Thick Bar help

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  1. KingSnake

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    I'm looking to get a thick bar, but I'm having a hard time finding retailers. Any suggestions?



    Thanks for your help
     
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    if you have the money Ironmind!

    if your poor NewYorkbarbells!
     
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    or you can make one fairly cheaply with a normal bar, a towel, some duct tape and a length of PVC pipe.
     
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    I made a thick BB plus two Db using a length of pvc pipe that cost me 4 quid, rock solid and evil as hell for your grip.
     
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    I put a squat pad or two on the bar and hold onto that. Another cheap option.
     
  7. KingSnake

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    That might be the winner. I tried a towel with a tight rap, but I didn't like the feel.
     
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    PVC all the way. It is cheap and it is easy to make fit on your bars. Def. give it a shot unless you just have money to burn. In that case send it to me.
     
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    do you guys let the thick grip rotate on your bars? I mean for my thick BB and DB i wrapped a towel around the bar, wrapped that tightly in duct tape then slipped the PCV pipe over it and left it loose so it spins. Would taping it so it doesn't spin be more effective? or would that be risking injury on lifts like one arm DB snatches?
     

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