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Mean Streak (Cedar Point) - OnRide - (480p)

General
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Park Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Status SBNO
Operated
Operated 1991 - September 16th, 2016
Opened
Opening
Cost $7,500,000 USD
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Dinn Corporation
Builder
Designer
Type
Type Wooden
Model
Riders per train
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system
Height
Drop
Top speed 65 mph
Length
Dimensions
Duration 2 minutes, 45 seconds
Inversions
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force



Mean Streak was a Dinn Corporation wooden roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.[1] Constructed out of 1.7 million board feet (4,000 m³) of treated Southern Yellow Pine,[2] it was the tallest and fastest wooden coaster when it opened in 1991. Mean Streak was one of two wooden roller coasters at the park; the other being the Blue Streak. The track was re-tracked almost every year and had its own carpentry staff.[3]

An announcement by Cedar Point on August 1, 2016, stated that Mean Streak would be closing permanently on September 16, 2016. The ride is (as of August 2017) being converted by Rocky Mountain Construction into Steel Vengeance, a hybrid hypercoaster set to open for the 2018 season.

Ride ExperienceEdit

After climbing the 161-foot-tall lift hill, Mean Streak dropped riders at a 52-degree-angle and over two large elevated curves. An on-ride-photo system took rider's pictures at the mid-ride block brake run. Mean Streak criss-crossed its wooden structure nine times at speeds up to 65 mph (105 km/h). Trim Brakes had been added to the ride's first drop, and it was considered a rough ride.

TrainsEdit

3 trains with 7 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train. The seats are divided, with headrests, Individual ratcheting lap bars and seatbelts.

TriviaEdit

  • Mean Streak was one of the last two coasters to be built by Dinn Corporation. The other is the now-defunct Psyclone at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
  • With a ride time of nearly 3 minutes, Mean Streak had one of the longest ride time of any coaster at Cedar Point.
  • Mean Streak was the tallest and fastest wooden coaster in the world when it opened in 1991.

Photo GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

Cedar Point Roller Coasters
Operating Blue StreakCedar Creek Mine RideCorkscrewGateKeeperGeminiIron DragonJr. GeminiMagnum XL-200MaverickMillennium ForceRaptorRougarouSteel VengeanceTop Thrill DragsterValravnWicked TwisterWoodstock Express
Former Broadway TripCycloneDip the Dips Scenic RailwayDisaster TransportHigh FrolicsJumbo JetLeap the DipsMean StreakRacerScamperSuper CoasterSwitchback RailwayThree-Way Figure Eight Roller TobogganWild MouseWild CatWildCat
Preceded by

Monstre

World's Tallest Wooden Roller Coaster

May 1991–May 2006

Succeeded by

Voyage

Preceded by

American Eagle

World's Tallest Wooden Roller Coaster Drop

May 1991–April 2001

Succeeded by

Colossos

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