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    Sticky: The profit potential is tempting, but I've spent...

    The profit potential is tempting, but I've spent nearly 2 years collecting equipment so I'm reluctant to sell most of it. I did start going through my non-urethane plates though and decided to put...
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    Silicone spray is what I use on guide rods for my...

    Silicone spray is what I use on guide rods for my other machines, but it won't keep a linear pillow-block bearing properly lubricated. I hear you on the dirt though.
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    Just to add to my last post ... In addition to...

    Just to add to my last post ...

    In addition to removing them and cleaning them out, you can also just pump them full of grease via the Zerk fittings until any old (dirty) grease gets pushed out. ...
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    I tried various things over the years, but,...

    I tried various things over the years, but, ultimately, what worked for me:

    - cable crunches, 8-12 reps, 5 sets
    - weighted situps on a decline bench (max decline, strict form), 8-12 reps, 5 sets...
  • $1-1.25/lb is the norm right now for Olys in my...

    $1-1.25/lb is the norm right now for Olys in my area. Standards are going for $0.90-1/lb.
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    Linear pillow block bearings? If so, you can...

    Linear pillow block bearings? If so, you can remove them, clean them out a bit and then re-lube them with a grease gun.
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    I've seen these go for $600 before Armageddon, so...

    I've seen these go for $600 before Armageddon, so I think you could get $1K easy now.



    I just saw a set of 50-lb "The Block" Powerblocks go for $1K firm. The world has gone mad.
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    Sticky: I just saw a 50-lb set of "The Block" Powerblocks...

    I just saw a 50-lb set of "The Block" Powerblocks sell for $1K firm in just a few hours. Good luck finding deals right now. :x
  • As above, I'm just avoiding handshakes and trying...

    As above, I'm just avoiding handshakes and trying to keep a few feet between us. Every time I handle cash, I wash my hands thoroughly. From my perspective, I'm at a far lower risk doing these...
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    Sticky: Wow. Congrats.

    Wow. Congrats.
  • With that budget I'd add in a functional trainer...

    With that budget I'd add in a functional trainer to the basic radrd mentioned. If buying new, the Inspire FT1 is my usual recommendation.
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    Looks fantastic. Congrats.

    Looks fantastic. Congrats.
  • Always happy to provide free market research. ...

    Always happy to provide free market research.

    Complaints: This only comes in pink.

    https://www.gympaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tug-toner-amazon-gympaws-gym-gloves.jpg
  • +1. There were 2 sets of 90-lb Rexans on eBay...

    +1. There were 2 sets of 90-lb Rexans on eBay that were over $700 last I checked and 1 locally that sold for the same. Someone locally had a U90 set listed for $1K this morning. I didn't keep...
  • Nice setup. Wb.

    Nice setup. Wb.
  • I haven't had any increase in sales on the...

    I haven't had any increase in sales on the high-end stuff either. Everyone wants dumbbells, plates, benches, bars, cable attachments, lat machines and racks. At this point I just have some...
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    Sticky: I just sold a set at .70/lb + $15 for a set of...

    I just sold a set at .70/lb + $15 for a set of inferior handles. I think you could get $45-50 for them.
  • That's an awesome deal, but if it were me and I...

    That's an awesome deal, but if it were me and I already had the Ironmasters, I would sell the PBs for a huge profit now and then pick up another set when the lunacy eventually dies down.
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  • It was ~5,000 lbs of Pro Style dumbbells and...

    It was ~5,000 lbs of Pro Style dumbbells and ~2,000 lbs of standard plates. I sold the DBs at $0.69/lb and the plates at $0.50-0.65/lb and they flew out the door. I even had a few people offer me...
  • The 90 lb sets I usually sell for $400 w/ stand...

    The 90 lb sets I usually sell for $400 w/ stand are now fetching as much as $800 without a stand. Standard plates are up to $0.90/lb and Olys are $1-1.50/lb. The junk $40 used barbells are going...
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