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    I deleted my original post, it wasn't appropriate...

    I deleted my original post, it wasn't appropriate for this thread, I'll try to be more positive in future.

    So here goes, 30 years ago I employed a 53 year old guy, believe it or not he still works...
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    I don't know, but India does appear to be in...

    I don't know, but India does appear to be in crisis,British media report that the number of reported daily infections and covid related deaths are being grossly under reported by the Indian...
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    Congrats, always wanted to try a Duff bar, I...

    Congrats, always wanted to try a Duff bar, I suspect it would help my shoulder issues, but shipping to the UK doesn't make it a viable option for me.
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    Don't worry, it shrinks by 40% after the second...

    Don't worry, it shrinks by 40% after the second shot.
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    I'm another advocate of buying once, crying once,...

    I'm another advocate of buying once, crying once, OP buy the best you can afford. Having lifted with stands, half rack and currently a full cage, I honestly now believe unless you're a full out power...
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    One of my colleagues suffered partial paralysis...

    One of my colleagues suffered partial paralysis 12 days post her first AZ vaccine shot. She has been hospitalised for the past 4 weeks and is thankfully recovering, she has been diagnosed with...
  • The Panatta LP Bridge is excellent, it's a big...

    The Panatta LP Bridge is excellent, it's a big unit, I only wish I had room in my set up, it's "Best Of The Best" for good reason.

    Generally I don't like unilateral leg presses, the best one I've...
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    I got the look at my avatar bit, but "slate" I...

    I got the look at my avatar bit, but "slate" I had to look up. iawn cont will get you a smile up North, but you'd probably get a smack in the mouth down in the South Wales valleys. :)
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    The I section rail is 3 inches wide and 4 inches...

    The I section rail is 3 inches wide and 4 inches deep.
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    Same here really, pidgin schoolboy Welsh, I'm not...

    Same here really, pidgin schoolboy Welsh, I'm not fluent in any sense of the word. where I live English predominates, but I only have to travel 10 miles and Welsh is very much the common tongue.
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    Diolch yn fawr Tom, ydych chi'n siarad Cymraeg?.

    Diolch yn fawr Tom, ydych chi'n siarad Cymraeg?.
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    I think the OP is Harry Potter.

    I think the OP is Harry Potter.
  • Sorry to hear this, that's really tough and the...

    Sorry to hear this, that's really tough and the circumstances just make it worse. I lost my old buddy a couple of weeks ago, but he was almost 16 and Father Time had finally caught up with him,...
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    Greg those were the days, the equipment forum its...

    Greg those were the days, the equipment forum its dying on it's a$$, so many of the old members no longer post and the humour has been diluted accordingly.

    I remember one of IronWill's posts in...
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    Yes, I'm aware of that, for a few dynamic...

    Yes, I'm aware of that, for a few dynamic movements this is beneficial, but the reduction in inertia does change the feel of many of the more popular movements, slower, controlled moves just feel...
  • I recently had the opportunity to visit anew gym...

    I recently had the opportunity to visit anew gym here in the UK, not due to fully open until June and some of the equipment was still to be unpacked, but pretty exciting none the less.

    The main...
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    Oh I agree, most I speak to prefer 2.1 ratio....

    Oh I agree, most I speak to prefer 2.1 ratio. There appears to be a belief amongst manufacturers that users want incrementally small weight increases and a long cable reach, not sure this is totally...
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    Ah, but you have a very special unit there and as...

    Ah, but you have a very special unit there and as you say it has a 2.1ratio, many here would give their left nut to own it.

    In my view the problem with 4.1 ratio isn't confined to the lack of...
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    I doubt it, Rep still appear to be struggling to...

    I doubt it, Rep still appear to be struggling to replenish their stock and can probably sell everything that arrives from the factory at full price.
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    You're not, over the past 5 years things have got...

    You're not, over the past 5 years things have got tougher. A lot of old injuries have come back to bite me on the a$$, I've had to learn to adapt and train around them, way more machine work than I'd...
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