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Fun spot in Kissimmee announced a new wooden coaster from Gravity group with 11 airtime hills, a barrel roll, and max height of 82 feet.

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This is my most anticipated ride of 2017. Not only because it is gonna be 30 mins away from me, but because it seems to have the best layout of all the wooden coasters I've seen for 2017.

I would also like to state that this will be the only wooden coaster with an inversion by my book. RMC topper track doesn't count.
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

Hades 360 has an inversion. It's in Wisconsin Dells. I believe it was built by the Gravity Group as well.
 

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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

Ah, good catch, I forgot about that one. Still, quite excited for this ride.
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

P.s. Fun spot needs to get better at nolimits.
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

Glad to see Fun Spot expanding the Kissimmee location. This park felt so rundown when I was there in summer. They added a Ferris wheel right outside the entrance to Old Town which brightens up the area pretty well.

Now I actually have a good reason to return here.
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

Mine Blower will be the name of the new coaster.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/theme-park-rangers-blog/os-bz-fun-spot-coaster-mine-blower-20170203-story.html
 
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Walked around Old Town on Tuesday... I don't have high hopes for this coaster.
 

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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces a new Coaster

The location is bad, but I'm convinced that this is going to be the best new ride of 2017 for the US. Can't wait to ride it in a few months.
 
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^I don't mind the location. It's just a few lights down from one of my vacation rentals! :p
 

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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

This ride is looking absolutely gorgeous. So glad I'll be able to hit it this summer!

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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

Unagi said:
Mine Blower will be the name of the new coaster.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/theme-park-rangers-blog/os-bz-fun-spot-coaster-mine-blower-20170203-story.html

That is a truly bad news clip...
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

I remember seeing that before. However, there was a certain cognitive dissonance which told me that it couldn't be real.

In an totally unrelated question, isn't there a huge painkiller overuse epidemic in Florida?
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

Pretzel Kaiser said:
I remember seeing that before.  However, there was a certain cognitive dissonance which told me that it couldn't be real.

In an totally unrelated question, isn't there a huge painkiller overuse epidemic in Florida?

I mean it fits the theme for the coaster, not sure why you'd knock the design. Also WTF do painkillers have to do with anything?
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

I've been seeing a ton of people disliking the design online. I really just don't get the issue to be honest? I think they look fairly good actually...
 
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RE: Fun Spot Kissimmee Announces Mine Blower

Here's a construction update featuring Korey Kiepert from Gravity Group.  Height requirement is 48" and the station will have an ADA elevator.  

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