What happened to CoasterWorks?

Saturday, December 22, 2007 11:44 PM
I don't think Chris Brewer (www.coasterworks.com) made any new models after 2004, or at least they weren't put up on the site. Now the site is gone and I wanted to check it out. Anyone have any idea what happened?
-Congo Falls - 90 rides (one day) -Murder of the Orient Express (1980-2003)
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Sunday, December 23, 2007 9:40 AM
Jason Hammond's avatar 10-24-2006 was the last time archive.com captured the active site.

http://web.archive.org/web/20061004003647/http://coasterworks.com/

After that is says "Sorry, this site is temporarily unavailable. Please check back later."

In the last entry is says "coasterworks.com expired on 03/25/2007 and is pending renewal or deletion."

Apparently they didn't renew.
*** Edited 12/23/2007 2:41:03 PM UTC by Jason Hammond***


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Sunday, December 23, 2007 10:57 AM
Thought they were bought out by a Russian Firm and then merged into Cumback Coasters??????

Chuck, who may be totally wrong on this one

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Sunday, December 23, 2007 2:30 PM
"Cumback" is my current vote for most hilariously misspelled word of the day.

Hint: Kumbak.


Bill
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Sunday, December 23, 2007 11:18 PM
Vater's avatar Chuck, it was former employees of Vekoma that formed Kumback. That said, this thread is about the Coaster Works website created by coaster model builder Chris Brewer, not the Coaster Works, Inc. coaster building firm that built Dania Beach Hurricane and Thunder Eagle.

So, basically...


Chuck, who may be totally wrong on this one

...you're totally wrong on this one. ;);)

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Sunday, December 23, 2007 11:28 PM
Sorry, I should have specified, and not drink before posting.

Web Archive, is that the Way Back Machine?


-Congo Falls - 90 rides (one day) -Murder of the Orient Express (1980-2003)
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Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:17 AM
I thought Coasterworks was last linked to M&V?

Cumback... priceless, Chuck! Thanks for the morning laugh- I needed it ;)

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