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by tooheyzz
Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Chipmunk Roller Coaster Aust' (Tree Top Racers USA)
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

Chipmunk Roller Coaster Aust' (Tree Top Racers USA)

Just Read about The Old Chipmunk Roller Coaster That Used to Travel Australia Many Many Years ago (then went back to the USA and was re-themed as the Tree Top Racers at Aventure City) Has be Closed and dismantled to make way for a New Coaster I'm Sure there's a few oldies here that can remember this...
by tooheyzz
Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: ultra-light plane has crashed into a ferris wheel near Taree
Replies: 3
Views: 995

ultra-light plane has crashed into a ferris wheel near Taree

Incredible No-One was injured ... AN ultra-light plane has crashed into a ferris wheel at a local fair on the NSW mid-north coast. Two people are trapped in the plane, which crashed into the fair grounds at around 10am today at Old Bar Beach Road in Old Bar, near Taree, a spokesman from NSW Rural Fi...
by tooheyzz
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Where Is "Star Dancer" ride??
Replies: 23
Views: 3298

Re: Where Is "Star Dancer" ride??

March 2010 it was at the Gladstone Harbour Festival Re: Gladstone Harbour Festival Postby Josh in Rocky » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:29 am Oh well, got bored today and went to Galddy for a looksie.. Very similar to last year, still a great little festival... Mcgregors Dodgem Track, No top (signage) lights ...
by tooheyzz
Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: One killed, 8 injured on Hurricane in Brazil
Replies: 9
Views: 1883

Re: One killed, 8 injured on Hurricane in Brazil

Awful news
But must say the the condition of the car in the photo makes me think what the rest of the ride is like not sure i'd be riding this one



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by tooheyzz
Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Queensland Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Gladstone show
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: Gladstone show

I happen to drive past the grounds from a quick glance across I saw Kamikaze and at least 5 jumping castles can't imagine this event has improved for last year I think Josh posted a review I definitely wouldn't recommend a drive from Gympie This event seems to continue to loose community support Sev...
by tooheyzz
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Dreamworld
Topic: Dreamworld's Newest ride is on a mission to shock!
Replies: 13
Views: 3633

Re: Dreamworld's Newest ride is on a mission to shock!

I found a Video of a 45m Mauer Sohne Skyloop

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjH3IGnygO8
by tooheyzz
Sun Jun 26, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: which capital show was this at? (1987 music clip)
Replies: 16
Views: 2609

Re: which capital show was this at? (1987 music clip)

Guess its shows my age but i can remember 80 cent rides Now they were the days
by tooheyzz
Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Aussie World
Topic: Zamperla Disk'o for Aussie World
Replies: 12
Views: 3865

Re: Zamperla Disk'o for Aussie World

Guess its up and Running thery're advertising on the TV

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxTmEYga ... r_embedded
by tooheyzz
Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Waltzer
Replies: 35
Views: 8946

Re: Waltzer

I always thought a Waltzer was the same as a Tilt

but from the video it appears to be no undulations so what makes the cars spin

I can't imagine Australians laws allowing attendants to walk around on the ride like that
by tooheyzz
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: World's most extreme theme park rides Gallery
Replies: 0
Views: 536

World's most extreme theme park rides Gallery

World's extreme theme park rides Gallery

Some pretty impressive rides here

The Skycycle is rather wacky though

by tooheyzz
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: RAINBOW FOR SALE.
Replies: 12
Views: 2373

Re: RAINBOW FOR SALE.

came across this weather it still apply to out aussie Rainbow I don't know NAFLIC National Association For Leisure Industry Certification Standards & Related Documents Committee TECHNICAL BULLETIN – AUGUST 2008 349. Huss Rainbow accident The committee has been informed of an accident involving a...
by tooheyzz
Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: RAINBOW FOR SALE.
Replies: 12
Views: 2373

Re: RAINBOW FOR SALE.

Has Rainbow worked since the incident in europe
was wondering if the manufacturer issued a fix to prevent reoccurance
by tooheyzz
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:03 am
Forum: South Australia Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 10th anniversary of Spin Dragon's collapse!
Replies: 6
Views: 4419

Re: 10th anniversary of Spin Dragon's collapse!

From RideAccidents.com Ride collapses at fair in Australia; 37 injured (Saturday, September 2, 2000) - At the Royal Adelaide Show in Australia, thirty-seven people were injured after the Spin Dragon ride collapsed. Investigators believe that several bolts sheered off from the ride, causing the passe...
by tooheyzz
Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: The Craziest Ride Ive Seen
Replies: 21
Views: 2874

Re: The Craziest Ride Ive Seen

Sccoters are for pussies in Russia They use a car

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JNH3KmYHck
by tooheyzz
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: The Craziest Ride Ive Seen
Replies: 21
Views: 2874

Re: The Craziest Ride Ive Seen

im pretty sure they are commonly known as a tagada in england and i think there used to be one here (not 100% though) and im also sure they move to the beat of the music You Are Correct PNC found this on wikipedia Sound even more crazy now A tagada is an amusement ride made by various manufacturers...
by tooheyzz
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: The Craziest Ride Ive Seen
Replies: 21
Views: 2874

The Craziest Ride Ive Seen

I came across this Crazy Ride or Maybe its the way it been operated although it seem to be common practice really Seems the object is to either dislodge the riders from their seats or Give them spinal injuries http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsYCsvj4Nc4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX59uqxaOlQ http...
by tooheyzz
Sat Sep 11, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: New $80m water theme park for Sydney
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: New $80m water theme park for Sydney

Couldn't imagine it doing to much business during the winter time (unless its heated )
Better add some other amusement rides for the colder months no harm in dreaming lol
by tooheyzz
Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: O'Neil's Yard
Replies: 12
Views: 3537

Re: O'Neil's Yard

by tooheyzz
Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: O'Neil's Yard
Replies: 12
Views: 3537

Re: O'Neil's Yard

Some are probably in the "Bone Yard" either sitting there because they are beyond repair or not worth repair as the ride is not longer popular or no longer comply with standards but at the very least they maybe worth something even if it was just for sale of parts which is why they probabl...
by tooheyzz
Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Nearmap
Replies: 13
Views: 2480

Re: Nearmap

Did o'neill's run this place as a park at one time can see the remains of a cart track or something and the slide look as if it's permanent

They Sure have some stuff lying about
looks like some of it hasn't moved in a year
by tooheyzz
Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Nearmap
Replies: 13
Views: 2480

Re: Nearmap

you can also see O'Neills yard .... Camden Valley Way, Edmonson Park Rainbow is viewable, with the lower arm on the ground, and the gondola and main tower nearby! Does anyone know exactly where? I think this might be it http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-33.950525,150.842328&z=18&t=k&nmd=20100...
by tooheyzz
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Western Australian Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Perth Royal Show
Replies: 53
Views: 9196

Re: 2010 Perth Royal Show

anyone know if theirs gonna be a justin bieber showbag? Where do you start with this guy??? Sorry to let you down,but I heard Justins bag is coming out next year. You'll just have to settle for the Paris Hilton bag this year. Apparently it's got samples in it of what she's just been done for in Veg...
by tooheyzz
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: South Australia Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Adelaide show 2010
Replies: 85
Views: 16892

Re: Adelaide show 2010

by tooheyzz
Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Wipeout (Chance Trabant)
Replies: 10
Views: 2384

Re: Wipeout (Chance Trabant)

by tooheyzz
Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Anyone Remember This type Bumper Car
Replies: 6
Views: 1187

Re: Anyone Remember This type Bumper Car

I guessing the Jubilee one are motorised or battery The one I remember were electric unlike dodgem the was no overhead pickup
They were powered from the floor

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