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#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 2, 2018 9:11:34 PM(UTC)
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I might drive done to see this spot.

Anyone know how much stuff Wade puts in there?

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#2 Posted : Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:20:32 PM(UTC)
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Well, visited Wade Shows at the Coosa Valley Fair in Rome Georgia. This was a 5-day spot, I went Saturday, October 6th. Fair opened at 10:00AM, $5.00 admission and $25.00 wristbands (of which I did not partake) and parking (of which I did partake) was free and well organized.

I was there about noon, so I did not see it lit, but I thought the show looked pretty good. Rides, joints and help were clean, and I while (I think) a lot of the rides were old, I saw nothing really beat up. Seemed to be a lot of big, nice joint trailers.

Rides:
Trailer mounted kiddy helicopter (Copters)
Trailer mounted kiddy balloon (Up and Away)
Trailer mounted kiddy coaster (Magic Dragon)
Orbiter
Dark ride (Zombie Apocalypse)
Trailer mounted Scooter
Super Loops (Free Bird)
Hydro Shock
Trailer mounted Tea Cups
Fun house (Mardi Gras)
Trailer mounted kiddy whip (Speedway)
Ground mounted tilt (Tilt-A-Whirl)
Mulligan wheel (80’, no sign)
Sizzler
Pirate (not Huss, one-wheel hydraulic drive, don’t thik this was Chance but could have been)
Trailer mounted spiral slide (Landslide)
Cliffhanger
Bungy-jumper thing (no sign)
Kiddy truck & equipment on oval track (Construction Zone)
Trailer mounted Surf Shack
Kiddy train (Circus Train)
Kiddy Himalaya (ran CCW) (Silver Streak)
Ground mounted Hampton Boats
Ground mounted Hampton Motorcycles
Ground mounted Hampton Sports Cars
Ground mounted Hampton Kiddy Boat
Ground mounted Chance three-abreast (Merry Go Round)
Kiddy Berry Go Round (this was down)
Kiddy Jumping Star
Kiddy Jalopy Junction
Funhouse (Silly Safari)
Super Slide
Worm type kiddy coaster (did not catch name)

Nice fairground and midway, not too busy but it was picking up with most everything turning by the time I left by 1:30.
Might go see Drew next at the Cumming County Fair tomorrow…
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#3 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2018 12:14:14 AM(UTC)
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Wade's 2nd unit. That Pirate is an SDC ride.
This unit plays Delaware, Syracuse and Knoxville among others.

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#4 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2018 12:47:55 AM(UTC)
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How many units do they have?

I assume the 1st is much bigger, yes?
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#5 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2018 6:57:40 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: ridejocky Go to Quoted Post
How many units do they have?

I assume the 1st is much bigger, yes?



3 units and from the outside looking in the first is no bigger than that one and Nebraska gets rides from both one and three. They have an awesome ride selection for the younger kids and midway presentation second to none in my opinion. The first unit is good, but I miss rides like the orbiter, spin out, super loops, thunderbolt, pirate/Pharos fury and would love to see their music express. We used to get the enterprise and mega drop but that goes east now. From an interview I read of our fair director he is absolutely thrilled to have them on the midway.
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#6 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2018 10:01:20 PM(UTC)
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The show did look good, and I assume they have a lot more stuff.

On the above list I think I missed the Enterprise/Gravatron
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:46:53 AM(UTC)
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Thanks for the ride list and information, I guess the spot is not a music ride spot, didn't see one on the list, of course they had some big rides with the Enterprise and Pirate.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2018 12:38:24 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for the ride list and information, I guess the spot is not a music ride spot, didn't see one on the list, of course they had some big rides with the Enterprise and Pirate.


Yeah, I was surprised. The "Enterprise" was a Gravatron.


They did have the "Silver Streak" but that was a kiddie ride.
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:36:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: ridejocky Go to Quoted Post
Yeah, I was surprised. The "Enterprise" was a Gravatron.


They did have the "Silver Streak" but that was a kiddie ride.



Oh, ok thought it was the Huss model, but guess not. You know I think Reithoffer has a gravitron named "enterprise".

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#10 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:17:07 PM(UTC)
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Oh, ok thought it was the Huss model, but guess not. You know I think Reithoffer has a gravitron named "enterprise".



I think I was confused as I was looking at the Reitheoffer app, but I'm sure Wade had a Gravaton, and did not have an Enterprise.


Have you seen the Reithoffer app? Pretty slick.


Planning to go see them this Saturday...




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#11 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:02:56 AM(UTC)
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I saw it a while back when they were playing here, yeah its pretty neat.

You going to see the Blue Unit, or the Orange?
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:12:22 AM(UTC)
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Supposed to be the Blue unit...
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:03:21 PM(UTC)
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:40:12 PM(UTC)
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Looking at the weather might not be going...

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#15 Posted : Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:22:07 AM(UTC)
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yeah understand that and yeah I think they may be closed today down there, I know Columbia and Raleigh both closed today.
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