Gröna Lund: General Discussion

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  1. Danny

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    Track is very much still arriving on site, with the lift hill now looking complete as well:


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    I assume this is the final colour scheme and it isn't that bad but i hope there's a little theming but with Grona Lund being an amusement park, i'm not expecting much!
     
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    There's an image somewhere of the brake run / station with theming, although I can't seem to find it. It looked good, nonetheless.

    Grona Lund are far better at theming than some amusement parks.
     
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    Just seen on the European Coaster Club twitter that the first drop is in place and it looks a lot similar to Banshee's at Kings Island only a bit shorter!
     
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    And here is said drop:

     
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    Presumably Grona Lund are already investigating how to add yet another another drop tower to the side of the main support
     
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    When I saw this new retrofit from S&S the other day the first park I thought of was Gröna Lund, at least all their towers would then offer a somewhat different experience!



    Anyway, pretty sure this wins the award for B&M’s weirdest support ever.



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    Well the first inversion looks rather good:

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    It's genuinely ridiculous they now have a B&M invert. I love it so much that they took on that project when the park is so so small.
     
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    Looks good and fits in well and looks very intense as well!
     
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    ECC have posted an animated POV of Monster. It looks... whelming.

     
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    Whilst a B&M invert is a statement of intent from the park, I think that video demonstrates that they'd have been better off with a more compact ride model that would have allowed them to build a better ride in the same area
     
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    If I'm right, Grona Lund had proposed an invert in around 2008 which would have been a lot bigger than this. In fact:

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    They were denied permission though sadly but it seems like they had their heart set on an invert which is why we're getting this. I still can't wait for it though as it gives me another excuse to visit the park :D
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    Just so long as you have an actual plan for getting back to your accommodation once the park's closed, yeah? ;)
     
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    Potentially very premature thoughts given it is only an animation, but I cannot stand these new B&Ms where all the elements are long, drawn out and slow.


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    I don't think it looks very good.

    In B&M Invert terms.

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    I’m just glad a B&M invert is being built. They are soft porn to look at.
     
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    The weirdest thing is a lack of vertical loop.

    Looks fun, even a bad B&M is better than most coaster types out there. Unless it's a Stand-up. Sure the locals will love it too.
     
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    Hopefully the real thing is better than it appears in the POV. I can't help but feel that the pacing seems off in that video. If it does carry more speed then it could be quite intense.
     
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    Agreed.

    The ratio between the drop and that first inversion looks like it would clear it faster than it does on the POV.
     

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