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Oz Cat falls

Post by Greg » Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:01 am

I'm not surprised that the Oz Cat has been demolished, but it's a shame. When it opened in 2003, GCI was coming into their own and they nailed a fun, airtime laden layout with this small, compact gem. Thanks for the fun rides.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:58 am

I saw that and what really impressed me is how much abuse that structure took before it went down. It shows just how much flex wooden coasters have.

Still it is sad to see the Oz Cat and the "bam bam" go.
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Re: Oz Cat falls

Post by Vonni » Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:38 pm

That is so upsetting to see

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Post by bratman » Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:24 pm

Such a shame. I never got to ride it. Celebration City was supposed to be part of the 2009 Coaster Con that included SDC and WoF, but they had to cut it out when they made the decision to close the park....so I got to the the coaster in person, but not ride it....

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Re: Oz Cat falls

Post by Vonni » Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:33 am

I really hope that a clone Ozcat's layout its purchased and installed at another park. Its perfect for a smaller park. When I graduated in 2005 my on ride photo from Ozcat was part of my pics for the class slide show.

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Re: Oz Cat falls

Post by CoasterCale » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:17 pm

I'm saddened by this. It looked great. I visited before and after the coaster was demolished. However this was last year so the park was obviously closed.
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Re: Oz Cat falls

Post by dare-to-fly » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:11 pm

I'm in that club too, where I got to see it but not ride it. It's always very sad to see a coaster come down.

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Re: Oz Cat falls

Post by Paul Drabek » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:42 pm

God that coaster had some serious "bam bam" to end it. I miss it.
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