Rogue Boneyard OSO CM-1 Metal Collars diff colors
Gym Equipment

Boneyard Collars for Oly Weightlifting Barbells

Guess what just hit the Boneyard – a big selection of Olympic Barbell Collars. Let’s take a look at Boneyard Collars for Olympic Weightlifting Barbells. A barbell collar is a vital part of weightlifting and is placed on barbells to keep the weight disk from becoming too wobbly and to avoid detaching from the bar while in use. The collar is fastened on the outer side of the disk and can be secured into place by some means, usually by a spring, bolt, or clamp-type mechanism. The Boneyard is where Rogue puts items that aren’t quite cosmetically perfect – at a decent discount. (And they are fully functional, of course!) Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Boneyard Collars for Olympic Weightlifting Barbells – Overview Weight lifting is an elaborate and complicated science. The tiniest movement of the weight disc can affect your stability and balance and your ability to raise the weight. The barbell collar helps by keeping the weight from shaking or slipping around on the bar, helping you to remain steady. It [Read more …]

Gym Equipment

Rogue Boneyard Bars

What’s the best Oly barbell deal on the Internet? The Rogue Boneyard Bars. A Boneyard Bar is a brand new, seconds quality barbell off of Rogue’s standard production line. These bars have minor cosmetic issues such as finish blemishes or inconsistencies with the knurl, but they are still remarkable as other companies’ best products. The bottom line is you can get hundreds of dollars off of a perfectly fine barbell. One that works – even if it doesn’t look pretty. (Who cares? It’s going to be going into your grimy box or garage gym anyways!) Here are some of the options available now (NOTE: Rogue’s inventory of Boneyard bars varies greatly throughout the year – check back often for the best deals!) Boneyard Bars – Overview Considered as “quality seconds”, the Boneyard Bars were designed to still be used in the gym. They have a minor flaw in fit and finish, but they are all new components and come in various finish blends, including Black/Bright Zinc, Black Oxide, Olive Drab Zinc, Raw Steel, and Polished Chrome. Double-tracked knurling is one [Read more …]