Originally Posted by TDawg75
I use 550 paracord and strap dumbbells to the stack. I had some fancy ones that I had weaved, but gave them to a guy at the gym who needed something like this. I just knotted these. I use two dumbbells because, when you get over about 30lbs on one side, it starts to put the stack in a bind. If the weight is even, the problem is non-existent. Our stack is only 150lbs, so I have to do this for many excercises.
That's the sort of thing I do with loads, at home, not sure a gym would appreciate it or permit it especially if it takes their equipment over the recommended load bearing limit, insurance purposes etc.