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Where to buy a 7ft Standard Barbell??

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  • 28-10-2011 11:07am
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 44


    Hi,

    I recently picked up a squat rack on adverts.ie but the bar I already had is not long enough (5 ft approx) to comfortably use the rack. Anyone know where I could get a 7ft standard cheap enough? cheers lads!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 573 ✭✭✭chprt


    irishlifting.com prob the best


    paddy

    www.onlinemathsgrinds.ie



  • Closed Accounts Posts: 7,348 ✭✭✭the drifter


    chprt wrote: »
    irishlifting.com prob the best


    paddy

    +1


  • Registered Users Posts: 44 Canyonaero


    That'l do, Thanks for that lads, much appreciated


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,666 ✭✭✭marathonic


    Agreed. Irish Lifting is your best bet if it's just a bar you're looking for as it's only 7 euro postage.

    If you're ordering more than just a bar, you could also look at www.powerhouse-fitness.co.uk. You can get a 10% rebate with them if you order through www.fatcheese.ie and they charge a standard 42 sterling for postage to Ireland - regardless of order size.

    As the above posters say, Irish Lifting all the way if it's a smaller order.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,277 ✭✭✭dinorebel


    Sorry for hijacking the thread but does the 7ft bar weigh 20kg?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 8,704 ✭✭✭squod


    http://www.xlr8.co.nz/products/product/strength/weight-training/387/standard-7ft--bar-6kg-and-collars.aspx

    1'' standard bar. Say it weighs 6kg and is 7' long. I'd imagine that's right.


  • Registered Users Posts: 304 ✭✭gavtron


    dinorebel wrote: »
    Sorry for hijacking the thread but does the 7ft bar weigh 20kg?

    a standard olympic or powerlifting bar is 20kg as far as i know.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 16,705 ✭✭✭✭Tigger


    Oly bar weighs 20 std bar weighs 5 or 6


  • Registered Users Posts: 32,381 ✭✭✭✭rubadub


    The 5,6,7ft bars on irish lifting are 5,6,7kg. I know my 6ft standard is 6kg (an is solid, I have a hollow ezcurl which is 2kg).

    The extra weight must be all in the fat ends, and perhaps the bar is a little thicker.


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