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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby A.J. » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:00 am

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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby boldikus » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:00 am

I am very very happy with my recent purchase of a KD platinum pass. I've wanted to get down to Carowinds for a while, looks like 2019 is the year. This looks GREAT! Totally up my alley.

Is that an airtime hill during the 2nd launch? Haha wut?

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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby PKI Jizzman » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:01 am

Wooooahhhh I love everything about it! The atmosphere, launch house, weird bump in the second launch, all of the twisty bits and inversions. Looks like I might have a new favorite at Carowinds! This will be a great compliment to Fury and Afterburn, and actually give me something to look forward to in the middle of the park.
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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby Yubstep101 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:02 am

The best part about this new coaster to me is the 2nd launch with airtime, and it's a great fit for Carowinds. I wonder if other parks will get Mack launched coasters due to this new partnership. I could see Worlds of Fun and maybe Dorney get one sometime in the future.
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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby michaellynn4 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:02 am

boldikus wrote:Is that an airtime hill during the 2nd launch? Haha wut?

THAT'S WHAT I SAID! I could practically feel the airtime just sitting in my chair at work watching the video. Can't wait to see what it feels like in person!
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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby smartestcoasterkidever! » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:04 am

The thing I love about these Mack launch coasters (I've been on Helix and Blue Fire) is that they aren't absolutely extreme, balls-to-the wall thrill machines. They're just downright fun and highly re-rideable. That's exactly what this hobby is about - FUN. It doesn't have to be the tallest, fastest, etc. This is my most anticipated ride for next year!

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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby The Geek Mojo » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:05 am

I pretty much knew everything already from leaks but damn, I'm still impressed! I can't wait to ride this awesome coaster.

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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:06 am

This looks awesome! The inversions look like they'll have a ton of hangtime and the airtime hill during a launch should be really crazy.
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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterAuditor » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:07 am

I can't wait to ride this!!!
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Re: Carowinds Discussion Thread

Postby robbalvey » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:08 am

OK, I've gone back and updated the post with a LOT of photos! The park was very generous with the materials they sent and I cannot thank them enough!


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