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10 Hersheypark Tips from a First-Time Visitor

I visited Hersheypark for the first time last week. Prior to visiting, I received some tips and recommendations from friends and Coaster101 readers. These pointers were extremely helpful as I had not done as much research beforehand (aside from the...

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An Interview with Jack Rimer of CoasterDynamix

When I was growing up as a young roller coaster enthusiast, I found it near impossible to find roller coaster models to build. Sure, there were K’Nex roller coaster sets, but nothing super realistic that mimicked an actual roller coaster. Enter CoasterDynamix....

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Building the CoasterDynamix Comet

Ever since I was a little kid I wanted to build a realistic wooden roller coaster model.  I always wondered how to make a roller coaster model. Thanks to CoasterDynamix I’ve finally been able to do so. The Comet is...

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Street View: Inside Hersheypark

In this “Street View” installment, we take a look inside of Hersheypark using Google Map’s “Street View” feature. Hersheypark opened in Hershey, Pennsylvania in 1907 and has experienced a tremendous amount of growth and success since then. Just outside the...

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Winter Withdrawal 2011

For those of us living in the Northern, colder climates, the winter can be a long and brutal season. From November to March is a long, long time and undoubtedly come December, the dreaded “Coaster Withdrawal Syndrome” sets in. Many...