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krupa
09-09-2001, 06:06 PM
the coaster in confirmed. i ve seen a report on television about amusement parks.

they will build the highest coaster in the wolrd with a angle of descent 81°. it will reach more than 175km/ph.


they will build the coaster near to colossos

edh101985
09-09-2001, 06:16 PM
When will it open? How high will it be? Can you please convert the 175 km into MPH. I do really bad in math.

krupa
09-09-2001, 06:47 PM
it will open in 2003. faster than 110 mph, faster then dodonpa

Richard Wilson
09-10-2001, 03:17 AM
God that sounds great, Im assuming its Intamin because I don't think B&M would really be up to such a challenge yet. Lets hope its up in time for my 2003/2004 world coaster tour (if it isnt, germany has really slack workers) :)

Coazter
09-10-2001, 07:41 AM
Well, doesn't that look nice :cool: :

http://www.themeparkvision.net/Data/Lid/140/Pic4_big.jpg

krupa
09-10-2001, 08:01 AM
u are my new god !!!! thx for this pic.

X2001
09-10-2001, 12:00 PM
Well that is one GREAT DESIGN but they just messed up big time. The shouldn't have released this type of info so soon now they are giving another park the number to beat. Just like MF and Steel dragon 2000 I can see it happening again, but this time let's hope the one to beat it is in the US.

Also why couldn't this be SFMM's 2003 coaster I would give up all SFMM coasters (expect X,Viper,and Riddlers Revenge ) to have a coaster like the one pictured above. That is one awesome looking coaster and it's Intamin it's a giga what more could you ask for. I can see this exact Intamin combo at SFMM can you say new area in the roaring rapids part of the park Intamin wooden/giga combo comming 2002/2003


Also I new that area where Colosso stands looked pretty empty so I figured it was going to be for some new rides maybe an b&M looper of some type never did I imagin something like that would stand in that empty area.

Chip
09-10-2001, 01:00 PM
Originally posted by X2001
Well that is one GREAT DESIGN but they just messed up big time. The shouldn't have released this type of info so soon now they are giving another park the number to beat. Just like MF and Steel dragon 2000 I can see it happening again, but this time let's hope the one to beat it is in the US.

People seem to assume that SD2K was created after the stats of MF were released. They think that the Japanese and DH Morgan worked together after the stats for MF were released so they could create a coaster a little bigger. That is not the case. A coaster cannot simply be planned and created in under a year. SD2K had been planned for six years before it was built, so they didn't just create a coaster to beat MF after the stats were announced. I think that since this coaster is being built in 2003, someone might be able to beat it, but I kinda doubt it. If anyone is going to beat that giga coaster in Germany, it's going to be Intamin, the company that is making that coaster.

Skeeber
09-10-2001, 04:26 PM
Wow...
That design kinda looks like a mix between the origional Superman: ROS, and Millennium Force... on steriods...
Does anyone know how tall it would have to be to hit 110 MPH?
(Yeah, I know over 350 feet, but anyone know more exactly?)

I must go to Germany...
*Drool*

Richard Wilson
09-11-2001, 02:51 AM
Exactly, haux! By having the blueprints done and ready to unvail to public, shows that the long treadious process of design is over. There are probably a few other giga/mega coasters currently being designed, which will come out a few months after this new one, and then people will think they just took the idea of Heide.

Rockrc480
09-11-2001, 06:39 PM
That coaster doesn't look good. Force looks better.

KoasterKing
09-12-2001, 09:19 AM
cool too bad i wont be able to ride any time soon

DrachenFire96
09-13-2001, 03:12 AM
Originally posted by Rockrc480
That coaster doesn't look good. Force looks better.

huh?

I think that it is a cross between a speed coaster like MF with the various high speed turns, and then it has the two big air hills and also the bunny hills at the end. I think the design looks killer, I'd like to see some stats on this ride. Does anyone know the manufacturing company??? Morgan?? Intamin?? Someone else?? Let us know some more, that coaster looks killer!

I love how it fits inside of Collosos too. I wondered how they'd use up all that space from the pics I had seen.

Tobias
09-13-2001, 06:59 AM
Originally posted by Rockrc480
That coaster doesn't look good. Force looks better. You must say that, you live next to Cedar Point...

Tobias
09-13-2001, 07:01 AM
Originally posted by DrachenFire96
Does anyone know the manufacturing company??? Morgan?? Intamin?? Someone else??Will be Intamin :)

DrachenFire96
09-14-2001, 01:40 AM
I figured by the layout and lift that it would be Intamin. When will construction break ground?

krupa
09-14-2001, 07:20 AM
maybe end of 2002.

Coazter
09-14-2001, 08:40 AM
It is said to open in 2003. Construction will start in 2002. I heard already in the summer (don't bet your money on that, I just heared :D)

Chris L
09-16-2001, 04:12 PM
The Official Ride Statistics

• Track Length : 8,202 FT & 1 INCH
• Maximum Height : 377 FT & 4 INCH
• Top Speed : 99.4 MPH

Erik Johnson
09-16-2001, 05:31 PM
It's awesome how Europe has finally caught the coaster wars. Look to how many incredible roller coasters are over there now: Nemesis, Oblivion, AIR, Tonerre de Zeus, Expedition Ge-Force, Colossos, Colossos, and now this new giga. I think Heide Park is definitely on its way to being an international powerhouse of an amusement park with a hyper woodie and a giga. Simply incredible.

gravitron
09-16-2001, 06:13 PM
um a coaster that is 377 has faster speeds than 99 mph. if i did my physics right that coaster will go 112 mph. if the trains weigh the same as Millenium forces

may the FORCE be with you
09-17-2001, 05:13 PM
it looks like it will have the exact same problem as MF: tooooo short.

Kraken
09-17-2001, 05:37 PM
Originally posted by gravitron
um a coaster that is 377 has faster speeds than 99 mph. if i did my physics right that coaster will go 112 mph. if the trains weigh the same as Millenium forces

Ok people, All together now!

AS THE TIME DROPPING INCREASES, THE RATE OF ACCELERATION DECREASES UNTIL TERMINAL VELOCITY IS REACHED.

There's a fairly simple formula for this, it's absic designin physics.

btw, this coaster looks um.....



FRICKING AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!

Richard Wilson
09-18-2001, 02:49 AM
Originally posted by gravitron
um a coaster that is 377 has faster speeds than 99 mph. if i did my physics right that coaster will go 112 mph. if the trains weigh the same as Millenium forces

if only physics were that simple...

divide 93mph by 310, then multiply that (0.3) by 377. Don't we all wish that when it came to those darn physics exams!

Think about it this way:

if after 310 feet it is going 93 mph, just like MF, then it sill still have that 67 ft to travel down, but, it won't accelerate the same as MF w as 67 ft from the bottom, it will be going faster, making it finish the drop quicker, giving it less time to speed up

slipknot8527
09-20-2001, 12:42 AM
Oh man, that design would be perfect if they had just...one..more...hill....other than that it looks amazing! Also, is that an overbanked turn in the middle?

coasterbuzz
10-04-2001, 10:37 AM
Looks awesome... wish I lived in Germany!

Chip
10-04-2001, 12:20 PM
Originally posted by may the FORCE be with you
it looks like it will have the exact same problem as MF: tooooo short.

What do you mean too short? It's going to be the longest coaster on the planet! It's over 8,000 ft. long! That's insane! I bet those two hills on it will be enormous. I'd like to see the first or second hills after the drop to be over 300 ft. high, but that might slow it down a lot. I think this coaster will be awesome! It has airtime hills, overbanked turns, and it looks sweet. Don't diss it until you've ridden it, yo!

Skye
10-04-2001, 02:05 PM
how is that too short 8000ft it will the longest in the world nearly. thats enormus, MF is "only" 6500ft.

may the FORCE be with you
10-04-2001, 10:46 PM
Originally posted by Skye
how is that too short 8000ft it will the longest in the world nearly. thats enormus, MF is "only" 6500ft.

Well all i hear is that MF is too short. and if this goes at 114 mph like somebody's calculations, then it will make it around 8000 feet almost as fast as MF.

HisDougness
10-04-2001, 11:15 PM
It's actually fairly easy to find the final velocity of the roller coaster... it's a 2-dimensional kinematics problem. We need to find the vector components and then we can do some crazy crap to eventually solve for the resultant vector using trig, but to do that we need the average angle of descent. We only have the max angle of descent, so we'll just have to wait until the coaster opens or until a press release! It looks like a great coaster.

coasterlove
10-14-2001, 11:50 PM
That coaster looks incredible!!! I might have found the coaster to beat MF, too bad it's many thousands of miles or as they would say "kilometers"...lol.

coastergenius100
10-18-2001, 07:42 PM
All that I can say about this coaster is wow. It will be a shoe-in for #1 in the world (providing nothing better comes. Excellant lay-out and exceeds 110 MPH.

avalancheboy
10-20-2001, 07:04 AM
wow this coaster looks crazy

SFMM DUDE
10-20-2001, 11:54 AM
this coaster will be cool i wonder what the name will be

Andy Rathe
10-20-2001, 05:55 PM
Just before everyone gets TOO excited, and starts ringing up Lufthansa, the park hasn't got planning permission yet, or even submitted any plans! Whilst the MD of the park seemed fairly certain they would be able to get planning permission without any trouble when I spoke to him last month, until they formally announce it don't count your chickens!

roomraider
10-21-2001, 04:55 AM
Hey Andy
I belive the park has now submitted 2 plans to the local planning authority
if i can find the web site of the local authority i might be able to find out some more stats (like the height)

Andy Rathe
10-21-2001, 04:49 PM
Originally posted by roomraider
Hey Andy
I belive the park has now submitted 2 plans to the local planning authority
if i can find the web site of the local authority i might be able to find out some more stats (like the height)

Oh right. I guess I can stop being conservative then and join everyone else in getting excited! Lol!

Rebel2000
10-21-2001, 06:48 PM
i heard it was 377 feet tall.

XRCfanatic
10-27-2001, 11:49 PM
Go read my post, next confirmed giga coaster! That was posted a couple jmonths ago, and now its been CONFIRMED!

Andy Rathe
10-29-2001, 10:45 AM
I know this won't open until 2003, but it can still go to World-Wide Construction.

Metalhead 777
11-03-2001, 07:43 PM
LOL, how much would it cost to fly from Northwest PA to Germany? :D If I could d\convince my parents. (Ya right.)

Dr.Bruce Banner
11-05-2001, 04:01 PM
Whos gonna be the designer of it? Arrow? B&M? Intamin? TOGO?LOL! Or is gonna be Morgan Like SD2K?

R@ptor
11-05-2001, 07:20 PM
It'll be an Intamin coaster.

Cid
11-07-2001, 12:00 AM
I WANNA GO!!!!! that looks awesome!!! i seriously will cough up the money to catch a plane out there to ride it.

B&M Fanatic
11-07-2001, 03:39 PM
That hill looks incrediable I hope I get to get out there sometime to ride it

Andy Rathe
11-15-2001, 02:57 PM
I've heard a few rumours over the past few days that this ride will be 412 feet tall with a 400 foot first drop and a top speed of 124 mph. However, I'm not sure whether to believe this or not - 412 feet is almost stupidly tall!

Ironplum
11-15-2001, 06:09 PM
I've heard many rumors that this coaster will be over 400ft. A 412ft coaster is all we need to make another wacky tallest,fastest coaster race. Hopefuly if this is built, I'm definately taking German in High School (Maybe they can plan a trip there). I'm also glad that this will be an Intamin coaster. I've heard that there hypers and giga are awesome coasters. This will be a nice 1 up for Europe.:=

Cid
11-15-2001, 09:54 PM
412ft!! cool i hope the rumors are true thats awesome!! i will definetly cough up the money for that trip then.

intamin101
11-15-2001, 10:40 PM
Another **DROOL** INTAMIN **DROOL** Giga **DROOL**
That looks amazing. If only I lived in Germany.

Cid
11-15-2001, 10:47 PM
giga? i think if its 412ft its time for new terminology. what were some of those from that about rides being taller than 400ft? Mega, Ultra, Tetra? i think those were some. Man i hope this ride comes out

Andy Rathe
11-16-2001, 02:41 PM
One of my friends in the ECC visited Heide Park today, and apparently a park employee told her that the ride will be 360 feet tall. Not 412 feet admittedly, but still BLOODY HIGH!

Dark Luke
11-16-2001, 08:04 PM
The top speed will be, for a 400' drop tegacoaster:

167.93 km/h 104.37 mph it's nowhere near 124 mph (or 200 km/h!!!)

And for a 350' drop gigacoaster:
157.29 km/h 97.76 mph

Looks like Intamin is going to be the one to build the 1st tegacoaster... just like the 1st giga is built by Intamin.

coastergenius100
11-17-2001, 09:01 AM
Make that Terra Coaster. http://www.coaster-network.com/bm/news/main.shtml just confirmed that it will 412 feet high!

CPFan
11-17-2001, 10:16 AM
Great, I didnt want to have this happen, but it is. It looks like Intamin just made a newly designed MF, the drawing look a lot like it too.

R@ptor
11-17-2001, 03:04 PM
GREEEEEEEAAAAAAATTT!!! 412ft!!!
I can't believe it. Expedition GeForce, Colossus, Silver Star and now this :D :D :D
After all the years we got rollercoasters that were crap, Germany is finally getting some really great coasters.

roomraider
11-19-2001, 12:01 PM
Hey
My site dident confirm it 100%.
Ive got several E-mails and msg's about it from pretty reliable people but as of yet the park hasent responded to my e-mail.
Ill let you know what i get.

Metalhead 777
11-25-2001, 08:58 PM
Originally posted by Cid
giga? i think if its 412ft its time for new terminology. what were some of those from that about rides being taller than 400ft? Mega, Ultra, Tetra? i think those were some. Man i hope this ride comes out

How about biga coaster :)

Cid
11-25-2001, 09:10 PM
ha ha thats pretty good, they should make it "biga" that would be cool

Coalhouse
11-26-2001, 04:37 AM
Ich dunno um Sie Burschen, aber jener coaster schaut hübschen fuking süß an. Seien Sie kein Bündel von Zeder Punkt losers und sagen Sie, daß es fröhlich ist, weil es in Ohio nicht gebaut wird. Ich hoffe, daß Intamin einen netten hyper oder Giga in Kalifornien bald baut.

Greg Johnson
11-26-2001, 06:18 AM
May I translate?

I dunno around you, but that coaster looks at pretty ********* sweet. You are not a bundle of Ceder point losers and say you that it is bad, because it is not built in Ohio. I hope that Intamin builds a nice hyper or Giga in California soon.
Thats my best translation. Coalhouse, please use English from now on. My guess is majority of the board members cant speak German

DragonKhan
11-26-2001, 01:18 PM
Originally posted by Coalhouse
Ich dunno um Sie Burschen, aber jener coaster schaut hübschen fuking süß an. Seien Sie kein Bündel von Zeder Punkt losers und sagen Sie, daß es fröhlich ist, weil es in Ohio nicht gebaut wird. Ich hoffe, daß Intamin einen netten hyper oder Giga in Kalifornien bald baut.

Wow, so THAT'S bad german. *lol*. OK, my englich is not good, but not THAT bad.

I'm so glad that I llive in Switzerland. Heide-Park, I'm coming. Silverstar, Colossos, A.I.R., EGF, Dragon Khan, Katun, Nemesis, Oblivion, Magnus Colossos, MW Madrid and Atlantis. I'm coming for you too. :D

Hey. FORGET JAPAN!

Chris L
11-27-2001, 03:57 AM
The article can be found at -

www.coasterbuzz.com

ARE THEY NUTS ? ? ? Superman:The Escape is 415 FT !, they call it a 'tera-coaster'?

Catherine
11-27-2001, 06:42 AM
Is it going to be built in 2002 or 2003? The rendering of it says 2003:

http://www.themeparkvision.net/US/ParkXtraInfo.Asp?what=nieuwsgeruchten&park=Heide%2DPark&parkid=111&LandID=6

PKI MAN
11-27-2001, 07:06 AM
Wow. They might have to start building that now, or else it might not get done. That is huge. Anyone up for a fast elevator lift system?

gravitron
11-27-2001, 07:16 AM
if this is the same Heide park then it isnt over 400 feet. it is like 370 feet.

Medusa1861
11-27-2001, 07:27 AM
ummmm this shouldn't be in American or coasters.
Well anyway, 415 feet is allittle of a cheap ripoff. they probably don't think they're record will be broken if they make it real high. But it will soon within 5 years hopefully it will be an american park that breakes it but it will be broken

coasterguy1
11-27-2001, 07:29 AM
It will be that tall. I think that this is crazy. I thought that a 400 foot coaster would come about in 2010, but it is only 3 years after MF. and shouldnt this be in international coasters?

may the FORCE be with you
11-27-2001, 09:32 AM
Originally posted by coasterguy1
It will be that tall. I think that this is crazy. I thought that a 400 foot coaster would come about in 2010, but it is only 3 years after MF. and shouldnt this be in international coasters? looks like fun, but we all know in the polls its gonna have a hard time gettin past MF. and i count about 4 airtime hills! common intamin, you know what we want.

X-Cellent
11-27-2001, 10:01 AM
holy crap i thought that was just a crazy rumor. At this rate we will get a 500 ft coaster in 3 years:D

TDMAMBA
11-27-2001, 10:49 AM
Actually I would ride> It will be big but it will also take space because with that speed it will make wide sweepin turns to smooth it out evenly

roomraider
11-27-2001, 11:23 AM
Well anyway, 415 feet is allittle of a cheap ripoff. they probably don't think they're record will be broken if they make it real high. But it will soon within 5 years hopefully it will be an american park that breakes it but it will be broken


Typical Idiotic American comment im afraid (no offence to all americans i just get annoyed at the select few who give you a bad name for your "Oh where the best at everything and we deserve it all" crap)

Finnaly a park desides to smash a record by more that a few ft and your slagging them off? I seem to rember people slagged of SD2K because it was a FEW feet taller. and now someone smashes it and your complaining agfain saying its a cheap ripoff?

And every record is eventually broken but this park is trying to join with the big boys. rember last year they added the 2nd tallest woodie in the world.

Sorry thats just my rant at one of the more pathetic exuses for an american imo.

The coaster is confirmed as 412ft tall (tallest closed circuit) and i think the drops around 400ft. Im not sure if the layout will remain as it is in the diagram shown. i have a very old shot of the origional plans for collossos when it was only 150ft and had no sweeping turnaround and an extra helix at the end.

The European coaster wars are deffinatly hotting up. From 1 Mega Coaster to 8 in 3 years has got to be good.

Ste
11-27-2001, 12:22 PM
Typical Idiotic American comment im afraid (no offence to all americans i just get annoyed at the select few who give you a bad name for your "Oh where the best at everything and we deserve it all" crap)



very true... if america didn't make such stupid comments... well... :/

Erik Johnson
11-27-2001, 12:51 PM
Okay, time for the daily quiz show.

Question #1: In what country is Heide Park located?
Answer: Germany.

Question #2: Is Germany located in America?
Answer: No.

Question #3: Why is this thread about the humongous coaster to be built in Germany in American Coasters?
Answer: Beats me!

Basically this is an elaborate way of explaining that this thread should be in World Wide Coasters.

Skye
11-27-2001, 01:33 PM
Yeah its about time america stopped getting all the good stuff....whats with "its the best country in the world" you get on tv all the time.......NO IT ISN'T SO STOP SAYING THAT.
Get used to the fact europe is getting better coasters.

I thought it was more like 350ft, but 412ft even better. If its intamin it will be awesome.

Andy Rathe
11-27-2001, 01:58 PM
Merged with existing thread.

birdie311
11-27-2001, 06:41 PM
Originally posted by Skye
Yeah its about time america stopped getting all the good stuff....whats with "its the best country in the world" you get on tv all the time.......NO IT ISN'T SO STOP SAYING THAT.
Get used to the fact europe is getting better coasters.

I thought it was more like 350ft, but 412ft even better. If its intamin it will be awesome.

I'm happy to see Europe getting awsome rollercoasters. I think I live in one of the few parts of America were no coasters exist. And let me appoligize for everyone that made a rude comment.

Belgian
11-28-2001, 06:58 AM
Superman The Escape is 390ft.
So this new one will be the world's highest ! Beating a shuttle !

Skye
11-28-2001, 05:02 PM
shuttle coasters dont count in the same way as full circuit coasters cause they are cheating a bit. This would be the tallest even at 350ft. I cant even imagine 412ft, this is gonig to be so huge, it'll make MF look like a kiddie coaster, never mind the big one and magnum.

IslandKG
11-29-2001, 12:34 PM
Originally posted by Skye
it'll make MF look like a kiddie coaster

Well I don't know about that, but it would dwarf the Force. And I never thought any coaster would do that.

TDMAMBA
11-29-2001, 09:40 PM
Now imagine Mamba or Steel Force. Now Imagine two stacked onto each other. 205+205= 410. now add the lenght of an arm. Dang that will make Hyper coasters seem outdated.

TDMAMBA
11-29-2001, 09:41 PM
Now I believe in about 5 years we will see the first giga inverted or Ultra coaster. I mean right now that is far away but look how far we are going in just 3 years!

CoasterGuy3000
11-29-2001, 10:57 PM
Originally posted by haux


People seem to assume that SD2K was created after the stats of MF were released. They think that the Japanese and DH Morgan worked together after the stats for MF were released so they could create a coaster a little bigger. That is not the case. A coaster cannot simply be planned and created in under a year. SD2K had been planned for six years before it was built, so they didn't just create a coaster to beat MF after the stats were announced. I think that since this coaster is being built in 2003, someone might be able to beat it, but I kinda doubt it. If anyone is going to beat that giga coaster in Germany, it's going to be Intamin, the company that is making that coaster.


Accually it took three years from begining planning to opening day for SD2K.

Chris L
11-30-2001, 02:25 AM
Originally posted by Belgian
Superman The Escape is 390ft.
So this new one will be the world's highest ! Beating a shuttle !

Make that 415 FT. Australia's Tower of Terror is 387 FT. So this new European coaster is shy by 3 FT of cracking the height record for all coasters.

condor27
11-30-2001, 12:07 PM
Originally posted by Rockrc480
That coaster doesn't look good. Force looks better.

You're absolutely right, if you prefer to 'look' coaster intead of 'ride' one out.

condor27
11-30-2001, 12:54 PM
Originally posted by Skye
shuttle coasters dont count in the same way as full circuit coasters cause they are cheating a bit. This would be the tallest even at 350ft. I cant even imagine 412ft, this is gonig to be so huge, it'll make MF look like a kiddie coaster, never mind the big one and magnum.

Well, let me put in in different words, for example in the case of Moonsault Scramble vs Magnum. The maximum point height of the track on MS is higher than Magnum, but does the train on MS actually goes higher than Magnum? Well, remember MS is a shuttle, so the maximum height acheived vy different parts of the train is different. So despite MS is taller than 200 ft, the middle part of the train actually goes less than 200 ft.

And then there is the case of launched shuttle, where the operator/owner can choose what speed to launch. For safety and reliability reason, it may be chosen not to launch to the extreme end of the track. In the case of S:TE, you can clearly see that the car never goes to the tip of the tower.

Therefore, it's a different way to compare heights on complete circuit and shuttle.......

Skye
11-30-2001, 01:43 PM
ok, i didnt mean that I will still want to ride MF, it is far from a kiddie ride. i just meant this is gonig to be so much better. But MF is the first one. I think it will end up sadly like magnum though as the smallest of these types of coastrs and be forgotten. But i'm sure it will never be boring.

Marcus
11-30-2001, 04:30 PM
Originally posted by Skye
I think it will end up sadly like magnum though as the smallest of these types of coastrs and be forgotten. But i'm sure it will never be boring.

FORGOTTEN LIKE THE MAGNUM HAHAAHAHHAHAHAHA

Magunum was 2 years ago rated the best Steel Coaster after being built in 1989. Thats a lot more than almost all coasters built.
Thats 10 years!!!!!!! MF WILL DO THE SAME. and most of all MF wil NEVER be forgotten. Its height will be beat, as what happens to all coasters, but it will never be forgoten. When this 412ft coaster gets beat, well be laughing at it to and saying it looks like a kiddy. MF is rate second and itll look like a kiddy. yah ok, wat are to smoking.People will always remember the first giga.

mojojojoe13
11-30-2001, 09:20 PM
I don't really care about the whole country debate. I'm very happy for Germany and Heidi Park. they're One of the big boys now. Coaster Sounds awesome. Go Germany! All coaster heights will be beaten soon enough until we get to the ultimate limit. Can't wait till then.

XRCfanatic
11-30-2001, 10:58 PM
Superman the escape isnt counted for the park with most hypers, well, i dont think it should! ANd S:TE only goes up 328 feet of the 410 foot high STRUCTURE

Marcus
12-01-2001, 07:49 PM
I think this project will end up just like the Statosphere coaster but for different reasons

Ta2KX
12-01-2001, 08:15 PM
As long as Intamin is making it I have no doubt that will be a great coaster but it doesnt do the crazy 122 turns that MF can do. still the ride looks crazy!!!

DyingDutchman
12-01-2001, 09:09 PM
Originally posted by Andy Rathe
I've heard a few rumours over the past few days that this ride will be 412 feet tall with a 400 foot first drop and a top speed of 124 mph. However, I'm not sure whether to believe this or not - 412 feet is almost stupidly tall!
You got one thing right it will be over 400 feet with an Intamin cable lift system... were looking at the worlds first (maybe first) Terra coaster! But what you got one thnig wrong NOTHING about this will be stupid! (except that its in Germany)

Andy Rathe
12-02-2001, 08:47 AM
I was joking about the stupidly tall bit; that's an example of English sarcasm! Also, I'm not bothered about it being in Germany as it's not too far for me. Lol!

gravitron
12-08-2001, 04:03 PM
Originally posted by Skye
Yeah its about time america stopped getting all the good stuff....whats with "its the best country in the world" you get on tv all the time.......NO IT ISN'T SO STOP SAYING THAT.
Get used to the fact europe is getting better coasters.

I thought it was more like 350ft, but 412ft even better. If its intamin it will be awesome.


If USA isnt the Best country in the world i sure would like to go to the place that is. USA is the country that helps every country always. Dont get me wrong but im tired of everyone putting down America. Good for Germany im glad. Quit Dissing America

Andy Rathe
12-09-2001, 08:14 AM
Just cool it people. No one country is the best in the world. Every country has good and bad sides to it. As far as coasters go, the USA still has the best overall selection, but it's great from a European point of biew that we're finally getting a sizeable number of good ones of our own.

miXmedia
12-23-2001, 12:34 AM
Does anyone know when this thing will be started? I know its new for 2003 but still.. anyone know?

Andy Rathe
12-23-2001, 08:09 AM
I think that site clearance has started, but that's it. The park did want to build it next to their wooden coaser Collosos, but were denied planning permission, so they are building it on the other side of the park instead. It'll probably be a couple of months at least before track starts to arrive.

XRCfanatic
12-23-2001, 08:14 PM
I hope This coaster actually beats Dodonpa, someone said that Dodonpa was 4 mph faster than expected, 111 mph!

MST3K_FREAK6666
12-26-2001, 12:46 AM
Why did I just hear of this 377 foot Intiman giga?

Knatte
12-26-2001, 05:06 AM
377ft? No it's 415ft... :)

Andy Rathe
12-27-2001, 12:47 PM
The official height hasn't been announced yet. But whatever it is, it'll be HIGH, over 350 feet at least.

KoasterKing
01-02-2002, 04:35 PM
i cant beleve this coaster will be 412ft tall! thats crazy

Marcus
01-04-2002, 10:53 PM
Please for the LOVE of God be under 400ft
It has to be 377ft, it just has to be
Cedar Point has the tradition of breaking each
100ft barrier. You cant do this!!! Its not LEGAL!!!!!!!!

MST3K_FREAK6666
01-04-2002, 11:00 PM
Originally posted by CeDaRPoInTzTeR
Please for the LOVE of God be under 400ft
It has to be 377ft, it just has to be
Cedar Point has the tradition of breaking each
100ft barrier. You cant do this!!! Its not LEGAL!!!!!!!!
Spoken like a true CP'er.

Graham
01-04-2002, 11:10 PM
Originally posted by CeDaRPoInTzTeR
Please for the LOVE of God be under 400ft
It has to be 377ft, it just has to be
Cedar Point has the tradition of breaking each
100ft barrier. You cant do this!!! Its not LEGAL!!!!!!!!

Maybe CP will still get a 400ft coaster first.:D

EastCoaster
01-05-2002, 02:08 AM
There is already a coaster with a height of over 400ft and its not at CP. I'm sure everyone knows which coaster I am talking about. CP does not call it a coaster but Intamin considers it one. I hope that the FishHook from Arrow comes out and destroys the 700ft mark! Who cares who does it first. I care if I can ride it or not. If they put a FishHook in CP or BGW I will ride it at either place. If CP does not win the 100ft increment then it is CP's fault. CP has plenty of great coasters and I dont think that any other park in the world will ever take that away.

Dr.Bruce Banner
01-07-2002, 07:09 PM
Here is a pic i got off coasterforce. I beleive this is what its gonna look like.....The first Drop.

CoasterKid22
01-07-2002, 07:31 PM
Hey that last pic you posted is my ride. I'm glad to see somebody noticed it.

miXmedia
01-16-2002, 08:05 PM
Is that real hoe it drops into the turn? wouldn't that suck as opposed to going into an overbanked turn?

I've never been on a coaster like it so I don't know!

MST3K_FREAK6666
01-21-2002, 11:51 AM
ste is not a full curcuit. i think thats why it "doesnt count"

slipknot8527
01-27-2002, 12:32 AM
Oh no....lets not start this again.

S:TE IS NOT A ROLLERCOASTER!

1. It goes forwards and then back and stops in the station. (Sorta like 1st generation freefalls)

2. It has one big car. Not a rollercoaster train.

3. The track isnt even real rc track.

4. It has no "true" upstop wheels.

I do think WT and other impulses count because they have a train and they go back through the station. S:TE is a freefall ride!!!

Metalhead 777
01-27-2002, 01:02 PM
I couldn't agree more.

I heard that the Heide terra has been demoted to 324 feet, is this sad turn of events true??? :(

Skye
01-27-2002, 01:24 PM
It's probably more like 350ft than 324ft. And sTE doesn't even count cause it's not full circuit, never mind if it's a coaster or not.

edh101985
02-08-2002, 03:44 PM
Screamscape said that the coaster may get cancled.

2003 - Intamin Hyper/Gigacoaster - Rumor - (2/8/02) One of Screamscape’s European sources told us today that the new coaster project may not get built at all now due to high costs. Seems the new owners (Tussauds) are just not prepared to pay that much.

Skye
02-08-2002, 05:31 PM
Originally posted by edh101985
Screamscape said that the coaster may get cancled.

2003 - Intamin Hyper/Gigacoaster - Rumor - (2/8/02) One of Screamscape’s European sources told us today that the new coaster project may not get built at all now due to high costs. Seems the new owners (Tussauds) are just not prepared to pay that much.

Dissapointed but not surprised. I'll guess we'll just to wait and see.

MST3K_FREAK6666
02-08-2002, 10:49 PM
Originally posted by slipknot8527

1. It goes forwards and then back and stops in the station. (Sorta like 1st generation freefalls)


That reminds me of Freefall @ SFMM. Is THAT a coaster? Didn't think so! STE is not a coaster, plus it doesnt count because its not full curcuit.

Andy Rathe
02-11-2002, 02:06 PM
Please get this back on topic; there are other threads about whether S:TE is a coaster or not.

Also, Screamscape is now reporting that planning permission has been gived for "an Intamin coaster". However they also say that all the info is in German, but don't give a link, so if anyone here can dig it out and translate it I'm sure we'd all be grateful!

edh101985
02-11-2002, 04:17 PM
What is the site? I can go to www.freetranslation.com and see what it is.

Andy Rathe
02-12-2002, 02:09 PM
I haven't got a URL, but I've e-mailed Lance at Screamscape asking for it, so I'll post it when he replies.

Tobias
02-24-2002, 06:58 AM
http://freizeitparkweb.de/cgi-bin/dcf/dcboard.cgi?az=show_thread&forum=DCForumID31&om=62&omm=5&viewmode=

The coaster is confirmed and they will begin building it this autumn.

Skye
02-24-2002, 01:25 PM
What height? it's really anoying they won't just annouce it!

Alex T
03-09-2002, 09:51 AM
The design looks awesome. It's like a mix of a MF w/ airtime in it. Too bad I'll never get to ride it.