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Single pole Double-Double?

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Posted: Sep 16, 2006 - 10:59 AM GMT

When I think of Double-Doubles, I usually think of Hall and now related companies.

When think of Single pole Doubles, I think of Riblet, Stadli, Mueller.

Can anyone think of a Double-Double with single pole chairs?


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Posted: Sep 16, 2006 - 12:09 PM GMT

Wasn't the Bromley double double a single-poled?
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Posted: Sep 16, 2006 - 5:25 PM GMT

I think the double double at Jiminy was like that. The 180 beginner double and the Exhibition double that is. One kept going while the other stopped.
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Posted: Sep 17, 2006 - 12:19 AM GMT

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When I think of Double-Doubles, I usually think of Hall and now related companies.

When think of Single pole Doubles, I think of Riblet, Stadli, Mueller.

Can anyone think of a Double-Double with single pole chairs?


(I have too much time on my hands)


Hey Sled, what is a single pole double??? Did you mean "Center Pole" double??

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Posted: Sep 17, 2006 - 10:11 AM GMT

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Hey Sled, what is a single pole double??? Did you mean "Center Pole" double??

I'm stupified!!!


Wow! So am I!

(I think I picked the wrong day to stop smoking crack.)

I typed it twice, too. (They do have only a single pole
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Posted: Sep 18, 2006 - 2:14 PM GMT

And by single pole double double, don't you mean a single pole quad?

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Posted: Sep 18, 2006 - 7:22 PM GMT

The original Blue chair at magic was a single pole. Which the black chairs now hang from (same towers) Very unique lift with a saftey bar and foot rest that swung in and out left to right.
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Posted: Sep 24, 2006 - 5:59 PM GMT

The now black chair is very unique. It was the only chairlift built in North America by Pohlig. Pohlig (more commonly known as PHB) built many gondolas in North America, but only one chair. This was likely because they were bought by Hall for the purpose of getting into the gondola market.

I spoke with a lift inspector who said the lift was considered the cadilac of lifts in it's day. Many features that made it easy to service that are more common today.

I love the old pictures of it as a double. It's ashame it's had so many bizzare modifications to it over the years.

Mike: You'd probably know: Was the midstation for loading, unloading or both?

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