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World's Tallest (Freestanding) Gyro Drop Tower and Slingshot for I-Drive Orlando

Lofty

CF Legend
I think that's part of the 'ICON' brand, creating 'THE X, THE X, THE X' as to make them... I don't know... ICONIC..?
 

oriolat2

Giga Poster
Another FunTime drop tower, huh? Isn't Highlander 400 feet as well? I mean, claiming the world record for "tallest freestanding tower" isn't much, but since Orlando is a tourist trap, I guess it has a pass...
 

Lukas.03

Roller Poster
What's your evidence that it's going to have the lapbars over the OTSRs?
I know I´m late but I think its actually pretty save to say that it will have lapbars, because thats what Funtime usually puts on their drop towers. The OTSRs on Highlander are a special request by Hansapark because they wanted the visitors to feel save during the tilting of the seats. So I think the chances of that one having lapbars are much higher than it having OTSRs. Can´t be 100% shure though.
 

cookie

Hyper Poster
I know I´m late but I think its actually pretty save to say that it will have lapbars, because thats what Funtime usually puts on their drop towers. The OTSRs on Highlander are a special request by Hansapark because they wanted the visitors to feel save during the tilting of the seats. So I think the chances of that one having lapbars are much higher than it having OTSRs. Can´t be 100% shure though.
If this is their "Skyfall" model then it's more likely to have OTSRs. The ones at Wiener Prater and Nigloland don't have lapbars.
 

Niles

Hyper Poster
Current progress from Midway Mayhem, the droptower has gone vertical while the towers for the sling shot look completed.
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Source: https://www.facebook.com/MidwayMayhem/

The link below has loads of construction photos.
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CanobieFan

Giga Poster
Saw the tower in all its glory last night driving home from work. The SlingShot, for being the world's tallest, don't seem so big (in fact they almost look smaller than the ones further down I Drive) but the drop tower is massive looking.
 
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