2008 Royal Canberra Show

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2008 Royal Canberra Show

Postby Top Gunner14 » Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:18 am

Its on 22-26th of Feb. Im so angry i cant get down there but lineup is wat ive been told(not all the rides r where ive listed, i think theres more)

Hard Rock
Breakdance
Techno Jump
Mega Drop
Haunted Mansion
2 Zippers
Thunderbolt
Music Trip
2 Hurricanes
Few dodgem tracks
Ferris Wheel
No Limit
Speed
Ali Baba
Shockwave
Euro Slide

Thats all for now. Will try and get more of the list. That pretty much covers it

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Postby benclare » Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:44 am

As usual an excellent lineup for Canberra. Are you sure the Show runs for five days Topgunner? I think a city the size of Canberra could support a show running that long but it usually just runs over the 3-day weekend.

Unfortunately I won't be going this year; any reviews from anyone there would be appreciated! :) :(

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Postby Hurricane » Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:53 pm

The Canberra show runs this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Look's like a great lineup! I wonder which Hurricane's will show up, most likely Youngs and either bells or ex Durkins.
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Postby Super Loops » Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:30 pm

looks like a top line up. I wish I could be there, I would run back and forth riding the 2 zippers and hurricanes all day long, and when I need some rest I would just hop on one of the others, like No Limit.

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Postby Hurricane » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:03 pm

Sounds like fun to me! :D
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:18 am

Yeh youngs and bells hurris. Is a great show. Was there last year and had a ball of a time. It runs Fri-Sun. Was there from wed-sat last year and saturday was very busy just during the day. Its just like a bigger hawkesbury show with everything based around the big centre ring

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Postby Super Loops » Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:55 pm

Did anyone get out to the Canberra Show? It would have been interesting with the doubled rides. I would love to see some photos.

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Postby Top Gunner14 » Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:05 pm

My mates went down but no pics. Sorry mate

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Postby Zamperla » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:34 pm

By comparison of what little there is to do in a city / suburb like Canberra, I would imagine the show to be the place to be.

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Postby HUSSRAINBOW » Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:31 am

the new lights on wittingslows ex zipper look crap!
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:42 am

oooh, it has the arrow lights now doesnt it. Dean did say his gettin bulb lights and the arrows made up. Will be interesting to see. By ur comment huss, they musnt look to good

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Postby ozshowkid » Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:05 am

Went to Caberra was an ok show, rides that were there were:
Sky view wheel
crazy coaster
breakdance
music trip x2 bells Youngs
thunderbolt
shockwave
hurricane x 2 Bells Youngs
haunted mansion
no limit
cha cha
ferris wheel
euro slide
Ali baba
Zipper- with new lights on the boom looks pretty good I'm starting to think Huss just don't like zippers
dodgem cars x4

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come one, come all, come in its time for a showtime spin

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Postby Top Gunner14 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:17 pm

Yeh, thats wat i heard too. Will hav to see davis' zipper at camden and check it out. How can anyone not like the zipper. Such a fun ride especially the davis one

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Postby Hurricane » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:20 am

Hmmm... compared to recent years, that lineup for Canberra is rather average. But it has alot of my favorite rides there! I'm half suprised Speed, Space Roller, Powersurge and SkyWalker didn't show up. And I wasn't expecting SkyView to show up either! The only wheel that Canberra ever used to get was one about the size of Chant's Giant Wheel!

Also, was this Bell's Cha Cha that showed up?
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:28 am

Speed was there. And space roller went in 2006. And i think that was bells cha cha

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Postby HUSSRAINBOW » Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:14 pm

um the ZIPPER is unbelievable, I just loved wittingslows zipper with the fluros, soo retro and cool
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 4:34 pm

Yeh, he should hav kept them. Shouldve just fixed them up, put them all back on and get all the different colours. Spose hes gon 4 somethin more flash

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Postby HUSSRAINBOW » Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:31 am

and more the same and borring... not a fan of the blue or yellow, its too full on and doesnt look like its been done professionally.... what happened to the days of the Metallic paint on the tubs, and the white frames! that looks good, not this overkill of one colour that both shorts and Deans Zipper have.
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Postby Hurricane » Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:12 am

Does anyone happen to have a picture of what Dean Davis's Zipper looks like with the new lights on it?
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 9:52 am

He is slowly doing everything up and repainting everything. Hopefully ill get to camden next weekend and see it

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Postby HUSSRAINBOW » Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:47 am

theres like a pic of it in the distance on FLICKR.COM

all red globes... looks poo
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Postby Hurricane » Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:48 am

If you happen to stumble on that pic again can you post the link Chris? I'm having a look now anyway, But I may not find it.
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Postby Top Gunner14 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:48 pm

Just search for Royal Canberra show. I saw it, looks alright and the sign has new lights too which is great

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Postby Top Gunner14 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:43 pm

Thanx chris, i think it looks pretty good. Great to see the sign with lights again. And i thought he was gettin the arrows made up. So he must have stuck with the Pattern on the boom already


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