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freakyclimber


Sep 11, 2006, 8:42 PM
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slackline joe and other pro slakers I NEED YOUR HELP
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okay so my slackline just arrived today and i tried to set it up but my line somehow doubled up in the ratchety thingy and my dad wants to cut off the 4+ feet of my precious slackline!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!

i will get on my knees and plead for your help

-jace

ps it was a slakline express intro 30 foot line if it helps

:x :x :x :? :? :cry: :cry: :cry:


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Sep 11, 2006, 8:50 PM
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Cut it.....ratchets are generally bad for your webbing....it will be ok though just dont highline with a ratchet unless you remove it from the system.

4 feet shouldnt matter that much...how long is your piece of webbing?

Good luck man and if the ratchet doesnt work out, use 3 biners and cross the line under itself on the anchor side with the two biners and it will lock off automatically.

Oh its only 30 feet...dont cut it. Just pull it out or something. good luck man


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Sep 12, 2006, 5:41 AM
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It might have been a bit more direct just to contact us instead of posting on a forum if you needed immediate help. Most of the folks on here don't use that kit, but we work with it every day.

If you managed to get two strands of 1" through the ratchet's take up slot I'm amazed that it'd fit no matter what you were doing. If it is still set up, simply ensure the ratchet is unlocked fully open and stand/bounce on the webbing, that'll usually bounce any possible jam in the system.

If that doesn't work please email me directly with a bit more details on how it's "doubled up" and I'm sure I can help you out.
joe@slacklineexpress.com


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Sep 12, 2006, 4:23 PM
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Hey freaky,

You have just learned first hand that ratchets are one of the least effective methods of setting up slacklines. What you should do is get yourself some oval carabiners, search this site for set ups like the Ellington system, and start slackin'.


uncleslackline


Sep 12, 2006, 8:09 PM
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Joe's no Pro!
Larry, you are my dude!
Moab 06? Can't do it with out you!!!
Call me.


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I'll keep that attitude in mind next time one of your customers receives a mis-assembled pulley system after having to wait nearly a month to get it.

You really need to chill - as people have said it before it makes you look like a jerk.


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Chillin is not an option!!!


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Chillin is not an option!!!

unc, one more comment from you, and no pancakes--potato or otherwise--for you the next time i see you.

xoxo.


price1869


Sep 13, 2006, 8:24 PM
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To be professional, don't you have to make your living by doing something, or at least make it your profession?

There is not such thing as a "professional" slackliner. Buy webbing and oval biners. The mail order slacklines are about as good as the mail order brides.


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There is not such thing as a "professional" slackliner.

If no one has figured out I was going for the irony - i.e. being a slacker as in screwing around having fun, and taking it seriously.

Yes, I've been paid to slack & teach, but I much prefer to volunteer for those things.


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Sep 14, 2006, 7:42 PM
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okay i think im good. i got a little more out then i gut about 10 inches but its all good!!! i finnaly got to go for the first time today!!!!!


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