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October 1, 2004

Final Track Piece Set On Knott's New Roller Coaster

Buena Park, CA -- The final piece of track for the Steel Bullet roller coaster was slipped into place yesterday at Knott's Berry Farm. The new $16-million, 3,125-foot western-themed roller coaster is set to debut on December 7.

Silver Bullet designed and manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard of Monthey, Switzerland will tkae riders to a height of 146 feet and then soarding back down an initial drop of 109 feet. Riders will spiral, corkscrew, fly into a cobra roll and experience overbanked curves during the ride.