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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: PICS and DISCUSSION of YOUR HOME GYM V2.0

Have a home gym? New to this forum? Post your gym pics in this thread.

ironwill2008‎, 12-12-2017 08:33 AM
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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: 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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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: 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 as in every year past, this time of year sees an uptick of spammers, scammers, crooks, charlatans, ganefs, and knuckleheads bent on using this forum to shill their junk. One more time; don't quote or reply to such threads/posts; doing so only creates more work to clear them out. Simply...

ironwill2008‎, 11-27-2017 02:56 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 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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Lat Pulldown/Low Pulley Belt Squat

Wondering which Lat pulldown with Low pulley would be best suited to use my Deadlift Pulling Blocks and doing belt squats from. If this is a bad idea in general let me know as well. Want to use deadlift blocks because it is less permanent space taken up. Only requirement would be that the lat...

tweezy2eezy‎, 03-01-2018 06:31 AM
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Sell plates and buy all York legacy? Am I crazy?

I have lots of iron. Too much actually. Too many change plates, 35’s I never use. I don’t know why. They are a mix and match of Hampton deep dish, “standard” 45’s, a plain old modern York cast. I needed a couple of 45’s so I ordered 2 York legacy 45’s just to see what the fuss was all about. ...

bean438‎, Today 05:47 PM
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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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picking a cheap Titan Power Model?

Is there a certain model that has more accessories or universal parts that other manufactures make that will swap on? about to outfit a basement gym and trying to decide on the 2x2, 2x3, and 3x3 models. the X-2 uses 9 gauge 2x2 uprights and appears to have better hole spacing than the T-2. the T-3...

p0opstlnksal0t‎, Yesterday 12:10 PM
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Best Dip belt? Throw them out there

I know this is subjective, but what is your favorite dip belt? I have a cheapo I bought off amazon a while ago, and I'm really starting to hate it. Wish I could remember the brand right now, but it's leaving me. I'll go look at it when I get home. **apologies if this subject has been...

litljay‎, 03-16-2018 01:31 PM
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Question Otomix stingrays

Seems like a perfect shoe to squat in. I was thinking about getting a pair specifically for squatting and/or using all around for leg day. I'm using a basic nike training shoe and while it works alright, I question if I could do better in terms of support. I know chucks are always an alternative...

JackMan017‎, 03-15-2018 12:01 PM
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Yet another MAG grip lat bar thread

I have several wide and the narrow lat bar everyone has. I do not have any medium. I want to get one MAG medium bar. Which one?

Greybird2‎, Today 07:44 AM
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'Look What I Bought Today!' - Part Deux

LWIBT Part I has been locked,, so I'm starting Part 2.

AttyGuy‎, 02-21-2017 10:30 AM
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Bolt together Belt squat machine possible

So, I want a belt squat machine. Right now, I'm just using some diy plyo boxes to do belt squats with my Spud Inc belt squat belt. I'm finding that I'm about at my weight limit with this exercise considering the difficulty with balancing plates between my legs. I've tried doing them with a landmine...

Paulie_G‎, Today 10:19 AM
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20% off Ebay coupon today only

20% off PSPRING20

keyboardworkout‎, 03-09-2018 12:59 PM
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Kabuki Strength Power and Squat Bars

Kabuki has been hinting at their upcoming power bar for some time now and they just recently announced that they will be releasing a squat bar along with it. A little bird told me (i.e. the Kabuki CS lol) that the pre-order for both should go live either late this week or early next with a 12...

jimbuick‎, 08-07-2017 09:31 PM
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Smile Weider 300lb Olympic Weight Set

Hey everyone, I just ordered a weight set from Sears. Its the Weider brand and its a 300lb olympic set. Unfortunelty I didnt do enough research before buying the set and now notice that everyone speak bad about the Weider company and their products. So im curious on what you guys really think....

NewellRZ‎, 06-16-2012 06:04 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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Angry How to you deal with squat rack hoggers?

at the gym I go to there’s this particular group of about 6 regulars who walk into the gym and each 2 of them take a squat rack and no joke they hog them for 3 hours minimum, and to make it worse they all do 1 set of 1 rep of whatever exercise they’re doing once every 35 minutes. For the rest of...

TheRevilo‎, 03-16-2018 03:35 PM
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Strength Shop bastard bar

Anyone have or used one? Looking to get the center knurl version.

magicmatt‎, 03-02-2018 12:46 PM
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Bar ID

Anyone recognize this bar? Dual knurl marks, center knurl, pinned ends, bearings.

murphyreedus‎, 03-18-2018 06:54 PM
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The semi-official KIJIJI thread(for us canadians)

this is what i got tonight for $50....i can sell the plates alone for at least $125:

michaelstone‎, 07-21-2012 09:28 PM
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Belt Squat Power Cage Combo After viewing this beautiful piece of art my mind got to racing and I wanted to come to you guys for two thing. 1. The feasibility of completely replacing a squat rack with this idea. I have a westside bench cage I bench out of, only use rack for squats...

tweezy2eezy‎, 03-14-2018 04:37 AM
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Peoples thoughts on nautilus nitro range

I may have the possibility of picking up several nitro pieces at a reasonable price as long as I pick several pieces. There is the two handled Lat pulldown Incline press Shoulder press Leg press Rear delt pec fly Has anyone used the range, thoughts opinions positives and negatives

Rottweiler59‎, 03-14-2018 01:06 PM
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The official Equipment Forum regulars competition and call out thread

Equipment Forum regulars: Do you have a specific lifting goal that you are focusing on? Looking for some friendly competition? Post your goal in here and see who is also looking to accomplish something similar. This is the place to match up against your fellow iron addicts. Whatever your...

BloodType3R‎, 10-16-2013 11:04 PM
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Yes4All Barbell Olympic Bar (1500 lbs)

Hello- I am thinking about getting this barbell as it is on a steep discount in my area: Yes4All Barbell Olympic Bar, 7 Feet Barbell for Olympic Weight Lifting & Power Weightlifting, Gym Home Fitness (1500 lbs)...

concerto27‎, 03-18-2018 03:54 PM
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Thoughts on the new Rep Swiss Bar?

Have started looking into getting a multi grip. Based on price/reviews, was going to go with the Edge slim football but then I noticed this offering fromRep that is new and does seem to be of the slim variety based on the 5.5 inch spacing. Currently plan to use it mostly for hammer curls, skull...

Za78‎, 03-18-2018 01:38 PM
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Question MAG Grip Medium Neutral for Landmine?

Looking at picking up a MAG grip to use with my landmine post I am adding to my gym. Looking at getting the medium grip neutral or should I go with the pronate or subinate version?? Thanks.

DesiredDad77‎, 03-13-2018 11:20 AM
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Fixing slop in York B&R 1.0 sleeves

My friend made me some shims to fix the .030" slop in one of the sleeves on my York B&R bar. The shims are .015" thick. Two shims worked out perfect. The shims were 1.375" OD with a .875" ID. They were trimmed down to 1.115". My buddy made an arbor and collar out of delrin to turn them down. ...

keyboardworkout‎, 03-10-2018 02:49 PM
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