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Wild Mouse @ Leisureland Funworld 2007
Galway, Ireland

Wild Mouse

Perks' purchase this year of a new Wild Mouse presents an interesting conundrum, namely how to tell apart two different Irish owned coasters with (mostly) the same layout. Fortunately there are four obvious differences visible even to the non-geek:

The key part of the story is indeed the manufacturer; Zamperla took a successful design and reengineered it to reduce the minimum height requirement. Unfortunately, their new restraint design is not as comfortable as the original. Why couldn't they leave well enough alone?