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Old 11-10-2011, 08:19 AM   #11
Darryl Shaw
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Thanks!

The one I had looked a perfectly decent leather one, but clearly the metal is of a shit grade.

The sensible option would be Shaf's chain idea, but I'm edging towards the delicious ironmind one which should last forever. That is unless an in between one is around that guarantees say 50kg.

I guess the problem is if you're quite snappy with chins or dips or whatever you exert more force despite not having a large 'weight' on it and it eventually weakens.
Pullum-Sports have a leather dipping belt for £20. They don't give any indication of what kind of load it can take but for £20 it might be worth a try -

http://www.pullum-sports.co.uk/acces.../prod_675.html

Personally I think the Ironmind belt is a bit overpriced for what it is so I'd get this.
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Old 11-10-2011, 11:00 AM   #12
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I think I prefer Spuds, actually.

A friend uses the belt squat thing from IM as a chin dip belt.
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Old 11-14-2011, 06:00 AM   #13
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Opted for a cheap one for the time being for £15 as I'm skint. I still think the clip is the weakest point so not fussed about the leather, can't see nylon tearing apart. Will get that IM one when I have some spare dough.
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