weight limit for Aqua Duct ??

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  1. coachsomer

    coachsomer Mouseketeer

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    I have a few months which I plan to lose SOME weight, but curious
    alla Potter RIde if there is any size restrictions for Duct??:scared1:
     
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  3. krhardy

    krhardy karate chic-I'll beat you with my cane

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    I would pose that question straight to DCL...that way-as well informed as we are here on the Dis :goodvibes-you'll get the "official" answer.
    Just my 2 cents worth.
     
  4. mainstreetmagic

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    Good question, though, and one I wouldn't have even thought to ask! Disney is normally very good about weight issues, unlike Univeral. :mad: If you find out the answer, will you post it here?
     
  5. Donald_Quackers

    Donald_Quackers Quacktastic!

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    I'm interested as well about the Aqua DUCK (not duct).
     
  6. Page4

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    To keep the lines from crowding, you have to be at least 6 ft tall, and less than 100 lbs....just kidding.:lmao:
    I've tried to google this but only came up with the height restrictions.
     
  7. kay1864

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    This is true. I read recently that one of the changes in the Space Mountain refurb was to put wider seats in the cars, since visitors had gotten wider overall since the attraction first opened.
     
  8. LivingtheWDWdream

    LivingtheWDWdream Dreamin of Disney!

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    I emailed DCl and within less then an hour received a response back! what service!

    I am also pooh sized and worry about that but this is what I have been told:

    The AquaDuck features a 2 person inflatable raft. Guests will be
    permitted to ride "single". The Acrylic Tube Size is - 52" diameter
    by 1-1/2" thickness. The minimum rider height is 48”. The weight and
    age requirements are still to be determined.

    So if they are going to limit the weight to a certain amount then it hasn't been determined and they will update the website with the information.
     
  9. MagicRat

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    Have to think if they will mostly be having two people in each slide that the weight max (if any) will be pretty high for an individual rider- they need to plan for two decent sized adults at the least I would think. BTW, I will be all over that on our cruise next April 3!!
     
  10. TinklednPants

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    I hope nobody gets stuck in that tube (like Augustus in Willie Wonka) !!
     
  11. taswira

    taswira "Let It Go" - but carefully guard your secrets!

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    I doubt that the weight limitations will have anything to do with weight in itself. They are probably more concerned with "girth size" - width of the person on the raft, and how safe of a "fit" inside the tube. I don't think being overweight would be an issue, but being severely obese probably would - for safety reasons. Most Guests should be fine. That's a sensitive decision that DCL has to make.
     
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    :thumbsup2 200 lbs. or the " TRAP " door over the ocean opens. :laughing: :lmao::lmao: :rotfl2:.............Forgive me , I just had to say that. HAPPY SAILING EVERYONE.
     
  13. wld4mky

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    :lmao::lmao::rotfl2::rotfl:
     
  14. mousemom11

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    I got a mental image of Homer Simpson stuck in the tube at Mount Splashmore. :lmao:
     
  15. LivingtheWDWdream

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    Definitely but if a person fits on the tube then there shouldn't be a concern the question is then if the person is too heavy and the water power can't carry the tube and them down the slide safely.

    It will be interesting to see how they do handle a sensitive issue such as this to make it less stressful on the guests who may have to be disappointed and told they can't go.
     
  16. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    Either that, or they will weigh everyone until they find someone so heavy that the sections of tube come apart!
     
  17. mca

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    Is the technology for the Aquaduck not similar to the "gusher coaster" at Typhoon lagoon?

    Has anyone been on that slide?
     
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    Please be kind with your comments on this thread. We don't want it turning into a thread that needs to be closed due to rude comments regarding peoples' sizes. While some may think it's funny, others find it extremely hurtful and rude.


    From The Golden Rules of Board Posting

    Treat your fellow posters with respect. We all have our own opinions and all opinions are welcome as long as they are posted in a respectful manner. It is also helpful to read an entire thread before posting. What might have been a heated discussion on the first couple of pages might have been resolved later on and just posting to the original post just frustrates the other posters. Remember that what is right for one poster and their situation might not be right for others.

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1010690
     
  21. gydell

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    Ditto!!!
     

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