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by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

Many a Showmen have been caught hook line and sinker in “the arms race” trying to keep the family tradition / business going hopefully for another generation by bringing in new rides no matter what sort just to keep ground / gain ground. This is where it gets interesting. I’m not sure what I can put...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 7:15 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

i started writing this in notepad btw so all the edits have been spelling misteaks and adding more information.
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

Buying a new ride is a huge investment. You are going to want to do the most research as possible in regards to what is a good ride. A good ride is simple "a ride that is going to get customers / make money, get ground and has a FUTURE in the industry which equates to an all time sideshow classic". ...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

Now let’s get down to business, this is all about the rise and growth of showmen / showgrounds over the last decade due to new rides coming in to the country over the last decade (just had to get that bit clear). We have showmen gunning for ground or trying to keep what their past generations have r...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

well thats the prologue done, im going to continue with the rest, this may take a day or two to finish as its been on my mind the last few days and is going to be quite long
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 1:33 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

What does this mean to the showmen? Well they want to be in on the sideshow entertainment even though it is in many people eyes just the very low end of what people attend shows for. We have the low end sideshows then we have the even lower aspects of the show which include the show bag sellers, and...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

Such aspects of the arms race is the "XXXX year or so rule", This very gentleman agreement to do with bringing new Major rides to the royals all around Australia and displaying the best equipment they have in terms of presentation and silky smooth bump free operation of the said equipment. This shou...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

Re: The Arms Race

This has been an intricate part of the showmen industry for some time now. Most predominately the last decade, with lots of changes on how showmen operate including the great insurance swindle, Oil Prices raising because of demand / war and the global financial crisis and the advent of "we can't ope...
by CoinKing
Sun May 23, 2010 12:59 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: The Arms Race
Replies: 13
Views: 3846

The Arms Race

More generically, the term "arms race" is used to describe any competition where there is no absolute goal, only the relative goal of staying ahead of the other competitors in rank or knowledge. An arms race may also imply futility as the competitors spend a great deal of time and money, yet end up ...
by CoinKing
Thu May 20, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Luna Park Sydney
Topic: 'Ranger' to be replaced
Replies: 94
Views: 34754

Re: 'Ranger' to be replaced

in for disappointment , i'm hoping its a music trip, just what australia needs another music trip. BTW has everyone forgot about ozrides sydney show video he made up? Empty bottle of beer has more credentials then his previous posts.
by CoinKing
Tue May 18, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: Luna Park Sydney
Topic: 'Ranger' to be replaced
Replies: 94
Views: 34754

Re: 'Ranger' to be replaced

I was their a fortnight ago, ranger didnt look too healthy tbh neither did the mouse.

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by CoinKing
Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

March's wave swinger is looking very confused. Looks like someone went down to sims metal and bought some scrape metal with some patterns on it. Its been shortlisted on the lemonlist 2010.
by CoinKing
Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

No one has 100% control of their ride if someone else is taking a share of their profits. think about it. :o :o :o Please explain Coinking, are we talking about the rents???? Sorry a little cryptic, I am blonde. No not to do with the rents. It has to do with the Showmen and RAS working together in ...
by CoinKing
Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

Coaster Royal Easter Show. Due to an electrical fault a procedure was in place to evacuate patrons. Patrons were in communication by phone the whole time with management and explained the evacuation procedure.The procedure involves a second lift cable which transports the car to the top of the ride...
by CoinKing
Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

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that one got me , especially the 3 helmets :lol: :lol: :lol:
by CoinKing
Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

http://bigpondnews.com/articles/TopStor ... 49406.html


watch the video, maybe 6m off the ground if you take into the quality block work.
by CoinKing
Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Showmens pay
Replies: 17
Views: 5892

Re: Showmens pay

700-1000$ a week in the west.
by CoinKing
Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

Taipan roller coaster :lol: :lol: :lol:
by CoinKing
Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

got any more video's to upload to youtube huss?
by CoinKing
Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

ozrides wrote:i found a youtube clip of it.

maybe that will get on too? duno

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ7w_ODEUvg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbUct7L_ ... re=related


i think its time you start back peddling.
by CoinKing
Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Turbo lights
Replies: 10
Views: 3124

Re: Turbo's

E10 or E14, what voltage and are you looking for the whole assembly or just the "bulb"?
by CoinKing
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Turbo lights
Replies: 10
Views: 3124

Re: Turbo's

What do you mean by turbo lights?
by CoinKing
Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: New South Wales Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show
Replies: 228
Views: 59523

Re: 2010 Sydney Royal Easter Show

1. Find ride video in europe
2. Find ride video in australia
3. Transfer some audio from the australian video to european video.
4. sit back and watch aaf go around in circles
5. profit.
by CoinKing
Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: INVERTER RIDE
Replies: 8
Views: 3110

Re: INVERTER RIDE

im pretty sure an inverter has already done some capitols a few years ago maybe 10-12 years ago, was a chris judd.
by CoinKing
Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Yer another use for a dodgem track
Replies: 9
Views: 2584

Re: Yer another use for a dodgem track

Three more Darwin candidates


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