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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster | Skywarp

Discussion in 'Roller Coaster Construction' started by Pear, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. Pear

    Pear Well-Known Member

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  2. ATI

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    What are the chain systems for?
     
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    Probably for the drive system??
     
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    But it uses drive tyres:-

    Would use the CF vid but it isn't as HD.
     
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    You can't take a promotional video from over half a year ago as solid evidence of the rides mechanics.......
     
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    @ATI Drive tires need a motor to spin. To save costs, some companies use a belt/chain to turn two(or more) tires with one motor. A sprocket is attached next to the wheel, and the motor then spins the chain, which in turn spins both wheels.
     
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    The ride will be tire driven, but the tires cannot move the train around the circuit at a constant speed, so it will use a chain to slowly move the train for maintenance.

    This was said by a Skyline employee.
     
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    Forgot about these. Have we confirmed that it's a cred? I remember associating these with the Larson Loopers when I first saw the reveal, but I'm not too sure now...
     
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    I'd count it, RCDB does too. Reason being that the drive tires aren't in contact with the car the entire time, so it "coasts" down the half-loop parts of the ride, and then gets driven back up the "dive" by the tires.
     
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    But if you can count these, then how come Larson Super Loops can't be counted? Do they not coast at all?
     
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    No as the train is part of a continuous ring which is always in contact with some kind of propulsion system.
     
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    Thanks @Temleh! I thought it would be something like that!
     
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    Yeah, I took a look at the video again and it seems like you're right. I originally thought that something was constantly powering the trains.

    I'm not a fan of the Larson Looper (did it at SFNE and it was a little gross). I'm inclined to compare this to the LL's, and since they seem very similar I'm not really excited for this.

    But it's a +1 so yay?
     
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    I cant actually find that post on Facebook for whatever reason.
     
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    Pear Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I had some trouble finding their Facebook page as well.
     
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    Having eventually found the post, I have embedded the photos making viewing them fully less of a ball-ache:-
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    Yeah, after seeing those tyres, it's moved into the "defs-a-cred" category, whereas the loopers just aren't, by any definition.

    For me it's the same distinction now as a half-pipe vs a disco.
     
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    How is the erection so fast?
     

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