Difference between revisions of "Steel Venom"

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|category3    = Launched
 
|category3    = Launched
 
|category4    = Shuttle
 
|category4    = Shuttle
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|layout      = U shuttle
 
|model        = [[Impulse Coaster]]
 
|model        = [[Impulse Coaster]]
 
|riders/train = 28
 
|riders/train = 28
 
|riders/hour  = 950
 
|riders/hour  = 950
|lift/launch  = Multiple [[LIM]] launches
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|lift/launch  = [[LIM]] launch (multi-pass)
 
|height      = 185
 
|height      = 185
 
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==Design==
 
==Design==
 
{{Elementbox|
 
{{Elementbox|
*[[LIM|LIM launch (multi-pass)]]
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*[[LIM]] launch (multi-pass)
*[[Vertical spike|Vertical spike (Twisted)]]
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*Twisted vertical rollback
*[[Vertical spike|Vertical spike (Straight)]]
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*Vertical rollback
 
}}
 
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Riders are launched forward three times and back twice. On the second launch backwards, riders are briefly stopped by the [[Holding|Holding Brake]].
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Riders are launched forward three times and back twice. On the second launch backwards, riders are briefly stopped by the holding brake.
 
==Photo Gallery==
 
==Photo Gallery==
 
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Revision as of 22:55, 12 September 2019

For the roller coaster formerly located at Geauga Lake, see Possessed.
Click here to watch the on-ride POV
Steel Venom
roller coaster
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Valleyfair
Location Shakopee, Minnesota, USA
Status Operating since May 17, 2003
Cost $8,500,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel - Inverted - Launched - Shuttle
Track layout
Model / product Impulse Coaster
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 950
Propulsion LIM launch (multi-pass)
Height185 feet
Drop175 feet
Top speed68 mph
Length630 feet
Inversions0
Steepest drop90°
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Steel Venom is a steel launched shuttle roller coaster located at Valleyfair in Shakopee, Minnesota, USA. It was built by Intamin and opened on May 17, 2003.

History

Steel Venom was announced in September 2002. It represented an investment of $8,500,000 USD.[1]

Design

Elements
  • LIM launch (multi-pass)
  • Twisted vertical rollback
  • Vertical rollback

Riders are launched forward three times and back twice. On the second launch backwards, riders are briefly stopped by the holding brake.

Photo Gallery

Steel Venom (Valleyfair) sign.jpg Steel Venom (Valleyfair) spike.jpg Steel Venom (Valleyfair) cars.jpg

References