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    How much do collars weigh?

    Does anyone know how much your average spring collars weigh? Did some searching and couldn't find it.

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    Why?

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    Just count the bar and collars as 45 and call it even.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Moore View Post
    Why?
    Basically, I'm wondering if I can just put on a bunch of extra collars instead of using less than 5lb increments (like 2.5 lbs).

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    The two of them together weigh just under 1lb.

    Since I only increase my weight every week by 2lbs I take a pair of 1lb ankle weights and add those to the bar. My wife don't use them so I figured I would put them to use. Allows me to go up the 2lbs at a time that I need to. Works great.
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    Spring collars = 0.5lbs
    Old school screw collars = 2.5lbs
    Last edited by OGROK; 11-22-2008 at 02:05 PM.

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