Video from Cedar Point shows off how the painting of Mantis took place to create Rougarou

Cedar Point announces Rougarou floorless makeover for Mantis in 2015 1

Mantis is now closed as Cedar Point as the park prepares for the debut of Rougarou, the floorless conversion of Mantis that will make its debut in 2015.  The Mantis trains have already been removed from the track and painting has been well underway for a while as the park prepares Rougarou for its debut.

One car from Mantis will be donated to the National Roller Coaster Museum and the rest will be recycled for parts.

Cedar Point has started a series of videos called the Rougarou Files documenting the transformation of Mantis to Rougarou.  Check out the first volume above as the company that was hired to paint Mantis discusses the challenges of painting a roller coaster.

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Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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