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Well my first thought was.... :eek: WTF. But then after looking closer, I have to admit I started to think....................... :eek: WTF.

"Sure...4x4 posts are plenty big..........what? 2 at each location? Naaaaaaaaa, just put one in the center, it'll work."

There are a lot of wooden roller coasters around, but they're WAY over-built. I doubt you'd find a 2x4 or a 4x4 anywhere on them.

I pretty sure I wouldn't let my child on that thing.
 

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Yeah I don't think so. Apparently his love of physics doesn't translate in to sound structural design.

I seen a tv show that a guy build one for his kid. It was all metal and welded.
 

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Youtube it and you'll see some real winners.:laughing:
There are a lot of them out there.
Some good - Some bad.
 

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Looks good to me, assuming his connectors are up to snuff. His isn't as complicated to design as a real roller coaster with multiple cars. The multiple cars keeps designers from just using a single angled post the way this guy did.

And yes, I've ridden the Santa Cruz roller coaster - all wood and plenty of 2X4s.
 
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