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Unknown (Trans Studio Bali)

Unknown (Trans Studio Bali)

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Boomerang (Knott's Berry Farm) 2013.jpg
The ride when it was located at Knott's Berry Farm.
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Trans Studio Bali
Location Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Status Under construction, planned to open 2019
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Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Operated April 6, 1990 to April 23, 2017
Cost $5,000,000 USD
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Replaced Corkscrew
Replaced by HangTime
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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This article is for a steel shuttle roller coaster currently under construction at Trans Studio Bali in Indonesia. It will open in 2019.

History[edit | edit source]

Originally located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA under the name Boomerang, the ride opened on April 6, 1990 and is a Boomerang model from Vekoma. The ride replaced the former Corkscrew.

On March 17, 2017, Knott's Berry Farm announced that Boomerang would close on April 23, 2017 at the end of the park's Boysenberry Festival. The process of dismantling the ride began almost immediately after it closed. It was then shipped to the Netherlands where it was refurbished before being relocated to Indonesia.

On August 16, 2017, Knott's Berry Farm announced that they would be replacing Boomerang with HangTime, a Gerstlauer Infinity Coaster, in 2018.

In January 2019, it was announced that the ride would reopen at Trans Studio Bali in Indonesia.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Color scheme[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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 were restrained by an over-the-shoulder harness.

Before opening at Trans Studio Bali, the coaster will receive a new train.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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

External Links[edit | edit source]