Does UV exposure affect line strength?

Does UV exposure affect line strength?

I definitely have left lines up for a few days before in remote spots (e.g. camping on an island), and occasionally I’ll meet someone who has a lowline or even maybe a highline that has been up for a year or more.  So, a natural question to ask, is what affect might the sun (UV) [...]

Does water affect line tension?

Does water affect line tension?

I’ve heard conflicting theories about what water (from rain, from wet feet, etc) does to standing tension of a slackline. Mostly these theories look at nylon lines, which are hydrophilic (meaning they easily soak up water). Polyester is hydrophobic, so there is less concern there, as it’s difficult to saturate polyester with water. We know [...]