Slack Snap - Can fiber reinforced tape break your highlines


Fiber reinforced tape is great to tape your main line and backup together on a highline because it won't tear when it is windy or during whippers, but is it so strong that it can break your webbing? We tested fiber tape, duct tape, and climbing tape up to 16 layers thick on our break test machine and filmed it in slow motion.

Check out my other video on how to tape highlines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MRoB...

Check out Balance Communities videos on how to tape highlines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9VY4...


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