Video-First Successful Rides on the “Black Widow” Roller Coaster

Well, the day has finally come! We are ready to do our first runs on the Black Widow Roller Coaster!

After running the cart with 180 lbs of load (1.5 times intended load) for three circuits on the layout, we certified the rider weight capacity to 120 lbs. More than enough for my three kiddos.

Well, let’s see if they like it…

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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