Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

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Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

Postby sparky230 » 08 Dec 2016, 17:37

Just Heard David Littleboy is going to be taking the Mini whip, for evaluation and storage, Pending restoration.

http://www.littleboys.co.uk/mini-whip.html

Will be restored Next Year as a FOC apprentice project at Littleboys.
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Re: Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

Postby kevin » 10 Dec 2016, 13:26

That's good news. It's a shame Blackpool chose to evict this ride along with so much more of their historic heritage. There is still one operating at Southend in immaculate condition.

It is also a shame that the other rides, acquired for Dreamland, have been been misappropriated.
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Re: Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

Postby sparky230 » 29 Dec 2016, 15:15

Mini Whip Safely at David's
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Re: Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

Postby Jim Douglas Jr. » 31 Dec 2016, 02:59

More excellent news.
Bob must be beside himself in his squalid flat.
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Re: Ex Blackpool Mini Whip

Postby sparky2u » 29 Apr 2017, 15:17

kevin wrote:There is still one operating at Southend in immaculate condition.


http://adventureisland.co.uk/american-whip/
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