On Wed, 9 May 2007 09:08:44 -0700 (GMT-07:00),
"email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Now I understand why The Gravity Group, CCI, and other companies who build
>wooden roller-coasters charge a much higher price when they use Douglas Fir.
>If they spend the (lots of) extra money up front for Douglas Fir, I know they
>have to replace sections of the wooden track much less frequently - I just
>didn't know it was *that* much stronger!
------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
When I was a kid, back in the late '50s or early '60s, I saw a wooden
roller coaster which had just been destroyed by a wind storm near Salt
Lake City, Utah. I don't recall ever hearing of a steel roller coaster
suffering the same fate.
TowerTalk mailing list