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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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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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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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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: 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: 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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Texas Strength Systems teaming up with Mark Rippetoe

From a post by Mark Rippetoe on his website: "Wes Zunker and his staff at Texas Strength Systems are manufacturing a line of Starting Strength Equipment. I designed every piece, they are manufactured to the highest standards of quality in the industry, and they are fully warranted by TSS. They...

TunaGill‎, Today 02:05 PM
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Rep Fitness Thread

Haven't seen a proper Rep Fitness thread, so figured we could make one. I received the PowerSpeed bar in Manganese Phosphate earlier today as well as the 275lb set of equalizers. Impressed with both. The new power bar is DEFINITELY more aggressive than the first iteration. I really like the...

GamecockLifter‎, Today 01:44 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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Chadsalts gym in the barn build

Here we go....

chadsalt‎, 10-03-2018 09:56 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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Safe way to store bar on power rack w/o j-hooks?

I recently picked up t-grip bar that doesn't fit well on my gun rack. I'd like to store it on my power rack towards the top out of the way. Need this to be very safe/secure, not damage the bar, and still be able to access fairly quickly. I'd just get another pair of j-hooks, but the holes at the...

radrd‎, Today 02:28 PM
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sorinex monolift hooks

Still not there. These seem even cheaper than rogue's.

Mech6‎, 10-12-2018 05:34 PM
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American Barbell

American barbell has a ton of bars on closeout/blemish sale. I'm looking at the AMERICAN BARBELL STAINLESS STEEL GYM BAR and the MAMMOTH BAR does anyone have experience with both bars? Is there a reason to go with one over the other? I already have a rogue ohio power bar and the rep stainless...

davidk131‎, 10-07-2018 05:27 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 07:30 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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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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USA Strength & Performance I have been seeing tidbits from this company for some time now. Does anybody know more about this company? From their location, I would guess that they could be a spinoff from Dynabody. Maybe a former employee?

deadwoodgregg‎, Today 03:39 AM
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Kids using push/pull sleds

I'm not very well versed in sleds (have only used them a couple times) and my kids are excited to get one for us to use it togther. Ideally, I'd like to get a push/pull sled. Does anyone know which sleds would be reasonable for a 7 and 8 year old, easy to transport and works well on grass? The...

cwcmac‎, Today 09:46 AM
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Treadmills: Dedicated Circuits and Preventative Maintenance.

Howdy, I'm Aaron Davis with Comm-Fit here in Dallas Texas. I have been in the Fitness industry for almost 14 years. I have done almost everything from Sales, Repairs, and Refurbishments to Design, Technology, and Personal Training. What I would like to do here is offer my advice on some...

Optical90‎, Today 10:12 AM
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Diy strongman log idea - swiss bar

I am looking for ideas... I am trying to find a way to add/remove a central piece on my swiss bar (multigrip) to use it as a strongman log bar. I already have a multigrip.... goals is to save space and money by not buying a log bar. From this To something like this:

redviking‎, 10-13-2018 08:07 AM
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The Legendary Thread

With the arrival of my new rack, I wanted to start up a thread on Legend Fitness equipment, to talk about and share picture of our equipment. If this proves to be sufficiently popular, we'll start a Legend Fitness club. Above is the picture of my new rack, a Fat Bar Power Station, # 3171. I...

AttyGuy‎, 07-31-2014 06:59 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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Buying a Used Cybex Arc Trainer

Howdy, I'm Aaron Davis with Comm-Fit here in Dallas Texas. I have been in the Fitness industry for almost 14 years. I have done almost everything from Sales, Repairs, and Refurbishments to Design, Technology, and Personal Training. What I would like to do here is offer my advice on some...

Optical90‎, Yesterday 03:36 PM
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Starting a Home Gym

Hey, I’m just getting started making my own home gym and I’ve recently been looking at a few different power racks. Right now the ‘Comando Power Rack with Lat Row’ (Yellow and black) looks really appealing, just seeking advice if this is an ok choice or if there is something better for this price. ...

BOG8419‎, Yesterday 12:05 AM
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Which Lifting Books Are You Reading These Days?

I thought this would be a good thread to see what some of the other forum members out there were currently reading, I'm currently reading Vince's Secret Locker Part 1 by Karl Coyne which is a book detailing Vince Gironda's life as well as collected articles and information about his workout...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 10-11-2018 09:19 AM
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Mystery bar

Any idea who is the manufacturer of this standard bar with LARGE 5pt. screw lock collars? The other two bars in the pic are made by CAP.

jjflash45‎, 10-16-2018 02:17 PM
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Rusty Bar

Recently bought a 2nd hand Tricep Bar. It is quite rusty and leaves a brown stain on my hands just when wiping it. How should I clean it off? Sandpaper, pressure hose, vinegar?

RadialDevial‎, 10-16-2018 11:11 PM
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Question Choice of dumbbells for home gym

Hi everyone, I am currently looking to acquire a set of dumbbells for my home gym and I am split between 3 choices. I am getting the for these sample reason. The wife is currently too weak to use my power rack and the Olympic bar/weight I currently have. I am looking to have more variety in my...

Sunken436‎, 10-12-2018 06:53 AM
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Half Rack for incline bench press

Hi all, I am pretty new to lifting and was wondering if it was possible to do an incline bench press on a half rack? I have been looking at buying one for my home but am not sure if I could do this particular exercise on a half rack. If anyone could point me to a video demonstrating this, or...

buo0005‎, 10-16-2018 04:57 PM
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Knee Wrap Roller

Are knee wrap rollers really worth it?

Spedicus‎, 10-14-2018 07:58 AM
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