Backyard Fishing Line Zipline

Introduction: Backyard Fishing Line Zipline

About: Amateur photographer and dabbler in K'nex weaponry.

I had a ton of fishing line hanging around, and I had previously tried making shorter ziplines out of it, so I thought "why not make one across the whole yard?"

And I did.

Note: Some pictures are slightly blurry. It's because, as you may have guessed, the objects in the pictures are moving.

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    8 Discussions

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    ~Aeronous~
    ~Aeronous~

    9 years ago on Introduction

    It looks really cool, but you wouldn't be able to hang off it, it would break. It is possible to make something strong enough though, so try again. But still good for a first try.

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    Dilong_paradoxus
    Dilong_paradoxus

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    That was never the point. I'd have to invest way more time, energy and materials to do that, and all I wanted was something I could screw around with in spare time. But that would be pretty cool...

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    ~Aeronous~
    ~Aeronous~

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Make a mini one then, and put those green platic soldiers on it!

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    Dilong_paradoxus
    Dilong_paradoxus

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    I don't have any of those...I wish I did, though, because that would be pretty cool. I do have lego people, though...

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    pokerstud001
    pokerstud001

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    You can use paracord for a zipline (general paracord holds about 400lbs). That's what i'm going to do, anyway. Plus it's fairly cheap. I'm going to go get some from REI today, and they sell some brands of it that cost only $5 for 50ft of the stuff. Pretty cool.