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Original Texas Power Bar

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Original Texas Power Bar
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There are power bars and then there are Texas Power Bars.

Many companies sell power bars these days, but few can withstand the test of time and heavy use like the Texas Power Bar by Buddy Capps.

The first Texas Power Bars were made in 1980 by Buddy Capps - Texas powerlifter, expert machinist and innovator.

Buddy forever changed powerlifting with his special steel formula and revolutionary sleeve design, and his bars have been used ever since by thousands of powerlifters and powerlifting competitions worldwide. Texas bar owners can be proud to be a part of the long lineage of this classic backbone of the sport.

The Texas Power Bar was the first, and arguably still is the best power bar.

Barbell Specs:

Overall Length: 218.5 cm
Shaft Diameter: 28,5 mm
Sleeve Diameter: 50 mm
Distance Between Rings: 810 mm
Weight: 20 kg
Static Load Rating: 680 kg (1500 lbs), 190 000 min psi tensile strength.
Coating: Rust resistant and non-slip zinc oxide.
Knurling: Sharp, with 10 cm center knurling

Sleeves are made up of one piece construction with no bolts to lose, and have brass bushings that never require maintenance.

This bar is well suited to any powerlifting application. It is one of the strongest, most robust bars on the market, and is virtually maintenance free.

The Texas Power Bar is the official competition bar of the Global Powerlifting Alliance (GPA) and the International Powerlifting Organization (IPO) and used in many other federations.


Please see our barbell terms and conditions. The Texas power bar is one of the best there is and unlike generic/cheaper bars, is built to last. The Texas Power Bar was developed by Buddy Capps (a Texas powerlifter, expert machinist and innovator) more than 30 years ago and has since become the standard in powerlifting.

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Really good
After spending long time to choose a bar, I bought two Texas power bar, the web site give me advice to make my choice, and I'm really happy with it.
Really good for bench and squat and military press, grip is aggressive, good stability.
After using cheap bar, this one give me really great workout, you can't go wrong whit it. Review by Jojo / (Posted on 10/18/2014)