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Old 12-13-2009, 06:03 PM   #11
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wait nvm, shipping from that site is around $150? i could get this power rack on amazon for $359 no shipping:
Amazon.com: PowerLine PPR200X Power Rack: Sports & Outdoors Amazon.com: PowerLine PPR200X Power Rack: Sports & Outdoors
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All their equipment is generally for gyms. The barbells are at least 1000 rated. You can save $40 and get a cheap brand, but they don't get very good reviews:

Amazon.com: Cap Barbell Solid ECO Bar (7-Feet): Home & Garden
I'm already planning on upgrading my 500lb bar to a 1000 or 1200 rated bar early next year. If I was buying piecemeal, I would hold out for a good 1000+ rated bar. It will last for years.
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wait nvm, shipping from that site is around $150? i could get this power rack on amazon for $359 no shipping: Amazon.com: PowerLine PPR200X Power Rack: Sports & Outdoors
Make sure your comparing apples to apples. While some things look the same in a picture, the truth may be that the cheaper is cheaper for a reason.
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Old 12-13-2009, 06:08 PM   #14
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i just need something to get the job done to make my life a little easier for the 8 months i have left till college, is it even worth buying a cheap set or should i just suck it up and go to the gym
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i just need something to get the job done to make my life a little easier for the 8 months i have left till college, is it even worth buying a cheap set or should i just suck it up and go to the gym
You can buy a 300lb oly set with a 500lb rated bar for less than 200.
The weights alone at that price are worth the investment. Then you can buy a better bar later.

Only you can decide whats right for you, but I love having a home gym setup.

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Old 12-13-2009, 06:18 PM   #16
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The reviews on that cage on Amazon look good.
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I've always had good results shopping through Amazon. I just do a lot of research first.
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gl i have the exact same plates as you haha, but if i do get it i'm going to get the cage on amazon i guess and buy a 500 lb rated bar cause i'm not gonna need any more than 300 lbs on it anyway
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gl i have the exact same plates as you haha, but if i do get it i'm going to get the cage on amazon i guess and buy a 500 lb rated bar cause i'm not gonna need any more than 300 lbs on it anyway

Thats a plan then.

Trust me, your going to need more than 300lbs sooner than you think. It will be a few months, but you'll be there.

Flipping back through my notebook to May of 2007. I was just starting back to lifting after having been out of it for 8 plus years. I had a bad injury shortly after starting back and was back off the program again for nearly 8 months.

Anyway, when I came back to lifting. I was only squatting 80lbs. I was rowing with 45lbs, and I could only do 1 pullup.

Your doing great as is, but you will be much stronger in a few months.
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Trust me, your going to need more than 300lbs sooner than you think. It will be a few months, but you'll be there.


You stick around us and we'll make sure that you regret getting only 300. We'll keep pushing you until you squat that for 20 reps
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