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    It seems with every nitro piece I have used the...

    It seems with every nitro piece I have used the add on weight stack has too much friction. Mainly from not being maintained and lubricated. The Allen screw holding the top of it on is almost always...
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    Every Paramount machine I have ever used seemed...

    Every Paramount machine I have ever used seemed to be 10% away from being just the right movement.
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    I’m about to join a planet fitness simply because...

    I’m about to join a planet fitness simply because it’s next to the Target I go to once a month. Might as well have a quick workout if I’m in the area at that price...
  • Just had a workout at David Feather's gym in Hawaii...

    Am on Kauai for a conference so went for a workout at the kingdom of equipment porn.

    The gym is really in a small little coastal town about 40 mins from the resort area. You drive through this...
  • Seems a little silly to imported plates directly...

    Seems a little silly to imported plates directly since the markup on them is so low according to everyone in the equipment biz.
  • Surprised the standard drill bit didn't work...

    Surprised the standard drill bit didn't work since cast iron is pretty soft.

    I've drilled out some plates but I had a decent sized drill press though.
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    Henry

    I'm curious about your manufacturing techniques.

    How do to bent your solid round bar to make your handles and movement arms?
  • Anyone who puts a pin loaded machine into a...

    Anyone who puts a pin loaded machine into a horizontal position without taking the stack off is a fool.

    Guide rods are easy to bend especially with 300lbs sitting on them sideways. I've seen it...
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    they probably waited until they had a large...

    they probably waited until they had a large amount of stuff to do in blue before they ran it through.
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    a good example of a USA company that fills orders...

    a good example of a USA company that fills orders same day and also does lean just in time manufacturing is Fastcap. They hold inventory to fill daily orders but not more than a few days worth. The...
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    seems pretty incredible a modern company can't...

    seems pretty incredible a modern company can't make items to order for a good price instead of thinking they need to do a huge production run to be productive.

    Haven't they heard of lean...
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    Rogue

    It seems to be ironic that rogue modeled their business off of Henry Ford and the model T and the same problems that happened to ford might be happening to rogue. Least of which is a massive factory...
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    How long before you just bite the bullet and get yourself a milling machine, lathe, mig welder and cnc plasma table?
  • So does MedX actually still make equipment from...

    So does MedX actually still make equipment from scratch or just refurb their old stuff?
  • Sounds like the weight horns have a plastic...

    Sounds like the weight horns have a plastic sleeve of some kind that goes over the metal rods. I'd like to see some pics.
  • Plus Chris earns 400k + a year

    Plus Chris earns 400k + a year
  • Cybex had a shoulder press with the pivot on the...

    Cybex had a shoulder press with the pivot on the opposite side. Wasn't very popular.
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    Aside from the adjustable cam it's just a...

    Aside from the adjustable cam it's just a straight ripoff of the cybex Classic pullover from 1983....
  • There was a company in Australia that made an...

    There was a company in Australia that made an unusual seated calf many years ago. I can't find any images but I drew a few pics of the design. It wasn't without faults but people liked it a lot and...
  • It's so dumb people can't buy and sell stuff here.

    It's so dumb people can't buy and sell stuff here.
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