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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

 

...And there's always Caltrans for the win! If anyone takes longer than Caltrans does, God help us all!

 

I honestly haven't been following construction of the ride very closely, but has there been any hint as to the effects that may or may not occur in the tunnel? I'm looking forward to whatever they have in store there.

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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

 

...And there's always Caltrans for the win! If anyone takes longer than Caltrans does, God help us all!

 

I honestly haven't been following construction of the ride very closely, but has there been any hint as to the effects that may or may not occur in the tunnel? I'm looking forward to whatever they have in store there.

 

 

That would be city/state projects... Anything contracted by the city/state (for example classrooms at my community college) they were suppose to be completed in 2011. Its 2013 and they have been sitting there unfinished for a year. They "said" they fired the contractors, but I dont buy that

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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

Wait, so this is the California Department of Transportation looking to get into amusement rides?

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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

 

...And there's always Caltrans for the win! If anyone takes longer than Caltrans does, God help us all!

 

I honestly haven't been following construction of the ride very closely, but has there been any hint as to the effects that may or may not occur in the tunnel? I'm looking forward to whatever they have in store there.

 

 

that would be city/state projects... anything contracted by the city/state (for example classrooms at my community college were suppose to be completed in 2011, they are not, and they have been sitting their unfinished for a year

 

I can tell. Let me guess... Your English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation classes, would have been held in those classrooms, right?

 

It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

Wait, so this is the California Department of Transportation looking to get into amusement rides?

 

- facepalm -

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More photos for Full Throttle and some things from around the park

 

I know its only been a couple days since the last update but I thought I would share some more photos from yesterday and today.

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Not much has changed but some minor things to point out about Full Throttle

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The first car is now loaded with some water dummies, full testing should start very soon

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The back of the old Log Jammer queue building is now painted white and some scaffolding is starting to be removed I'm curious to see if the wall will stay white or if some detailing will be applied later

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The exit ramp is almost finished

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Switch backs prior to the entrance ramp, you'll enter / exit under the loop and launch track

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From the Sky Tower you can see some trees planted on the hillside

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More landscaping

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The trains look very nice I especially like the silver, blue, and red wheels

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top hat / drop off the loop

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Brakes

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Almost vertical

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Moving on from Full Throttle this is how the fountain looked a day ago now..

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All the fountains are back up and running

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The waterfall in the background was also back up and running

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Daffy Duck

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Advertisement overload

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Still running one train

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This is the result of 10 years in the Sun

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If only it could look this good! (at least the parking spots faded too)

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The events been running for the past few weeks and continues through the middle of June

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Stage in front of DC Universe

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Lighting equitment

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New flowers for Batman

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Maybe one day Batman could run as Namtab

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The left side seems to consistently go higher than the right side

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At least they have signs to tell you if the ride closes early (the sign was not supposed to be there but no one had removed last night)

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Superman

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Continuing the Superman trend, Superman and Lex Luther bus

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Other ad warped buses include X-2

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Goliath

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Tatsu

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And Yolo bus - the 6th bus to complete the fleet is Viper but I haven't seen that one run yet

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x-2's second train in for refurbishment (this photo was one I took about a week or 2 ago but the train is still in refurbishment its just sitting on a different section of track now)

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Train 3 and 1 are currently running and after ridding both, train 3 has a lot less violent shaking in the final raven turn. Hopefully when train 2 returns the ride will be slightly less violent.

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Apocalypse is back to 2 trains but for some reason train 1 is extremely bumpy and has a lot of vibration the ride was pretty painful. Couldn't tell you if train 2 was the same didn't get a chance to ride in that train. In all honesty my ride on Colossus was smother than Apocalypse. Maybe it was the day or the heat but the ride was definitely rougher than usual results may very. I'm curious to know if any one else has noticed the ride becoming progressively rougher.

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Fire

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Speaking of fire one happened to be put out right behind Apocalypse

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Thanks for reading!

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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

Our tax dollars at work.

 

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It could be worse. They could have contracted Caltrans to build the ride. Disclaimer: You'd have to have spent some time on California highways to get that one.

 

They really are the worst!

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As you mentioned the sun really does seem to take a huge toll on the appearance of the rides out there. Scream seems really dull and so does Tatsu. Apocalypse only opened in 2009 and has already lost that nice wooden brown color and is more of a gray now.

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Wow, the trains really give the loop some size perspective in the pictures. Seems like it's been hard to truly picture the size without anything close to compare to. Can't wait to see some testing videos! I should start planning a late summer/early fall trip

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Sweeet! That"s some serious height on the loop! Can't wait to see the 2nd launch out and back into the tunnel! Can't wait to see videos of this beast running from different angles! ....sheesh, can't wait to ride this period!!

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