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Looping Coaster
Website: Funtown Pier Homepage
Ride Type: Steel Coaster
Ride Status: Running
Average Rating: 3.2143
TPC Overall Rank: Rides need more than 25 reviews to be ranked.
Reviews: 16
Last Review: 12/20/2007 10:35:00 AM
In User Top 10: 2 times.
User Tracker Count: 26 times.

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3 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up T-Rex on 12/20/2007 10:35:00 AM
Decent compact coaster, but still its just a clone. The first drop was good and gave some decent air and the loop was insanely powerful, as it pulled tons of Gs. Afterwards was a turnaround hill followed by another air time producing drop, but after that came two very slow and boring helixes that provided no forces at all.

2 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up BobFunland on 9/7/2006 1:17:00 PM
One of the bigger rides on the shore, it is certainly not one of the better ones. This thing screams pain and Im sure it has killed someone at one point whether due to catastrophic derailment into the ocean or hemhorraging Im not sure. The drop and loop are ok at best and much of the ride is spent in fearful agony... at least until you hit the brakes, even if they may be questionable too. Pretty crappy ride, scary for the wrong reasons... nothing special.

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up outbreak52 on 5/30/2006 3:44:00 PM
Fun looping coaster. Not much to say.

3 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up jdale on 10/4/2005 10:51:00 AM
Hmm, a rather puzzling, but interesting, ride. I dont know anybody who knows the date this ride was built. Ive seen a picture showing the ride in a different paint scheme, so it hasnt always been a lemon. This ride is actually kind of a lemon. Its yellow like a lemon, but this ride is sour in a way, probably cause its rough. It may remind some folks of a Pinfari looper, like the one at Ocean City. The first drop was nice, but I really enjoyed the loop. It pulled 5 Gs. Not bad for a rusty pile of metal. As many have said, the best thing about the ride is that its next to the ocean. This ride was my first looper, very important to me. I dont want it being torn down.

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up homeboy on 8/2/2005 11:10:00 PM
i liked this ride the first hill was steep and the loop was the best part of the ride. i think that when we were in the helixes the supports were too close to my head and it was going really slow around them

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up OuTbReAk25 on 6/8/2005 1:58:00 PM
Really good ride. The loop is great. Not to tall, not too short. An average metal loop. For some reason I really like this ride. I dont know why.

3 Rating
+1 Rating Rate Down Rate Up Timberman on 1/12/2005 9:02:00 PM
Ive never seen another one of these, which leads me to believe it was really a metal shop project built by a couple of Toms River East High School students. All things considered, I think they did a pretty good job, good enough, in fact, that Son of Beast (one of my personal favorites) copied the basic elements of the ride: a drop, two helices, and a loop. The cars arent that comfortable, and the OTSRs are overkill since you hit the loop at maximum speed, but compared to the rest of the ride, the two-car trains look pretty high-tech; shopping carts would probably blend in better. That said, I have to give it its due. Seaside Heights has been cleaned up quite a bit since back in the day, but the atmosphere on a warm Friday night in July still rivals Coney Island for good-time seediness. Ludicrously cobbled-together rides are all part of the fun, and LC delivers a serviceable roller coaster experience between rounds at the Sawmill. The location at the edge of the pier is also a plus and adds even greater poignancy to the death grip of the OTSRs, as those trains surely wont float when the salt air finally eats away that flimsy trackage. When the Eastern European ride ops tell you to keep your hands in the car, they aint whistling Dixie. You could lose a few fingers on the tight confines of this thing. Overall, a fun little oddity that along with Seaside Heights itself is not to be missed.

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up Gandhet1 on 11/5/2004 3:06:00 PM - User's Top Ride #18
Loops are great. Nuff said

3 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up larrygator on 7/17/2004 7:51:00 PM
up a lift hill down into a loop, through a 900 degree helix then a 720 degree helix and your done. Looks like a piece of junk and rides like only slightly better in your OTSR. Scary as is it feels like it will fall apart. Besides the tight helix, The bright spot is if you sit on the left side. As you go up the left hill you can see the waves of the Atlantic Ocean break right beneath you.

3 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up BrooklynRi on 10/31/2003 11:30:00 AM
I was expectingthe worst: bone crunching drops, rough track, uncomfortable loop. I was pleasantly surprised. A decent compact looper. Smooth. Fun. And, perched on the pier edge over looking the ocea.

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