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    Is this what they call a lunar corona?.

    Is this what they call a lunar corona?.
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    I totally agree with Duplicitous, Bowflex...

    I totally agree with Duplicitous, Bowflex equipment is overpriced, overhyped, poorly engineered and bio-mechanically inefficient.

    If you want to go down the free weight route, then the most...
  • Personally I think it's difficult to compare...

    Personally I think it's difficult to compare them, in the same way as it's difficult to compare individual leg presses, belt squat or any leg machine for that matter, they're all going to work to...
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    There you go, you made the correct decision.

    There you go, you made the correct decision.
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    I went with high tensile because Legend use it on...

    I went with high tensile because Legend use it on their sabre safeties, also high tensile steel isn't so prone to rust.
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    When I purchased my Legend 3133 I went with swing...

    When I purchased my Legend 3133 I went with swing in safeties, but I wanted a second safety option, I picked up 2 lengths of 25mm high tensile steel bar. but had no way to bend the end of the rod to...
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    That's a fact, over the years I've bought and...

    That's a fact, over the years I've bought and sold a hell of a lot of equipment and mostly come out on the right side, but taking everything into account, gym construction, flooring and equipment, ...
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    I will be having the vaccine, at least. that's...

    I will be having the vaccine, at least. that's what she told me, apparently at my age I'm just outside the danger zone.
  • ^^^ This.

    ^^^ This.
  • When this is all over, I suspect once the data is...

    When this is all over, I suspect once the data is fully analysed we will see a rise in the number of covid related deaths. As you suggest the steep rise in the excess mortality rate already...
  • I believe comparing the present covid 19 pandemic...

    I believe comparing the present covid 19 pandemic to the 1918-19 Spanish Flu pandemic is an exercise in futility., would Spanish Flue still be as deadly today?.

    Todays living standards are much...
  • A lot of plastic components on the York Dialtech...

    A lot of plastic components on the York Dialtech db's, drop them and they break very easily.

    The handles fitted into the plates using a slot and lock mechanism, essentially the plates were held in...
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    The York STS range is manufactured in China. I...

    The York STS range is manufactured in China. I used to have the STS half rack, I loved the drop in J hooks and safeties, as murphyreedus noted the safeties are longer than many of the competitors,...
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    A curl bar is generally accepted as being a...

    A curl bar is generally accepted as being a speciality bar. For the Strong lifts program you require a straight bar, an Olympic bar 7ft would be ideal.

    I only use a curl bar for bicep/triceps...
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    Yes, but "Pumping Plastic" doesn't sound cool. ...

    Yes, but "Pumping Plastic" doesn't sound cool.

    :)
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    Congrats, very nice pick up. Reps on spread.

    Congrats, very nice pick up. Reps on spread.
  • My Watson lat/low row combo was specifically...

    My Watson lat/low row combo was specifically designed with this in mind, the leg hold downs are flat pads, rather than the usual round, the foot brace for low rows is set far enough away to enable me...
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    Congrats, I haven't seen this brand before, once...

    Congrats, I haven't seen this brand before, once you've had a chance to try them out, it would be good to hear your impressions and see a few more detailed pics.
  • Agreed,my stall mats never looked clean, movement...

    Agreed,my stall mats never looked clean, movement of the mats and expansion, contraction of the joints was also an issue. Installing rolled rubber was one of my better decisions.

    Lifting on...
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    I don't tend to drop my dumbbells, I used to have...

    I don't tend to drop my dumbbells, I used to have a set of York rubber coated hex db's, the only issue I had was the head on one db became slightly loose, it didn't get any worse and didn't affect...
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