HOW TO ADJUST THE ROPE LENGTH – 40″ SAUCER TREE SWING

LENGTHEN OR SHORTEN THE BLACK HANGING ROPES

Thanks for stopping by.  Now you have your tree swing assembled, the last step is to lengthen or shorten the black hanging ropes attached to the swing to ensure it is level and at the correct height above the ground.  It’s easy to make them longer or shorter.

See the video below or our step-by-step written guide and we’ll show you the process so you can ensure your new Play Wild saucer swing is level and a safe height above the ground.

NOTE: Please thoroughly read all instructions and safety warnings in the included assembly guide.

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No further items are required to carry out this step.  Just your Play Wild® tree swing

How to level your saucer swing

HOW TO ADJUST THE ROPE LENGTH – 40″ SAUCER TREE SWING Video Demonstration

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The instructions for adjusting the length of the black ropes on your saucer swing are at 7 minutes into this swing assembly video.  If you already have your swing assembled and need to level your swing or position it at the correct height above the ground, slide across to minute 7:08 in the video.

HOW TO ADJUST THE ROPE LENGTH – 40″ SAUCER TREE SWING Written Steps

  • Step 1
    Make sure your swing is securely attached to either an appropriate tree branch, beam, or swing frame.
  • Step 2
    Adjust the black ropes attached to the swing by feeding them through the buckle and through the eye to ensure the side you are working on sits between 12" and 18" above the ground
  • Step 3
    Repeat the process on the ropes supporting the other side of the swing.
  • Step 4
    Check the swing is sitting level and is between 12" and 18" above the ground. Make further adjustments if necessary.
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