Type: Posts; User: AttyGuy
Shaft Stock. . . .
Nice shoes. And may I be the first to compliment you on your "wide stance."
It's likely a proprietary mix, and possibly with some plastic or other special materials mixed in for appearance and wear.
The various weightlifting and powerlifting federations are going to give you certain specifications that you have to meet in order to have your bar used in competition. I would start there. Next is...
Be careful punching out the pins and then putting them back in. If you have ever removed/installed roll pins in a firearm, you'll be OK. If not, be patient. York does sell replacement pins and...
A power bar will go for more than a regular York bar, and an older bar can be much more than $200.
You're right that unless you've been there, you can't understand some things. I don't understand, but I also am not judging or criticizing.
Hadn't heard this. What happened?
And it might lead to Chrome Dreams II.
It's hard to understand how a man who is a top strength competitor could go in a seemingly completely different direction. Based on his recent FB post, it's real. It reminds me of Kristin Beck, the...
Rust never sleeps.
All the really good workout stuff is on the Back Page, or so I hear.
Have you taken the sleeves off of the bar? Could you take some pictures of the bar? Is there knurling on the center of the bar?
There is nothing on his website or his Wikipedia entry. It's a valid inquiry.
Interesting. And good to see adult discussion, not that I would expect less from the Equipment Crew regulars. I would rep, but I'm Honcho'd with everybody here.
York, late-70's to 80's, maybe early 90's. Was the shaft blued or oxidized originally?