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Our products are engineered to provide safe fun for all ages. For best and safe results, please read instructions carefully when installing and using your Slackers® Slackline or Zipline equipment, and please be sure to read and obey all rules. If you do, we’re positive this product will provide you with years of fun and enjoyment. FIRST TIME USER’S “THREE WORDS”: SHORT ­‐ Use a short (and more stable) distance between posts/trees. LOW ‐ Set Slackline just above the height of the knee (standing on the ground) of the shortest person using the line. This way it’s easy to step onto the line and begin. TIGHT ‐ By having the line tension a little tighter, you gain more stability. Later, you can adjust tension to fit your perfect LT-­Line Tension.

What is Slacklining?

Slacklining is a practice in balance that typically uses 1 inch nylon webbing tensioned between two anchor points. Slacklining is distinct from tightrope walking in that the line is not held rigidly taut (although it is still under some tension); it is instead dynamic, stretching and bouncing like a long and narrow trampoline. The line’s tension can be adjusted to suit the user and different types of webbing can be used to achieve a variety of feats. The line itself is flat, due to the nature of webbing, thus keeping the slacker’s footing from rolling as would be the case with an ordinary rope. The dynamic nature of the line allows for impressive tricks and stunts. (Source: Wikipedia) Setting up your Slackline is simple and just takes a few minutes. Carefully following the instructions as a beginner is very important. Download our Slackers Slackline Instructions or watch the video below.
A zip-line (also known as a flying fox, foefie slide, zip wire, aerial runway, aerial ropeslide or tyrolean crossing consists of a pulley suspended on a cable mounted on an incline. It is designed to enable a user propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable, usually made of stainless steel, by holding on or attaching to the freely moving pulley. Zip-lines come in many forms, most often used as a means of entertainment. They may be short and low, intended for child’s play and found on some playgrounds. Longer and higher rides are often used as a means of accessing remote areas, such as a rainforest canopy. Zip-line tours are becoming popular vacation activities, found at outdoor adventure camps or upscale resorts, where they may be an element on a larger challenge or ropes course. Setting up your Zipline is simple and just takes a few minutes. Carefully following the instructions as a beginner is very important. Download our, Slackers Zipline Instructions.

Always Protect our Trees with Tree Huggerz!

Tree Huggerz The most common anchors for slacklines are trees. Trees greater than 12″ in diameter are considered ideal in most cases. There are several very effective methods of tree protection that function on two principles: eliminating abrasion, and redistributing load over a wider area. One of the most effective means of tree protection is a wrap of vertical blocks (1″ x 1″ cut into 6″ pieces) strung together by drilling a small diameter hole through the center and running cord through them. Blocks are spaced evenly to prevent the anchor slings from contacting and abrading the outer bark and the length of the blocks distributes the load vertically as opposed to horizontally compressing a continuous line around the trunk. The addition of a carpet square between the block wrap and the outer bark is considered ideal among the founding community of slackliners. Many other ways to protect the tree are commonly used such as towels, mats, cardboard, carpet and purpose made tree protectors. Using carpet squares or cardboard even, by themselves, only addresses abrasion, leaving the load concentrated on a small area of the tree. These methods would be adequate for occasional use, but with the high tensions of longlines one who slacklines regularly should take every precaution to protect the life of the tree. (Source: Wikipedia)

Slackers Slackline Rack (Coming Soon!)

Our new Slackers product is our indoor/outdoor Slackers Slackline Rack.  Use to practice or host a seminar in your home or office.  Comes with 2 steel stands with pads, 0ne (1) 50ft-2″ slackline and ratchet, two (2) outdoor stakes and no scuff pads-for scratch free floors.  Download our Slackers Slackline Rack Instructions.  

Safety First!

  • Adult supervision is required at all times.
  • Make sure everything is installed correctly and check for wear before using.
  • If worn or damaged parts are found, contact us for replacement parts -­‐ Do not “substitute with other, non-­‐Brand 44 parts. Failure to do so could result in injury.
  • One person only at a time.   Wear close fitting clothing, NO scarves or other loose clothing.
  • Keep people at least 10 ft. away from the Slackline course when in use.
  • Never use the line when it is wet or if there is rain or lightning in the area.
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