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Old 09-24-2011, 04:28 PM   #11
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Nope, no dropping occurs, apart from possibly during the last inch or so if grip gives before I start using the straps, but that's not very often. the other issue is that I only have a cheap bar so it's a 1" barbell diameter, so most 45cm plates won't fit, in fact, I don't think any of them will.

I'm seriously considering the block idea, instead of the wooden plates route; I reckon they will be more durable, should I slip at during the latter part of the lift.
Blocks are a fine option as well. I've used them with 10kg/25lb iron plates when I was learning the snatch. Got the job done!
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Blocks are a fine option as well. I've used them with 10kg/25lb iron plates when I was learning the snatch. Got the job done!
Thanks for the tips Pull!
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