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Chance Rides Manufacturing Inc.
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2016 Year in Review
2016 Will Be Gone In A Flash The holidays bring about a time for us all to hit the reset button at Chance Rides.  Our factory is closed between Christmas and New Years so that we may spend a little extra time with our families, perform some building mainten...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 11 - August 11, 2016
YOU KNOW IT'S GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY WHEN YOU HEAR -  "Calling all riders, all riders to final assembly!!" That's right, the latest Zipper rebuild was completed this week and the employees at Chance Rides got to be a part of the final test runs before it le...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 10 - July 28, 2016
GIVE ME A Z - Does anyone see a Zipper happening?  We are getting closer and closer to putting all the final pieces back together on the Zipper.  Very soon we will have riders trying out this new ride.  Take a look at a few of the progress shots below.     ...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 9 - July 15th, 2016
More Paint = More Progress That's right, we have one rebuilt Zipper that just left our factory over the weekend to meet its owners in California so the next in line is moving closer still to completion.  This is the trailer being prepared for paint And next...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 8 - June 28th, 2016
PAINT = PROGRESS The process of making a ride like new again requires a lot of breaking it down to its most basic parts. Each of those parts are cleaned and inspected to ensure that they are in perfect condition.  Once all of that takes place the process of...
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Meanwhile around the factory ...
Did You Think the Zipper Was the Only Game in Town?  Just to set things straight, the Zipper is not the only bit of excitement flowing through the Chance Rides rides factory.  Come with me as I give you a look around the shop.          UNICOASTER   CLASSIC ...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 7 - June 6th, 2016
EXCITING THINGS ARE HAPPENING You can't very well have a Zipper ride without a Zipper seat.  This is the new production part of the Zipper transformation and I must admit, its really exciting to see it coming together.  I'm thinking we'll be having some emp...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 6 May 24th, 2016
Now Begins the Manufacturing Last week the boom came off and our Zipper was down to its bare level of construction.  This week we are already starting to see the progress of reconstruction.   The Zipper Skeleton The steel was sand blasted and stripped and n...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 5 May 17th, 2016
And The Boom Comes Off ... A major step in the dis-assembly process has taken place this week as the main boom of the Zipper was removed.  Using our overhead cranes the boom is lifted straight off of the trailer.     Now we are left with what looks like jus...
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Zipper Transformation - Post 4 May 10th, 2016
Look At All Those Parts The Zipper parts are beginning to pile up in the yard.  Who knew it took so many small parts to produce the thrilling Zipper ride.     Anyone want to guess what these are going to be?  Keep checking in to watch as this Zipper enters ...
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