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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Craigslist Thread (Round 3)

The last thread got up over 10,000 posts with too many people asking if they should pick up the bowflex down the street, so it's time to start a new one. Let's all keep our eyes open for the shake weights for .20/lb, strap on our Chucks, and speed away on our unicycles for those sweet pick ups....

aclockworkoi‎, 05-10-2014 12:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Pic's and discussion of your "Home Gym"

Lets see where you work out. Mine;

Rocket‎, 12-18-2005 09:49 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Power Rack Thread - August 2010 version

This is a collaborative effort from the equipment forum members. The 2008 edition has a lot of broken links and rather than keep that one going we decided to start a new one. First let’s have a few definitions to clear up some confusion. Squat Stands: These are probably the most useless...

Jimbo.‎, 08-07-2010 12:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Belts - A Comprehensive Guide

The topics “Do I need a belt” and “What belt should I buy” are such a frequent occurrence that it has warranted a detailed posting on the topic. This is meant to be a dissertation on the topic, and shall be inclusive of all the information that is required to answer this question. If you don’t...

cmarti063‎, 05-16-2014 07:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***READ THIS FIRST*** Official workout equipment FAQ

We've been talking about starting a thread like this a number of times... so I'll start out with some of the more common questions and I'm sure it'll expand from there. Q: "I'm a newb and I want to know what I should get to start my home gym?" A: The majority of people will be best served by...

deseee‎, 02-05-2009 10:02 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official Newbie Bowflex Search

So you are new and dumb enough to believe the Bowflex commercials, before you get flamed and negged into the red, use the damn search function to get the answer to "dude, should I be ignorant and think about getting a bowflex" OK, now if you post another thread, you get what is coming to...

ctgblue‎, 01-02-2009 07:31 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: This is Not a Classified Section!!!

THIS IS NOT THE PLACE TO POST STUFF YOU HAVE FOR SALE!!! I'm seeing a lot of people and (some not noobs!) posting items they have for sale in this section. That is not what it is for and is against board rules. There is a craigslist sticky for posting great deals you see but if it isn't a...

Wildtim‎, 10-07-2012 07:53 AM
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My recent builds

I'm getting too many emails asking "what can I do", so I tought I'd put these in the same thread. These are just final (or close to final) pictures. No descriptions. Questions welcome. Racks and benches

Mech6‎, 12-11-2013 09:17 PM
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Show us your Eleiko

Old or new, would love to see what Eleiko people have. Here´s some that I have, slowly adding more......

MonkeyT‎, 10-25-2015 03:19 AM
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WTF Rogue Fitness

okay i get that rogue fitness is really the king of the hill right now, churning out pretty well made gear and backing it up with great marketing and customer service. but now they're turning out stuff like this: knurled stainless steel...

Domicron‎, 11-27-2015 05:17 PM
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Cyber Monday Deal Thread

Ok, BF is over. Bodysolid dip station on lightning deal tomorrow. Plus early Prime access. Sale time is 5:24am Pacific. ...

Ramcharger310‎, Yesterday 07:46 PM
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Initial Impressions - CFF MONSTER HEX SQUAT & DEADLIFT TRAINING BAR Christian's Fitness Factory has given a few forum members the chance to review products recently. They provided the item for free in agreement to give an honest review of the item. I've had the chance to workout with the CFF...

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How do I go about re painting rubber olympic plates?

Hi peeps, I've basically bought Olympic bumper plates, you know the rubber-type ones. Had them for a couple years now and the colour has faded from use. The original dark red has turned into a pink-white colour and same for the other colours. How would I go about painting/spray-painting these...

a3har101‎, Yesterday 03:06 AM
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**official black friday deal thread**

It's almost that time of the year...just wanted to created ONE thread where everyone can post deals they see online. Post all deals and what you are looking to purchase this year. I am linking the CFF thread.... Possible Purchase:...

SuperCK‎, 11-06-2015 05:18 AM
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Question Weight Lifting Shoes: zero drop, raised heel, or barefoot?

Hi y'all! I've only been seriously into lifting for a little over a year now and ever since then I have always used traditional running sneakers. Recently I've started learning about powerlifting and that's when I heard about lifting barefoot and lifting with a raised heel. I'm planning on...

BikiniBella05‎, Yesterday 06:35 PM
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York Barbell Club - Part II

The first thread for the York Barbell Club has run to the maximum number of posts. I bring you Part II, a place for the York Gang to hang out and share their interest in vintage American iron from York, PA. For those of you who can't see the linked text above, here's the old thread:...

AttyGuy‎, 05-11-2015 08:30 PM
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Question Best $300 FID Bench

Hey guys, Before you say it, I have searched the google, this forum, and the crossfit forums as well regarding this and did not find a thread that answered my questions. I apologize however if my search wasn't sufficient and feel free to point me in the right direction. I am building a new...

Derstig‎, 11-28-2015 05:23 PM
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Ever heard of Bio-Dyne bench?

Going to look at one today, supposed to be pretty heavy duty, but no pictures. $65 for Olympic bench, weights including 4 45s, weight rack, leg extension, curl pad, and curl bar. Anyone have any experiences with this brand? Thanks.

axecamaro‎, 07-03-2007 04:31 PM
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Full Weightlifting Glove vs Minimalist Glove?

I have a pair of gold's gym women's weightlifting gloves that I'm not really fond of they're too tight and I don't really feel like I get a good grip with them. Yet I'm getting calluses lifting barehanded, and work doesn't really like it when the material snags on the rough skin or it wouldn't be...

LadyLegasus‎, Yesterday 09:29 AM
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Question Looking for a power rack

Hey BBCOM community! First time posting, and looking for some guidance on a home gym power rack. Below is my *cheap* budget, and requirements. Budget: I have an allotted $800 per calendar year to spend on fitness equipment, and am already planning to purchase the PowerBlock U90 set for...

porterpotty99‎, Yesterday 12:18 PM
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ez curl or straight bar?

hey guys whats better to use for curls an ez curl or straight bar?

ftrwar‎, Yesterday 03:57 PM
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My EliteFTS bandwagon horror story

I ordered the Scholastic bench. Padding messed up, wrong bolt sizes, missing bolts, missing stickers... Some quotes from my emails. The order was placed on July 28, 2015. Got bench Aug 17th.

Ramcharger310‎, Yesterday 03:14 PM
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Please help me choose a FI Bench

I initially placed an order on a Rogue AB-2 adjustable bench ($815), but realized thats a bit more than I'd like to spend. I'm now looking at their Rogue adjustable bench 2.0 ($545) and the Legend 3-way adjustable 3103 ($550ish). Which would you recommend out of these two, or any others that are...

Jonblaze858‎, Yesterday 02:30 PM
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MobilityWOD Mobility Stick

Not out yet. But literally a short piece of barbell.

Detrus‎, 09-02-2015 06:49 PM
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Vintage Iron Thread

Hi All, I read a post a few weeks ago in which SnowOne and DonForeman suggested a vintage iron thread to discuss/identify old plates. I wasn't part of that discussion, but I see that no one has created the thread, and I have a couple of plates that I could use some help identifying, so I figured...

rlundregan‎, 08-14-2012 04:19 PM
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Is The Glute Hamstring Developer Essential For The Skeletal System (The Sequel)

So I decided to make this thread (As a sequel from the Reverse Hyper thread) as a resource to help people figure out if this piece of equipment is for them (I put the specific name in the title so it would be better to search for). Is this piece high on the list of being essential after the...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 11-26-2015 11:52 PM
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Elitefts strikes again - black onyx bands

I know it's all the rage to blast these guys and even though I was their biggest supporter circa 2008 and still have some loyalty to them, it's crap like this that makes me sick. I got their heavy onyx bands a few days ago because they were like 34 bucks on sale for 13 with free shipping so I...

tombro‎, 11-28-2015 11:30 PM
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My DIY macebell, club, Shoulderok, whatever its called

I had seen the Shoulderok on the web before, and Synthetickiller's review popped up again got me thinking harder about it. I wanted to try the exercise, but not shell out $200 for a 'maybe' being incorporated into my routine. I'm surely not the first one to put this together, and it's no where...

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Another Craigslist dreamer........

With all the threads "is this a good deal" I figured we should have one to LOL at ads that are NOT a good deal. THis guy is a real dreamer. Notice the $20 hollow dumbbell handles? If he paid 1700 for these then he got raped anally prison style: ...

RemainDieHard‎, 05-15-2009 04:57 PM
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**What did you buy Black Friday 2015**

What have a thread for the sales and a thread for what did you buy today. Curious to see what you guys picked up this sales season. YOUR CART Items Quantity Price Total Quick-Lock Adjustable Dumbbell System 75 lb Set Quantity 1 update qty $499.00 $499.00

1997TJ‎, 11-25-2015 06:02 PM
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Thumbs up 'Look what I bought today!'.

Thought I would start this thread for people to show off their recent/latest purchases. Could end up being a great scource of dirty, filthy, gym pr0n. Note to noobs; you need 50 posts to show pics. Once you have 50posts, this is the code you need to use to embed the pics: I'll...

ProtienandIron‎, 08-12-2012 04:00 AM
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Where to get Belt Squat machine?

So, as I'm looking into racks to be made for my gym, I'm also looking for a belt squat machine and reverse hyper. The piece of equipment I was looking at is this one through TSS: The only problem...

jimbuick‎, 11-28-2015 01:37 PM
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