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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby viking86 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:31 am

Rill'o'beily wrote:Interesting that it uses a chain lift


Is this the first time we see this used on a drop tower? I cannot recall having seen it elsewhere...

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Postby julioot » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:35 am

Rill'o'beily wrote:Interesting that it uses a chain lift


Also interesting to see it being installed before the tower is even topped off.

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby Rill'o'beily » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:52 am

viking86 wrote:Is this the first time we see this used on a drop tower? I cannot recall having seen it elsewhere...


The only other use of chain lifts on a drop tower I've seen is Mystika at Rainbow magicland as visible in this video, and Venom at west midland safari park

But that's about it.

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby _koppen » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:47 am

That sun is gorgeous!

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Overall height of the tower is now reported to be 76 meters without the sun, so the drop height should be somewhere around a few meters below that.

viking86 wrote:Is this the first time we see this used on a drop tower? I cannot recall having seen it elsewhere...


All the larger SBF towers use them and also a few from Fabbri. Probably some more.
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Postby COASTER FREAK 11 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:38 pm

I feel like that went up insanely fast. The ride looks awesome!

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby _koppen » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:10 am

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby KingRCT3 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:32 am

All these towers reminds me of a Solar System model:

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby bluebumblebee » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:46 am

Here is a great simulation of the planned inverted coaster:
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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby cookiex » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:14 am

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Re: Gröna Lund Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:10 pm

Now that is looking like a well-packed amusement park, lol! :)
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