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Old 07-26-2011, 12:14 PM   #9
Willie McLendon
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Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Lewisville  TX
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Re: Outdoor pullup bar construction

Originally Posted by Anson Castelvecchi View Post
I had not considered using steel fence posts, but I might after seeing this. Was it unstable before adding the other sides? Does the post fit snugly into the 2.5" PVC conduit? Or is this metal conduit? Thanks.
When it was just the two posts I used some tie straps and hooked it to the fence and tightened it down to get rid of the sway. The conduit is not metal, and the posts fit in it pretty snug with only a little play. With the 4 sides it is pretty sturdy. Yesteray I was doing butterfly and kipping pull-ups on it while anothe person was using one of the side bars, and it worked well and was very stable without tying it down or using any additional bracing.
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