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RMC Gwazi 2020 Project

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

  1. highkite

    highkite Newcomer

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    Many many years ago there was a swing ride (yo yo) in either stanleyville or timbuktu
    The name was The Swinging Vines
     
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    Actually it was an Intamin Flying Dutchman, and it was in Congo (now Jungala):

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    I've ridden FF numerous times with my sunglasses. I had a strap on them however. There should be no issues wearing glasses on FF...and definitely on "RMC Gwazi" as long as you have a glasses strap. I've ridden 3 of the RMC conversions (Steel Vengeance, Storm Chaser & Twisted Cyclone) and wore my shades with a strap...no problems. Those rides even have signs saying a strap must be worn in order to ride with glasses. I'm sure BGT will have the same policy.
     
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    no one told me how their day was :(
     
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    I have never had an issue at any of the parks with glasses/sunglasses in regards to coasters- even without a strap. They never say anything, and I've been going for almost two decades at this point. It just struck me as odd that Falcon's Fury has a more stringent policy despite being much less intense in terms of motion. BG themselves say it's a manufacturer recommendation, so I guess there's no arguing that. I don't care about the ride enough to buy a strap just to ride it.

    That said, I'd be very surprised if they say anything to glasses wearers on Gwazi. I haven't ridden an RMC, but I have ridden basically every major coaster type without issues or being told to take them off. I would not expect that to change.
     
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    I am 99% sure those are life hill spine pieces. Correct me if i’m wrong, though.

    Taken from Midway’s vid
     

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    All 3 RMC's I've been on (all 3 at different park chains/companies) have signs posted that a strap is required. It will be the same for this ride as well. Also for Tigris, a strap is required. I've witnessed it personally by ride attendants making them take their glasses off if there was no strap.
     
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    Honestly the worst thing about RMC Gwazi is going to be the tremendous wait times. Gwazi is the first thing you see when you enter the park, so i can only imagine how many people will flock there first
     

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