Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by Spencerman » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:09 pm

An Eurofighter sounds like a perfect thing to add. It would be great for any park needing a new coaster. And maybe along with it they can get a few other Gerstlauer rides?

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Post by bratman » Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:22 pm

you are still looking at 10-15 million for one without themeing. Not going to happen there.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:02 pm

Ok...what about a relocated coaster? The question would be what coaster could Cedar Fair relocate to Michigan's Adventure. And no I'm not wishing Canada's Togo on them. ;-)

They can gladly have Boomerang from WOF as Missouri is now over it's Boomerang limit.

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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by Vonni » Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:12 am

Its unfortunate that when Cedar Fair closed Geauga Lake the did not relocate One, or more, of thier good coasters to MA. Also, despite the expenses, I agree with Spencerman. I think a Eurofighter is a good fit for MA.

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Post by Vonni » Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:14 am

I correct myself. Thunderhawk did come from Geauga Lake. I apologize.

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Post by dare-to-fly » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:34 pm

Glad you corrected yourself, because I was about to. :) Thunderhawk made a nice addition to Michigan's Adventure. Some might judge it because it's a Vekoma SLC, but it's actually a great ride.

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Post by johnny.ink » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:46 pm

dare-to-fly wrote:Glad you corrected yourself, because I was about to. :) Thunderhawk made a nice addition to Michigan's Adventure. Some might judge it because it's a Vekoma SLC, but it's actually a great ride.
Yeah, I was afraid of it due to Mind Eraser at Six Flags New England (being the alltime worst roller coaster I've ever been on), but bratman has allayed my fears. Now to see if a marathon of 2 hours on it kills me :)

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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by Raptor29 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:23 pm

I love Thunderhawk, but personally I sometimes wish we got Dominator instead.

And bratman, don't start yappin' on about costs this time please. :D
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Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:57 pm

Yes it did.
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Post by bratman » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:23 pm

Thunderhawk is easily the best SLC out there. I dont know why it is, but I actually enjoyed it.

As for Dominator, Cedar Fair sent it to the park where they could get the biggest bang for their buck. Kings Dominion, a park that gets about 3M in attendance a year, needed a people eater.

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Post by Vonni » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:32 pm

You are right Bratman

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Post by dare-to-fly » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:21 pm

johnny.ink wrote:
dare-to-fly wrote:Glad you corrected yourself, because I was about to. :) Thunderhawk made a nice addition to Michigan's Adventure. Some might judge it because it's a Vekoma SLC, but it's actually a great ride.
Yeah, I was afraid of it due to Mind Eraser at Six Flags New England (being the alltime worst roller coaster I've ever been on), but bratman has allayed my fears. Now to see if a marathon of 2 hours on it kills me :)
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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by DresdenOberst » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:53 pm

I believe a ride similar to SFOG's Dare Devil Dive would find a nice home in this quirky park. Has anyone been on Shivering Timbers lately, we are planning to visit this park later this year and would like a current review.
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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by Gump » Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:32 pm

Raptor29 wrote:To get this topic going along again.....

I've heard that Eurofighters are cheap. I was thinking that that might fit in well, and give the park another step towards fame and B&Ms. :D

What do you think about a Eurofighter there?
Hey Raptor, love the ideal of Eurofighter, but it seems like the best you might get if your park doesn't have it already is another installment of Dinosaurs! I hate, hate, hate to see parks waste valuable space and it sucks because there a parks out that could that additional land to add much needed rides i.e. my home park Kentucky Kingdom.

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Re: Michigan's Adventure rumors/possibilities

Post by Raptor29 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:10 pm

I do see MA as a prime target for Dinosaurs, but I think the park needs more popularity first.
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