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Huge PR, Bent the red nail

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by lightweight, May 6, 2008.

  1. lightweight

    lightweight Orange Belt

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    I'm on cloud nine right now. I didn't even expect to get it so I didn't video the thing, but I DO bent a red in about 7 minutes. When I get a bit faster I'll put up a video. A picture will have to do for now.

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  2. CarnalSalvation

    CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    Fucking awesome. I'm a little jealous, honestly.

    I don't know how y'all bend shit in 7, 10, 15 minutes, over days.

    I have to bend that shit in a couple seconds if I wanna get it done.
     
  3. thethirddiaz

    thethirddiaz vas a morir

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    Congrats. I haven't done any bending, but from what I've heard, the red nail is fucking hard.
     
  4. 888Shogun888

    888Shogun888 Blue Belt

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    congratz!

    for me bending = popped blood vessels in my eyes. so yea i haven't done any an a while
     
  5. CarnalSalvation

    CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    I guess a lot of you are unfamiliar with grip, because this is a pretty big fucking deal, and y'all need to give this man his due.
     
  6. Merrill

    Merrill Purple Belt

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    I don't even know anything about bending. I is ignoant.
     
  7. hunto

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    I haven't done any bending, but I do know what a red nail is- good job!!
     
  8. JPC

    JPC Purple Belt

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    Bending the Red Nail, is on the level of closing the #3 COC, or possibly higher. Ironmind even has a Red Nail Roster for those that accomplish the feat officially. Great job dude!
     
  9. CarnalSalvation

    CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    I would say higher. I'm a CoC and while I've never spent a ton of time bending, my best is a 6"X1/4" grade 8 bolt. Which is a level below a red nail.

    MAJOR SHIT, PEOPLE!
     
  10. ThePitBull32

    ThePitBull32 Green Belt

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    Congrats bro!
     
  11. lightweight

    lightweight Orange Belt

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    Thanks guys, especially Carnal! You're making me blush man!

    I wouldn't be able to cert for a long time on the red, I did it in leather wraps, I wouldn't be close in IM pads.

    My crush grip peaked at a #2 coc for reps before I started bending. Since then it's been bending only pretty much. I'm addicted.
     
  12. Mumrik

    Mumrik Silver Belt

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    I don't know shit about this stuff, but that nail looks thick and hard, so I'm impressed.
     
  13. Lusst

    Lusst Red Belt

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    Damn dude...nice job!

    Your wrists are manly.
     
  14. Donut62

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    Nice fucking job man!
     
  15. omgitsrick

    omgitsrick Green Belt

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    Be careful while masturbating is all I can say.
     
  16. endlessscott

    endlessscott Blue Belt

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    I was wondering myself. I figured it was impressive, but this is foreign to me. Awesome job man.

    Also, I'm not very religious, but that's the coolest Bible verse I've seen, in your sig.
     
  17. lightweight

    lightweight Orange Belt

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    LOL

    My wrists are tiny. I'm 165 lbs of small bone structure. If they can do manly things it makes up for it though.
     
  18. ratman201

    ratman201 S&P's resident Chef

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    Fucking awesome man.

    On a side note did you take that pic too? It's very professional looking.
     
  19. lightweight

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    Yeah, I took the picture. Glad you like it!
    I've never been much for photography, I was always better with drawing.
     
  20. ratman201

    ratman201 S&P's resident Chef

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    It's just the lighting is diffused very well and it has a nice shallow depth of field, two things you want when taking close ups of small objects, and 2 things most people royally fuck up.

    Either way the red nail is a huge acomplishment.

    I need to get serious with my grip training. Holding a knife, kneeding pasta dough and whisking 20 gallon kettles of sauce for 5 hours fries my grip then when I get to class to do the same shit my hands start to cramp up.
     

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