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At some point Cedar Fair might realize using the correct grade of hardware is important
The running wheels for Arrow suspended coasters, which is what seemed to have detached, are between 10-20 lbs. They are a little bigger than standard looper train running wheels.About how heavy are those wheels?
Wheel carriers for Arrow suspended coasters have always seemed a little on the under-engineered side of things to me, especially with how much force those things go through.
A lot of the wear with any coasters, but mostly arrow, is they seem to age better. By that I mean they last longer between replacements. It could be anywhere between 3 days or 3 freaking years before a wheel needs to be replaced.The hilarious thing I was told from someone who maintained Arrows was the wheels and spindles were the most random part of the train in terms of upkeep. A train would have wheels ranging anywhere from brand spanking new that day to 5+ years old without the slightest bit of wear on it.