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The Strength Shop Bastard Power Bar is without a doubt one of the best powerlifting barbells currently available on the market. Our latest model is now made from super sturdy 42rCr high quality steel and fitted with bronze bushings to make this barbell a premium addition to our range. If you're a dedicated lifter and looking for a resilient and excellent quality piece of equipment, then this is a great choice for you.
The barbell comes with an impressive black chrome shaft and features extreme knurling, which provides even more grip than the traditional Texas power bars. The knurling will provide lifters with the best hold possible both in your hands and on your shoulders for deadlifts and squats. Finely grooved barbell sleeves will ensure that your weight plates stay in place. Furthermore, the updated chrome coating not only provides a sleek finish, but also gives the bar even more wear resistance than a traditional zinc coating.
Since the bar is relatively stiff, we would recommend using primarily for static lifts.
Strength Shop Bastard Power Bar with Black Shaft
-29mm Black Chrome, Sprung Steel Shaft
-131.5cm Length of shaft between sleeves
-15cm centre knurling
-41.5cm loadable length of sleeve
-2" diameter sleeve, suitable for Olympic Plates
Ideal for Powerlifting - Squats, Bench and Deadlift, and general gym use.
- 20kg• Length
- 2.2m• Shaft
- Sprung Steel• Shaft Diameter
- 29mm• Distance Between Rings
- 810mm• Loadable Sleeve Length
- 415mm• Centre Knurling?
- Yes• Knurling Type
- Coarse• Sleeve Type
- Bronze Bushings• Recommended Max Load/Rating
- 5,290lb Max Load, 205K PSI Tensile strength. Max suggested load - 340kg Deadlift 300kg for Squat• Warranty
- 3 Year Performance Warranty
This bar comes with Strength Shop 3-Year performance warranty.
Video of the bar being tested with 400kg,