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Iron Gwazi (Opening 2020)

Discussion in 'Busch Gardens Tampa' started by Brian G., Mar 1, 2019.

  1. Scott W.

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    I'd be disappointed if it didn't have bunny hops.

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    This made me chuckle.
     
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    Well this ride is 100% getting me back here next year. I honestly cannot wait. Haven’t been to BG since right when Cheetah Hunt opened so I have tons to do
     
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    Only reason I am re-newing my Season Pass for BGT is because of this, and also all the other coasters that are opening next year at SW & BG parks. I have rode Steel Vengence & Twisted Collosus, but I am positive Iron Gwazi will be my favorite coaster hands down.
     
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    Just saw this on Twitter. Old pic. : rollercoasters
    This was posted on reddit, photo taken from a while ago. If you zoom in on the station, you can see new wood has been added to support track from the transfer to the station which confirms 1. they are reusing the transfer shed and 2. they are using the Tiger (right) side of the station
     
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    Looking at that pic, and seeing how the layout and the different elements I am excited even more. I think I may even go for opening day, which will be packed with lots of coaster enthusiast, fan boys, bloggers, and what not. I live in Orlando so I have a friend that lives like real close to BGT so I think it is a mos def have to do and stand in line. Thanks for that pic man, it even made my hubby more excited for it, I couldn't get him on SV, but he getting on this one. Plus, I so love the purple track, and purple was for wealthy and royalty. So, IG is gonna be a true Royal King of coasters in my book.
     
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    Im hoping to organize something for the members of this thread to have a big meetup as like a conclusion to this journey
     
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    Yeah it is gonna be an amazing ride over and over coaster for me. Hurry up spring 2020. I am ready to get my Iron Gwazi rides on next year. Yeah just let me know, PM and such maybe I can get some people together too. Gonna be some record breaking coasters the next few years for Florida, and so glad I am right in the middle of it.
     
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    c: Jason Mclemore

    *breathes in* AAAAAH
     
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    Damn this thing is stunning.
     
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    so not only is there track on the wave turn, the break run supports have gone up as well.
    They are moving right along! Is it April yet??!
     
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    I'm thinking that they're targeting a March opening for this thing. Construction is just moving along too fast for it to be a April opening.
     
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    I'm thinking they want to be open for Spring Break if possible.
     
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    Pre-lift section going in. At the park now, all the queue is now painted and it looks fantastic.
     
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    I just watched a piece of RMC track being lowered from a crane and one of the construction guys nodded and waved at me. That made my day
     
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    So its using the the Tiger station and then immediately curving to the left as it comes out of the station?
     
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