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In spite of it being one of my absolute favorite parks, I usually only make the trip out to Hershey once a year. However, thanks to my 2020 plans going right into the crapper I'm working with what I'v

Just realized I posted this TR on page 420. Score!

It would be faster and a better use of your time to leave the park, drive to the airport, fly to Orlando, Uber to Seaworld and ride Mako than to wait 4 hours for Candymonium...   (Or you cou

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As for the drop angle, I'm pretty sure that either the camera wasn't 100% level when I took the shot and that I wasn't looking at it completely from the side. Even so, it's steeper than El Toro, which has an insane first drop so I don't think 5 degrees is going to matter.

 

Sooperdooperlooper's brakes do look different from what they were in the summer. The sidewalk goes by the MCBR behind the station so I was checking that out. Earlier last week the running lights were on.

 

I saw some photos this morning that showed the workers moving the top-piece around with the crane and since I haven't heard anything today, I am willing to bet that tomorrow might be the day. I'll be going over again tomorrow afternoon to check it out.

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It will probably look a lot better to a lot of people when catwalks are eventually placed on it. Like I said before, photos do not do this ride justice. The lift looks great in the, uhh...metal.

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From the webcam image, you can see how nuts the drop and first valley are!

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Edit: picture I found on twitter

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