JayJay90 wrote:Evostance wrote:I'm just going to throw this out there. No belief on my part really, but..
Chain snap and roll back on the first hill instead?
Wouldn't be a worlds first as its already been done im afraid on Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars I think??
A vertical chain snap however hasn't
New image from ATG showing the final turn into brake run being complete
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater
arE Y0u R3AdY t0 Sm1Le? wrote:why are people still speculating that the SE has something to do with the outside track haha I said this a few time JW said that you will have to RIDE IT to SEE IT this will clearly be seen without even ridding it!! ( please don't take this is a angry way I mean it as light humour ) anyway a vertical drop back may be a feature but personally I hope not!
Buschgardensfan wrote:Roodles arrived at AT about 20 minutes ago so we should have some photos from him soon.
Rollercoasters4Life wrote:Buschgardensfan wrote:Roodles arrived at AT about 20 minutes ago so we should have some photos from him soon.
He posted this 8 minutes ago:
(Image from Mark (@Roodlesnouter))
So the bend is nearly complete, just a straight connection to the brake run then that section is complete.
Tom-TT wrote:To be honest I hope there isn't any silly trick involved with the vertical lift, we've got a great layout here as it is.
Let's just leave it at that, no need for a fancy lift/vertical lift.
I'm unsure what the purpose of those fins are, could be there for a variety of reasons. Guess we'll have to wait until testing starts, which should be fairly soon - if they want to open during May.
Phild94 wrote:And now i suppose we can fully confirm there will be 14 inversions to the smiler what a record it is and what an effort it will be to be beaten..... certainly in such a manor as this..... I mean comparing this to the footprint of Colossus which has held the record for 11 years.......
The smiler's is about half the size!!!!! HALF!!!!! and it has an extra 4 inversions
All i can say is wow....
(images taken from google maps and are both seen at the same scale )
mattsteveal wrote:I don't think Journey to the Stars has opened yet, so Colossus and "10 inversion roller coaster" may still hold the record
plus Collossus has been open since 2002 so has held it for 11 years as Phild94 states