Tutorials & HowTos
- November 28, 2020DuraLaVida 2.0 is the next generation split highline design for big highline projects. It's safer, easier to connect and smaller than any other split highline design in the market.
- April 17, 2020Wanna see how Ryan from How NOT to Highline uses our RODEO weblock and Helium webbing to install his home rodeo line for the Corona lockdown time? Check his latest video. Bonus: It also includes many PRO tips from a professional house painter on how to remove traces like drilled holes etc. after you uninstall your home rodeo. So this is definitely worth watching! You can find the RODEO weblock in our shop: https://raed-slacklines.com/rodeo-weblock Helium webbing: https://raed-slacklines.com/helium-lightweight-polyester-slackline-webbing
- February 15, 2018You want to softpoint your slackline but you don't own a LineGrip® or any other device for it? This might be a good alternative for your rigging process:
- December 22, 2016
tl;dr: Loopies are extremely dangerous. Don't use them as highline/slackline anchors. Whoopies are definitely safer and easy to use, Loopies 2.0 are definitely safer but have high potential to use them wrong.
Dyneema becomes more and more popular among keen slackliners. Many reasons speak for it: It's strong, it's lightweight, it packs small, it's easy to splice. But it has downsides too: Knots reduce its strength a lot and you have to splice it. And this is what this article is about: Dyneema splices for advanced slacklining use. There are several techniques to splice Dyneema ropes to build anchors for longlines or highlines. This article highlights the most common techniques that can be found in the wild nowadays and show their advantages and their flaws.
Some weeks ago i saw a picture of a highline anchor in my facebook feed. Nice, clean, lightweight. But there was one big flaw: There was a loopie sling used in a highline anchor. I studied the picture for some minutes
- December 13, 2016
Winter days are training days. One of the most effective training tools to become a stronger slackliner is a sling trainer. This is how you can build your own simple and effective sling trainer from old slackline and climbing gear, you don't want to use anymore. Here's what you need:
- 1 piece of rope between 4m and 8m, depending on the height you want to use it
- 1 pulley,
- 1 carabiner,
- 1 6mm Paracord sling, 1-2m
- 2 3mm Paracord slings, 50 cm each
- 2 pieces of webbing, 1m each (we use MOTM tubular nylon webbing here)
Step 1: Connect the pulley to the
- September 12, 2016A primitive "ellington" slackline set is the easiest and simplest way to tension a slackline. All you need is 4 carabiners, 2 anchor slings, 2 chainlinks and some webbing. This video shows how to tension a slackline with the "primitive ellington method. Get your own slackline set! Keep the balance!
- July 28, 2016
Slackline gear becomes dirty over time. That's no big deal, you can easily clean it in your washing machine or bath tub. This helps to keep your gear shiny and reduces wear over time. Here's how to do it:
* Put your webbing or rope into a pillow case or a net bag before putting it into the washing machine. This reduces tangling to nearly zero.
* There are detergents for synthetic fibres like sports clothes available in drugstores. These are very good for washing webbing and ropes, because your gear is made from the same fibres (polyamid/polyester). There are also special rope detergents available in outdoor stores.
* Use low temperature programs like the hand wash program or the wool program. These are very careful to sensitive textiles, so they are best for your gear too. Max water temperature: 30°C. Please make sure that your washing machine can handle the load of your gear - clean