Anyone in the GTA looking to set up a home gym

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  1. Klotz

    Klotz Shalom

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    Lorenz Banned Banned

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    Dam, if only I had somewhere to put it. :(
     
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    thethirddiaz vas a morir

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  4. Standard

    Standard Too dumb to learn, too stubborn to quit

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    criaglist is blocked at my work, what is it and how much?
     
  5. Klotz

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    Standard Too dumb to learn, too stubborn to quit

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    i would imagine standard weight plates judging by the 50lbers?


    doesn't seem bad but not orgasmic.. or is it :redface:
     
  7. tri4ben

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    I got my power rack and bench with 315 lbs of weight on craigslist for $500, which is a good deal for a Body Solid.

    Now I don't have to worry about people who like doing squats bothering me while I do my power curls and checking out my gunz.
     
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    Double post and it wasn't that funny the first time.
     
  9. chia

    chia POWER OF THE GLOW

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    Yeah it's a 1" bar. I mean, $400 for a power rack isn't bad but you'd still want to buy a better bar and weights.

    Also a 6' 4" power rack is kind of short.
     
  10. kaboom187

    kaboom187 be aggressive.

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    I'm thread jacking here, but i'm thinking of purchasing this rack
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    L=48"
    W=48"
    HT=82"
    WT=265 LBS
    Weight Capacity = (Rack = 1500 LBS, Dip Bars = 400 LBS)

    Seems like its solid.

    In general though i was wondering, what should i be looking at in terms of Length/Width/Height of a rack? I've found some on craigslist and was interested in knowing what is 'good' in terms of measurements.
     
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    That is the powertec I have. I like it, but it isn't fancy. It is solid enough though. Beats the hell out of sawhorses!
     
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    good deal. if i had room i'd prob pick it up lol.
     
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    How much to ship it overnight? :D
     
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    Heh, I laughed, .... but I'm an 'easy laugher'.
     
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    Freeman102010 not Bȧnned

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    Just me or is there a large percentage of Canadians on the Training Forums?
     
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    Unfortunately, yes...

    I kid, I kid. :icon_chee
     
  17. Klotz

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    There are a large percentage of Canadians on the Internet period.
     
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    Yeh I got the powertec too, heck of a rack. Only thing I dont like is the pullup bar, rather have just a straight one that goes across the top.
    As for the size, should be fine unless you like doing really wide stance squats. You also cant ohp inside, which I dont think is that big a deal.
     
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    Cap'n <img src="http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/1955/

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    Because we're not as fat as the Americans.

    I'm looking at you, Zero.
     
  20. dexbot

    dexbot chest press = sexiness

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    It's nice but you can't do olylifts with it... you need kg-plates to do olylifts, everbody knows that, duh!
     

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