I have and would buy the Pendlay mens bar again. I bought some york bumpers a couple of years ago and the only problem I have with them is that the brass inserts are starting to get a little banged up from the way I store them. Go with the best bar you can and build your bumper set.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin