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Old 12-22-2009, 12:14 PM   #1
Wendy Nelson
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Default Pendlay Barbell

Could someone tell me if the Pendlay barbell end cap has always had a snap ring?

http://www.pendlaybarbell.com/penebucl.html w/f/s/
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Old 12-22-2009, 02:30 PM   #2
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My Pendlay bar does not have the snap ring. It is probably 3 years old and was the nicer mens bar when I bought it. It is a pressed in metal cap. I actually had to remove one side because the cap got dented and was preventing the sleeve from turning.

Hope that helps.
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Old 12-22-2009, 04:47 PM   #3
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Glenn has a forum now....

http://pendlayforum.com/index.php

Don't know if you can cuss on it.
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:34 PM   #4
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Thanks that does help, I was wondering about past bars they produced. Seems like there are a lot more offerings for barbells these days. Makes it hard to choose

I took a peek at the new Pendlay forum too and maybe some reviews of the new nexgen bar will pop up there.
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Old 12-22-2009, 08:47 PM   #5
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Not sure about the new bars but we bought several Pendlay bars about a year and a half ago and sad to say we were very dissappointed with the craftmanship of it. After only using for a few months the metallic coating at each end of the bar peeled off, creating metal splinters. I sent in pictures to where we bought them from and they assured me they would contact the manufacturer about the issue and get back to me...but after several emails over a month going back and forth I never heard a thing about it.
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Old 12-22-2009, 11:39 PM   #6
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Well that probably explains why they have changed so much and switched the manufacturing process. If I thought I would appreciate WerkSan I would spend the money but I fear all that goodness would be lost on me.

Thanks for the heads up.
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