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Splash Mountain

Post by MintJulepRoo » May Sat 28, 2011 1:07 am

I heard Splash is now open!! Did they make any changes?? Let me know!!! I'm as curious as an oyster...or Alice :D
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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Wizzard419 » May Sat 28, 2011 12:59 pm

I am guessing there were no changes, this was just the usual refurb they do every year or so.

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by elizabethswann » May Sun 29, 2011 12:23 am

I haven't heard about any changes. It's the usual referb to keep it refreshed and working properly but I haven't gone so I don't know.

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Wizzard419 » May Sun 29, 2011 2:11 am

The rides where water touches the cars/tracks always have a longer refurb (I'm looking at you Matterhorn and Splash), it's like owning a boat.

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Amy » May Sun 29, 2011 6:21 am

Wizzard419 wrote:The rides where water touches the cars/tracks always have a longer refurb (I'm looking at you Matterhorn and Splash), it's like owning a boat.
It makes sense that those refurbs would take longer. More wear and tear with different elements.
Has anyone gone on Splash since it reopened?

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by mindflipper » May Sun 29, 2011 8:39 am

Disney does in fact keep the waters at cooler temperatures in the boat rides in order to minimize the erosive effect of the water.

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Amy » May Sun 29, 2011 12:25 pm

mindflipper wrote:Disney does in fact keep the waters at cooler temperatures in the boat rides in order to minimize the erosive effect of the water.
I didn't realize that the water temperature had an effect on the boats ~ interesting!

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Wizzard419 » May Sun 29, 2011 12:56 pm

But when they chloronate the water and allow it to sit out in the sun it becomes a moot point since it turns many things brittle. :D

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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Sparten » May Sun 29, 2011 12:59 pm

on the subject of the refurb. ya they do a refurb about every other year which can takes months at a time, to make routine adjustments and fixs like working on the animatronics and regular saftey checks where they test the ride to make sure it works at full capacity
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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by Amy » Jun Fri 03, 2011 10:01 pm

Just catching up on some old MiceChats ~ Hey yodiwan...were you out at DL? The guy in the back kinda looks like you!
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Re: Splash Mountain

Post by padproductions » Feb Thu 02, 2012 11:03 pm

I'm glad it is open now. It was closed when I was there last Spring, and it was really unfortunate to see the mountain covered in scaffolding. There's nothing better than the smell of Splash Mountain!

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