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What kind of giga supports do you like?

Which type of giga supports do you like?  

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Just for fun...

I was having a fun debate as to which type of structure looks better for a giga's iconic first hill.  

Orion:

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Notice the simple A-Frame supports.  The top seems like it's floating in the air.

Millennium Force:

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Truss work makes for an imposing structure. 

Which one do you prefer?  

 

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The one that supports the coaster safely. Design doesn’t matter as long as it gets the job done safely.

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I absolutely love the simplicity of B&M giga lift hills. I also like how massive the 2 tallest support columns are.

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I picked B&M, but got to say the LED light package on MF looks awesome with its structure.

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While I think both styles look cool in their own right, I picked other being Steel Dragon, which appears to be even more imposing than Millennium Force due to having even more trusses and latices make up the support structure.

The Arrow and Morgan hypers always seemed the most awe-inspiring for this reason, and Steel Dragon just takes it to whole different level.images (2).jpeg

Just look at this thing.

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I think I like Millennium's just a bit more than Steel Dragon's which is awesome too.  That being said, I think the B & M ones are super cool and more park friendly as they can straddle things as is the case with Diamondback.  Nothing can go beneath Millie or Steel Dragon.  But they looks cool lit up, so I do slightly prefer them.  

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Personally always been a fan of I-305's supports. They just make the ride look so massive and intimidating (pun partially intended). 

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To me, Steel Dragon 2000 is the steel structure equivalent to SOB in terms of massiveness (better designed obviously).  Its ridiculous due to the earthquake proofing (which is why it got a nice $50 million price tag, too).  

I think I prefer the minimalist approach of I-305.  Its a radical departure from normal supports which gives it a unique and maybe even an unorthodox look.  You don't expect a coaster so tall to have so few support beams.  It helps that its color scheme makes it pop more than the other gigas, too. 

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9 hours ago, BeastForever said:

While I think both styles look cool in their own right, I picked other being Steel Dragon, which appears to be even more imposing than Millennium Force due to having even more trusses and latices make up the support structure.

The Arrow and Morgan hypers always seemed the most awe-inspiring for this reason, and Steel Dragon just takes it to whole different level.images (2).jpeg

Just look at this thing.

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Man...put that anywhere but a parking lot and it would look so much better. Still....I'd love to try that one out. 50 mil?? Wow!

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1 hour ago, Fishleehooker said:

Man...put that anywhere but a parking lot and it would look so much better. 

You mean like this? 
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