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Postby Viper 88 on February 23rd, 2017, 9:55 pm
Well that lets that out! :oops: :roll: Well onto 2018 :?
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Postby gottastrata33 on February 23rd, 2017, 10:55 pm
The best you can do is try out the test seat when it opens. cause even though there are similar rides/clones or models, each ride can be slightly different. My friend took a trip with me, rode Voodoo & can ride V2 here but can't fit in Wicked Twister...how, I have no clue.
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Postby Iron Wolf 90-11 on February 24th, 2017, 8:17 pm
I know this picture is a few weeks old but I thought it was too good not to share. Credit to @jximbo
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Postby great america fan on February 24th, 2017, 8:47 pm
Iron Wolf 90-11 wrote:I know this picture is a few weeks old but I thought it was too good not to share. Credit to @jximbo

Wow didn't realize how big the the new path would be. I have a feeling they will find a spot for jesters with all that room.
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Postby gottastrata33 on February 24th, 2017, 10:58 pm
Whoa! How did he/she get this?! & id love to see this exact shot now with all the track completed!
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Postby great america fan on February 25th, 2017, 12:41 pm
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Postby RollingCoasting on February 26th, 2017, 11:02 pm
Mild Concern of mine:

It looks like the installation at Six Flags Over Texas did not get the station mechanism that rotates the seats forward to assist rider loading and un-loading. (Present at SFFT's Batman). This was absent from the Great Adventure model and is supposedly the reason their's has so much downtime.

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Postby staticshadows on February 26th, 2017, 11:30 pm
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Postby staticshadows on February 27th, 2017, 1:35 pm
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Postby Goku1910 on February 27th, 2017, 6:27 pm
I have to agree with the other post, you can see a rail that most likely rotates the seats as they enter the station. The Batman version has a rail on a hydraulic piston, this means it works similar to superman's seats....

....and we all know how well those work. :roll:
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Postby Iron Wolf 90-11 on February 28th, 2017, 1:13 pm
The seats for The Joker have arrived.
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Postby BCarroll on February 28th, 2017, 2:51 pm
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Postby gottastrata33 on February 28th, 2017, 3:08 pm
I'm excited. Im just happy to have another roller coaster added to our lineup.
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Postby great america fan on February 28th, 2017, 5:31 pm
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... jNw6G&_rdr 26 minute construction tour !!!!!!!
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Postby Goku1910 on February 28th, 2017, 7:00 pm
I get the feeling the leftovers of Cajun's pad are there to stay.....SFGAm loves to reuse just about anything.
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Postby staticshadows on February 28th, 2017, 9:12 pm
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Postby DejaVu2001 on February 28th, 2017, 9:28 pm
Whirligig is always substantially disassembled during the winter as significant snow could cause major damage to the ride.
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Postby coasterkidd100 on February 28th, 2017, 11:55 pm
Are the Joker's seats sitting in the Dark Knight's building? It looks like there is coaster track on the right side of the picture with the Joker's seats.
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 1st, 2017, 12:19 am
Yes, they are
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 11th, 2017, 8:09 pm
Photo by @jximbo on Instagram today from the top of the lift :)
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 11th, 2017, 8:16 pm
I can not even express how excited that picture makes me to get back to Great America!
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Postby Goku1910 on March 11th, 2017, 8:47 pm
The curb from Rajun Cajun is still there on the right. Still no work on the midways it seems.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 11th, 2017, 8:49 pm
If that's still RC, then the pathway is going to be huge!

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Postby Goku1910 on March 11th, 2017, 8:54 pm
Guy_With_A_Stick wrote:If that's still RC, then the pathway is going to be huge!

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Curb I mentioned is from the backside of Cajun's area, not the front. This is where the Picnic Grove entrance still is.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 11th, 2017, 10:21 pm
Oh, I know. I thought the path would be the Picnic Grove entrance, not it as well as some of Cajun's area.

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