Recent content by shawnoc

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    Vekoma testing something new ? (at their testing facility)

    I tell you what….. this is riveting! However I am looking forward to seeing if this is proof of concept for their new gen tilt. Thanks for the pics @mrrc
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    Busch Gardens Tampa | Iron Gwazi | RMC Gwazi | 2022

    Can you imagine rwinger24’s rant once’s he’s back……. Especially as Iron Gwazi will still be rotting away 😉😂
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    Busch Gardens Tampa | Iron Gwazi | RMC Gwazi | 2022

    I am pretty sure that they would take any minimal warping of timber after a year or so when they design the ride….. I’m sure the park are just as keen to get the ride open
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    Theme Parks that Havent Received a coaster in Years

    I can think of Palace Pier in Brighton…. Their last caster was 2000 I think (Wild Mouse) I know for a fact that the guys are pushing for replacements but I can’t see any new coasters for a long time. Well with the managing company buying Lightwater Valley and all that.
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    Your Wacky Worm Count.

    @HllyIlo would that be the one at Peter pans?
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    Ankara, Turkey | Wonderland Eurasia | Theme Park

    There should be a blanket ban on all these bad puns
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    20 Years of CF: Tat Giveaway #1 - Batman...Forever

    I joined back in 2006..... where has that gone. I was a lot more active back then, now life has got in the way. I remember good old banter with Ultimate Caster back in the day. Meeting Fury in Stafford may a year ago. I lurked long before joining g as I used to like the news feed on the...
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    Gröna Lund | Monster | B&M Invert | 2021

    Oh Matt seriously, I think peet was having a laugh ?
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    Universal IoA | Jurassic World VelociCoaster | Intamin Blitz | 2021

    Seems like they have taken a leaf out of Phantasialand’ book ?
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    I think the claim can still stand as the original lift mechanism is the original and the layout has not changed. What old wooden coaster do you know that has any original wood left. It’s the fact that the layout, mechanism and experience is the same as when it was first built. I’m in the camp...
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    Universal's Epic Universe | Orlando USA | Theme Park

    Konfrontation possibly
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    Universal's Epic Universe | Orlando USA | Theme Park

    I think under thee circumstances a delay was inevitable.
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    Your Least Common Opinion?

    Merlin cut the budget so the whole building could not be themed....... answer monfelx and scaffold poles, that’ll do thank you ?
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    Tony’s Chocolonely Chocolate Circus | Zaandam Netherlands | Indoor Park

    @Matt N what planet are you on? You’re optimism is going in overdrive. If they are making money out of expensive chocolate, the majority of that money would go into....... well the chocolate side of the business. yes they are building an attraction but expecting a top end coaster is just far...
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    Coronavirus: Impact on Theme Parks

    Yeah sounds like you have a P3 mask, they are for large particles I.e dust and things like that, not bacterial particles. It’s not going to stop all viruses if any.