Hersheypark (HP) Discussion Thread

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Postby coasterfreak101 » Fri May 11, 2012 12:57 pm

Head on over to the park's Facebook page to see the video!

The left side coming out of the Stengel dive/overbank/whatever is going to be AMAZING. Similar to if you're sitting on the left side when X2 exits its turnaround - the track banks and because you have a farther distance to fall before you're level it feels like it's dropping out underneath you!
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Postby BDG » Fri May 11, 2012 1:15 pm

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Postby Hilltopper39 » Fri May 11, 2012 1:21 pm

That thing FLIES over the top of the lift! Looking great, can't wait to hear some reviews from opening day!

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Postby TXman308 » Fri May 11, 2012 1:26 pm

So the ride starts off slow and then speeds up (talking about the cable lift). Is that because of the winged seats?

P.S. Anyone else notice the front of the train is missing something?

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Postby coasternut » Fri May 11, 2012 1:31 pm

No straps on the dummy's legs anymore. Looks amazing!!!
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Postby DJeXeL » Fri May 11, 2012 1:33 pm

^^The computer waits until the entire train is on the lift and then the lift speeds up.
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Postby SoCalCoasters » Fri May 11, 2012 1:50 pm

DJeXeL wrote:^^The computer waits until the entire train is on the lift and then the lift speeds up.


Makes sense. I wouldn't want to be in the back row going 15 mph out of the station and up the steep lift incline curve...that would be some uncomfortable whiplash most likely.
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Postby Moose » Fri May 11, 2012 2:05 pm

The train slows down much more than I expected by the end. I'm sure it'll still be awesome but I figured it would have more umph going around the final bits.

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Re: Hersheypark (HP) Discussion Thread

Postby chickenbowl » Fri May 11, 2012 2:08 pm

I think this video is of some of the initial runs of train 2. That's why it's going slower than in previous videos. And that's why the front-nose isn't on the train.
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Postby mtavenger55 » Fri May 11, 2012 2:15 pm



Looks amazing!!!! Can't wait to ride :airtime:
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