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Tuesday, December 27, 2011 11:51:01 AM
The Skydiver/Skywheel thread got me thinking, Who still travels with Huss rides??

I saw Wade's Enterprise at the Broward County Fair this year. Looked fantastic!! I remember it like yesterday when Strates had their Top Spin, Pirate, Enterprise and Rainbow all on the Midway. Do they still travel with them?
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 4:14:27 PM
Wade still has thier Rainbow. Not in operation currently as the rest in the US are not that I am aware of 😞
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 12:40:29 AM
Deggeller still has a Huss Pirate. There was talk last year about maybe bringing it back on the road.
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 2:01:36 AM
Reithoffer Tornado and Enterprise sitting in their yard.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 5:35:11 AM
What happened to Strate's Tri-Star?

I liked moving that Pirate, Huss made nice stuff, and it fit together.
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 10:44:36 AM
Originally Posted by: Matt C. 

Deggeller still has a Huss Pirate. There was talk last year about maybe bringing it back on the road.

I remember for years it was sitting set up in their HQ. That'd be awesome if they bring it back.

A shame there aren't any more Rainbows on the road anymore.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:47:33 AM
Funtastic has an entrprise and a Huss Jump'in set up as a perminent attraction on the Pullup fair grounds.
Also, i believe there are a couple other Pirates traveling as well (one out west somewhere).
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 7:29:41 PM
I think Joe Noerper has 2 Pirates.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:51:52 PM
the Wade Enterprise has to be the best looking one on the road now.
Thursday, December 29, 2011 10:52:01 AM
Huss aint making anymore rides are they?
Thursday, December 29, 2011 1:42:16 PM
Huss is focused on park rides. I am sure for the RIGHT price they would build anything you ask though.

As far as the Tornado goes. I was moving the ARM Touchdown at the time I got to see the Tornado in Tampa. I was starstruck by the action of the ride. It's fast, smooth, quiet and gives the riders a thrill. I didn't ride it but regret that now. I don't ride many rides these days but this one would have been worth a whirl. Honestly that whole show impresses me as far as presentation and the way they move.
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Thursday, December 29, 2011 1:56:50 PM
Strates sold Tri Star in early 90's. Can't remember where it went. I think it was discussed on here a while back.
Thursday, December 29, 2011 2:40:42 PM
Technically Huss went out of business. The company that they morphed into after their bankruptcy and move to Hungary is actually called Huss Park Attractions GmbH. From what I hear they no longer make any portables, of course like JustinJames said, if you hand over a check with the right numbers on it, I'm sure they can whip up just about anything you want out of their former catalog, although beware their rides are outsourced to Stakotra who aren't exactly known for their outstanding quality, they mainly fabricate stuff for Intamin.
Thursday, December 29, 2011 3:14:06 PM
Very good insight and info Parker. I remember hearing a story about all that a while ago. Appreciate the contribution sir!
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Thursday, December 29, 2011 7:10:10 PM
In 2005(ish) at the Florida State Fair Reithoffer and Farrow had their rides back to back- Twister (KT Enterprises), Tornado (Huss). Could definitely put into perspective how big the Huss piece is, very cool year!
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