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Old 10-11-2006, 05:29 AM   #1
Elliot Royce
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I want to get some blocks for O lifts. I'm not sure that's the exact term for it but they allow you to rest the bar above the ground, so you can pull from a higher level than the ground but don't have to pull from a hang.

Does anyone have a cheap source or a do-it-yourself plan for them?
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Old 10-11-2006, 06:42 AM   #2
Eric Allen Kerr
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There are some basic plans for the lifting blocks in the CF Sept Journal. Just below the article on do-it-yourself angled pylo-boxes
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Old 10-12-2006, 11:25 AM   #3
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The ones we use are made from 2x4s that are layed over each other just like the ones in following picture of the Russian OTC I saw on Mikes Gym....

They are simple to make and very strong.
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