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SFFT | Wonder Woman Golden Lasso | RMC Raptor

Discussion in 'Roller Coaster Construction' started by Hyde, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. Hyde

    Hyde I Lied About My Age! Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    Breaking Wonder Woman into her own thread as we have some more content to share on the ride's development.

    Ride stats:
    Length 1,800 ft
    Height 113 ft
    Drop 100 ft
    Inversions 3
    Speed 52 mph
    Vertical Angle 90°

    There are some nice theme renderings for the ride as well - a fun juxtaposition versus CGA's RMC Raptor.

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    USA Today also has a fun 360 VR video, which you can view in Edge, Opera, or Chrome: https://www.usatoday.com/story/trav...s-single-rail-wonder-woman-coaster/534583001/
     
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    C'mon, Matt! You slacker!

    But since there's a thread for this now...Screamscape posted a construction photo (courtesy of the park if I'm reading Lance's update correctly) showcasing the progress of the supports:

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  3. Hyde

    Hyde I Lied About My Age! Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    Don't blame me for Six Flags doing a blanket announcement of rides and not providing enough content to supplement each individual attraction as thread. :p
     
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    That queue actually looks really nice.

    Quite excited to see this go up. Should be interesting to see how this compares with RB
     
  5. Hyde

    Hyde I Lied About My Age! Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    This will really round out the SFFT skyline nicely. I have always been a fan of the color choices in this park; lots of great Latin American colors.
     
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    Credit goes to /u/eternally_motionless on Reddit
     
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    That looks really small.

    Yes @Howie I'm aware "that's what she said". Sheesh :rolleyes:
     
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    ^You know me so well :)
     
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    Superman Krypton's supports actually help as a reference to show how small the Raptor track is. I'm quite intrigued to see a coaster with such a narrow track perform really agressive elements.
     
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    So does that wooden support mean this ride is also a hybrid now?
     
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    Because of the small size of the track, that drop looks a lot bigger than it is!
     
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    Indeed! As you scroll down, it looks impossibly tall and steep... and then you see the guy next to it.
     
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    That drop looks unbelievable!

    Also I want to point out that the piece of track for the final curve is still being held by a wooden 2x4.
     
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    The drop looks great and all, but I'm still so undecided about this?
     
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    Could be worse. Would you want a 700 ft. volare instead?
     
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    Only thing that really bothers me about this ride is that it's so close to the quarry wall yet they didn't try for any interaction with it.
     
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    They've updated what the final ride rendering will look like:
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