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Old 04-25-2008, 09:25 AM   #41
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Re: Bumper Confusion

Any chance Glen will chime in?
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Old 04-25-2008, 09:47 AM   #42
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Re: Bumper Confusion

Buy Eleiko!

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Old 04-25-2008, 10:30 AM   #43
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Buy Eleiko!

Yeah, I can see that conversation going well:

Me: Honey, we can't take a vacation this year.
Her: Why not?
Me: Because I had to spend $2,600 on a bar and some bumper plates.
Her:
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Old 04-25-2008, 02:57 PM   #44
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Re: Bumper Confusion

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Carlos:

How long ago did you get yours? It sounds as if (from the other thread) Glenn may have switched manufacturers.
I just got my 10ks a week ago. One of the previous comments says that he stopped shipping high temps on "packages" and I bought all my plates as pairs and not as a 90kg or 140kg set, so it is very possible that the plates in question are not the same as mine.
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Old 04-25-2008, 02:58 PM   #45
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Re: Bumper Confusion

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Chris, thanks for the link to the hi temp photos

Now itís becoming clear, Glenn also told me that his bumpers have brass inserts when I talked to him a while back, thatís why I had trouble understanding how Carlos got the steel inserts. He must have just switched brands.

On another note, through some extensive research I spoke to the company that bought the old Chapman bumper plate molds today (before Chapman the same molds were used to produce RB Rubber plates). If you ask around people will tell you that the Chapman plates were awesome, and this new company made some further improvements on the molds. They are going to send me out a pair of 25's to test drive, and they should be here by next week

As of recent they have got their kilo line up and running and 25's, 35's, and 45's in lbs. They said there 10lb and 5kg training plates along with a color options probably won't be available until 2009 (they are in the midst of developing a quality training plate that won't bend like the kraiburg types). Anyway, the company name is Malmgren Heavyweights and they don't have a web site yet but it should be up by this weekend. I will post a review of the 25's once I get them. Prices are competitive too. If anyone ends up being interested in purchasing their bumpers tell them I sent you and they will hook you up.
They may not be steel, but their definitely not yellow in color either.
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Old 04-25-2008, 05:01 PM   #46
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When I get them I certainly will add my review to let's compare bumpers....

I got the price quote from Hi-Temp....

10 lb, 25 lb, 35 lb and 45 lb bumpers... The bumpers are $1/pound

20 + 50 + 70 + 90 = 230 lbs ... $230 for hi-temp plates

shipping costs to 60148 area code = $90.97

$230 + $90.97 = $320.97 for bumpers only

Getting the Pendlay HD (high density) Economy bar is
$219.00 + $35.44 (S&h) = $254.44 for bar

In discussing this with Glenn the HD bar is the same as the Crossfit discount bar except it is made with stronger steel and less likely to bend etc. I already have 2 bent bars at home I do not need a 3rd. The HD bar is not on his site right now but if you call him he will discuss it.

Total cost bar+ bumpers and shipping is.... $575.41

Contact info for hi-temp is below

Hi-Temp, Inc.
820 Mississippi St.
P.O. Box 478
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Phone: 256-383-5066
Fax: 256-383-5175
Email: info@hitemp.biz
I was quoted $2.10 per lb delivered the other day from Hi-Temp. That works out to $483 delivered compared to your $320. Is there a special price for CrossFit?

I didn't care about looks and wanted durability. Since Glen is no longer selling the Hi-Temp's I decided to contact them directly, but the price is way higher. Guess I'll just call Glen next week and get the Crossfit set (Wright Bumpers) from him. His prices look the best, especially when I added a bunch of KB's to my cart.
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Old 04-28-2008, 06:24 AM   #47
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Re: Bumper Confusion

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I was quoted $2.10 per lb delivered the other day from Hi-Temp. That works out to $483 delivered compared to your $320. Is there a special price for CrossFit?

I didn't care about looks and wanted durability. Since Glen is no longer selling the Hi-Temp's I decided to contact them directly, but the price is way higher. Guess I'll just call Glen next week and get the Crossfit set (Wright Bumpers) from him. His prices look the best, especially when I added a bunch of KB's to my cart.
I don't know what to tell you, I did not say anything about Crossfit on the phone when I ordered. I bought 210 lbs @ $1 per pound and the shipping was about $85 bucks. The price difference between what I mentioned before and this price reflects that fact that I did not order the 10 lbs plates because the Hi-temp 10 pounders are 14" I am going to get those elsewhere.

Bumper cost direct from hi-temp:

210 + 85 (shipping) = 295/210 = $1.40 / lb ... delivered.

I am centerally located in the Chicagoland area, I am about 5-15 miles... between 2 UPS facilities maybe that has something to do with. This is just a guess, really I have no idea why there is such a difference in cost for delivery...
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Old 04-29-2008, 08:40 AM   #48
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Re: Bumper Confusion

I wanted to add one more tid bit, bumper prices are going up. I recieved an email from Hi-temp....

"All new orders AFTER 05/01/08 will have pricing of $1.25 lb."
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Old 04-30-2008, 06:36 AM   #49
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I wanted to add one more tid bit, bumper prices are going up. I recieved an email from Hi-temp....

"All new orders AFTER 05/01/08 will have pricing of $1.25 lb."
I just received an email from Chuck from HI-Tech on 29 April and the price the quoted at 2.10 delivered.
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Old 08-11-2008, 11:11 AM   #50
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Re: Bumper Confusion

another option has opened up;

MD USA

http://rivercitypc.blogspot.com/2008...ers.html#links

it's not the absolute cheapest I've ever seen, but it'll probably work for many
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