View Full Version : homemade equipment

05-18-2011, 08:07 AM
I am in the process of making some equipment myself, these are my farmers handles i made recently , and i will also be making a yoke, prowler, and a few bars such as a cumbered bar , and a axle along with a safety squat bar

05-18-2011, 08:10 AM
i will be making a rackable cambered squat bar , not a cumbered bar btw i misspoke

Brian Hopper
05-18-2011, 09:01 AM
Those farmer handles are huge, lol. How much do they weigh?

05-18-2011, 09:25 AM
they look alot bigger in the picture but they are a standard size i used the diemensions from a site selling them but they weigh each 46lbs on the dot

Tom Mutaffis
05-18-2011, 09:27 AM
Bosshogg - That is good that you can fabricate your own equipment. You might want to look at making the center piece of the farmers longer (between the loading pins), otherwise it makes it hard to walk/run with them without smashing your legs into the weights.

05-18-2011, 09:41 AM
thanks tom and ill look into that thanks for the advice

05-18-2011, 06:42 PM
Awesome you have the capabilities to make your own equipment. I have had a cambered bar, safety squat bar and monolift attachment for my power rack made with the help of engineers from work. It definately can save a ton of money for a home gym. Let me know if i can give you any advice or help especially with dimensions.