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Re: So my gym got a Texas Power Bar
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2017, 06:49:37 PM »
Nice
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Re: So my gym got a Texas Power Bar
« Reply #16 on: July 20, 2018, 09:59:28 AM »
Did you ever get to lift with the bar or is it just for show?
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Re: So my gym got a Texas Power Bar
« Reply #17 on: July 20, 2018, 10:15:07 AM »
Did you ever get to lift with the bar or is it just for show?

I've never seen it out on the gym floor to this day despite the big show they made on Facebook and Instagram about getting it. 

They got some shitty little foam "deadlift platform" a few weeks ago and posted about it on Instagram.  I posted and asked if they were going to get a proper deadlift bar to go with it and they deleted my post.  LMAO.

My other gym got two new power bars recently with good knurling (but no whip) so I deadlift there now.  I get there early enough that I can always get one of the two.  So far anyway.
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2018.04.28:  620 Squat, 345 Bench, 615 Dead   |  1580 Total
2017.04.29:  610 Squat, 325 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1535 Total
2016.04.22:  600 Squat, 330 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1530 Total
2015.08.09:  600 Squat, 320 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1520 Total

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Re: So my gym got a Texas Power Bar
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2018, 02:13:46 PM »
Wow. Seems sort of redundant to brag about something then not have it out for use. Too bad. I was looking forward to your opinion of it.
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Re: So my gym got a Texas Power Bar
« Reply #19 on: July 21, 2018, 10:49:22 AM »
Wow. Seems sort of redundant to brag about something then not have it out for use. Too bad. I was looking forward to your opinion of it.

I have a Texas Deadlift bar at home and I love it.  I would highly recommend one.  But only for deadlifts.  It's got a lot of whip and small diameter so would not be good at all for bench or squats.  If you're looking for one bar that does it all I'd get the Texas Power bar or maybe look into something from Rogue.  They have a massive selection of bars and they have ratings for knurling and whip on all of them to help you choose.

I have 3 bars already or I'd buy one from them myself.  :D
Powerlifting Meet Bests:

2018.04.28:  620 Squat, 345 Bench, 615 Dead   |  1580 Total
2017.04.29:  610 Squat, 325 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1535 Total
2016.04.22:  600 Squat, 330 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1530 Total
2015.08.09:  600 Squat, 320 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1520 Total