The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby Derek_Zoolander » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:07 am

^100% agree. Similar to how the ridiculous complete stop on the MCBR of Goliath/Titan is far more likely to cause injury than a faster helix.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby DaMarkSta » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:22 am

Yeah I only have ridden Revolution once and that's probably all I've ever ride it, unless those restraints change.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby bostonlva » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:37 am

anyone from TPR at the SFMM tour?

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby bostonlva » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:37 am

Six Flags MM ‏@SFMagicMountain 56m56 minutes ago
At 11am, your favorite theme park bloggers will be on a behind-the-scence construction tour of #TwistedColossus . Who are you following?

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby COASTER FREAK 11 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:38 am

bostonlva wrote:anyone from TPR at the SFMM tour?


Yes, there are people there. I'm sure pictures will be posted after the tour.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:28 pm

Yep--they've been tweeting photos.
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby DallasAlvey » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:39 pm

TPR was invited to check out the progress on Twisted Colossus today. It's looking great so far, it looks like it's a little more than halfway done. Lots of work was being to done today on the "Top Gun" inversion, we were told that should be completed very soon!

Check out the photos:

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Got our hard hats, let the tour begin!

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Scream's new paint job's looking good.

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Lead Car!

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Love the design on this!

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Noted.

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Hard hat..check!

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Future home of Topper Track.

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Topper Track waiting for installation.

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Looks good! Track coming very soon!

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Chains and things were added to the lift hill recently.

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Lift hill motor is in place.

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Footers!!!

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Lots of painting was going on as well.

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What's up Crane?

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Lots of work being done to finish the Top Gun

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This part looks great!

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Roller coaster parts everywhere!!!

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There's a high five in there somewhere.

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There it is!!

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HIGH FIVE!!!

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Money shot!

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Another look at the Top Gun.

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Can't wait till this is open!

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Found a new hangout spot!

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Blue side

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Green side

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Seriously this looks crazy!

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The view before going under the Batwing

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Obligatory roller coaster construction tour shot.

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Excited to ride this summer!

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The "Screampunk District" is coming along.

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No signage yet.

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Still some work to be done in the que.

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What's left of track 2.

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Looks like the que's almost ready to go in.

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Station shot.

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Yay! Coaster sensors!

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Twisted Colossus control panel.

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Noted.

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Where green meets blue.

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For railing enthusiasts.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby beenagins87 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:52 pm

As much as I'm loving the blue and green track, I think visually my favorite thing about this is going to be the trains, those are just plain beautiful.
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby Fooz » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:32 pm

I think the californians' prayers for airtime are being answered.

This thing is somehow looking a lot better than the concept media. This one should be killer.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby Jew » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:39 pm

Fooz wrote:I think the californians' prayers for airtime are being answered.

This thing is somehow looking a lot better than the concept media. This one should be killer.


I thought that was illegal in CA? :lol:
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