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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:03 pm

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Benji wrote:
WOW. That zero-g-roll looks amazing! It's good to see some more B&M inverts being built with different layouts. These days most of them are just clones of each other.


Which B&M inverts are clones?


Erm......

  • Batman: The Ride as been cloned at numerous Six Flags parks.
  • Chang is a mirror of Mantis, ok, not a clone but pretty close.
  • Orochi is a Raptor clone but it's now SBNO.
  • G5 and Oblivion are pretty similar but not exact.

Other than that, I can't understand the "B&M clones" comment either.


Woooo no need for sarcasm I was only asking. And really only one of them points are correct. A clone is an exact copy.


Danny, I was referring to Benji's comment - I completely agree with you!
 
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:09 pm

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danny.g97 wrote:
mikecloud1984 wrote:
danny.g97 wrote:
Benji wrote:
WOW. That zero-g-roll looks amazing! It's good to see some more B&M inverts being built with different layouts. These days most of them are just clones of each other.


Which B&M inverts are clones?


Erm......

  • Batman: The Ride as been cloned at numerous Six Flags parks.
  • Chang is a mirror of Mantis, ok, not a clone but pretty close.
  • Orochi is a Raptor clone but it's now SBNO.
  • G5 and Oblivion are pretty similar but not exact.

Other than that, I can't understand the "B&M clones" comment either.


Woooo no need for sarcasm I was only asking. And really only one of them points are correct. A clone is an exact copy.


Danny, I was referring to Benji's comment - I completely agree with you!


Oh, oops, I do apologise, I'm not very happy tonight so I'm sorry
 
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:15 pm

That Zero-G roll looks very different from any other B&M Invert Zero-G roll...
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:47 pm

I was referring to B&M inverts, not all their coasters. Besides Oz'Iris, most of the layouts on their recent inverts have only had slight changes in their layout, it is nice to see Banshee bringing something new to the table
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:55 pm

mikecloud1984 wrote:
danny.g97 wrote:
Benji wrote:
WOW. That zero-g-roll looks amazing! It's good to see some more B&M inverts being built with different layouts. These days most of them are just clones of each other.


Which B&M inverts are clones?


Erm......

  • Batman: The Ride as been cloned at numerous Six Flags parks.

Other non invert B&M clones(ish)
  • Chang is a mirror of Mantis, ok, not a clone but pretty close.
  • Orochi is a Raptor clone but it's now SBNO.
  • G5 and Oblivion are pretty similar but not exact.

Other than that, I can't understand the "B&M clones" comment either.


Orochi now operates as Monster at Walygator Parc in France, sans the MCBs and with a considerably re-profiled drop. The complete lack of any trims makes the second half of the layout easily one of the most intense pieces of coaster I've ever ridden. It's a bit of a shame its existence is so scarcely known, despite Walygator's relative proximity to the UK... That thing really is something of a hidden gem.

And for the record, it's not technically a Raptor clone - their respective pre-lift turnarounds are completely different. ;)
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:59 pm

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Just me that thinks that Zero-G roll is ugly? sorry to go off topic but ya know. Yeah, ugly B&Ms. I still don't like the look of Banshee.
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:25 pm

That zero g roll looks like when you try and make one on rct3 with a up, level, twist then drop :lol:
 
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:43 pm

I can assure you both that it happens to be by far and away the most powerful zero-g roll I've ever experienced... I tend to grey-out on it late in the day.
 
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Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:00 am

Banshee seems to have more of a Swarm (Wingrider) style Zero G instead of a invert style that people say look ugly
 
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:38 am

What ride has the ugly zero g?
 
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Re: Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:22 am

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What ride has the ugly zero g?


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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:06 pm

I really really love Nemesis Inferno's and Nemesis Zero-G rolls
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:24 pm

RollercoasterGEEK100 wrote:
I really really love Nemesis Inferno's and Nemesis Zero-G rolls



The exit from Nemesis Inferno's is amazing.
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Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:24 pm

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Just me that thinks that Zero-G roll is ugly? sorry to go off topic but ya know. Yeah, ugly B&Ms. I still don't like the look of Banshee.


This is the "ugly" one I'm referring to
 
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:37 pm

In an effort to get discussion back on topic, it's currently snowing...

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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:56 pm

I still don't like it:(
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:13 am

Here are some photos of banshee from TPC's facebook!

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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:15 am

Zero G rolls, why so ugly?

Meh, it is looking ok now. The loop looks good fun.
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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:19 pm

Finally more track is going up...

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Re: Banshee, Kings Island - Construction Discussion

Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:16 pm

The entrance and bottom of the batwing is up...

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