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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:12 pm

Six Flags have announced that the worlds first single-railed rollercoaster is to open at Six Flags Fiesta Texas next Spring!

The Wonder Woman Golden Lasso is a RMC Raptor coaster!

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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:39 pm

What's it on the site of in the park?
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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:04 pm

It does look somewhat bizarre, but it will be exciting to see what RMC's fully-steel product turns out like.

jackf1tz wrote:
What's it on the site of in the park?

It's going on the site of Power Surge, an Intamin shoot-the-chutes which was closed on July 23rd.
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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:11 pm

The coaster itself looks good and RMC crazy but I few concerns with it. Firstly, capacity is going to be rather poor, with 8 seater trains and there doesn't seem to be a MCBR. Also, that paint scheme is awful; it's worse than awful. It looks like a McDonalds roller coaster and doesn't at all shout wonder woman.
 
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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:51 pm

Something I loved most about SFFT was how everything felt like it fit in. Although this looks like a cool addition, It really doesn't fit in at all. It would be awesome if it interacted with the quarry wall, like the other major coasters.
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Re: Six Flags General Discussion

Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:00 pm

Here's a YouTube link to the announcement video.
 
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:41 pm

I must say it looks pretty funky. Will be interesting to see this being constructed and then eventually running
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:54 pm

This looks to be a very interesting coaster, it'll be intriguing to see how the various elements ride and how the overall experience is. The only concern I have at the moment is the capacity of the ride. It seems to be a low capacity ride for a large park which leads to the potential for very, very long queues. However, I shall reserve full judgement until it's open and operating.
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:05 pm

I'd echo the mostly positive comments about the announcement, and I also share the concerns around the capacity of the ride. Could we possibly see separate load/unload stations or some sort of double loading system to counteract the impact of the small trains? I would hope so.
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:05 am

It appears that the test track set up at RMC's offices/workshop is in fact a segment from the Wonder Woman coaster!

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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:10 pm

Track has started to be installed for Wonder Woman: Golden Lassoo at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Credit to CoasterForce on Twitter

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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:37 pm

Six Flags Fiesta Texas have posted a video on their Facebook page showing the highest section of track being installed for Wonder Woman Golden Lasso.

The more I see of this the more intrigued I'm getting about it. It's making me so excited to try it out in July!!
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