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Old 01-16-2007, 01:51 PM   #1
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Hi, I was just wondering what you folks thought of this kettlebell. I was thinking about buying one for my girlfriend. Do you see any obvious problems with the design? 008QQcategoryZ44083QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZVi ewItem
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Old 01-16-2007, 02:11 PM   #2
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Well, I'm not sure the one pictured is the actual bell, as it doesn't match the description. Description says gray, pic is clearly black, it looks like a DD kettlebell in the pic. Strange IMO...
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Old 01-16-2007, 02:23 PM   #3
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You can't judge a kb by a picture or a price, unfortunately. It could be dirt cheap, but if it doesn't 'fit' correctly to her hand, she won't use it.

If there is an affiliate close to you, I'd visit and have her check out the bells.

There are a LOT of threads about kb's.
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Old 01-17-2007, 02:21 PM   #4
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If it is like th one in the picture it loks like it will cause a lot of pressure on the wrists as there doenst seem to be sufficint gap between the inner handle and the top of the bell IMO
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Old 01-17-2007, 02:50 PM   #5
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Those are the exact same ones that a company in the uk was selling about a year or so ago. I bought a few and wouldn't recommend them to anyone for anything other than swings. (and if that is all you are going to use them for then I wouldn't bother.) The handles are very small, making for a horrible contact with the back of the wrist, and for some reason they've got knurling on the handle which is just ridiculous. However, in the uk the same company has now got a new model with bigger, fatter handle and no knurling. They are selling them at a tiny fraction of the normal cost of kettlebells and I've bought quite a few of these and am really happy with them.
(the link is ws/fs to a uk kettlebell supplier - that I have no personal connection to)
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Old 01-17-2007, 03:33 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input. I just received my first kettlebell today from and it's awesome! I'm very impressed. I think I'll stick with their products.
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