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Old 11-15-2008, 05:53 PM   #1
Jacob Cloud
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Anyone have plans for a "flying" pull up bar?

Man, "Flying Fran" on the main page looks freaking awesome. Anyone have plans for a similar pullup bar? At 235lbs, I can imagine the stresses would be pretty crazy, and it'd have to be pretty beefy...
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Old 11-15-2008, 06:43 PM   #2
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Re: Anyone have plans for a "flying" pull up bar?

I can't see the video on my mac - are the bars in the video the same as in the pic? Looks just like a big campus board to me. Granted it'd be much easier to use than a campus, but you could probably modify a design without too much trouble.

http://www.indoorclimbing.com/campusboard.html
http://www.metoliusclimbing.com/Camp...20Brochure.pdf
http://upskillclimbing.blogspot.com/...pus-board.html

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Same idea, just put some pipe in instead of ply and rungs. OTOH, the supports are usually about 1 1/2 feet apart in a campus, so you may have to use some metal to get them far enough apart.
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:00 PM   #3
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Re: Anyone have plans for a "flying" pull up bar?

Sweet this will be my first post. My wife and I opened our affiliate last weekend and of all the pieces in our box, we are most proud of our pull up bars. We go the idea for our pull up bars from Brand X when we were there for CF Kids cert. We came up with the design, and had them custom built from a local welder. The guy did and amazing job! Check out the bars on our website, www.crossfithollister.com, and if anyone wants the dimensions shoot me an e-mail. If you check out the tier system that we have for "flying pull-ups" you would see that flying fran would be a tremendous feat.
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:15 PM   #4
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Re: Anyone have plans for a "flying" pull up bar?

If you don't have access to a welder or want to add something to an existing system you can always use speed-rail.

Andy Petranek made one a few years ago.

We are moving to a new gym and are going to be adding 4 of these to our exsisting structure.

More information on speed-rail is available here:

http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=14353 (WFS)
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