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rollingstein

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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Was reading a book on rigging and it had this note that intrigued me:

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What happens if not? Why this admonition? What's the danger in a "flatter" sling?

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*nsure that the sling angle is always greater than 45° and preferably greater than 60°. When the*

horizontal distance between the attachment points on the load is less than the length of the

shortest sling leg, then the angle is greater than 60° and generally safehorizontal distance between the attachment points on the load is less than the length of the

shortest sling leg, then the angle is greater than 60° and generally safe

What happens if not? Why this admonition? What's the danger in a "flatter" sling?