Desperado

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Desperado
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Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino
Location Primm, Nevada, USA
Status Operating since August 11, 1994
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Designer / calculations Ron Toomer
Type Steel - Hyper
Riders per train 30
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 209 feet
Drop 225 feet
Top speed 80 mph
Length 5843 feet
Inversions 0
Angle 60°
Duration 2:43
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Desperado is an Arrow Dynamics steel hyper roller coaster located at Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino in Primm, Nevada, USA. A portion of the roller coaster runs through the interior of the casino.

Design

Elements

Trains

3 trains with 5 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 30 riders per train.

Tallest roller coaster drop
tied with
Steel Phantom

1994 - July 1996
Preceded by
Magnum XL-200
Tallest roller coaster drop
tied with
Steel Phantom

1994 - July 1996
Succeeded by
Fujiyama
Fastest roller coaster
tied with
Steel Phantom

1994 - July 1996
Preceded by
Magnum XL-200
Fastest roller coaster
tied with
Steel Phantom

1994 - July 1996
Succeeded by
Fujiyama

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