A crew from Discovery Channel Canada visited Baynum Painting’s team recently while busily painting the Top Thrill Dragster coaster at Cedar Point. The clip will air during a segment for their Adrenaline Junkies on Daily Planet series. The awesome 5 minute clip has some incredible behind the scenes footage of the ride as it gets repainted, check it out:
Thank you Discovery Channel Canada, and everyone who was involved in putting this awesome project together!
Check out a great interview that aired this week, as Baynum Painting owner Chris discusses the roller coaster painting business, and his excitement over the Coney Island Cyclone project, with the folks at WCPO: video at top of article
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The world’s most famous roller coaster – Coney Island Cyclone – at Luna Park New York, is receiving some special attention this month from Baynum Painting’s crew. Over the past several weeks, our 40,000 PSI water jetting / hydro blaster has been on-site, with the Baynum team working hard at prepping and removing 88 years of worn paint coatings and corrosion. Now that the surface prep is nearing completion, the iconic ride is beginning to show signs of it’s bright new white coating. PPG’s ultra-durable Amercoat primer is being applied currently, with the glossy new topcoat of PSX ONE coming soon.
We have been especially excited to share this news, as the landmark roller coaster is a favorite, and we are absolutely thrilled to be a part of the ride’s renovation.
Local photographer Jim McDonnell has been taking outstanding in-progress pictures, and shooting some incredible time-lapse footage that we can’t wait to share once the repaint is complete.
Stay tuned for frequent updates as the project progresses – and thanks to everyone involved in making this one happen!
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Stay tuned over the coming days for updates not only on the progress of Top Thrill Dragster, but also some great news from Baynum Painting about one of the most famous roller coasters in the world, the Coney Island Cyclone…
There are certain roller coasters that need no introduction. Cedar Point’s Top Thrill Dragster is certainly one of those. So we’ll cut right to the chase, and say we are thrilled to announce that Baynum Painting has been awarded the project to repaint Top Thrill Dragster. Our team recently arrived to begin surface prep work, and we wanted to share some of the incredible photos. As you can imagine, a ride this size will take some time to complete, so we’ll be hanging out (quite literally) atop the coaster for several months:
For the 17 second ride cycle, Top Thrill Dragster is one of the greatest adrenaline rushes a person can get. Now imagine what it’s like spending all day working from the top! It’s kinda hard to tell in this pic, but there are 2 of our painters working along the right pillar. The lower one’s fairly easy to spot. Look waaaay up top in between the top 2 horizontal cross beams.
Here’s a shot from the side, with both painters running pressure washers:
How about that view from the top!? Stay tuned for updates, progress reports, and additional details as the project moves forward – and don’t hesitate to contact us at Baynum Painting with questions, or for more information.
Baynum Painting’s owner Chris is honored to be the second presenter at tonight’s Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, alongside long time friend Walt Bowser. You can watch the live stream of the event here, starting at 7PM EST tonight: https://youtu.be/5p5xm9ZBXiY
The Baynum Painting team is on-site this weekend at Luna Park for the 2015 Golden Ticket Awards, and are preparing to announce our next big coaster project…stay tuned!
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