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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:50 pm

The way this tears around the track almost looks unreal because of the new design. I can't wait for PoV & reviews of this thing.
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:50 pm

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Even with three trains though I do have some concerns regarding the ride's throughout with the trains being single file in design, I think it's goning to be a ride people are going to have to be prepared to queue a while to get on

I couldn't agree more. As great as Fiesta Texas ride ops were on my couple of visits, keeping the line constantly moving when you can only fit (I believe) 8 people per train is going to be a struggle. 
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:12 am

They definitely need a Merlin bag room to remove those from the equation..
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:09 pm

We've been given the first look at the trains for Wonder Woman Golden Lasso in a Facebook Live video posted by the park earlier today.

I've managed to take a screenshot, which although not the best quality, gives a look at the train for those who may not be able to view the video:
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I have to say that I do quite like the train design. It also looks like the train uses vest style restraints - it'll be interesting to see how generous these are for riders. One other thing you can see in the background of the video is part of the station design which features Greek style columns. It'll be interesting to see how far these theming details extend to the rest of the ride area and queue. 
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:39 pm

Looks like quite a unique train design.. they just look a bit plasticky if you get what I mean.. not sure about it to be honest. Single file seating arrangement is interesting. They look comfy enough though. Especially as the coaster will hopefully be ultra smooth! :)
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:51 am

I quite like them, but am surprised they have what looks like over shoulder seat belts. RMC seem to be experimenting with a few different restraint designs right now. I wonder if they will have a lap seat belt as well?
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:33 pm

Looks like from leaving lift hill to brakes is about 45 seconds, Assuming extremely efficient train loading, you're looking at 575 people an hour. this ride is going to have some very long, slow moving queues. 

Could be the Achilles heel of this ride. How many E-ticket rides are able to get away with capacities that low? Not sure what the solution would be. Tighter Lap sitting arrangements? Future versions being designed as dueling? 
 
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:05 pm

The thing is: this type of ride was never designed as a headline ride for a big park. It was designed for smaller parks (places like Drayton Manor or Flamingo Land) with the larger (2 seat wide) design for larger parks/chains like Cedar Fair and Six Flags.
 
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:46 pm

Yes, it baffles me why both companies think that the ride will sit happily operating in two very busy parks.

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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:32 am

The first real POV of Wonder Woman is up  :D 

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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:13 pm

:love It looks so smoooooooth. Throughput aside the single rail coaster really gets me excited for the future.
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:04 am

I'm excited to see the two across models in the future which should have at least double the throughput.
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Re: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:57 am

I would expect that the t-rex (or whatever they end up calling it) will be longer than 6 rows. Looking at Wildfire each train is 12 rows long, 24 riders per train. That seems more reasonable. 

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