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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on October 26th, 2018, 10:53 am
If I'm right I think they are planning to open before Memorial Day. Look at X Flight for example, construction started early and opened about a week or two from Memorial Day.
How come Lightning Rod is never open when I go.

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Postby anewman35 on October 26th, 2018, 11:10 am
_FuryBull_330_ wrote:If I'm right I think they are planning to open before Memorial Day. Look at X Flight for example, construction started early and opened about a week or two from Memorial Day.


Doubt it. When's the last time Great America opened a new ride before Memorial Day weekend?
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Postby RBullFan97 on October 26th, 2018, 5:35 pm
anewman35 wrote:
_FuryBull_330_ wrote:If I'm right I think they are planning to open before Memorial Day. Look at X Flight for example, construction started early and opened about a week or two from Memorial Day.


Doubt it. When's the last time Great America opened a new ride before Memorial Day weekend?

I wanna say it was X-Flight.
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Postby CoasterNick3157 on October 26th, 2018, 9:14 pm
anewman35 wrote:
_FuryBull_330_ wrote:If I'm right I think they are planning to open before Memorial Day. Look at X Flight for example, construction started early and opened about a week or two from Memorial Day.


Doubt it. When's the last time Great America opened a new ride before Memorial Day weekend?

X flight opened i think may 15
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Postby Tardis1972 on October 26th, 2018, 11:14 pm
X-Flight opened May 16th. I have no doubt Maxx Force will open over Memorial Day weekend.
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on October 27th, 2018, 10:47 am
Tardis1972 wrote:X-Flight opened May 16th. I have no doubt Maxx Force will open over Memorial Day weekend.

Maybe it is time for a change.
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Postby Tardis1972 on October 27th, 2018, 11:34 am
Well of course we all want it to open before that I just don’t see it happening.
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Postby got2havefun on October 27th, 2018, 11:48 am
I am sure if you buy a Maxx Force shirt or a diamond elite member you will get to ride it before.
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Postby jmanporty7 on October 27th, 2018, 12:16 pm
I wonder if they will do a passholder preview night for Maxx Force
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Postby JackGlass on October 27th, 2018, 12:39 pm
I wonder if they'll put a webcam up like they did for X-Flight and Goliath.... with Joker they were like... nah you're not important enough for a webcam, lol
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Postby Tardis1972 on October 27th, 2018, 2:21 pm
If it’s anything like what they did for MGH then these are my guesses of when be the preview days and public opening will be.
May 21st: T-shirt preview
May 22nd: Platinum, Diamond and Diamond Elite members preview
May 23rd: All members preview
May 24th: Season pass preview
May 25th: Public opening
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Postby JackGlass on October 27th, 2018, 4:10 pm
JiggidyNDG posted some new pictures! Here's one of them! Looks like they removed a section of Whizzer, possibly for the construction cranes to move in and out of there!
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Postby B&MGuy35 on October 27th, 2018, 4:46 pm
Construction has really seemed to kick into high gear. Trench for launch looks done and they are now assembling rebar and drilling for supports. Goal most likely is to have all supports dug and poured before end of November and the ground freezes.


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Postby SFGAM_Hog on October 27th, 2018, 8:28 pm
I'm impressed with the park and the amount of work they've gotten done already!
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Postby gottastrata33 on October 30th, 2018, 3:03 am
SFGAM_Hog wrote:I'm impressed with the park and the amount of work they've gotten done already!


I am too!
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on November 1st, 2018, 7:14 am
Do we know if West Coast Racers has started any construction yet?
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Postby B&MGuy35 on November 1st, 2018, 10:49 am
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Do we know if West Coast Racers has started any construction yet?


As of yesterday No
Site basically remains the same as it did when the announcement was made. Survey markers are up and land clearing has been done but really nothing else. Yesterday some new construction walls are up and some of the midways have been blocked off now that fright fest is over so I imagine it’s going too kick into high gear now.


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Postby SFGAM_Hog on November 1st, 2018, 9:49 pm
Here's the Pictorium tombstone :)

https://youtu.be/5Z2HslJtUNM

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Postby jmanporty7 on November 5th, 2018, 3:13 pm
Ok, this may be the dumbest question to ever be asked in these forums.... but where is Maxx Force going to fit on the banner for this website? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby JT2002 on November 5th, 2018, 6:02 pm
jmanporty7 wrote:Ok, this may be the dumbest question to ever be asked in these forums.... but where is Maxx Force going to fit on the banner for this website? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Probably take out superman. I just realized Batman isn't on there either.
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Postby Muck Finnesota on November 6th, 2018, 9:54 am
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jmanporty7 wrote:Ok, this may be the dumbest question to ever be asked in these forums.... but where is Maxx Force going to fit on the banner for this website? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Probably take out superman. I just realized Batman isn't on there either.

I think that's Batman right by Sky Trek Tower, but I agree with getting Superman out of there. It's bad enough I have to see it when I'm at the park. No need to rub it in with the banner. ;-)
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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on November 6th, 2018, 11:33 am
^ True, and take out Demon while your at it.
How come Lightning Rod is never open when I go.

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Postby CoasterRiderSC on November 6th, 2018, 6:44 pm
Ditch Viper! Keep all B&M's in the banner!
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Postby gottastrata33 on November 13th, 2018, 10:20 pm
Really “shocked” we didn’t see a train reveal/feature from the S&S booth at IAPAA this year.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on November 14th, 2018, 9:34 am
gottastrata33 wrote:Really “shocked” we didn’t see a train reveal/feature from the S&S booth at IAPAA this year.


Me too. I was really hoping for something. Maybe we'll see more information at No Coaster Con
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