Scenic ride offers Boulder City [NV] chance to keep it that way
"The so-called "Greenheart Flightline" would operate like a ski lift
in reverse. Those brave enough to try it would strap themselves into a
harness suspended from a metal cable and slide downhill at speeds
approaching 50 mph."
Oh, the ride crosses a ravine...
A friend has one about 70 feet long from a tree fort to a light pole.
He has a golf cart tire to stop the trolley before you hit the pole.
It is 1/4" galvanized steel cable with a commercial trolley he bought
online. He pulled it as tight as he could get it with a come along and
used a shackle into chain to hold what he had, then snug it up with a
Built many, but I always had the material. CAVT Construction 1/4 strand for
the line. Preforms to attach, Chain Hoist to tighten with a strand grip or
preform in opposite direction.
"You can lead them to LINUX
but you can\'t make them THINK"
This one's a lot cheaper:
We've used one of these for about ten years in one of our our sensory
integrative therapy rooms. We only have about a 15 foot run there
located over gym pads on the floor. It's held up fine all that time.
Thinking again about the zip line idea....if I buy a 150' kit, how
easy (or wise) would it be to try to cut the cable and have 2 zip
lines? Of course, additional hardware would be required. Bad idea?
That cord HAS to be tough to cut.
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