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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Craigslist Thread (Round 4)

Figure I would get this one going again. Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Let's find those deals!

indianbuckeye‎, 08-19-2017 07:36 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 08:49 AM
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Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Barbells - Everything you ever wanted to know

I don't think a thread like this exists for the barbell, so I wanted to start one. The Olympic barbell is one of the most important purchases one can make for their home gym. A barbell is the interface to the weight and although they may all look similar to an untrained eye, there are actually a...

bobcat255‎, 10-24-2016 07:30 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 06:22 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Cheapo Setup

Ok so let's go through the cheapest options for new equipment that you'd be willing to use for training. While we all dream of buying that custom built rig, or finding a solid piece of used commercial or vintage equipment to outfit your gym, many times we just want to buy something that's usable...

Domicron‎, 01-02-2016 03:22 PM
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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 11:03 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 06:31 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Spam Threads and Posts

Just a reminder; this time of year, more and more spammers will be attempting to promote their junk and/or websites in this forum. Don't quote or reply to such posts or threads; simply use the 'report' function, and moderators will deal with them. Thanks.

ironwill2008‎, 11-23-2016 07:12 AM
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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 08:12 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 06:53 AM
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Due to popular demand... The Ivanko Barbell crew!

With the onset of the York boys club, I figured us Ivanko boys needed to start our own crew. All my bars and most of my plates are now Ivanko so I thought I might as well set up the crew. Here is my gear.. Starting with my bars OBX-20KG, OBZ-30 and OB-60B My OMEZS plates..

fishingeek‎, 04-06-2012 06:40 AM
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What do you guys recommend for mirrors. I had a guy give be an estimate who does mirrors for gyms and he said $350 for about 6x8 feet is a good price. He would use same ones real gyms have. Note my 6x8 number may be slightly off. Full gym floor going in today around 800 sq ft so want to keep...

evankyle‎, Today 04:14 AM
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New member and in the industry

Hi guys! I wanted to do a formal introduction with pictures of the equipment i like and use as well as a little about me. But i cant post pictures yet. So a little about me. I have been in the fitness industry for 25 years servicing, building, selling and manufacturing fitness equipment. I...

ripper238‎, 08-21-2017 09:08 AM
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Is this safe enough?

I have this home built power rack and I'm not really worried about the rack but the ground below is slightly uneven and slanted (pictures in below links) It's ****ing nasty but please ignore that I'll eventually get to cleaning it. do you think it'll be safe enough that I don't hurt my self doing...

DannyRyu01‎, Today 12:19 AM
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Rogue Barbell Club

I figured it's probably long overdue for a Rogue Barbell Club. I'm sure there's some vintage (circa 2006) collectors out there too. I'll start off: Rack: Rogue R3 w/ Matador and Landmine attachments Bars: Rogue Ohio Power Bar, Rogue Matt Chan Bar, Rogue SB-1 Safety Squat Bar Bench:...

Bench905‎, 04-01-2015 05:38 AM
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New Titan Fitness

They put a lot of new products on the site today. Clone of the Rogue Hr-2 and Sml-2. I was browsing ebay and looks like they have a monolift not listed on their site yet. Seems to be be a bolt on. Type this # in ebay search: 132177711276

kevin3636‎, 05-01-2017 08:28 PM
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Power rack or squat stand?

I'm trying to decide between X-3 squat stand w/ spotter arms and the X-3 power rack (short, flat foot). The dimensions are similar, except the rack is 10" taller. Rack...

pbk3jg0‎, Yesterday 03:00 PM
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My Rogue score, and refinishing thoughts

Hey Folks, Grabbed this off Kijiji this morning. - Rogue Multigrip bar (MG-1 without the knurling I think... So maybe V1?) - Rogue Axle Bar - Blue and Green Monster bands.

BaggedMerc‎, 08-20-2017 10:16 AM
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Flooring - New Home Gym

Hi All. I'm in need of some opinions on flooring for a new home gym we're going to start piecing together. It will be in the upstairs "bonus" room of our house that is 20x20 (I think, need to measure) and situated over the garage. My first thought was to simply rip up the carpet, put down...

litljay‎, 05-29-2017 03:57 PM
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jr weight equipment

Shopping around for stuff for my soon to be teenagers Any one have a good source for jr.weight equipmen as so far I am considering the jr rogue bar 25 lbs but not sure if this rogue bar better than no name similar weight bars Also considering this as I have found hex barbells easy to get...

evankyle‎, 08-13-2017 08:12 AM
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How do you store your plates?

I just scored some Ivanko OM and O series plates and need to find a way to store them, so I was just curious what kind of plate storage solutions people generally use. It seems like there are vertical and horizontal trees, as well as carts, or plate storage anchors mounted onto racks (or just...

pbk3jg0‎, 08-20-2017 10:00 PM
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Equipment Crew- Part IV

I was here for the start.... now we're four threads in. Nice job fellas. Proceed equipment sluts. #3- 9/21/2012 (Equipment Crew- Part III) #2- 2/25/2010 ...

Keetman‎, 09-05-2015 02:27 PM
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CAP Barbell 20" Olympic Dumbbell Handle with Collars $22

Walmart has the CAP Barbell 20" Olympic Dumbbell Handle with Collars for $22.99 ea.

Ramcharger310‎, Yesterday 03:33 PM
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Lat pull-down or Cable Crossover

Hello all. I have a question regarding lat pulldown and cable crossover machines. My current setup is a bench, powerblocks and a pull-up station. Now, I have my eye on either one of the two listed above and it will probably be my last equipment purchase as I am 50 yo. The advantages I see with...

die_kruzen‎, 08-21-2017 02:47 PM
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Ivanko/York Singles Club

Thanks to NorthernMorris for the idea on this......sorry if the title made you think it was going to be eHarmony for high end plate owners. It's eHarmony for high end plates. You got single plates that need a partner???? Post it here. Anyways, I've got a single 25# OMEZH. I'm looking for...

aj2754‎, 12-19-2013 01:29 PM
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Wanting to buy adidas ironworks 3 size 9-9.5

If you have a pair please let me know!!!!

apark4122‎, Yesterday 02:54 PM
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Can anyone identify this machine?

The owner tells me it's Magnum and she doesn't know what it is exactly, I was hoping to get all the specs and info on it. As far as I can tell it looks like a steep incline plate loaded chest press maybe?

mr. strength‎, 01-26-2012 11:27 AM
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Question Buying some no-brand exercise bicycle?

(look out, it's story-time down there) Hey, I'm having this issue: I used to be able to run and exercise fairly easily a few years back. I ran between 4-6.5k five times a week, sometimes every day, and without much of a problem after I'd attained a good cardiovascular fitness level. I often wasn't...

TLbody‎, 08-21-2017 03:00 PM
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Need Some Help With My Gym

Hey all, I'm new to forum and wanted to introduce myself and ask for some help. I'm trying to get my home gym set up and I need some help on which equipment you all would recommend. I don't have a ton of space but some of my necessities are: 1. Treadmill 2. Dumbbell's 3. Squat Rack My...

RunWithForrest‎, 08-21-2017 02:40 PM
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[Review] Ohio Deadlift Bar: Boneyard Edition

Ohio Deadlift Bar: Boneyard Edition Review Buyer's Perspective Review. Background: Stuff no one cares about I’m a 17 year veteran of weight training & powerlifting. This is my 11th bar purchase. In no specific order, the other bars I currently own are: BWTG Fat Curl Bar

Synthetickiller‎, 08-16-2017 07:26 PM
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Powertec leverage Squat

I have been using a powertec leverage squat and really like it. I wanted to get people's opinions on whether this exercise is more of a hack squat vs a squat. I find because of the slanted base it feels more like a hack squat. The reason I ask is because I'm also thinking of getting the powertec...

robert124‎, 12-29-2016 03:05 PM
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Mystery brand of equipment: KELL

Anyone heard of KELL equipment? I've searched online and cant find a single thing. I saw a thread on here from seven years ago that had no responses too. I've got a guy local to me with several matching pieces. It looks very heavy-duty. Just curious if any of the old timers on here may know...

WeakSauz‎, Yesterday 04:42 AM
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Official Best Barbell Collar Thread

I'm still using the spring ones, need some recommendations! Looking for.. Speed Durability Quality Reasonably Prices I think that having good collars would certainly speed up my workout and make it more enjoyable.

Reidak‎, 01-10-2009 09:25 AM
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Treadmill Noise

I have a used Precor 9.2S and it's been making a lot of scraping noises lately that sound like metal on metal coming from the front of the treadmill. The treadmill still performs fine - it's just a bit loud... Should I be doing something? Forgive my ignorance. thanks.

jcwillia1‎, 08-19-2017 05:43 AM
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Question where to find a good standarnd 1inch 6 foor bar

Hey guys. I work out at home and I am about to purchase a new bench (one that allows me to grip closer than like 40 inches apart - ****ed my shoulders) anyways, I was wanting to know if anyone knows of any places online/in the UK that sell a 6 foot solid steel bar that can handle over 150kg+...

Chazzaa95‎, 08-21-2017 06:47 AM
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