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OrlandoMagic 05-24-2009 07:28 AM

Rip, Ride, Rockit!
 
Found a great video showing them placing the last piece of track on! Shows a good overview of the coaster.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ0IuWA33oU

Can't wait! :thumbsup2

EDIT: Just realised, it's my 500th post! :)

Metro West 05-24-2009 08:00 AM

Yeah...I've seen that before...should be a great ride! :thumbsup2

DeblovesPoohbear 05-24-2009 08:19 AM

Is that a loop? Why did I think this coaster didnt go upside down?
I can't wait for this one either!:banana:

Metro West 05-24-2009 08:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DeblovesPoohbear (Post 31962941)
Is that a loop? Why did I think this coaster didnt go upside down?
I can't wait for this one either!:banana:

Yes...it's a loop but it doesn't go upside down. The track turns outwards so you're going over the loop not through it.

DeblovesPoohbear 05-25-2009 07:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Metro West (Post 31962955)
Yes...it's a loop but it doesn't go upside down. The track turns outwards so you're going over the loop not through it.


That is too flippin cool!! :goodvibes

Akdar 05-25-2009 11:08 PM

I got some pics today of one of the tests. It was from the first drop till the end, it was fast and really really quiet!!! Made me want to ride it when I come back for HHN

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...809---Copy.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...864---Copy.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...R/IMG_1868.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...R/IMG_1870.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...R/IMG_1871.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...R/IMG_1872.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...877---Copy.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...878---Copy.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...882---Copy.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...888---Copy.jpg

nerdboyrockstar 05-26-2009 01:04 AM

AWESOME PICS AKDAR! Thank you!

Metro West 05-26-2009 04:01 AM

Great pics Mike...thanks for posting! :teeth:

fanoforlando 05-26-2009 06:28 AM

yeah i was there on the 24th ( sunday ) and there were people lined up just outside the stage area on the grass, wasn't sure why, but i think it was because i guess they were wanting some first looks of the test rides.

that thing gave me vertigo looking up at it. it loks freaky tbh

Akdar 05-26-2009 07:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fanoforlando (Post 31986709)
yeah i was there on the 24th ( sunday ) and there were people lined up just outside the stage area on the grass, wasn't sure why, but i think it was because i guess they were wanting some first looks of the test rides.

that thing gave me vertigo looking up at it. it loks freaky tbh

They were lined up for entrance to TNA wrestling last night. No one knew about the random day tests they were doing, other than word of mouth once you got into Universal. But yeah, the lines by the stage were to get into Soundstage 21 for the wrestling show.

I'm sure after hearing about the upcoming tests, some were waiting to see that, but most for the TNA show.

damo 05-26-2009 08:25 AM

Thanks for the pictures! Now we need some more videos so we can judge the speed. It looked sooooooooooooooooooo slow in that other video.

Mad Hattered 05-26-2009 08:29 AM

AWESOME pics, Akdar!!!

minniejack 05-26-2009 08:34 AM

:banana::banana:

FloraFauna 05-26-2009 08:39 AM

Oh my goodness, I'm excited about this ride. Thanks for posting the great pictures.

Akdar 05-26-2009 08:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by damo (Post 31987856)
Thanks for the pictures! Now we need some more videos so we can judge the speed. It looked sooooooooooooooooooo slow in that other video.

It was fast when I took the shots, standing right under it there in NY, it was pretty neat. I think they were testing the breaking system in the video. That's what the one security guy told me.

My first picture shows the car hanging there, it was like that for a while, just stopped at the top , not moving!

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...809---Copy.jpg


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