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Post September 25th, 2018, 9:07 am
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Well, it seems like SeaWorld San Antonio is receiving a Wooden Coaster for 2020, just 3 years after Wave Breaker:

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Down in Texas wood is coming and planned opening is March or April of 2020. A 100+ foot tall wooden coaster will be coming to the park. A safe bet is either GCI or Gravity Group is building it given their recent relationship with the company; GCI with Invadr and Gravity Group with Oscar’s Wacky Taxi.

Current estimates are being taken for the project which means it could be any company but be projected speed is 50- 55mph and they they want it to be Texas’ longest wooden coaster.


it is also rumoured that the remaining Millennium Flyer Trains from Gwazi will be reused with this coaster.

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https://twitter.com/AmusementLeaks

http://www.wildgravitytravels.com/seawo ... culations/

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Traintastic26 wrote:
Well, it seems like SeaWorld San Antonio is receiving a Wooden Coaster for 2020, just 3 years after Wave Breaker:

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Down in Texas wood is coming and planned opening is March or April of 2020. A 100+ foot tall wooden coaster will be coming to the park. A safe bet is either GCI or Gravity Group is building it given their recent relationship with the company; GCI with Invadr and Gravity Group with Oscar’s Wacky Taxi.


Current estimates are being taken for the project which means it could be any company but be projected speed is 50- 55mph and they they want it to be Texas’ longest wooden coaster.


it is also rumoured that the remaining Millennium Flyer Trains from Gwazi will be reused with this coaster.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/AmusementLeaks

http://www.wildgravitytravels.com/seawo ... culations/


I heard that last bit about the remaining trains, and so I think it’s going to be a GCI. This leak looks to be really fake, because I am wary of four large-size coasters plus quality theming sounds like a major investment.
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Some clearing has been going on just across from the new Turtle Reef area:

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Could this been for the parks 2020 wooden coaster???

Source: https://twitter.com/coastermanokc/statu ... 7904302083

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This won't lead to bankruptcy like the insane building rate of the 90s coaster wars between SF and CF.

SeaWorld is on the rebound and the numbers look good, attendance is up and all the capex that was deferred due to the blackfish controversy and uncertainty is now being realized.

Glad to see another wooden coaster be built in Texas, the state was net negative in wooden coasters since 2010.
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This is good news. I am so happy to see all SeaWorld parks getting a lot of attention and not just Orlando. These moves are gonna make all of the SW parks worth going out of your way to visit soon.

If that layout is correct, it seems more like a custom GG. Which I would prefer because custom GG's are way more badass than GCI's.
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First supports have gone in for Sea World San Antonio's Wooden Coaster:

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Also, if you look closely, you can see what the layout of the woodie could be like:

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https://www.reddit.com/r/rollercoasters ... die_photo/

https://www.reddit.com/r/rollercoasters ... d_on_some/


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Nice to see my first vertical construction image has made the rounds to here. Thanks for giving credit to the reddit post!
Kinda forgot I had an account here, but I figured I should brush it off to give y’all some more pics I took yesterday. The weather was much better so the pictures turned out better as well.
http://imgur.com/a/T1P26QF
I mostly focused on the continued construction on what looks to be the brake run here. There seems to be a station foundation being prepared for pouring just past the brakes, and footers for a prelift section in the small ditch running from Rio Bridge. After that, what appears to be bents for the lifthill are stacked on what will probably be their footers, though they aren’t installed yet.
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Nice! Do we know a manufacturer here? Steel supports have me thinking Gravity Group.


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I'm guessing GCI. Looks similar to a lot of what they've been building in China for the last decade or so.


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