Towers Loving Care

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Randomizer462, 21st Dec 2015.

  1. Leah

    Leah TowersStreet Member

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    It's things like this that (if it is a repaint) make me think towers are serious about this TLC, not just to save money.

    Still, not expecting much, but let's hope they surprise us.
     
  2. Tim

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    I think you're right. If you look at the surrounding track you can't see the tire marks, suggesting it is all freshly painted and the train hasn't gone around yet :)
     
  3. AndrewH

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    Looks like the are just removing the paint to check for metal fatigue rather than repainting it.

    EDIT: on further inspection it may actually be a full repaint. Very interesting
     
  4. DiogoJ42

    DiogoJ42 TowersStreet Member

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    It's typical that they choose to repaint the one ride that can get away with looking shabby. It's the station building and waterfalls that need attention on Nemy!
     
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    awwww bless towers are trying
     
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    venny TowersStreet Member

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    Perhaps a newly replaced section of track thus the reason for the new paint?
     
  7. AstroDan

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    Nemesis is currently undergoing a full track repaint.
     
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  8. Tom

    Tom TowersStreet Member

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    Can we assume Air is/will be also?
     
  9. AstroDan

    AstroDan TS Forum Team Team Member

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    To be honest, Air's track was in a good way. It just needs a spray to get it clean. The paintwork itself was fine.
     
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  10. Tom

    Tom TowersStreet Member

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    Agreed, I would have just thought it would be done as part of the re-theme.
     
  11. AstroDan

    AstroDan TS Forum Team Team Member

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    Perhaps, but there would only really be a grey colour... and we don't want more grey! It's already blue, which fits some of the colour scheme from the promos. Personally, I don't think the track colour is an issue.

    :)
     
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  12. Andrew

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    TowersCentral posted this on Facebook

    Looks like a white base layer is being painted before another, more detailed coat is painted on top
     
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  13. Coaster

    Coaster TowersStreet Member

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    Great news! :grinning:
     
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    James TS Founding Member

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    It's nice to see the track being repainted even though, as said, it's the one ride they could get away with not repainting the track for now.

    I hope we see something done to the station/waterfall on top of this. It will be a shame if only the track gets a repaint and the station falling apart and waterfall full of moss (and looking filthy) are left as they are.
     
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    We haven't seen any images of the station and surrounding area as of yet so, if we're being optimistic, there's still a possibility that work will be being done on there.

    Fingers crossed they're putting in some work on the Dark Forest too as I think I'll rip my eyes out if that scaffolding tunnel is still there next season.
     
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  16. DiogoJ42

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    Would you like me to steralise the cooking tongs now, or later?
     
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    With this Nemesis re-painting... PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE sort the station out while you're at it, Towers! If the station is still in it's 2015 state on March 19th I will be immensely disappointed.
     
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    I was thinking now so that I don't have to see the scaffolding again come March
     
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  19. AstroDan

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    There is work going on with the Nemesis station - but I get the impression that a full refresh job would cost almost as much as the original construction itself.

    I guess it's a steady progress pattern over the next 3 years.

    :)
     
  20. CoasterCrazyChris

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    Great to see some proper maintenance happening across the park, but I can't help but fear Nemesis will end up with a repaint along the same quality of that of Splash Landings and end up looking a joke.
     

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