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Old 01-31-2007, 11:52 AM   #1
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Default Lifeline kettlebells

http://www.lifelineusa.com/products....&productid=129

Lifeline, owned by the guys who also own Monkey Bar Gym, in Madison, WI, are coming out with their own, inexpensive, American-made brand of kettlebells.

They enlisted the aid of Mike Mahler and a few other hardcore kettlebell guys in the design process. Mike Mahler has stated that he's tried to break the handles off the prototypes with rough handling, and they've held up extremely well.

The end result of all this, is, of course, that the consumer will have the ability to shop around for a quality kettlebell and that prices will come down overall.
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Old 01-31-2007, 12:25 PM   #2
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Cool....prices down....always good...the shipping sucks
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Old 01-31-2007, 12:49 PM   #3
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Old 01-31-2007, 01:01 PM   #4
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Yes, if you like the Dragondoor bells, these are very comparable in quality and feel. Kelly Moore and I visited the Monkey Bar, and we tried them. They've got the rougher/dull finish of the old DD bells that tend to hold chalk whereas the new slick painted DD bells do not.

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Old 01-31-2007, 01:29 PM   #5
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Burgener just told me about these this morning. Mahler got ahold of him--hoping we'll get some samples...
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Old 02-01-2007, 07:14 AM   #6
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Nice... I've played around with their Portable Gym and some of their other stuff--they have some useful gear.

I may have to check those out.
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