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

Figure I would get this one going again. Round 1: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=109374491 Round 2: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=124520311 Round 3: https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=161832313 Let's find those deals!

indianbuckeye‎, 08-19-2017 08:36 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 09:49 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 07:22 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 12:03 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 08:30 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 04:22 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 07:31 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 08:12 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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 09:12 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 07:53 AM
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2017 Black Friday/November/December Haul Thread

What do you guys plan on buying this season? Bonus: If you guys don't mind, it would be really cool to post prices in this thread for next year or for sales in 2018 to see if we are actually getting good deals. No pressure as some people don't want to mention how much money they spend, but I...

Synthetickiller‎, 11-01-2017 07:54 AM
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Garage gym question - too small?

Hi all, I've been looking to upgrade my cheap half rack to a full rack for my garage gym. My garage is only little (8 foot by 15 foot) and there's already other equipment in there so the only way I could get a rack in there and still have space to get bench in and out etc is to have is right...

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Winter is Coming - Cold Weather Garage Gear

We hit about 22° F the other day in PA and I train in an uninsulated free-standing garage. With others in the same situation, how do you handle the cold when training? Gloves - Don't really care if I get the sissy mittens comments, but when it gets below a certain temp and you're grabbing onto...

Bench905‎, 11-12-2017 08:14 PM
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Legend Fitness 3 way or 4 way bench versus Rogue AB-3 bench

Okay guys, you have been excellent in helping me with deciding which Functional Trainer to go with. Now I need just a little more of our expert opinions on which bench to go with. I thought I had it decided to go with the Rogue AB-3 bench until I started reading all of the posts on the Legend 3...

SKIinKC‎, Yesterday 01:41 AM
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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 08:30 PM
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Valor Fitness Trap Bar

Recently, I started looking for a hex trap bar for home use. I have read and watched some of the reviews. Although it looks nice, I cant see how you would use it for other exercises like shoulder presses or bench presses to get the most use. Are you able to use this piece of equipment for anything...

jr5093‎, 07-22-2017 08:53 AM
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'Look What I Bought Today!' - Part Deux

LWIBT Part I has been locked, http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=147291533&page=1, so I'm starting Part 2.

AttyGuy‎, 02-21-2017 11:30 AM
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Safetly Squat Bar

Hello I am considering purchasing a safety squat bar. Those who have it what are you opinion on it? I am eyeing either the elite efs bar or rogue one. https://www.elitefts.com/elitefts-ss-yoke-bar.html

StrongME2‎, 05-29-2017 02:11 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 06:38 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 09:28 PM
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Powder coat or spray paint weight plates?

So I'm replacing my rubber coated IGX plates with iron Troy plates, but they need some tlc since they leave rust dust on your hands from handling them. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbUORDnDK9U/ Most people use a wire brush on a drill and some painters touch spray paint to clean up their...

cmarti063‎, 11-12-2017 08:35 AM
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T-grip barbell

Check out this new bar that just came to my gym, its called the T-Grip barbell its a pretty cool design, was using it for push presses felt great on my shoulders. I saw a review of it in Power lifting USA Mag couple of weeks ago... T-GRIPBARBELL.com

jackstack215‎, 04-02-2010 11:59 AM
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Rogue Matte Black Friday Question?

I see they have the boneyard deadlift bar back in stock, do they include boneyard stuff on the 5 for $5 and do they ever throw boneyard stuff on the hot deals page?

CharlottePT‎, 11-15-2017 05:53 PM
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Adidas Power Perfect II vs Adidas Men’s Powerlift 3.1

Does anyone have any recommendations for which shoe to go for. The powerlift 3.1 just came out and they are both the same price but i've heard some decent lifters have used the power perfects. Power perfects II:...

cosm0‎, 11-15-2017 06:57 PM
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Functional trainer questions....

The only cable work I've ever done is on my rack attached lat pull down. It's direct cables so it really feels like real weight. I bought a used Tuff Stuff CXT100 this weekend, and things feel weird on it. It has 2, 150lb stacks, right and left 1:2 cables, and center cables that are...

EbolaMonkey‎, 11-12-2017 02:13 PM
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WL shoes for normal gym workout

Hello, i have adidas power perfect II that i use for weightlifting, can i use it for a normal workout in the gym? For example can i use this shoes for leg press and Lunges?

Simon4545‎, 11-11-2017 02:16 PM
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Rack Space

I really want to add the barbell to my routine but I am just knocking my head against the wall trying to figure out where I could put it. I workout either on the back porch or a workshop when it is cold. Neither place really has room for a rack but I am determined to make it work. Is there any...

kim59‎, 11-13-2017 07:12 PM
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Help choosing between these hammer strength benches. OHDADJ and FWMAB.

Hi there, I'm planning on upgrading my wobbly bench and have found 2 second hand hammer strength benches (relatively) close to home at similar prices. One is the FWMAB (Life fitness branded version but i understand they are the same) And the other is the ohdadj: (sorry i'm unable to...

GarageMan81‎, 11-14-2017 02:44 AM
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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 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=148349563 (Equipment Crew- Part III) #2- 2/25/2010 ...

Keetman‎, 09-05-2015 03:27 PM
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Body Weights vs Ankle Weights?

Every so-often (like once a month) I run up and down a few flights of stairs (usually on a leg day) to strengthen my endurance and lungs (asthmatic, among several other lung problems). Would y'all suggest ankle weights or a chest - body weight for stuff like stair master/regular stairs? If...

TxMRF‎, 11-14-2017 02:55 PM
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Recommend 3 things for my home gym

I really want to add some more things to my home gym, but I'm struggling of what to choose. Please recommend 3 things that I would benefit from that I don't have already. I have about $800 that I am willing to spend until I use money from tax return next year to buy bigger purchases. Currently...

boody22‎, 11-10-2017 09:39 AM
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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 10:28 PM
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Dead-Squat Bar review and thoughts...

Just thought I'd give my thoughts on my new Dead-Squat Bar I bought since no one posted anything on it yet (Unfortunately I can't embed any pics of it because I'm not at 50 posts yet...But some may like and some may not...I personally love it. I bought mine in blood red and it's pretty sweet...It...

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 08-28-2014 06:34 PM
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Cutting Rubber Mat for Power Rack?

Hi guys, I've just bought my power rack recently and have now placed 4x 1mx1m rubber matts in a 2x2 configuration under the power rack. However, the rubber mat is preventing my door from opening as I've got the rack in a very small spare room. Please see the attached pics, the red shaded...

jackg21‎, 11-11-2017 11:24 AM
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Pull-up bar with non-foam rubber hand grips

I have a pull-up bar similar to ********* fit Multi-grip Pull-Up bar. I can't post links, so I apologize that you will have to google this. The brand is the compound word "Pro" followed by "Source" with no space. The hand grips are neoprene-ish foam. They break down very easily, and very...

SoreShoulders‎, 11-13-2017 07:04 PM
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