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Post May 27th, 2010, 4:43 pm
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La Ronde receives a new Rollercoaster this year. It's not a brand new one, but it's a 2nd hand Vekoma SLC coming from Six Flags Astroworld.

Some picutures from a contruction update back in March:
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And the current finished result:
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Source: Laronde.com

La Ronde added also some effects since the coaster is half above water:
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Even tho it's an SLC it's been put very nice in a new layer of paint. Also that water mist effect looks pretty cool. [:)]
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And new trains!!! WOOO!!! Can't wait to get up to La Ronde in a few weeks :)

Post May 27th, 2010, 6:55 pm
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Yeah, that paintjob looks great!
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Haha, looks like the particle effects for rct3. Either way, sexy.
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Glad to see it wasnt scraped. And they added some nice mist, makes it alittle different than all the others out there. However why save a cookie cutter like this and not something original like XlR-8?

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They pulled a Cedar Fair with it, but that paint looks NICE.

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Paint looks great, but I still think Great Escape needed it more than La Ronde. Steamin Demon kinda sucks, and that area of the park really could have used a new ride.

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Originally posted by mspaca1

Why do they make all rides the same!?


Because it's economical?

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Originally posted by mspaca1

Why do they make all rides the same!?

Vekoma has built over 30 SLC's,they're a kinda McDonalds of roler coaster manufactures.Same goes for their Boomerrangs.And B&M did it with their Batman clones.
But anyway,I like the colors,and the idea with the mist.Its a bit like Infusion.
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Originally posted by Live on earths ass

Vekoma has built over 30 SLC's,they're a kinda McDonalds of roler coaster manufactures.Same goes for their Boomerrangs.And B&M did it with their Batman clones.
But anyway,I like the colors,and the idea with the mist.Its a bit like Infusion.


Be honest. Layout wise are both the SLC and the boomerang 2 brilliant layouts that are compact and pack a lot of thrill for the general public.
It's only because there are so many of them build, that they aren't interesting for us anymore.
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This was never meant in a negative way,Big Macs are tasting good!with McDonalds I mean,that its (always) the same,like McDonalds,everywhere,worldwide,their burgers have the same taste.
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Post May 29th, 2010, 11:34 am

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Originally posted by Freddie

Paint looks great, but I still think Great Escape needed it more than La Ronde. Steamin Demon kinda sucks, and that area of the park really could have used a new ride.


Agree, and La Ronde already has a better invert, this will become unpopular quickly I feel

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Well it was sorta fun when I rode (climbed on) it while it was at Great Escape.

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I think the layout looks like a new version of Limit (Heide-Park Soltau) or El COndor (Walibi)?!?!!

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Yes, it's the same thing as Condor, except it has turns instead of a straight hill/drop at the end. The only other one like Condor is T2 at Kentucky Kingdom. Limit at Heide Park is the exact same as this.


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