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Old 01-15-2013, 10:39 PM   #1
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I need to build a deadlift platform. Ideas?
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:11 PM   #2
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I just use 3/4" horse stall mats. It works great. Protects the floor extremely well. Since u are a monster deadlifter you may consider bolting the mats to some plywood for added protection.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:57 PM   #3
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I just use 3/4" horse stall mats. It works great.
Agree.

They should be good until you get your dead lift over 1500!
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:24 AM   #4
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Does it need to be moved?
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you mean the rubber mats?
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:56 AM   #6
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I'm building this for my Gym..




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3x 3/4in plywood - Base of Platform

1x Rubber mat cut in Half 1/2in - Duh

1x 1/2in plywood for center..- Matches up to the Rubber mating(Adding Grip tape aswell)

2x 8ft 4in long 2''x 2''sq Tubing - Framing

2x 4ft long 2'' x 2''sq Tubing - Framing

3x Strips of 3/16 Steel... Unsure on the width still. At least 2in wide -Goes under plywood from frame rail to frame rail.

4x 1'' x 1''sq Tubing 9in Long - For Band Mounts

4x 1'' x 1''sq Tubing 3in Long - For Band Mounts

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Paint and Some Scrap Sheet metal to cap the ends...


These is going into my Work place Gym.. So I won't be the only one using it.. very Few will even know what it is... So I'm building it strong.. Hell work doesn't even know I'm making it...Oh well... Just going to bring it in one night and make a place for it... lol
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I used a solid wooden door for a while, with metal hooks attached for bands etc.
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I just use 3/4" horse stall mats. It works great. Protects the floor extremely well. Since u are a monster deadlifter you may consider bolting the mats to some plywood for added protection.
Brute, there are some vids on YT for something like this.
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I'll need to be able to move it out of the way after each time i use it, since it will be in the garage and the fiance likes to park in there. thanks for the ideas folks, looks like I'll be running by the hardware store in the next day or two
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Use pine, then when you slam the weights down it'll smash and you'll feel like you lifted a mountain
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