Old Rides

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Old Rides

Post by Scott84 » 28 Aug 2017, 19:24

How accurate is Wikipedia's page on Canada's Wonderland Former Rides and Attractions?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_f ... ttractions

Some even list some of the rides as put in storage. Says Shiva's Fury is in pieces behind Splash Works.

Anyone remember riding any of these attractions?

I miss Shiva's Fury, Zumba Flume, Sky Rider, Bayern's Curve (Miss that horn!), etc.

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Post by HAUNT MANIAC » 17 Sep 2017, 11:27

Yeah Scott, it is pretty accurate. I remember riding the great whale of china. What a barf ride that was! I couldn't go on that ride today. I really miss Zumba Flume. I believe there is a video of that ride somewhere. If I find it, i'll add the link for you.

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Post by HAUNT MANIAC » 17 Sep 2017, 11:38

I found the video! It shows Zumba Flume around the 2:00 minute mark. It also shows Bayern Curve, people walking up the mountain, Yogi's Cave, the parrot show, yes, the parrot show. Man, I miss that view from the top of the mountain. It was an amazing view of the entire park. I bet it would still be amazing today. It also shows people with their all-day-passes around their necks. they were basically, a piece of printed cardboard and I think I still have one laying around the house somewhere. If I ever come across it, I will post a pic of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZDQ-dgwkcI

Here is an original commercial for Wonderland.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuSjhJjB3qc

Enjoy!

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Post by Honorarius » 17 Sep 2017, 13:04

You could have got a view from the top of the mountain yesterday if you went to the ACE event...

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Post by HAUNT MANIAC » 20 Sep 2017, 19:22

Did they take you up there, Honorarius?
Did you take any pics?

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Post by Honorarius » 21 Sep 2017, 03:09

I had to work and couldn't make it :(

I did see some pics posted on facebook I'm sure some people here were there...

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Post by bratman » 21 Sep 2017, 23:43

Yes, we led 110 attendees to the top of the mountain this past Saturday!
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Post by DantheMan » 26 Sep 2017, 21:16

Many CWManiacs have been to the top of Wonder Mountain before as well. We were able to go up there for an event in the past (and maybe again in the future ... who knows???)
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Post by Honorarius » 27 Sep 2017, 11:09

Really hoping I get the chance to go up as part of a future event... Maybe 2019???

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Post by WonderMountain » 01 Feb 2018, 12:11

Now that Soaring Timbers is being put in, a lot of CW fanboys should be happy they have a newer version of JetScream.

I never rode the ride back then but from what I heard the restraints were fairly painful, so this should be considered a major upgrade in comfort and capacity.

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Post by Johnlloyd » 09 Feb 2018, 08:39

WonderMountain wrote:
01 Feb 2018, 12:11
Now that Soaring Timbers is being put in, a lot of CW fanboys should be happy they have a newer version of JetScream.

I never rode the ride back then but from what I heard the restraints were fairly painful, so this should be considered a major upgrade in comfort and capacity.
You mean Lumberjack, as Soaring Timbers (Mondial Inferno, predecessor of the Top Scan) was one of the park's additions in 2017. Lumberjack on the other hand is a Zamperla Hawk 48 model. While it operates similarly to how Jet Scream had, the Hawk 48 model features a faster looping action than the Intamin Looping Starship. 8)
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Post by Honorarius » 09 Feb 2018, 08:46

Is there a height difference between a Hawk 24 and a Hawk 48???

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Post by Johnlloyd » 09 Feb 2018, 08:52

Honorarius wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:46
Is there a height difference between a Hawk 24 and a Hawk 48???
There is no difference in height for the Zamperla Hawk 24 or 48 models. They both send passengers upside down at 70 feet high. The only difference is capacity. 8)
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Post by Honorarius » 09 Feb 2018, 19:07

Johnlloyd wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:52
Honorarius wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:46
Is there a height difference between a Hawk 24 and a Hawk 48???
There is no difference in height for the Zamperla Hawk 24 or 48 models. They both send passengers upside down at 70 feet high. The only difference is capacity. 8)
In that case, I'll be quite happy with Lumberjack!!!

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Post by Johnlloyd » 09 Feb 2018, 21:10

Honorarius wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 19:07
Johnlloyd wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:52
Honorarius wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:46
Is there a height difference between a Hawk 24 and a Hawk 48???
There is no difference in height for the Zamperla Hawk 24 or 48 models. They both send passengers upside down at 70 feet high. The only difference is capacity. 8)
In that case, I'll be quite happy with Lumberjack!!!
You should be as it provides a fast looping experience with passengers seated in both directions, with both arms rotating in opposite directions. I have been on both the Hawk 24 (Screamin' Eagle at Seabreeze) and Hawk 48 (Meteor at Dorney Park) models and greatly enjoyed both! A solid addition to Canada's Wonderland for sure! 8)
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