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Showdown: Montu vs Banshee

Overview What these two have in common is that they’re inverted coasters built by B&M (Bolliger & Mabillard).  Montu, located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay...

Rumored Coasters and USA Park Plans for 2020

With the current thrill ride season already underway for many parks in the lower half of the US, it’s time to look ahead to next year. Quite a few places ...

New Roller Coasters

Copperhead Strike Almost Ready to Launch at Carowinds

Earlier this week, I joined a construction tour of Carowinds new roller coaster Copperhead Strike. The track is complete, but the station, launch barn, and area around the ride are still far from complete. Steve Jackson, Director of Maintenance and Construction led the tour and did a great job answe...

Reviews

Review: Mine Blower at Fun Spot America

Overview Located at Fun Spot America in Kissimmee, FL, Mine Blower is a hybrid wooden coaster.  It’s hybrid to the extent that it has a steel support structure but the track is made of wood and it rides like a woodie so for all intents and purposes it’s a wooden coaster. Opened in 2017, it was desig...

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