The American Barbell Power Bar has a shaft made from precision grade alloy steel. The strength of the shaft is tested with every shipment of raw material to ensure we have a consistent 190,000 PSI tensile strength. This attention to detail ensured reliable long-term performance day in and day out. Our selected steel grade for our Power Bars provides very little flex, making it ideal for a variety of max load lifts.
This is an ideal choice for those looking for a powerful precision barbell that will last through the ages.
These are a mix of lightly blemished 28.5MM power bars. They are guaranteed to arrive fully functional but may vary slightly from our 1st tier product (non-closeout bars). Minor cosmetic blemishes may be present.
All sales are final (no returns/exchanges) and there is no warranty coverage. Bars may ship with blank/non-current end-caps.
Discounted or free shipping offers do not apply to closeout products.
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Bar is great - arrived as advertised. I had read that there was a chance that the end caps would be different or possibly not there at all but thinking this was a small chance, I rolled the dice. My bar arrived with no end caps at all. It may not happen to you but if it does it totally ruins the aestetics of the bar. It may feel great and last for ages but it looks like a cheap no-name bar. If this was a cheap beater bar then no problem but even the closeout version of the bar is expensive and should reflect that.
I know this is a closeout bar that is no longer in production but I love it. Everything about this bar is perfect for me. I had a bit of a snafu with my order and Mandy was very helpful and always got back to me within a business day. I believe at one point it sounded like my situation was discussed with a higher up and I was left with the impression that the folks at American Barbell at multiple levels care very much about their customers' experience. Back to the bar, it's a 28.5 power bar with great knurling and it is chrome. I don't think there are many others offering that at 28.5, most are moving to 29. I have access to some older rogue bars (has the R on the endcaps, maybe black oxide) and this power bar is a luxury item in comparison. It does have a more unknurled area between center knurl and the rest, but this kinda works out for me as I have a narrow grip on presses.
Great quality bar, as advertised. I knew the knurling was not overly aggressive but wanted to try it anyway. My PERSONAL preference is for a little bit more bite than this bar gives me, which is the only reason for 4 stars.
the knurling is impeccable
Couldn't be happier with this bar. Build is solid with no side-side play and knurling is grippy without destroying your hands. Hard chrome finish is very difficult to find at this price point Would also like to mention that Phillip and Marco both went above and beyond to help accommodate me during my purchase. Overall very satisfied.