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    Best Deadlift Suit--Sumo Deadlift

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    If you squat wide also, your squat suit will probably work well for both. Most guys I know who squat wide and pull sumo will pull in their Titan Boss or Inzer Canvas. I'm not sure about guys who use Metal.

    Titan's Velocity is a very good conventional suit, but I've not tried the sumo version.
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    I like something looser, my canvas is too much to deadlift in. I use a worn out Pro squatter. I had a King suit that worked pretty well, but I grew out of it
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    Metal King Sumo Deadlifter

    I get 125lbs out of my single ply suit and it's not even very tight.
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    Thanks for the responses.

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    Deeder--

    With respect to the Metal King Sumo Deadlifter, is that the IPF approved version?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deeder View Post
    Metal King Sumo Deadlifter

    I get 125lbs out of my single ply suit and it's not even very tight.
    Holy cow!

    And he said single ply, and that is the IPF approved one
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    Quote Originally Posted by mastermonster View Post
    If you squat wide also, your squat suit will probably work well for both. Most guys I know who squat wide and pull sumo will pull in their Titan Boss or Inzer Canvas. I'm not sure about guys who use Metal.

    Titan's Velocity is a very good conventional suit, but I've not tried the sumo version.
    I used the wide stance velocity at my last meet... i bombed in the deadlift. the suit was a bit tight, I had problems with the legs rolling up on me and pinching the crap out of my legs when I tried to get to the bar, and I couldn't hold onto the bar because of forearm issues..... So make of that what you want. I dont' think my evaluation of that suit is a good one, but I think its based on me, not poor quality of the suit.

    I personally am beginning to think I pull best in just a pair of single ply briefs. I dont' think the suits are what they are cracked up to be---at least if you are lifting in single ply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deeder View Post
    Metal King Sumo Deadlifter

    I get 125lbs out of my single ply suit and it's not even very tight.
    Damn, 125lbs is pretty good. I have heard nothing but good things about Metal sumo DL suits.
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    Deeder--

    How long did you have to work with the suit to get that kind of increase?

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    i used to use an ace suit + single ply briefs. got about 140lbs out of it. i get about 70lbs out of ace briefs

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    Quote Originally Posted by deeder View Post
    Metal King Sumo Deadlifter

    I get 125lbs out of my single ply suit and it's not even very tight.
    holy crap when I get into the market to buy myself a dl suit(aka have money) I think I'm going to look into one of these!
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    Titan Velocity baby!!!

    1-ply IPF approved...

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