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Boomerang (Knott's Berry Farm)

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Boomerang
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Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Status Operating since April 6, 1990
Cost $5,000,000 USD
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel - Shuttle
Model / product Boomerang
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 760
Area 288.8 feet × 98.4 feet
Height116.4 feet
Top speed47 mph
Length935 feet
Inversions3
Duration1:48
G-force5.2G
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Boomerang is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. Opened on April 6, 1990 the ride is a Boomerang model from Vekoma. The ride replaced the former Corkscrew.

Design[edit]

Elements

Color scheme[edit]

When it opened the ride was painted entirely blue. In 2003 it was repainted purple with green supports. For the 2013 season, the track was repainted yellow and the supports green by Baynum Painting.

Trains[edit]

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train. The train was built by Arrow Dynamics and riders are restrained by an over-the-shoulder harness.

Trivia[edit]

The first round of the cancelled Cartoon Network game show, Brainrush, took place on this coaster.