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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2017
     
    What if the indoor track is black and the outside track is blue @Phl?
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      CommentAuthorKingRCT3
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2017 edited
     
    The blue track was for the Dive Pretzel Coaster thing:







    They built a prototype at the factory: the train and a downscaled (in height) version of the vertical lift:







    They even started vertical construction on-site (Great Mall Of China):



    ...but the whole project was then aborted.

    Satellite images from this year show the whole building is no more:



    /end of story
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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2017
     
    Really? Wow, I thought it was just a concept.

    This looks pretty damn awesome!
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      CommentAuthorBBSpeed26
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2017
     

    That looks ludicrously good. Big dramatic elements on the way out, frantic speed run and rapid direction changes on the way back... that's a winner.

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      CommentAuthorZergei
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2017
     
    Thanks Lenny :D
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    From Phantafriends.de :


    I. Cannot. Wait.
    • CommentAuthorInkyz
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    I am in love with that colour
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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017 edited
     
    PHL construction site


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      CommentAuthorKG9
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    oooooooo. ahhhhhhhhh.
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    :drool:
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    Vekoma is testing a Rider Platform :




    All the info and pictures : http://vekoma.webklik.nl/page/vekoma-nieuws
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    That's been there for ages.
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    Wow, that's going up fast
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      CommentAuthorskyasaurus
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    wowowow
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017 edited
     
    @ TheFlyerMan1

    How do u know thats there for ages ?

    Its the part whats under the tarp ....

    This is without the adding :

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    Oh wow, I was NOT expecting that from the prototype, I don't know why I envisioned the prototype/this ride to be a family ride, kind of like the Vekoma Family Inverts, but a flyer.


    Hype increased like 900000
    • CommentAuthormrfeeny
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    ^^ That's the testing circuit they've had for a few months now. There was video footage of it running awhile back.
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      CommentAuthorKingRCT3
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    ^ Guys, are you aware MrRC is the guy who take all these pictures and videos you see for months (even years) now? Haha, so yes he is aware of the protoype. On his last post he was refering to a new addition (probably the guest accommodation Unit as they call it) under the tarp at the end of the train.
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    @ KingRCT3,

    Thnx for jumping in. Most of the guys don't know i'm the maker of all the pictures and videos of the test installation @ Vekoma Vlodrop.
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      CommentAuthorskyasaurus
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2017
     
    i still think that having the rotation mechanism on the train seems like excessive moving parts and weight that would add unnecessary stress on the track.
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017 edited
     
    Thats what they testing @ Vekoma Vlodrop

    • CommentAuthorJAKool
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017
     
    @sky, I don't think it would add any more weight than the onboard mechanism Nighthawk has. It probably has even less moving parts and the trains look to be a lot lighter in general.
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      CommentAuthorintim305
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017
     
    vekoma is actually changing the game for flyers with this sort of tech, since this way utilizes side loading and rotates the track to go with it, it means that there is only one axis of rotation and essentially one big moving part compared to the complexity of traditional flying dutchmans and b&m flyers. I think it's genius since it fixes almost all the problems that flyers have at this point. My only skepticism at this point would be that it appears that the prototype trains are only 1 seat across, and that would ruin capacity and some of the fun of riding with friends since it's just one per row. Hopefully fly will have at least 2 seats per row
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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017
     
    ^Do you seriously think because it's a prototype that it will have one set per car?
    We just will see a 2 of even a 4 seat across.

    But just tell RMC.
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      CommentAuthorDanSm1l3r
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017
     
    I mean... this IS Vekoma, they could tell RMC themselves ;-)

    (For anyone who isn't aware, Vekoma are responsible for RMC sales in Europe)
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      CommentAuthorlamewad
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017
     
    Looks like Lagoon has filed for a trademark for the name "Primordial."

    It seems like this will be a "roller coaster type experience" so they may be planning their new ride for 2018.
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      CommentAuthorelement 115
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2017 edited
     
    Ignore, am tired.
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2017
     
    F.L.Y. test seat @ Vekoma Vlodrop revealed !! :







    All info and pictures : http://vekoma.webklik.nl/page/vekoma-nieuws
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      CommentAuthorMrcrolly
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2017
     
    I'm surprised no one has posted about this: https://twitter.com/VHCoasters/status/896410063161700352 <--- The new vekoma, "Firestone" gets topped off. It looks so freakin weird.
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    my god those F.L.Y. seats look so good
    • CommentAuthorMrRC
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2017
     
    These are just test seats, the final seats maybe different.
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    ^^^That looks fantastic.
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      CommentAuthorOlmisery
    • CommentTimeAug 13th 2017
     
    ^^^^ That's actually (Believe it or not) for 2020 according to RCDB
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      CommentAuthorZergei
    • CommentTimeAug 13th 2017 edited
     


    Kings Dominion RMC leak! It looks to be in the same kind of storyline as Mystic Timbers...
    Not to mention Winterfest as well!
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      CommentAuthorlamewad
    • CommentTimeAug 14th 2017
     
    But will the shed be different?!?!
    • CommentAuthormrfeeny
    • CommentTimeAug 15th 2017
     
    Cedar Points press release for the new Mean Streak will happen wednesday at "high noon."
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      CommentAuthorProjektion
    • CommentTimeAug 15th 2017
     
    Overwatch tie-in confirmed?
    • CommentAuthormrfeeny
    • CommentTimeAug 15th 2017
     
    That would be awesome, a McRee themed ride.
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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     
    Happy Valley Chengdu has Baron styled drop

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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017
     
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      CommentAuthorDC High Heat
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     
    Aw man they're modifying Steel Venom to have an S curve instead of the roll on the front spike! It's Chiller all over again :'(
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    But look, Hyper GTX trains on Wild Thing!
    • CommentAuthorInkyz
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     


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      CommentAuthornolimiters
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017
     
    • CommentAuthorIntim Rider
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     
    Cedar Point announced their new coaster, Steel Vengeance

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      CommentAuthorMrcrolly
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017
     
    ^While I think the first half is solid, I feel a lot of the 2nd half is rather repetitive. Needless to say it still looks super fun.
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      CommentAuthorjpaufsc
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     



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      CommentAuthorZergei
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017
     
    New wallpapers <3
    Man this coaster is gonna be so kick-ass it's unbelievable! Not sure about #1 in the world or even steel but still impressive!
    • CommentAuthorrct800
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017
     
    It will be great to finally see RMCs with good ride operations (see what I did there?). Anyway, both rides are looking really amazing.
    • CommentAuthorarktic2
    • CommentTimeAug 16th 2017 edited
     
    That airtime count.. dam! Voyage needs to be rmcd to increases there's now.. lol.. can't wait to play planet coaster today with the new update and coaster style.


    Also


    https://youtu.be/dJJBw4ZqCCk

    Um, I actually kinda like it.