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Drummermattk last won the day on February 12

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    Drumming, Playing Guitar, Designing and riding roller coasters

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  1. Thanks for getting this interview! I now know that switching my major to Mechanical Engineering was a good idea as I'm trying to get into the industry (i still have about 4 years though)
  2. Hi guys I also attended the Keys to the Kingdom event, here are some of the things that i caught. The Original chassis from T2 (now T3 but T3 has new trains) where exact replica of what Arrow Dynamics made. So in a sense, Vekoma copied and pasted Arrow's design. On ride photo's will be returning for the 2017 season on T3! A beer garden will be added into the catering pavilions THIS WILL SHOOT DOWN ANY RUMORS OF WHY SIX FLAGS LEFT KENTUCKY KINGDOM IN 2010. Six flags wanted to have to pay no rent and the state had declined it, thus Six Flags abandoned the park and took two roller coasters with them. As for right now, Thunder Run will not receive a second train but.............It is an option! The carousel is unique to the park as it is the only one ever to stop in the same spot where it started on, which allows disabled guests to enter and exit the ride easily. For expansion.........they still have 120 acres! As long as the park's Enterprise is reliable it will stay. If one major breakdown occurs during this season, don't be to surprised to see it start to get removed this season. Originally, Eye of the storm was going to replace Enterprise for this season and sit on the enterprises location but plans changed. Until RMC came in with the idea of Storm Chaser, the park wanted to combine Twisted Twins and Thunder Run, extend the layout out near T3, and wanted to have the world's longest wooden roller coaster (which would break The Beast's record) Operating hours have been in the idea of extended. Ed hart himself teased the next coaster saying "If i want to add a 25-30 million dollar coaster"...................sounds like something from B&M if you ask me. The Zeppelin kiddie ride is the only one left in The United States Finally the 2018/2019 plans are set to be released in April of this year. For pictures click here: https://coastermattproductions.wordpress.com/2017/03/26/keys-to-the-kingdom-2017/ (Video will be edited in as soon as its uploaded)
  3. Hi guys so before i begin I would like to say this is where I will post any trip reports from parks I have visited this year! Without a do, I recently went to Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio for a couple days before heading to Kentucky Kingdom for an event on Saturday (that trip report is still in the editing phase). Anyways one big note-able change from last year is that Starbucks is now....................gone. The gift store is now one big place with one entrance and where the entrance was originally occupied with Starbucks, has now been turned into a Dunkin' Donuts! Slide Reviews: -Water Coaster: Not as long as the other three I have rode (Deluge, Mammoth and Wildebeest) but fun and enjoyable! -Family raft slide: Really fun! Did it once with three people and it paced pretty good but with 5 people in one tube................................WOW -Bowl slide: as always a fun ride and if you have a heavy mass like some people (Myself) do, you get some good spins. One thing that I do want to point out and you can see it in the picture showing off whats behind the lodge, they have some open space to maybe build another wing onto the waterpark or add a couple slides to the outdoor park. That's just my thought though. (If you look closely in the one zoomed in picture, you can see Bat trains on the track!)
  4. Heres the ones from ( credit @KingsIslandPR) snapchat. It looks maybe a brown/orange/redish train
  5. I have to say it. #Theming i hope the ride will have theming on the level of Tomb raider and FOF
  6. Now i know how close that the ride is to RFYLCB! Looks like you can get some good footage from Timber's platform of the log ride!
  7. Does anyone see something missing from the park map cause I do. Ill give you a hint. check Rivertown. Wonder why this has been removed.
  8. I know for a fact that the old cars where sold to a park in Germany and are being used as we speak. I saw it on TPR! Hers the link to where the pic can be found (also the source): http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=72014&start=170
  9. Maybw they took the webcams down and will bring them up after........................we get the new Cedar Fair style website
  10. From the looks of the webcams they where doing a Pull through test today around the first drop area!
  11. Personally, After working some of the major coasters last year, I can really vouch for no bins at Diamondback. It really does slow everything down ops with loose articles.
  12. Look who that first comment is If you haven't checked out CoasterMatt Prductions be sure to! (check my signature for links to our socials)
  13. #Theming
  14. I found this video and I remember that before Timbers, Adventure Express, FOF and Tomb Raider/The Crypt where one of the most themed rides in the park. Im interested to see what all Mystic Timbers will bring! I remember seeing somewhere that the theming will be on the same point as Express, FOF and formerly Tomb Raider