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How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:15 pm

How deep is Oblivions hole
And how deep did the have to excavate for Nemesis?
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:30 pm

Oblivions drop is 20m (60foot) - Not sure on how deep the hole is, I am guessing about 10m.
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:48 pm

No Oblivions drop is 180ft. However 65ft of that is above the ground. So that makes the hole about 115ft deep. According to rcdb.
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:55 pm

I was gonna so theres no way it can be 60ft high lol thats very small :P
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:58 pm

Do any photo's exist of the area where Nemesis currently occupies, before the ride was built?
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:09 pm

^I think you have the wrong topic?
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I was gonna so theres no way it can be 60ft high lol thats very small :P

Yeah i thought it was a bit strange so looked it up to check. Its an easy mistake to make Kryn because all the documentary's on Oblivion perceive Oblivion's drop to be 60ft i don't know why though. :?
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:09 pm

I remember me once watching a doccumentury on oblivion, saying about it being 60 ft. Followed by a bit about Top Thrill Dragster, which made Oblivion sound tiny! :lol:
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:10 pm

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Actually no.

Instead of starting a whole new topic for something so arbitrary, I decided to post my question in this topic as they are kind of related.

Thx.
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:11 pm

And something that's going to get locked if giving it's own topic. #-o
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:13 pm

No, that wouldn't happen either :?
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:17 pm

"Ollie" wrote:
[-X

Actually no.

Instead of starting a whole new topic for something so arbitrary, I decided to post my question in this topic as they are kind of related.

Thx.

Sorry it just seemed a bit random.
There is a photo of Nemesis's station under construction here with a bit of an idea of what that area used to look like.[url=http://www.towerstimes.co.uk/history/construction/nemesis/nemesis.htm" target="_blank]http://www.towerstimes.co.uk/history/co ... emesis.htm[/url]
Don't know if that helps.
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:19 pm

Yeah, I've already had a look around the Nemesis construction page, but I wondered if there were any photo's prior to any construction work began on the site.

As it mention's on the page though, this was 1993 and therefore public photo's may be hard to come by :)
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:23 pm

Yeah. There might be a picture somewhere on the net. But the likely hood of finding a picture like that is not very high.
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:24 pm

I love seeing rollercoaster construction and maintenance :) GEEEEK HA :P
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:37 pm

Oblivion's hole is deep enough to indeed, take you to Oblivion. What do you mean that's no help at all!?!
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:52 pm

"Ollie" wrote:
Yeah, I've already had a look around the Nemesis construction page, but I wondered if there were any photo's prior to any construction work began on the site.

As it mention's on the page though, this was 1993 and therefore public photo's may be hard to come by :)


The best I've seen is over on ATA of very early construction.


In regards to Blivvy, the hole is deep!
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Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:38 pm

By the way I got that 60ft date from [url=http://www.towerstimes.co.uk" target="_blank]www.towerstimes.co.uk[/url] - maybe its wrong then and needs updating :D
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:58 pm

I think that the actual "vertical" section of Oblivion is 60 ft. It's a very clever illusion making you think it's vertical for much more than it is.

However, I do struggle to believe that it's actually 180 ft in total. That's a hell of a long way down and to pull out of in such a short space. However, it must be.

Here's the drop off Griffon's 200 ft lift hill:
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([url=http://www.coasterforce.com/griffon" target="_blank]http://www.coasterforce.com/griffon[/url])

Also, if you look at G5 (Oblivion's mirrored clone), you get some idea of the true scale of the ride. G5 looks much, much, much bigger than Oblivion:

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([url=http://www.coasterforce.com/G5" target="_blank]http://www.coasterforce.com/G5[/url])

Oh, and for pics of the area of Nemesis before it was built, look at photos of Thunders Looper and The New Beast - search for those and you'll come across some which also have the Nemesis area.
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:52 pm

That G5 coaster looks loads taller than Oblivion. :o
 
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Re: How Deep is Oblivions Hole?

Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:47 pm

yer the track starts to level up pretty much after you have gone into the hole dont it. stil amazing tho hey . . !

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