Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Surf Dance Chr » Wed, 13 Oct 1999 04:00:00


Okay, compiling the new posts from this newsgroup on the subject (coasters
which still operate with skid brakes), here is a the current list:

Thunderbolt - Riverside  (only for a bit longer)
Wildcat - Lake Compounce
Rolling Thunder -Six Flags Great Adventure
Twister-Knoebels
Phoenix-Knoebels
High Speed Thrill Coaster-Knoebels
Comet-Hersheypark
Cyclone-Astroland
Dragon Coaster-Rye Playland
Jack Rabbit-Kennywood
Thunderbolt-Kennywood
Racer-Kennywood
Leap the Dips (a little different than skid brakes)-Lakemont
Rollo Coaster-Idlewild
Matterhorn-Disneyland
The Beast-Paramount's Kings Island
Big Dipper-Geauga Lake (with handles!)
Raging Wolf Bobs-Geauga Lake
Sea Dragon-Wyandot Lake (with handles!)
Roller Coaster-Playland (PNE)
Roller Coaster-Puyallup Fairgrounds
Blue Streak-Conneaut Lake Park
Yankee Cannonball-Canobie Lake Park
Flyer Comet-Whalom Park (complete with handles!)
Cannon Ball-Lake Winniepesaukah
Starliner-Lakemont Park
Judge Roy Scream-Six Flags Over Texas
Lakeside Cyclone-Lakeside Amu***t Park, Denver Colorado
Skyliner-Miracle Strip Amu***t Park - Panama City, FL
High Roller-Valleyfair
Gold Rusher-Six Flahs Magic Mountain
Hi Miler-found at various travelling carnivals (the skid brakes are
at the station loading platform).
Zippin' Pippin'-Libertyland
Little Dipper-Kiddieland (with handles!)
Giant Dipper-Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Giant Dipper-Belmont Park
Jack Rabbit-Seabreeze
Trailblazer-Hersheypark
Pipeline Express-Putt 'N Pond
Bobsleds-Seabreeze (though the brake squeezes against the side of the car)
Disaster Transport-Cedar Point (and any other Intamin bobsled)
Tree Topper-at Upper Clements Park

Wow, there's more than I thought when I originally posted!

                                                        "Surf Dance" Chris,
                        who will ride the Flip 'N' Out before any coaster!
                                        http://SportToday.org/
                Surf Dance at Adventureland-Only super nova ride in the U.S.!
            #1 Wood-Beast, 2-Riverside Cyclone; #1 Steel-Batman, 2-Hulk

 
 
 

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Da » Wed, 13 Oct 1999 04:00:00

Quote:
>Starliner-Lakemont Park
>Skyliner-Miracle Strip Amu***t Park - Panama City, FL

A little correction here - The Skyliner is at Lakemont Park and the Starliner
is at Miracle Strip.

Later,
Dan.

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Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Daniel W. Rouse Jr » Wed, 13 Oct 1999 04:00:00

Gold Rusher is listed below as being at Six Flahs Magic Mountain... it
should be Six Flags Magic Mountain

--

Daniel W. Rouse Jr.

WWW: http://members.cts.com/king/r/rouse2/



[snip...]

Quote:
> Gold Rusher-Six Flahs Magic Mountain

[snip...]
Quote:
> "Surf Dance" Chris,
> who will ride the Flip 'N' Out before any coaster!
> http://members.aol.com/surfdancec
> Surf Dance at Adventureland-Only super nova ride in the U.S.!
>     #1 Wood-Beast, 2-Riverside Cyclone; #1 Steel-Batman, 2-Hulk


 
 
 

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Surf Dance Chr » Thu, 14 Oct 1999 04:00:00

Thunderbolt - Riverside  (only for a bit longer)
Wildcat - Lake Compounce
Rolling Thunder -Six Flags Great Adventure
Twister-Knoebels
Phoenix-Knoebels
High Speed Thrill Coaster-Knoebels
Comet-Hersheypark
Cyclone-Astroland
Dragon Coaster-Rye Playland
Jack Rabbit-Kennywood
Thunderbolt-Kennywood
Racer-Kennywood
Leap the Dips (a little different than skid brakes)-Lakemont
Rollo Coaster-Idlewild
Matterhorn-Disneyland
The Beast-Paramount's Kings Island
Big Dipper-Geauga Lake (with handles!)
Raging Wolf Bobs-Geauga Lake
Sea Dragon-Wyandot Lake (with handles!)
Roller Coaster-Playland (PNE)
Roller Coaster-Puyallup Fairgrounds
Blue Streak-Conneaut Lake Park
Yankee Cannonball-Canobie Lake Park
Flyer Comet-Whalom Park (complete with handles!)
Cannon Ball-Lake Winniepesaukah
Skyliner-Lakemont Park
Judge Roy Scream-Six Flags Over Texas
Lakeside Cyclone-Lakeside Amu***t Park, Denver Colorado
Starliner-Miracle Strip Amu***t Park - Panama City, FL
High Roller-Valleyfair
Gold Rusher-Six Flahs Magic Mountain
Hi Miler-found at various travelling carnivals (the skid brakes are
at the station loading platform).
Zippin' Pippin'-Libertyland
Little Dipper-Kiddieland (with handles!)
Giant Dipper-Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Giant Dipper-Belmont Park
Jack Rabbit-Seabreeze
Trailblazer-Hersheypark
Pipeline Express-Putt 'N Pond
Bobsleds-Seabreeze (though the brake squeezes against the side of the car)
Disaster Transport-Cedar Point (and any other Intamin bobsled)
Tree Topper-at Upper Clements Park

Sorry 'bout the mixup, corrections made!

                                                        "Surf Dance" Chris,
                        who will ride the Flip 'N' Out before any coaster!
                                        http://SportToday.org/
                Surf Dance at Adventureland-Only super nova ride in the U.S.!
            #1 Wood-Beast, 2-Riverside Cyclone; #1 Steel-Batman, 2-Hulk

 
 
 

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Ted Ansl » Thu, 14 Oct 1999 04:00:00


Quote:
>Thunderbolt - Riverside  (only for a bit longer)
>Wildcat - Lake Compounce
>Rolling Thunder -Six Flags Great Adventure
>Twister-Knoebels
>Phoenix-Knoebels
>High Speed Thrill Coaster-Knoebels
>Comet-Hersheypark
>Cyclone-Astroland
>Dragon Coaster-Rye Playland
>Jack Rabbit-Kennywood
>Thunderbolt-Kennywood
>Racer-Kennywood
>Leap the Dips (a little different than skid brakes)-Lakemont
>Rollo Coaster-Idlewild
>Matterhorn-Disneyland
>The Beast-Paramount's Kings Island
>Big Dipper-Geauga Lake (with handles!)
>Raging Wolf Bobs-Geauga Lake
>Sea Dragon-Wyandot Lake (with handles!)
>Roller Coaster-Playland (PNE)
>Roller Coaster-Puyallup Fairgrounds
>Blue Streak-Conneaut Lake Park
>Yankee Cannonball-Canobie Lake Park
>Flyer Comet-Whalom Park (complete with handles!)
>Cannon Ball-Lake Winniepesaukah
>Skyliner-Lakemont Park
>Judge Roy Scream-Six Flags Over Texas
>Lakeside Cyclone-Lakeside Amu***t Park, Denver Colorado
>Starliner-Miracle Strip Amu***t Park - Panama City, FL
>High Roller-Valleyfair
>Gold Rusher-Six Flahs Magic Mountain
>Hi Miler-found at various travelling carnivals (the skid brakes are
>at the station loading platform).
>Zippin' Pippin'-Libertyland
>Little Dipper-Kiddieland (with handles!)
>Giant Dipper-Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
>Giant Dipper-Belmont Park
>Jack Rabbit-Seabreeze
>Trailblazer-Hersheypark
>Pipeline Express-Putt 'N Pond
>Bobsleds-Seabreeze (though the brake squeezes against the side of the car)
>Disaster Transport-Cedar Point (and any other Intamin bobsled)
>Tree Topper-at Upper Clements Park

>Sorry 'bout the mixup, corrections made!

>                                                    "Surf Dance" Chris,
>                    who will ride the Flip 'N' Out before any coaster!
>                                    http://SportToday.org/
>            Surf Dance at Adventureland-Only super nova ride in the U.S.!
>        #1 Wood-Beast, 2-Riverside Cyclone; #1 Steel-Batman, 2-Hulk

I mentioned that I *thought* the Swamp Fox has skid brakes but I couldn't
remember.  Does anyone else know if in fact the Swamp Fox has skid
brakes?

Ted Ansley
**Rollercoaster Fan<atic>**

 
 
 

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by EdG » Thu, 14 Oct 1999 04:00:00

Forgive me for getting into this thread WAY late, but isn't the official
name for the brakes on Kennywood's Thunderbolt.....Skid..Thud..SLAM..CRASH
Brakes?



Quote:
> Gold Rusher is listed below as being at Six Flahs Magic Mountain... it
> should be Six Flags Magic Mountain

> --

> Daniel W. Rouse Jr.

> WWW: http://members.cts.com/king/r/rouse2/



> [snip...]

> > Gold Rusher-Six Flahs Magic Mountain

> [snip...]

> > "Surf Dance" Chris,
> > who will ride the Flip 'N' Out before any coaster!
> > http://members.aol.com/surfdancec
> > Surf Dance at Adventureland-Only super nova ride in the U.S.!
> >     #1 Wood-Beast, 2-Riverside Cyclone; #1 Steel-Batman, 2-Hulk

 
 
 

Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by J » Thu, 14 Oct 1999 04:00:00

doesn't the comet at waldameer have skid brakes?

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Skid Brakes: NEW FINAL LIST-check over again (was: Skid Brakes Coaster List)

Post by Cindy Sto » Thu, 14 Oct 1999 04:00:00

Ted Ansley asks:

Quote:
>I mentioned that I *thought* the Swamp Fox has skid brakes but I couldn't
>remember.  Does anyone else know if in fact the Swamp Fox has skid
>brakes?

As someone who got several rerides because of "flybys" through the station, I
can report that Swamp Fox does indeed have skid brakes!

Cindy Stout