An article about how to properly use the Edelrid Eddy to ensure smooth tensioning and detension. Also, information about the unique camming style of the Eddy.
Slack Science, powered by Balance Community: Slackline Outfitters, is a blog run by Jerry Miszewski about slacklining. He offers tips and tricks to various parts of setting-up, taking down, in-depth looks at various aspects of a setup, and hints at walking slacklines.
Jerry's long history with the sport of slackline has given him a wealth of knowledge that he loves to share with his fellow slackliners. Slack Science is a place anyone and everyone to come and learn about our wonderful sport of slacklining.
Part three in a series of articles about efficiently rigging your longline. In this article and video, we will discuss the method by which you can derig your longline in order to save the most time and in order to save time on rigging when you come to the park next time.
Part two in a series of articles about efficiently rigging your longline. In this article and video, we will be discussing the method in which you can rig your longline in order to save the most time and get the most efficiency out of your setup.
Pulley efficiency is critical to a high-performing tensioning system. We find that switching from a mid-grade pulley setup to the PMPs will yield a moderate to significant increase in system efficiency and net mechanical advantage.
Tests done and article written by Slack Science Guest Author Sayar Kuchenski
An in-depth review of the CMC MPD as used as a braking device for a slackline pulley system. We test the MPD side-by-side with the Petzl I'D, which has been the industry standard advanced braking device for several years.
A continuation of our series on pulley systems, this article goes into great depth about the various components within a multiplier and different characteristics to look for when building your multiplier system. A great guide for those looking to expand their setup or get into longer and higher slacklines.
Part 4 of the series 'All About Pulley Systems', an article about the different characteristics of static rope used in your pulley system. We discuss various aspects of the rope to look out for and compare two products from Balance Community to give you a good idea on how to choose your rope.
A continuation in the 'All About Pulley Systems' series. We go into depth about the connection point for your pulley system. We evaluate the three main ways of connection and the pros and cons of each. Plus an in-depth guide at purchasing a rigging plate for your slackline tensioning system.
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