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Six Flags Over Texas to receive Mack PowerSplash in 2020?

Matt N

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Hi guys. I was just reading through Screamscape when I found this interesting item from quite a while ago that I'm surprised no one has picked up on:
Screamscape said:
2020 - Mack PowerSplash - Rumor - (3/31/19) An interesting rumor was thrown by way about that rumored Mack PowerSplash ride that may replace Aquaman at Six Flags over Texas. Not that it matters where it comes from, but the way the story goes is that the ride may have actually already been under contract with Mack and intended for the Six Flags Dubai park that is now on indefinite hold. No one wants to see a good ride just sitting around waiting to be built, so Mack may have made a special deal with Six Flags to bring the project to America instead, which could also explain why they included the concept in a number of guest surveys to guests about possible new attractions.

(3/28/19) I heard an interesting rumor about what could possibly replace Aquaman at Six Flags over Texas in 2020… and if true, the good news is that this would be considered both a new coaster and a water ride. I also wouldn’t be surprised if this new attraction also attempted to carry the Aquaman name once again, but taking the form of a Mack PowerSplash attraction. Adding to the rumor is the fact that Six Flags was asking guests about this very attraction concept in a guest survey not long ago.
The Mack PowerSplash is really a launched shuttle coaster with a spike on each end, built to ride just above a body of water, and dip into a “splashdown” section which is flooded with extra water just before the boat arrived to create the classic “big splash” moment. The attraction system also features a turntable at the station to allow for one boat to load while the other runs through the course.
Check out the video from Mack featuring the first PowerSplash ride called Pulsar that opened at Walbii Belgium in 2016 below.
Sounds very interesting, especially if it is to carry the same theme as the ride it is replacing! What do you guys think?
P.S. Here's the Screamscape link: http://www.screamscape.com/html/six_flags_over_texas.htm
 

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Yeah, being touched by water in that park will definitely give you pink eye and super herpes. If they don't have a separate treatment area, you won't be able to pay me to get on it with how nasty the water is.

Raptor would fit perfect there though.

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Matt N

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Ooh, very interesting! Two interesting pieces of news in one day; SFGAdv's apparent Intamin and then this! Six Flags are really splashing out this year!
 
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