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Bastard Deadlift Bar - Black Chrome Shaft

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Bastard Deadlift Bar - Black Chrome Shaft
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A great new addition to our range, the Bastard Deadlift Bar!

Longer than your average barbell, and more 'flex' than a power bar, as well as no centre knurling and a 27mm shaft. The sleeves have been designed with simplicity in mind to reduce the need for maintenance and to increase robustness. Several Powerlifting federations use a Deadlift Bar in competition, so make sure you are training Deadlift with the correct type of barbell.

Hardened chrome plating in black.

Weight: 20kg
Length: 2.3m
Shaft: Sprung Steel
Shaft Diameter: 27mm
Distance Between Rings: 885mm
No Centre Knurling
Knurling Type: Mild
Sleeve Type: Brass Bushings
Recommended Max Load/Rating: 1500lbs static rating, 205K PSI Tensile strength. Max suggested load: 400kg
Warranty: 3 Year Performance Warranty

This bar is designed to be used for deadlifts only. This bar is not suitable or covered for any other static or olympic lifts.


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Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

A great ego-builder for the deadlift
I haven’t had the pleasure to try the Texas deadlift bar, but I have 10 plus years of lifting experience and my favorite lift is the deadlift.

When I built my home-gym I bought myself a Eleiko powerlifting barbell to use for the big three lifts. I love that sturdy, stiff and robust bar. However - It killed my ego in the deadlift due to the stiffness. Back when I trained in local gyms they always had a softer, cheaper barbell that flexed. That way the weight came gradually. With the Eleiko I failed more regularly in the start. This lead to me losing the hope of ever seen progress in the deadlift again.

With this bar I get that soft start, but with a good knurling. Yes, the “mild” knurling on this bar is actually quite sharp - Near to being aggressive. I would say that it’s just right for a good grip without tearing callouses.

The downside as a conventional puller is that the sharp knurling on the deadlift bastard bar starts closer to the center compared to a regular powerlifting barbell. I recon that sumo pullers might enjoy that feature, but as a conventional puller that means more risk of road rash on my shins.

After owning it for a couple of weeks I love this bar, and I am hopeful that I will finally reach a 300 kg pull with the help of this one! Review by Hampus Ek / (Posted on 9/27/2018)