Brimscombe Hill Park and Gardens Phase three - Caterpillar Corner (complete)

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Offline Nemmie

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It's looking like a proper little park now. I'm really liking how it all fits together. The boats are a really great touch too. The only thing I'd say is maybe consider adding colour to them. The black makes them look a bit like inflatable dinghys. But they are super.

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The park is really shaping up nicely.  :up:
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Nemmie they were meant to be inflatable pedalo ones   :D
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In that case........YOU NAILED IT!!!! :)

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Offline Elch

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I like this a lot. Beautiful park, very realistic and well composed. Loving the hungry caterpillar :)

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Offline corkscrewloop

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All those attractions are soo cool built! So much fantastic inspiration here and the sign of "Catapillar" looks so lovely! Fantastic work here! :)
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Offline Talismenf35

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Wow nice park. Im loveing the path work. I can not wait to upload my new park

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I didn't take any pictures but I have started the new area of the park. I've done a little roman gardens section but I need to fit in another coaster into the corner. and then the park is pretty much full and I will just need to do touch up's and add lighting (though it will probably close at 6 and for the winter LUL)

So I am opening it up again to the floor for a Coaster builder to build a a medium sized coaster. Looking for a light thriller, perhaps a wooden coaster but the footprint isn't too big. If you are interested let me know and I will send you a picture of the area I need it to fit in.
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Hey Rug, I'll give it a look.
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Thanks Bullethead, any help is appreciated!



I've marked ROUGHLY the area that it would need to be in. Originally I planned to have a wooden coaster there as a back drop to the park but I am unsure if that fits in here realistically. It would probably have to be a refurb of some kind if it were. Whatever you feel goes is the point. So far the coasters are very family friendly and I think this one should push the boundary a little. Be the most exciting in the park (but still tame by some standards)
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OK, challenge accepted ;).  I'll need some more info, though.  I'd really like to get a top-down view of the area with the rough dimensions (to the nearest 4m) penciled in all around the proposed track perimeter.  Also please indicate where you want the station, queue, and exit path so I work around those.  Also, let me know what color you want it, which I'll need for the gap-filling supports.  You can PM all this if you prefer not to have it in this thread ;).

Anyway, a tall, exciting, family-friendly coaster.  Wooden and/or hybrid preferred, or maybe steel.  Gotcha.  If time permits, I might give you multiple options but no promises :).

FYI, family-friendliness is all about 1) starting with a coaster that allows kids and 2) keeping the fear low enough for families.  3.3-3.4 overall fear rating is OK with the braver 1/3 of all families but if it gets to 3.5, only about 10% will ride it, and fear over 4.0 is too scary for any family.  So this means limited headchoppers and very low lateral Gs.  Such a ride can still be plenty exciting, though, with enough airtime, speed, and altitude.  I make most of my coasters with stats like that so I'm not worried about doing it again, I'm just outlining what the general result will be like.
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There have been persistent rumors lately that BSI has been building a new large coaster at Briscombe Hill during the current winter off-season.  Nobody really believed this as BSI is mostly known for dinky, janky things.  Still, there's definitely something going on as shown in this NVG pic taken recently by a nocturnal trespasser.

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Re: Brimscombe Hill Park and Gardens Phase three - Public Address
« Reply #72 on: December 28, 2018, 05:10 AM »
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Brimscombe Hill Park would like to thank the Stroud Police for apprehending the trespassers in a swift and just manner. We do not confirm or deny any 'communications' made from social media accounts from either BSI or the miscreants.

On an unrelated note we would like to thank the local area and Stroud District Council for their co-operation and patience with our recent and frequent use of the roads and any noise pollution that may or may not be  originating from in or around the vicinity of our park.
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BSI is also quite impressed with the efficiency of the Stroud Police.  BSI always has need of likely lads who are masters of the nightstick and ain't ashamed to demonstrate their skills.  So, if any current members of, or recent early-retirees from, that august department are interested in travel, danger pay, and frequent opportunities to crack skulls, BSI urges them to fill out an online job application at our website.
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