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Does This Look Weird?

Guy squats 600 for ten reps, but is it just me or does the bar look kinda…weird? Like, way way more bent than normal?

Not saying it’s fake or anything, but it…well, I’ll let you take a look for yourself.

http://ironscene.com/view_video.php?viewkey=2b3d5af232af4e632779

My guess is that the bar is old and/or cheap and that is why it is bent so much. how much would a bar usually bend with 600lbs on it?
Given that I’m not even close to doing that once I have no idea!

I don’t think it was fake, just very impressive strength.

I do think he cut it a bit high, but who am i to complain? it would fucking staple me to the floor.

Its a cambered bar.

Probably just a weak olympic bar

[quote]IainK wrote:
Its a cambered bar. [/quote]

Bingo!!!

It looks like a buffalo bar

http://www6.mailordercentral.com/ironmind/prodinfo.asp?number=1270

Phill

[quote]IainK wrote:
Its a cambered bar. [/quote]

Damn right it is!

[quote]Phill wrote:
IainK wrote:
Its a cambered bar.

Bingo!!!

It looks like a buffalo bar

http://www6.mailordercentral.com/ironmind/prodinfo.asp?number=1270

Phill[/quote]

Yes you can see its bent BEFORE he takes it off the pins.

Well now I just feel like an idiot.

(In my defense, I posted this late last night. And I’ve never used a cambered bar, either.)

I have nothing to add to this except to ask, LUEshi, are you a LUEser, and if so, who?

I was, but I was banned a while back. Hadn’t been posting on there for a while anyways.

Not that I’m missing much, mind you, but LUE was always zany and entertaining without being a shitpit of idiocy, a la SA or /b/. Wish Ceej would open it back up again.

I just wish he’d straighten his back out a little bit…it’s drivin me crazy!

[quote]Rmoss0 wrote:
I just wish he’d straighten his back out a little bit…it’s drivin me crazy![/quote]

What do you mean?