skydiver77
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Monday, August 17, 2009 6:41:01 PM
I just thought about this one. I can look and tell that original Rainbow gondola for the Rainbow weighs probably a ton or more by itself, but add people to it, and you've got more weight and double stress for those gears / driveshafts in the lower boom of a Rainbow. Well, how about this, IF and only IF it could be done. For the shows that still have their Rainbow out there, find a cheap 1001 Nachts on usedrides.com and somehow , some way, have it to where the 1001's gondola could fit onto the Rainbow gondola's mounting plate that it pivots on. I can look & tell the 1001's gondola is LOTS lighter in weight than that Rainbow gondola is. That'd definately put less stress on the gears and driveshafts in that lower boom on the Rainbow.

But, question is, would this work?, a 1001's gondola custom made to fit a Huss Rainbow's mounting plate / that square plate it's bolted to that it pivots on? [?] Of course the gondola from a Nachts is smaller in size than the Rainbow's, but i would bet the ride would still be enjoyable. One could paint up the Nachts' gondola to look like that of the Rainbow's gondola, & even custom make a place for those island girls to stand on the sides. I'm just shooting out ideas that could work, AND put less stress on the driveshafts/gears on a Rainbow. Think about this, you know how fast a Rainbow can get? Well, talk about all of the Air Time you could get on that little 'ol Nachts gondola if it were mounted to a Huss Rainbow! Ha ha, that'd be narly! [:p] People would be like, wow, talk about Air Time!

Because it'd be a less-weighted gondola, and the Rainbow wouldn't know how to act, it'd be doing alot more RPMs with a lighter weighted gondola. The operator would have to slow it down more than usual probably. Another thing, the welds and such would have to be double strong or tensil strength if a show decided to do this with their Rainbow, or a park decided to do it with theirs...to mount an Ali Baba / 1001 gondola onto a Huss Rainbow, but taking some things from the Rainbow gondola to put onto the 1001's gondola like those island girls. Who else thinks that plan would go far, or wouldn't go far? I'd like to hear your comments. It would surely be less stressful for a Huss Rainbow's driveshafts, therefore, less chance of them giving-way. Yes, it would look out of the ordinary, seeing a Nachts' gondola on a Rainbow, but other than that, i think it'd be a great ride indeed. Plus the 1001 has those restraints.

It'd surely need 'em with a Rainbow cranked up top notch, you talk about Air Time over the top with a 1001 gondola attached to a Rainbow, oh man! LOL [:0] Later then But first off, the mounting plate for the gondola on a Nachts is most likely different than the Rainbow's, so, there's where the custom stuff would come into play, to make a Nachts gondola fit a Rainbow's pivoting plate that it bolts onto.

~Ben
SideWinder
Monday, August 17, 2009 6:44:05 PM
Someone take this guy to the damn shrink PLEASE

HE is in need of medicine very badly
2ndgencarnie
Monday, August 17, 2009 9:35:54 PM
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Originally posted by SideWinder

Someone take this guy to the damn shrink PLEASE

HE is in need of medicine very badly



ROTFLMAO....Classic. [:D][:D][:D]
Skywheelrider
Monday, August 17, 2009 11:21:07 PM
Hey Ben, Walgreen's called, your Ritalin prescription is in.
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -- Mark Twain
CONKO316
Monday, August 17, 2009 11:32:28 PM
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Originally posted by SideWinder

Someone take this guy to the damn shrink PLEASE

HE is in need of medicine very badly



I could not agree more with this statement.[:D]
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chuck
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Monday, August 17, 2009 11:47:45 PM
Ben, your putting way too much thought into this.

Next you'll be asking how would Flying Bobs seats look on a Swing Buggy.

HUSSRAINBOW
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 3:53:22 AM
Ben man, your posts always make me laugh. It's as if Huss are really waiting and listening to hear what you have to say about the Rainbow.
I can't see anything like that happening soon. Rainbow's will be back on the road/operating at parks soon. (Millenium and Linnanmaki's Rainbow are both back running).
Give up with this stupid talk and leave the great ride as is.


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SideWinder
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:53:43 PM
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Originally posted by chuck

Ben, your putting way too much thought into this.

Next you'll be asking how would Flying Bobs seats look on a Swing Buggy.




[;)][;)][;)][;)]HMMMMM Considering we have both rides maybe someday it can happen....LMAO[;)][;)][;)][;)]
2ndgencarnie
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:55:04 PM
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Originally posted by SideWinder

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Originally posted by chuck

Ben, your putting way too much thought into this.

Next you'll be asking how would Flying Bobs seats look on a Swing Buggy.




[;)][;)][;)][;)]HMMMMM Considering we have both rides maybe someday it can happen....LMAO[;)][;)][;)][;)]



Pictures please....[:D][:D][:D][:D][:D]
chuck
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009 2:55:57 PM
It was the only example that popped in my head at the time.[:D][:D][:D][:D]
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009 4:52:14 PM
I believe Ben creates these posts for entertainment. Maybe ya'll shouldn't encourage him.............or he is a lunatic.
I have done so much,with so little,for so long,I am now qualified to do anything with nothing!