How to Setup a Longline (Slackline)

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Introduction: How to Setup a Longline (Slackline)

I love Tinkering, Slacklining, Climbing, Longboarding, Skateboarding, and Sleeping.


The hardest part of setting up a longline (a very long slackline) is getting it tight. Today, Tyler and I will show you how to setup a longline and get it tight enough so your line is walkable.

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    Hello!
    I was going to learn a bit but youtube says video is deleted by user. Could you update article with correct video link?

    Very nice Instructable, I just wanted to add because it was not said, First off the rope you use should be static otherwise you are going to get a lot of unwanted bounce. Second you should always use tree protectors. Other than that very good!
    You've got my vote!

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    its called a water knot which is normally used for webbing its essentially just a over hand knot on one end then u take the other end and thread it through the knot there are plenty of videos on how to tie slings on you tube check out a guy named adamburtle he has alot of videos on how to do the basics of slack lining :) hope i helped