I was looking through my latest Sportsman’s Guide mail order catalog when I ran across an ad for build-your-own zip lines. You know, zip lines … those elevated cables that carry suspended thrill seekers across some interesting or dangerous space.
Prices range from $45 for short cables for children to $135 for longer cables capable of handing folks up to, say, 250 pounds. These zip lines promise “fast-moving, active outdoor fun for all,” and you can install one yourself using basic tools you have in your garage!
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