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  • Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

    Did you know that ?

    3 Same track design operating at 3 Different Theme Parks RNRC at Disney MGM Studios at WDW and Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris .

    There is one more at Walibi World ( former Six Flags Holland ) The Xpress ( former Superman The Ride ) but compare to those Rock'n Roller this one is OUTSIDE .

    there is some pictures of that Coaster.





    HKDL : Done !!!

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    Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

    I knew about that.. it actually looks interesting.

    I always wondered what they "changed" to get away with it as i thought Disney owned the layout and not Vekoma.

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    • #3
      Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

      If you look at the height and top speed values listed at RCDB, they are slightly different from those of RnRC. It looks like they made MINOR variations to get away with it. Why not just go with a completely different layout?
      -Kyle, Member of the DCA Lovers Alliance
      I'M GOING TO YALE!!!!!!!

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      • #4
        Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

        That's actually because it's the European version... A rollercoaster can not go faster than 60 kilometers an hour in France, and I believe the rest of the EU as well..

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          Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

          Originally posted by Bill
          That's actually because it's the European version... A rollercoaster can not go faster than 60 kilometers an hour in France, and I believe the rest of the EU as well..
          RNRC goes at 100Kilometers and many coasters goes faster than 60Kilometers like one Wooden Coaster in France goes faster then that .

          Those Modifications are Minor but i've notice on Xpress :

          RNRC got Unload and Load Station seperate

          Xpress Got only one Unload and Load Station .

          RNRC can runs up to 5 Trains and Xpress 2 Maximum .

          those are the minor diferences between the two coasters .
          HKDL : Done !!!

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          • #6
            Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

            That is quite the cool latyout I must say.

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            • #7
              Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

              Somehow it is like looking at a skeleton of a person. All the personality is gone. It is interesting to look at, but in some way eerie.
              Jiminy Cricket Fan
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              Love Disneyland and Walt Disney World!

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              • #8
                Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                I'm from Europe, and the "Big One" Pepsi Max At BPB - Blackpool Pleasure Beach Is the highest and fastest Coaster in Europe or something, I will search on google. I think it goes faster than 60 km, it's pretty fast and on the big drop your head shakes about because there no over head things and if it is raining you get the whole needles in your face feeling.



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                • #9
                  Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                  http://www.coastergrotto.com/photo.jsp?pic=245c07.jpg

                  You may find pictures on that site. There are pictures of other rides there too.



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                    Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                    Type: Steel Hyper
                    Status: Operating
                    Opened: 1994
                    Designer: Arrow
                    Features: 2 Tunnels

                    Height:
                    214 feet
                    Max Drop: 209 feet
                    Max Speed: 74 mph
                    Length: 5497 feet
                    Inversions: 0
                    Duration:

                    Trains:
                    3
                    Capacity: 1700 per hour

                    Comments:
                    Previously the world's tallest coaster.

                    That's that statistics for The Big One



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                    • #11
                      Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                      I thiink I have kind of gone off topic



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                      • #12
                        Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                        Plus the trains are much lighter because they don't have all the heavy audio equipment.

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                          Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                          Originally posted by Bill
                          That's actually because it's the European version... A rollercoaster can not go faster than 60 kilometers an hour in France, and I believe the rest of the EU as well..
                          Where did you hear that lol? That's like 40 mph. They certainly CAN and DO go faster than that lol
                          -Kyle, Member of the DCA Lovers Alliance
                          I'M GOING TO YALE!!!!!!!

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                            Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                            One other difference is that the turns on Xpress are not as tight as the 2 RnRC, since it launch faster! The reason was already noted: the trains are lighter, since they're the cheap Vekoma bathtubs.

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                              Re: Disney's MGM Studios Rock'n Roller Coaster !

                              Yes but does that coaster have Aerosmith blaring in your ears? Are you ready to rock??!!

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