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    I'm looking for a cheap or used squat-bench rack so I don't have to rely on a spotter, I've checked ebay and amazon and other websites but I don't live anywhere near the sellers in order to collect it

    could you help a sports-mad lad out please?

    any websites you know about or anyone you know that wants to sell/get rid of a squat rack?

    thanks in advanced...
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    (Original post by TheWaterfield)
    Also, generally that website has very good deals. For example: http://www.powerhouse-fitness.co.uk/...r-catchers.php

    Anyways, hope you find what you're looking for.
    Thanks for your response, but unfortunately I can't afford that kind of money.
    Do you know of any used exercise equipment sites?
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    How cheap is cheap?
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    (Original post by TheWaterfield)
    Only craigslist and gumtree. Argos has really cheap ones although I doubt they can support over 80kg. I think you should start saving money, the only alternative is to make one yourself...

    (Original post by Double Agent)
    How cheap is cheap?
    definitely not over £80
    I was hoping <£60
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    WIth that sort of money you are probably best joining a decent but simple gym.
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    you can get squat stands in price category
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    (Original post by Double Agent)
    WIth that sort of money you are probably best joining a decent but simple gym.
    im not paying to join a gym for the simple joy of exercise when it can be done with no equipment whatsoever using your very own body!
    i tended to do body weight exercises pull ups, press ups, core work, squats, dips, lunges, handstand press ups etc but ive got loads of weights and a bench in the garage which have been there for a while and im trying to get stronger for football, rugby and boxing

    ive got all the equipment but need a rack otherwise i cant lift more than 50kg on bench press or perhaps 60kg on squat
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    You could definitely get squat stands for £60, I got my stands for £40 and my bench for £40. But if you want a proper cage/rack you probably won't be able to buy anything for less than £100.

    But you might be able to build one out of scaffolding. There are a few online write-ups of people doing this. They're **** strong cages too, and if you can source the poles cheaply enough you could pull it off.

    Also, do you have a 7ft olympic bar, a 6ft 'olympic' bar, or a standard 1" bar?
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    (Original post by SMed)
    You could definitely get squat stands for £60, I got my stands for £40 and my bench for £40. But if you want a proper cage/rack you probably won't be able to buy anything for less than £100.

    But you might be able to build one out of scaffolding. There are a few online write-ups of people doing this. They're **** strong cages too, and if you can source the poles cheaply enough you could pull it off.

    Also, do you have a 7ft olympic bar, a 6ft 'olympic' bar, or a standard 1" bar?
    Not for anything less than £100. Some places will probably sell you the poles cheaply but it will almost certainly be all of the old bent/scrap poles which are impossible to work with.
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    Didn't burningnun have a wooden one that could support a decent amount of weight?
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    http://www.rosstraining.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1

    Go down to squat stands.
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    (Original post by SMed)
    You could definitely get squat stands for £60, I got my stands for £40
    did you buy your stands online?
    if so, could you please link me?


    I have a standard 5" something bar
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    Just scour ebay and gumtree.
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    You can make them very easily. My friend who is a skinny turd just began starting strength went to B and Q got some wood and nails... They can easily withstand 300 pounds.
 
 
 
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