Easy-to-use, safer and more practical, the SLOW RELEASE system by GIBBON is the solution for a safer and more user-friendly detensioning method of your Slackline! An abrupt discharge of energy will be avoided and this helps minimise serious damage to the slackline, the ratchet or the user when under high tension! Suitable for all GIBBON slackline sets and tricklines. Once installed, always ready!
Not suitable for longlines! And definitely not Highlines!
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Slacklining Technical Facts:
weight 0,9 kg
length/ width 45 x 6 cm
Polyester webbing, velcro strap, metal parts
If assembling your own kit or replacing components always ensure you know what you are doing in terms of the working load limits and the sag ratio and type of slacklining you are doing and that the product is suitable. Contact your local registered Slackline Australia Instructor or your Nearest Slackline Australia Centre of Balance.
Gibbon Slacklines' LIABILITY EXCLUSION
The included manual contains important safety information. Read this manual carefully and make sure you understand and agree to all warnings, cautions, instructions, and safety recommendations. Periodically review the information in this manual and inspect your slackline regularly for signs of damage. Do not use the slackline unless you accept all risk of injury and / or death that may result from its use.
The slackline is a dangerous piece of equipment even when used properly.
Use at your own risk and always use common sense.
Parents of minors and minors:
Minors should not use the slackline unless they are under constant competent adult supervision. Make sure that the slackline is only installed in areas where minors cannot access the slackline without such adult supervision. Minors should never use the ratchet or adjust the tension of the slackline at any time.
The slackline was developed solely for one adult to improve his or her balance by slowly walking across the slackline over a at, even and so landing area without any obstacles, people, projections, or hazards nearby. The slackline must only be used in the manner described in this manual.
Make sure that the slackline is xed only to anchors as described in this manual. Do NOT a ach the slackline to any anchor point that is too weak to safely anchor and use the slackline or that is not xed. For example, do NOT a ach the slackline to one or more cars.
Make sure that the ground and landing area over which the slackline is suspended is at, even, and so . You will be falling onto it!
Do not set the slackline at any height above 18 inches / 50 centimeters, unless you accept all risk of injury and/or death. Make sure that there are no obstacles, hazards, people, or projections near the slackline that could injure you in a fall. Only use the slackline at locations without any hazards and/or dangers.
Always wear sturdy, tightly laced athletic shoes with at rubber soles.
Do NOT walk the slackline barefoot or in sandals or using shoes with lugged soles.
Keep all spectators at least 3 meters (9 feet) from the slackline.
Never use the slackline at dusk or night, or in wet or icy conditions.
Do NOT allow more than one person to use the slackline at any time.
Do NOT exceed 220 pounds (100 kg) in weight on the slackline at any time.
This slackline is not intended for performing any tricks, including but not limited to jumping, ipping, etc. Risk of injury and/or death increases signi cantly when tricks are
a empted or performed.
This slackline is not impervious to damage.
The slackline must be properly maintained and inspected before every use. Failure to inspect and maintain the slackline before each use may result in injury and/or death. The use of any parts not provided by the manufacturer are not recommended and may damage the slackline, impact performance, shorten the lifespan of the product, and cause injury and/or death.
1.1 NATURAL WEAR NOT RELATED TO WARRANTY CLAIMS:
Wear on the loop protection is not taken into warranty consideration – In usage the slackline is confronted with permant dynamic stresses. Wear on the loop protection hence does not get considered for warranty claims.
Related to the topic above the wear on the print of the slackline is excluded from warranty claim. Wear onthe Slackline that is caused by incorrect usage like for example when wrapping the slackline around sharp corners cannot be claimed for warranty. The Slackline is a sports product and under usage it will wear.
1.2 WASHING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS:
For ideal maintenance we recommend cleaning the ratchet and sealing it with standard machine lubricant. Please rinse entire Slackline with clear freshwater a er usage in saltwater. Before every usage of the Slackline please check all parts for damage. Please wash only with medium warm clear water.
1.3 ADDITIONAL SAFETY REGULATIONS:
The Slackline system is only allowed to be tensioned by hand and by one person only. The chosen Anchors neither are allowed to have any sharp corners or be in a condition to potentially harm the slackline.
It is only allowed to be installed with protective ooring underneath. Is never to be tensioned with other means (such as cars) than the equipment provided inside the set. Please do not leave the slackline una ended when derigged. Small children could get tangled up in the slackline. The slackline in length is not allowed to be modi ed through the use of knots.
use common sense,
use the slackline as recommended in this manual, and / or, heed the warnings and instructions in this manual
... signi cantly increases the risk of serious injury and / or death.
When assembled, the slackline is under signi cant tension which may equal or exceed 1500 lbs (7 kn/700 kg). Due to the high tension of the slackline, great care must be exercised when using the slackline to decrease the risk of injury and / or death. Overloading the slackline with more than 220 pounds (100 kg) and / or more than one person increases the tension and may cause the slackline and/or ratchet to fail resulting in injury and / or death.
Check local laws regarding slacklines to see where and how you may lawfully use the slackline. In some cities and states slacklining use on public property is illegal, restricted, or banned.
You may see people on TV or on the Internet performing tricks or stunts on a slackline. These are people who have been practicing for a long time, who are highly skilled, and who accept the risk of all injury and / or death. Do not a empt to perform any tricks on this slackline unless you accept all risk of injury and/or death.
The manufacturer and resellers of this slackline explicitly disclaim any and all responsibility and liability for any death, paralysis, injury, and / or damage to any person or property that may occur that arises out of or is in any way related to the use of this product.
This product is warranted against any material or manufacturing defect for two (2) years from the purchase date as stated on a valid receipt. This warranty does not cover or include any damage or defect caused by: normal wear and tear, modi cations or alterations, incorrect storage, poor maintenance, and / or damage due to accidents, negligence, or misuse ( including but not limited to any use not explicitly approved in this manual). Be sure to thoroughly dry the slackline before storing).
Other than as described above, the manufacturer, sellers, and resellers of this product make no other representations and / or warranties, either express or implied, regarding the product, including without limitation, any warranties as to merchantability, quality, or tness for a particular purpose. The manufacturer, sellers, and resellers shall not be liable in any way whatsoever for special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if they have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The slackline user agrees that his or her full remedy against the manufacturer, sellers, and resellers for any liability, claims, or damages, shall be limited to the purchase price of the slackline, and irrevocably waive all claims for any other damages that such slackline user may have.
2. FURTHER WARNINGS:
ATTENTION! Do not use any other parts or materials to install the slackline or in connection with the use of the slackline other than the parts and materials provided by GIBBON Slacklines. Use of the ratchet is dangerous and may lead to injury and/or death. The ratchet must never be used by minors, and extreme care and caution must be taken when used by adults. The slackline strap must not exceed two and a half rotations around the axle of the ratchet (see manual for setup.). The tension on the lever of the ratchet must not exceed 85 pounds (approx. 378N/38.5kg) to prevent seizing and / or failure of the slackline system resulting in serious injury and / or death. Never use your legs or any device or body part other than your hands to operate the ratchet.
This slackline must not be a ached or assembled between vehicles (e.g., cars or trucks) for various reasons. Slacklining is a beautiful sport, but its dangers, including serious injury and/or death, are signi cant and must never be underestimated!