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Post April 20th, 2017, 8:34 am

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Like one of XLR8R's meme coasters! :lol:

- I have to prove that NL1 is still alive! Pack-a-punch tracks are, I personally feel, a LOT of fun! :)
- IMO, the ride stats are not everything in most cases! Never rely on the big numbers showing how tall, fast or long!

Post April 20th, 2017, 9:46 am

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Oh man that looks awesome. How great that they timed the banking in with the zig zags.
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Post April 20th, 2017, 10:04 am
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Who needs trick track when you got this?
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Post April 20th, 2017, 10:18 am
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These need to be a thing more!
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Post April 21st, 2017, 5:49 am

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Jcoasters wrote:
Oh man that looks awesome. How great that they timed the banking in with the zig zags.

I'm pretty sure that this was all physics. I don't think that anything was "timed"
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Post April 21st, 2017, 5:51 am
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These need to be a thing more!


Apparently the ride is actually pretty terrible - like it has the potential to be good but just ends up akin to a boxing match.
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Post April 23rd, 2017, 1:23 pm
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These need to be a thing more!

I rode it and it was quite bad. But luckily on a hilarious way.
Was happy to do it for the ride experience but I wouldn't re-ride it.

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The ride chips

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Close up of restraints, luckily it's not easy to headbang.

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A little bit of offride footage I shot back in August 2016 when I rode it. Look how it bashes into each corner. The swinging is a fun gimmick but they way it's been done is just horrible.
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purplechicken wrote:
Jcoasters wrote:
Oh man that looks awesome. How great that they timed the banking in with the zig zags.

I'm pretty sure that this was all physics. I don't think that anything was "timed"


I think the seats eventually lower in volume and the time is not exact due to rider weight(s), so combined with this input into the geometry enables a timed swinging. It's like some are better than others, ya know? the zig zags. So I just think they tried to get the shaping in close with the free swinging.
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Post April 24th, 2017, 1:40 am

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I don't see how this could be anymore painful than your average wild mouse. Looks pretty neat to me
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Post April 24th, 2017, 11:17 am

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Wow thanks for the replies! I see a LOT! Those close-up images are awesome, Dirk! :D
- I have to prove that NL1 is still alive! Pack-a-punch tracks are, I personally feel, a LOT of fun! :)
- IMO, the ride stats are not everything in most cases! Never rely on the big numbers showing how tall, fast or long!


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