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BUILDING UP THE TILT-A-WHIRL

Updated 20.02.00

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Tilt-A-Whirl load

This load contains all the parts for the complete waltzer. Cars are on the left and platforms on the left.

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Track

The first step is to assemble the circular track. The cars roll over the hills and valleys of this track.

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Assembly of the track continues

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Platforms

When the track is ready, floorboards are lifted to their places. They are attached to the revolving centre of the track. Since all the floorboards have wheels, they revolve around the track.

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Engine

Engine is waiting for the installation. Note wheels for the cable drive.

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More floorboards

Half of the floor is already done.

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Installating the cars

Cars are installed when the floor is ready.

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More cars are installed

Cars are attached to a pivot pin on platform. Cars also have wheels, so they spin freely around the pin.

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Canvas

The canvas in the center covers the frame of the ride.

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Installing the engine

Note the cable that drives the ride.

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Cupolas

The cupolas act as decorations and rain covers.

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Finishing touch

The ride is already operational, but some finishing is yet to be done. Paybox, fences, entrance floorboards etc. have not been installed yet.

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Finished Tilt-A-Whirl

The whole appearance of the ride changes as the final parts are attached.

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