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    The sleeve and flange have separated and jammed...

    The sleeve and flange have separated and jammed the hex bolt. It was a junk bar to begin with. Just throw it away. You can't fix it.
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    Looks good, but I would consider losing the bolts...

    Looks good, but I would consider losing the bolts on the upright and just stick to a gusset plates (similar to what Edge does and now Rogue as in the photo above. Otherwise your rack is sitting on...
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    You don't have space for this. Once you allow for...

    You don't have space for this. Once you allow for plate clearance along the back wall, you will have about 2 feet left to get a bench in and out (and barely or not enough space to remove your safety...
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    I agree on the front crossmember. It makes little...

    I agree on the front crossmember. It makes little sense. That said, my current short term setup is a rogue SML1 stand and its front to back stability is ok but laterally it is not very good....
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    I bought a Rogue SML-1 with spotters but don't...

    I bought a Rogue SML-1 with spotters but don't like it. I'll continue to use it until I find something I like.
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    Haha... But he is not wrong. It is pretty cool...

    Haha... But he is not wrong. It is pretty cool that such a service exists, and even more impressive that the rogue rep had some solid product knowledge.

    I've never owned a rogue bar nor taken one...
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    Im not sure I know what you are asking, but the...

    Im not sure I know what you are asking, but the sleeves are either machined from one piece or more commonly made from drawn over mandrel tubing that is press fit into a machined flange. From there it...
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    I'm not interested until Rogue copies it and says...

    I'm not interested until Rogue copies it and says it's been murdered out with black zinc and charges $279 with $1 shipping.
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    No... not really, Considering you are adding...

    No... not really, Considering you are adding gusset plates and extra hardware for no reason at all. I've got nothing against open racks but I see no reason to have it open for pressing.

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    Rack open or closed, the bar with plates on it...

    Rack open or closed, the bar with plates on it will at be the same height. I fail to see the open top advantage
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    That design is better but you can still shorten...

    That design is better but you can still shorten it up in depth if you want. 30" of rack space is more than enough (24" is fine), and 18" is more than enough for the plate storage depth. Depends on...
  • I just got an email saying everything is 10% off...

    I just got an email saying everything is 10% off this weekend. $360 shipped is a fair deal.
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  • How so? I don't see how less surface to surface...

    How so? I don't see how less surface to surface contact would make a collar stronger. To me it would be just the opposite.
  • Some manufacturers texture the sleeve and others...

    Some manufacturers texture the sleeve and others do not. The downside to some bars with deeper or sharper ridges is that the coatings are easily damaged by plates that have sharp finishes or fit...
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    Haha. I wasn't suggesting crossfit at all. just...

    Haha. I wasn't suggesting crossfit at all. just saying it can be effective (depending on what you are measuring).
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    Then join a fight club... seriously. I fully...

    Then join a fight club... seriously.

    I fully admit I was a Crossfit guy for a year or so and it is effective on body composition and depending on the programming, for strength and conditioning....
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    I like the "No Rep" wave by the judge as the bar...

    I like the "No Rep" wave by the judge as the bar takes her for a drive. Quality product they have there.
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    Olympic bars are made and used for several...

    Olympic bars are made and used for several purposes. The guys in the Olympics use vastly different bars than world class Powerlifters. Some bars are designed specifically for certain lifts (deadlift...
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    ob86b for general purpose on a budget B&R with...

    ob86b for general purpose on a budget

    B&R with a bigger budget

    More money and sport specific?

    Pendlay for olypmic specific lifting

    Rogue is he is a crossfitter and won't listen, rep...
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