemer was my final school year major project for '97. I worked my*****off for the whole year & had enough of it, so packed it away in the garden shed. The desktop toy was a 2nd last school year project for '96.

The LEGO Boomerang is from '92 and the Loop Corkscrew from '95. That is all, I haven't touched my LEGO for years as too busy with my R/C model helicopters.
Monday, July 30, 2001 8:09 AM
I've always been fiercely jealous of those who could build things with legos. But envious in a good way. That stuff amazes me.

Nice work.

And Mr. SFMMRULZ01 keeps his hands busy in other ways. Don't worry about him.

I rode "X" and never went upside down.
Monday, July 30, 2001 8:14 AM

Homey G. said:
"And Mr. SFMMRULZ01 keeps his hands busy in other ways. Don't worry about him."


Wow Taipan, I love the Arrow Double Loop ride, what did you use to for the track, and how did you assemble your pieces?
"Bathroom 1 looks too intense for me"-Ed Markey
Monday, July 30, 2001 3:49 PM
I used the rails from the old 12V (grey) and 4.5V/Unpowered (blue) train sets & turned them over sideways. Look at the photo carefully to see how I made the cars & cross-ties.

For those who want to build their own model woodie, see www.rollercoastermodels.com This site has Arrow Looping Coasters as well; www.modelrollercoasters.com

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