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    1. jailynn24hb

      jailynn24hb Well-Known Member

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      http://www.fitonline.com.au/p/430112...quat-rack.html

      It seems like it would be very safe to squat and bench on. A power cage is too tall for most of my ceilings, I wouldn't be able to do chin ups. So this is really the next best thing.

      What do you guys think?

       
    2. Korporalegq

      Korporalegq Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      If your going to have a home gym don't buy cheap stuff
       
    3. defelqy

      defelqy Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      I'm not buying it because its cheap, I'm buying it because its practical. A power rack is not practical for me as I don't have all that much room for it, and this thing looks like the next safest rack.
       
    4. clutas

      clutas Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      i don't see how you are going to bench on this, but it seems pretty ok for squats.
       
    5. baletki

      baletki Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      Maximum user capacity - racks and spotters 270kg, dips 180kg

      If you dont ever plan to squat that much, go ahead.
       
    6. masoven4u

      masoven4u Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      ^^^ that.

      Do you have an Olympic bar/weights
       
    7. Korporalegq

      Korporalegq Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      Nvm, skimmed and didn't realise that height was the factor
       
    8. suighja

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      I only have a standard barbell right now, but its good quality. If I do buy a squat rack of some sort I will definitely upgrade to an Olympic barbell.

      The problem with the power rack is that its too tall to the point where I couldn't do chin ups on it.
       
    9. defelqy

      defelqy Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      The weights will cost atleast twice as much as the squat rack
       
    10. Canellesao

      Canellesao Well-Known Member

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      Is this a good squat rack?

      Couldn't I just use my standard barbell until the weights get too heavy for the bar?
       
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