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Monday, October 15, 2018 1:59:56 PM
Saw Reithoffer (apparently the blue unit) Saturday at the Georgia National Fair in Perry GA. This seemed to be an actual fair. Show looked pretty good.

Rides included:
150’ Dutch Wheel. This was booked in by Biggest Wheel llc, & manufactured in the Netherlands by Reuzenradbouw Lamberink. Nice clean piece.
Nice front gate
Kite Flyer (kid-ride)
Jumbo (kid-ride)
Three-abreast MGR
Ice Palace (funhouse)
Boot Camp (inflatable)
Rockin’ Tug (kid-ride)
Kiddie Coastee (worm motif)
Circus Train (kid-ride)
Giant Wheel (fold-up)
Super slide (3 lane)
Magic Maze (fun/glasshouse)
Some bad-ass office-trailers
Haunted Mansion (dark-ride)
Yo-Yo (Chance)
Fun Factory (funhouse)
Scooter #1 (trailer-mounted)
Galaxy Coaster
Nightmare Street (grind-show)
Sizzler
Artic Blast (did this used to be the RaupenBahn? Looked like the same tubs, but no canvas)
Bunge-jumper type thing #1
Zero Gravity (Round-Up type ride)
Fire Ball (Super Loops)
Zipper
Stinger
Indy 500 (coaster)
Crazy Outback (funhouse)
Snake Woman (grind-show)
Sky Flyer (tower swing-ride)
Tilt #1
Scooter #2 (trailer-mounted)
Wild Wheels Thrill Arena (motor-drome)
EuroSlide (8-lane)
Surf City
Starship 3000 (Gravatron #1)
Spidora (spider woman grind-show)
Super Himalaya
Wild Claw
Headless Woman (grind-show)
Wild Mouse (coaster)
Crazy hammer-type thing
Soak the Bloke (bobo-dip)
Myrna the Mermaid (grind-show)
Air Race
Magic Bus (kid-ride)
Flying Tigers (kid-ride)
Dizzy Dragons (kid-ride)
Bumble Bees (kid-ride)
Mechanical Bull
Sky Race (kid-ride)
Raiders type ride, super hero motif
Century Wheel (Chance)
Rock n’ Roll (funhouse)
Tango
Pharaoh’s Fury (boat)
“Enterprise” (Gravatron #2)
Tilt #2
Music Express
Hot Wheels (kid-ride)
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Ride Your Dragon (kiddie-coaster)
SpeedWay (kid-whip)
Bunge-jumper type thing #2
Combination Hampton type kid-ride
Tea-Cups (kid-ride)
Mini Waveswinger (kid-ride)
Sky-Liner type ski-lift, fair owned

Seemed like a nice midway with a lot of equipment, three coasters, two tilts, two scooters and two gravatrons. I included the shows and whatnot as I was surprised to see them. All in all, a nice show.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6:29:31 AM
They have always put a lot of stuff in there, from the first year of the fair I noticed a lot of good stuff missing from the Piedmont Interstate fair because it was down there, but it's a big spot so I can see why.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:07:30 PM
Could have missed it, but I don’t think so.
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thunderbolt85
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:50:53 AM
Originally Posted by: Ted 

No Flip n Out? I thought that usually played Perry?




I think that has been off the road for a while, same as the Mack Sea Storm music ride.....which I really wish they (or someone else) could restore and return to the road.
Tornado
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:38:56 PM
Originally Posted by: ridejocky 

Saw Reithoffer (apparently the blue unit) Saturday at the Georgia National Fair in Perry GA. This seemed to be an actual fair. Show looked pretty good.

Rides included:
150’ Dutch Wheel. This was booked in by Biggest Wheel llc, & manufactured in the Netherlands by Reuzenradbouw Lamberink. Nice clean piece.
Nice front gate
Kite Flyer (kid-ride)
Jumbo (kid-ride)
Three-abreast MGR
Ice Palace (funhouse)
Boot Camp (inflatable)
Rockin’ Tug (kid-ride)
Kiddie Coastee (worm motif)
Circus Train (kid-ride)
Giant Wheel (fold-up)
Super slide (3 lane)
Magic Maze (fun/glasshouse)
Some bad-ass office-trailers
Haunted Mansion (dark-ride)
Yo-Yo (Chance)
Fun Factory (funhouse)
Scooter #1 (trailer-mounted)
Galaxy Coaster
Nightmare Street (grind-show)
Sizzler
Artic Blast (did this used to be the RaupenBahn? Looked like the same tubs, but no canvas)
Bunge-jumper type thing #1
Zero Gravity (Round-Up type ride)
Fire Ball (Super Loops)
Zipper
Stinger
Indy 500 (coaster)
Crazy Outback (funhouse)
Snake Woman (grind-show)
Sky Flyer (tower swing-ride)
Tilt #1
Scooter #2 (trailer-mounted)
Wild Wheels Thrill Arena (motor-drome)
EuroSlide (8-lane)
Surf City
Starship 3000 (Gravatron #1)
Spidora (spider woman grind-show)
Super Himalaya
Wild Claw
Headless Woman (grind-show)
Wild Mouse (coaster)
Crazy hammer-type thing
Soak the Bloke (bobo-dip)
Myrna the Mermaid (grind-show)
Air Race
Magic Bus (kid-ride)
Flying Tigers (kid-ride)
Dizzy Dragons (kid-ride)
Bumble Bees (kid-ride)
Mechanical Bull
Sky Race (kid-ride)
Raiders type ride, super hero motif
Century Wheel (Chance)
Rock n’ Roll (funhouse)
Tango
Pharaoh’s Fury (boat)
“Enterprise” (Gravatron #2)
Tilt #2
Music Express
Hot Wheels (kid-ride)
Tornado
Ride Your Dragon (kiddie-coaster)
SpeedWay (kid-whip)
Bunge-jumper type thing #2
Combination Hampton type kid-ride
Tea-Cups (kid-ride)
Mini Waveswinger (kid-ride)
Sky-Liner type ski-lift, fair owned

Seemed like a nice midway with a lot of equipment, three coasters, two tilts, two scooters and two gravatrons. I included the shows and whatnot as I was surprised to see them. All in all, a nice show.





Thanks for the list ...
They usually have 60 to 64 rides in there. Pretty much the whole Blue Units and a few from the Orange Unit and once in a while a few booked in pieces as well.

Should have also been a 4 abreast Grand Carousel as well...
Tornado
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:41:19 PM
Originally Posted by: Ted 

No Flip n Out? I thought that usually played Perry?




Don't think you'll ever see it again... Besides being WAY over weight it hs gotten old in need of TLC...
Too bad a VERY cool/unique ride. impressive to watch!
Tornado
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:51:56 PM
Originally Posted by: thunderbolt85 

I think that has been off the road for a while, same as the Mack Sea Storm music ride.....which I really wish they (or someone else) could restore and return to the road.




There have been talks of restoring the See Strum Bahn (Sea Storm) for several years, but unfortunately it may never happen, but fingers still crossed that perhaps some day....
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:43:58 PM
Originally Posted by: Tornado 

Thanks for the list ...
They usually have 60 to 64 rides in there. Pretty much the whole Blue Units and a few from the Orange Unit and once in a while a few booked in pieces as well.

Should have also been a 4 abreast Grand Carousel as well...



Pretty sure what I saw was a three-abreast, but I could be wrong, or if they had two I might have missed it.



Do you know if the Arctic Blast used to be the Raupen Bahn?


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olediggerguy
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:49:51 PM
yes..it was the original RAUPEN BAHN...before the artic blast....it was themed SUPER CAT....

A beautiful piece....but no longer operates as a caterpillar ride with a canvas cover coming over the tubs while ride was in motion... .....now that was something to see!!!!!
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:39:07 PM
Originally Posted by: olediggerguy 

yes..it was the original RAUPEN BAHN...before the artic blast....it was themed SUPER CAT....

A beautiful piece....but no longer operates as a caterpillar ride with a canvas cover coming over the tubs while ride was in motion... .....now that was something to see!!!!!



Yeah, I saw it when it was new booking with Strates. It was a beautiful piece.

Still looks pretty good for 30+ years old....
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thunderbolt85
Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:07:49 AM
Originally Posted by: Tornado 

There have been talks of restoring the See Strum Bahn (Sea Storm) for several years, but unfortunately it may never happen, but fingers still crossed that perhaps some day....




One can hope, but most likely will not happen. That was my favorite music ride, very unique piece. Maybe a park could buy it and restore here on the east coast, would be a great beach park ride.
Tornado
Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:09:35 AM
Originally Posted by: ridejocky 

Pretty sure what I saw was a three-abreast, but I could be wrong, or if they had two I might have missed it.



Do you know if the Arctic Blast used to be the Raupen Bahn?



if it was blue in color then it was the 4-abreast and if it was Red then it would have been the 3-abreast. They usually have both. One on main midway and in the kiddie area.

And as someone else already mentioned the Arctic Blast was the Raupen Bahn...
Tornado
Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:50:07 AM
Originally Posted by: olediggerguy 

yes..it was the original RAUPEN BAHN...before the artic blast....it was themed SUPER CAT....

A beautiful piece....but no longer operates as a caterpillar ride with a canvas cover coming over the tubs while ride was in motion... .....now that was something to see!!!!!




Yes remember the canopy cover coming over you as the ride was in motion. The first year they got the Raupen Bahn it played our fair and I must have rode it 50 times...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:27:54 AM
Originally Posted by: Tornado 

if it was blue in color then it was the 4-abreast and if it was Red then it would have been the 3-abreast. They usually have both. One on main midway and in the kiddie area.

And as someone else already mentioned the Arctic Blast was the Raupen Bahn...



It was mostly red, the four-abreast may have been there, but I didn't see it.


Might stop and see the orange unit on the way to Columbia this weekend...
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