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Fun Spot Expansion

Discussion in 'Other Orlando & Central Florida Tourist Spots' started by wdwbiged, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. UK-Trigg

    UK-Trigg Veteran Member

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    Did I read this was due around March this year?

    Longer I would think, although I am no expert.

    October will do for me...
     
  2. maxairmike

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    No, by hood ornament I meant just a smaller logo or 3D part stuck in the middle of the front grate, like a car hood ornament. I can't think of any GCI Millennium Flyer trains that have made it onto the tracks with a fully covered front like that, they're usually just logos affixed to the front grate.
     
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    Oh, then I believe you are wrong. I think the pics are the actual trains Fun Spot will be will be getting. Being tested on, most likely Lightning Racer at Hersheypark.
     
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    So I got curious about a few other things happening in Orlando and made a visit to the awesome Orange County Property Appraiser map. If there has been an additional transaction on land by Fun Spot, it has yet to appear on the OCPA map.
     
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    They just purchased and additional 8 acres a week or so ago.
     
  6. IAmFloridaBorn

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    I see what you are saying but this is FunSpot. They don't have much room to work with as is now unless they purchase that giant parcel of land behind the Taco Bell and Prime Outlets, then yeah, we should expect something of a Grand scale. But as for fun Spot, maybe a new addition or concept went back to the Drawing board and they decided "Hey we need a few more acres to make this or that work", I don't know. But that'd be my guess.

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    Also when driving by you can see the layout of the two coaster sin the dirt. It Looks so freaking cool from the ground!
     
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    Got this in my email.

     
  8. Nick

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    May go and do that, if only because i've never been to Fun Spot before. :lol:
     
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    You had a Chrysler Cordoba? :lol: That looks more like pleather on those seats to me :cheers:
     
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    Andy aka Hatetofly V.I.P.

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    Wow! Lots of progress since the last update! I even see what looks like the beginning of construction for the woody!

    PS: What's that in the picture? That's not RC track, right? :inquisitive:
     
  13. Andy

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    Pieces of the skycoaster :thumbs:
     
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    Ok, that's what I thought at first, but then remembered the skycoaster having poles, not something like this. But, you're right! There's two arches to this thing! :bonk: One side with poles, and then the arch with these pieces.
     
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    Looking good, so much going on.

    The place is different every time I visit, good job I follow OU, else I might think I landed in the wrong town.

    Great work HTF:thumbs:
     
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    I was excited to hear about the Fun Spot commercial rehearsal & taping and plan on being there! :smiley:
     
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    Florida Thrills Network has a pretty thorough pic update from 02-09-2013 :thumbs:

    This is moving along at a nice pace!
     
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    It sure is moving along. I rode a sky coaster at a local park years ago, and more recently at Blackpool off the pier and out to sea. Both put the fear of god into me, great fun and such an adrenaline rush, can't wait to ride :thumbs: Any one know the height of this one?

    The out and back woodie should be good for a spin, looks like having plenty of air time.
     
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    I believe this Skycoaster will be 250ft. Just a bit short of their 300ft Skycoaster at the other Fun Spot. :thumbs:
     
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    The commercial shoot was fun! Watch for the new commercial next Monday. ;)
     

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