GOLIATH Ratchet Freestyle In stock

28,75€

The ratchet to begin with or to perform on a trickline !

Sold with a 3m long back-up rope to secure the set-up

3 inches bigger than the classic ratchet, the GOLIATH ratchet will be perfect to rig your freestyle webbing (trickline or jumpline as we said it in the slackline jargon)
Mixing speed and efficiency, the ERGO ratchet can tension 66 feet webbing (1 or 2 inch width) like the BANGER freestyle webbing. Then, to tighten 30m you will need to Goliath ratchet, one at each endpoint.

Soon you will be able to add a Trickline Lasso = Soft Release System

The Trickline Lasso is a soft release system for Trickline and ratchets. Thanks to this equipment, you'll unset softly your trickline without "slapping" your ratchet.
It allows a more comfortable release and increase its life expectancy (the ratchet's tooth are preserved).

Technical specifications

  • Working Load Limit (WLL) : 1000daN / 10kN
  • Breaking Load Limit (BLL) : 5000 daN / 50kN
  • Weight : 1.75kg
  • Length of your webbing : 
    With 1 Goliath : 20m
    With 2 Goliath : 30m

Using advices

  • Sold with a small sling for the ratchet. Length 20cm
    To anchor the ratchet you will need a shackle and a sling
  • 3 m of rope to do a back-up
  • Regarding the practice of freestyle, you have to also pay attention to one specific point : "the fatigue failure". Do not use any zicral/aluminium component (carabiner) into your se-tup. Always back-up your set-up !
    Informations about "fatigue failure"
    Informations about back-up, installation safety
  • Be careful, practice with clean shoes (no rocks or mud) and no trousers with rivets (jeans), it can damage the webbing.
  • Protect both trees and webbing with our Tree Protections. It will expend the life expectancy of your equipment.
  • Store you webbing dry and clean, away from UV. It will expand the life of your equipment.
  • To also protect your gear, especially the Goliath ratchet, use a Soft Release System aka Lasso. It also allows to release softly the tension.
  • With the Trickline Lasso (Soft Release System) get a more comfortable release and increase your ratchet's life expectancy

Incompatibilities

  • Highline

To go further

  • The Youslack channel for learning how to make your first tricks is here for you.
  • To derig your setup easily, and enhance the life of the ratchet, the lasso can be helpful

Responsability

Slacklining and particularly Highlining are sports having no legal framework or norms concerning the gear or the setup.

Consequently we cannot warranty our gear for Highlining.
Our products are tested by independent labs (Apave) and inside of our company via a process evolving with practice.

The results of those tests have no legal values, they aim to ensure the safety and comfort of using our equipment.

It is the responsibility of the slackliner to choose the right gear with adequate resistance and to have the necessary experience to adapt his installation to his practice.

Generalities

  • Don't rig your slackline accross a path,a road or any crossing
  • Don't rig your slackline higher than 2m
  • Ride on a grassy or soft ground, without roots or rocks
  • Always backup your setup
  • Never use ratchets for highlining
  • Never use urban furniture as anchor point

This equipement is absolutely not made for highlining. Find more information on our website highline.fr


Items cannot be considered as PPE (personal protective equipment)

Ergo ratchet setup :

Trickline Lasso Setup :

Check our Youtube channel to all our technical videos : SlackTech

Find all our learning videos on Youslack

How to determine the tension in your slackline ?

  • Our spreadsheet :
    Thanks to the following sheet, you will be able to approximately know the tension into your gear (slings, shackle, slackline, etc.). You will then know if you are using it correctly, meaning correctly regarding the using advices and most important the strength limits.
    Click there to see the sheet and enter your datas

  • The dynamometer or Linescale
    This product allows you to mesure exactly what is the tension into your equipment.
    For more informations click there.

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