Thread: where could i get this
09-20-2003, 05:44 PM #1
where could i get this
anyone know any online place I can get just a wide grip pull up bar?
I have been looking and cant find any on ebay or anything like that
I am building a home gym and I have most of the other equipment I just want the bar so I could hook it to a beam in my house to do some on
09-20-2003, 10:36 PM #2
Your local Home Depo or plumber's supply company. Just get a 4' or 5' pipe, bend the ends to whatever angle you want, and bolt it to whatever, and there you go.
09-21-2003, 03:29 PM #3Originally Posted by Tock
Any plumbing supply or hadware store will have this stuff from fractions of inches to 2-3 inches in diameter.
Pipes and nipples
And this stuff is generally cheap...
Just the MacGuiver in me chiming in with his 2 cents
09-21-2003, 05:35 PM #4Originally Posted by Red Ketchup
what diameter did he choose
and how the hell is it attached to the beam?
maybe you can somehow describe it for me
09-21-2003, 11:57 PM #5
I'll bet that if you went to a Home Depo and told a salesguy there what you wanted (maybe draw a picture of a chin-up bar) he'd be thrilled to figure out exactly what you need. Most of the guys there are like that -- very knowledgable and helpful.
If it was me, though, putting a chin bar on a wood beam, I might use a couple of heavy-duty screw-in hooks they used to hold bicycles off the floor in garages, then put the bar across those . . . like this:
Another simple approach would be a couple of long U-bolts like this (side view):
| wood |
| | |
| beam |
and put the bar ^
in right here |
There's lots of ways to do this . . . your Home Depo guy should be able to help . . .
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