Hoffa
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Sunday, November 23, 2003 7:52:57 PM
The Disc'o wasn't that great of a thrill. I think it would have been neat to have a Chaos type tub on it; they would have to face the other way and change the speed a little to get more action.


As far as them putting the disc on a Nitro... I was surprised there wasn't a Nitro at IAAPA. I saw pictures of Murphy's and it had tore the support rack ( for when the tower legs lower and attach to the trailer for transport) away from the trailer base. It had nothing to do with running the ride but it was pretty messed up looking, much more to repair it then just welding.

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Da Bair
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Sunday, November 23, 2003 8:48:45 PM
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Originally posted by Cstephens

there is a fabbri eclipse (contact) at iappa right now, i think it's mcdonagh's but mabye he's just showing it off so other people might want to buy it if they are intrested

If you owned a european spectacular, and were the only one in the country to have one, therefore giving you the ability to book it into large independant fairs, would you be "showing it off so other people might want to buy it"?



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BSA Mike
Sunday, November 23, 2003 10:04:12 PM
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Originally posted by Cstephens

there is a fabbri eclipse (contact) at iappa right now, i think it's mcdonagh's but mabye he's just showing it off so other people might want to buy it if they are intrested

If you owned a european spectacular, and were the only one in the country to have one, therefore giving you the ability to book it into large independant fairs, would you be "showing it off so other people might want to buy it"?





lance, he is correct, mcdonaghs had it for the 2003 summer, for a few spots anyway, and it went to iaapa to be displayed....besides what big fairs going on now? ...
Da Bair
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Sunday, November 23, 2003 10:17:56 PM
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lance, he is correct, mcdonaghs had it for the 2003 summer, for a few spots anyway, and it went to iaapa to be displayed....besides what big fairs going on now? ...

Did not mean to dispute that it was, in fact, McDonagh's ride. Just stating that he might not be showcasing the ride in hopes that other shows will pick one up.


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Sunday, November 23, 2003 11:17:35 PM
McDonagh's Amusements took delivery of the Eclipse in mid-August, right before the Minnesota State Fair. It played there and the Texas State Fair and that was it. Not sure how often in 2004 (and beyond) they will have it out. The Sky Wheel they rebuilt was originally only going to play select spots but according to Matt McDonagh it will be set up whereever they can fit it (they play some rather cramped lots in the Spring). My guess is they will do the same with the Eclipse, as well as book it at major fairs like Minnesota and Texas. [:)]
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