: > I was just curious. I noticed that a lot of the 'bigger' rides coming
: >this year have rather steep inclines to them. Having only been on SOB, and
: >guessing the lift to be somewhat of a 45 degree angle, I was wondering at
: >what approx angle is MF. Since I won't be going until May 27th, I wanted
: >an idea of what to expect. It may just be me, but I find these sharper
: >much more creepy, than say the standard 30-35 degrees.
: I remember Jeff saying on the 8th that the lift on Son of Beast is ~38
: degrees from the horizontal, and I know Millennium Force is ~45 degrees. I
: always thought the "standard" was between 20 and 25 degrees.
Well, a couple of us ambushed a Physics student yesterday and got him to
check Magnum's lift with his inclinometer. He came up with 28 degrees for
Millennium Force is advertised as 45 degrees.
--Dave Althoff, Jr.
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