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Best Backyard Zip Lines

So in this article I'm going to be reviewing all of the top zip line kits from all across the internet. I'll be rating them by customer reviews, durability, and value for the money. My goal is to give you the most information that I can so that you can make the best decision when you buy a zip line.



First, I want to point out that most zip line kits are for kids, many parents or grandparents see their big backyard and want to put something back there that will keep the kids active and engaged. Then the idea comes along that they will install a zip line. The problem is that there are so many different types that it can literally make your head spin, especially if your inexperienced in the zip line world of terms and etc. I want to make it easy for you to sort through all of this zip slang and buy a zip line that's right FOR YOU. Many people are concerned about safety, but the bottom line is almost all of the zip line kits are safe except for a few which I'll point out l…

Zip Line Bungee Block

What it is: The zip line bungee brake consists of a block on the cable that resembles a small square block but is free to slide up and down the cable line. A bungee cord is connected between the block and anchor point (usually a tree or post) off to the side of the zip line. 

How it works: When a rider comes zipping down the zip line cable, the pulley makes contact with the block of the brake which  pushes it down the line; this in turn stretches the bungee cord, providing resistance. The brake slows the rider to a smooth stop at the end of the ride



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