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Old 06-17-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
Matt Morris
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Has anyone worked with the pendlay needle bearing bars? I'm debating getting one of those versus the werksan or eleiko training bars.

Also, I live in wisconsin and workout mostly out of my garage. If I keep a bar like that in my garage during the winter (below freezing) will that mess it up? Should I keep it inside, take it out to train, and then bring it back in?

Thanks!
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:12 AM   #2
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Greg,

What bars do you use in the gym? Werksan?
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:50 PM   #3
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Not sure if anyone cares, but after much googling and reading of pretty old posts, I bought the pendlay needle bearing bar. I'll leave a review sometime in the next few months.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:02 PM   #4
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I'd also like to know what bars Catalyst uses. From the videos it looks like you could spin the bar, go take a leak, come back and it would still be rotating.

-Dave
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Old 07-15-2012, 01:37 PM   #5
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I'd also like to know what bars Catalyst uses. From the videos it looks like you could spin the bar, go take a leak, come back and it would still be rotating.

-Dave
they use werksan for weightlifting and pendley for squatting.
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Old 07-16-2012, 01:17 AM   #6
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I used the Pendlay HD Bushing bars at Midtown Strength in the spring. Pretty nice. Can't remember what bar I ended up with at my visit to CalStrength though.

Haven't tried a Werksan though there was an Eleiko. It was kind of an odd bar. There was also some of those Japanese ones.
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:53 PM   #7
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Anyone know where I can find some good used weightlifting bars? Like maybe a used chapman, or pendlay that is used, Im trying to find a bar to use in my garage, not for crossfit but strictly weightlifting, any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
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