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S&S El Loco for Flamingo Land

Graeme Graeme Profile

Posted:
10/14/08 at
11:55:53 AM

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It's common knowledge now, on RCDB etc, so I can post it on here. Flamingo Land is getting an S&S El Loco like Steel Hawg for 2009.

I think I heard it will have a 125-degree drop, as opposed to Steel Hawg's 120-degree descent. Also, as Tim quite rightly told me in an email, these coasters have inversions (which I forgot).

So, I can't pretend it's my thing, but it's another ride to keep an eye on.

Re: S&S El Loco for Flamingo Land by Corkscrew_Foley Corkscrew_Foley Profile at 10/14/08 5:39:03 PM

Question remains, will they go for the Steel Hawg clone, or the compact version, but with the 125 degree angle drop.

Grazza, if you haven't already, check out Steel Hawg's numbers on rcdb... and you'll see why in the email I said these would make a great family looper.

Re: S&S El Loco for Flamingo Land by Graeme Graeme Profile at 10/14/08 6:11:52 PM

> Question remains, will they go for the Steel Hawg clone, or
> the compact version, but with the 125 degree angle drop.

> Grazza, if you haven't already, check out Steel Hawg's
> numbers on rcdb... and you'll see why in the email I said
> these would make a great family looper.

I do indeed. I must admit, I was a bit unfair on these and do think they look really cool.

Is there a more compact version than Steel Hawg? It looks incredibly compact to me.

Re: S&S El Loco for Flamingo Land by Corkscrew_Foley Corkscrew_Foley Profile at 10/14/08 9:06:00 PM

Yeah, I have it on YouTube... But Steel Hawg is increidbly compact...almost to the point Blackpool could shoehorn it in.

Re: Mumbo Jumbo Construction Update by the_winged_beast the_winged_beast Profile at 5/18/09 8:38:08 AM

Mumbo Jumbo is really on its way up, construction photos are on Towers Times looking good for 3rd july opening

Flamingo Land have published anotehr youtube blog featuring a Q&A session with the operations manager

Re: S&S El Loco for Flamingo Land by Corkscrew_Foley Corkscrew_Foley Profile at 5/18/09 4:21:17 PM

Thanks for the update Stu. :)