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Making some dumbells
« on: November 12, 2016, 02:33:07 PM »
Co-worker found some standard plates at 0.40 per pound. He's picking me up some of the 10s, 5s, and 2 1/2lbs. Going to make either a set of 85s or one 85 and one 90 for rows for right now.
Reason being is the largest DB's we have at the work gym is 75 and I could use something heavier for kroc rows. Will order some #5 pro style DB handles for them.

Eventually I'd like to build a set running from 85-120.

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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2016, 08:53:14 PM »
Nice. Small pancake weights can usually be found relatively cheap. Good luck in finding more
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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2016, 09:50:46 PM »
I have enough of that old stuff hanging around to scratch together a couple more DB's, probably your 95 and your 100. You're welcome to take it for the cost of the gas to get here.
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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2016, 09:06:12 AM »
Nice.  In for pics.
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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2016, 09:26:11 AM »
I have enough of that old stuff hanging around to scratch together a couple more DB's, probably your 95 and your 100. You're welcome to take it for the cost of the gas to get here.

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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2016, 09:26:47 AM »
Nice.  In for pics.

Yep, will do.
Need to get the handles ordered.
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Re: Making some dumbells
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2016, 09:06:49 AM »
I just use oly dumbell bars.  I have a ton of 10's, 5's, and 2.5's, so I can make whatever size I need. 
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