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    Raw united fed questions

    I can't get into the USAPL meet I want (damn meet is full) to so I have to find something in the same timeframe. I have a raw united meet 20 miles away that is a good fit.

    Any one lift in this fed? Do they use a deadlift bar? Do they allow the cloth knee sleeves? Does thickness matter?

    Thanks in advance.
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    They use a DL bar here in Florida, so I'm sure they would. As far as I know, it doesn't matter what kind of knee sleeves, as long as it doesn't fasten. So pretty much everything but the Inzer knee sleeves.
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    Careful Scott, you do a meet without the ridiculous rules enforcement and a deadlift bar and you'll leave the USAPL for good! haha.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis Bell View Post
    Careful Scott, you do a meet without the ridiculous rules enforcement and a deadlift bar and you'll leave the USAPL for good! haha.
    I feel dirty even mentioning another fed. I just found out today I can't get into the raw united meet either(full).

    I'm going off the deep end and into RPS. I'm going monolift, knee wraps, and DL bar.
    Best raw meet lifts
    Squat:765 with wraps. / 700 raw with out wraps
    Bench: 525
    Deadlift: 755
    Total: Raw with wraps: 2000. with out wraps: 1925

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    Oh snap, you might get hooked again with the mono and knee wraps!
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    Best geared meet @ 242
    1030SQ, 640BP, 685DL and 2355 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 242
    665SQ, 440BP, 727DL and 1815 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 275
    700SQ, 452BP, 722DL and 1874 total

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    Embrace it Scott. Come back to the dark side


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    I don't know Travis. Even as a member, it doesn't get much darker than the usapl

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    Amazing to me a meet would not have room for Scott Yard! Would usapl deny Mark Tuscherer or Blaine Sumner entry to a meet because it was full? Scott is every bit the name these guys are.

    Not even ass kissing or blowing smoke. I just don't comprehend this.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ajweins View Post
    I don't know Travis. Even as a member, it doesn't get much darker than the usapl
    haha trust me I understand. I spent quite a bit of time competing in the USAPL. Then I went to an APF meet and realized people could actually have fun at a meet lol


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    Wonder what happened. Rather than turn lifters away, Spero usually just goes with a.m. & p.m. flights and/or extends the meet to two days. Where is the venue?

    For future reference, Convict knee sleeves are pretty popular at Raw United meets, and I've never known anyone to be asked if they were double ply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleAl View Post
    Wonder what happened. Rather than turn lifters away, Spero usually just goes with a.m. & p.m. flights and/or extends the meet to two days. Where is the venue?

    For future reference, Convict knee sleeves are pretty popular at Raw United meets, and I've never known anyone to be asked if they were double ply.
    Thanks for the knee sleeve referance. The meet is in a small cross fit gym in Westminster me. Speedo isn't the meet director. No biggie though. I found a RPS meet. Just got some new knee wraps in.
    Best raw meet lifts
    Squat:765 with wraps. / 700 raw with out wraps
    Bench: 525
    Deadlift: 755
    Total: Raw with wraps: 2000. with out wraps: 1925

    Best lifts Equipped
    1050, 840, 715. Total: 2605

    Representing AtLarge Nutrition and EliteFTS

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