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Old 12-28-2008, 10:23 PM   #11
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

If I had one, I would use it.
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Old 12-29-2008, 12:30 AM   #12
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

anyone get the plans to make one from plywood and pvc yet? haha, jk...seriously, anyone thinking of getting this, you're much better off picking up a VKR tower on ebay for about $150 shipped or your local sports authority

$1500 could buy you the home-gym of your dreams...or this thing, your choice
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Old 12-29-2008, 12:56 AM   #13
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

I too would use it...price sucks
... but can you kip on it?
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Old 12-29-2008, 08:55 AM   #14
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

I like the simplicity of this.
I don't like the $1500 price tag.

The way this piece of equipment is being used is very similiar to how a CFer should be using a Smith Machine.

If I were to modify this to make it more CF-friendly, I would:
a) ensure that it's secure enough for kipping
b) extend the height so that you can hang rings high enough for muscle ups
c) perhaps add a few more rungs so that it can also be used as stall bars
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:07 PM   #15
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

Hey thank you to all of you that took the time to comment and view our product page. We understand that the solution we have provided is not for everyone's needs, but for a relatively low space consuming, all in one bodyweight exercise gym, that is beginner friendly and capacity for elite strength training moves, balance improvement exercises, and stretching tool, it's a fantastic option that many people are able to enjoy now, and personal trainers are finding it very valuable for its support and versatility. I know most of you guys like to pride yourself on hardcore work, but when things change in your life, and your needs and/or freedom of time is reduced (for example with family), you may find that what you are looking for, and what we offer, is a good fit! We hope you will share our information with others you think might like it and benefit, and in the meantime, stay healthy! Keep up the good work, and thanks again for the feedback! If you are interested we have advanced bodyweight exercise video's on our site page now, and our distribution methods and manufacturing choices have allowed us to offer our system at $995.00 USD for a limited time. www.solostrength.com

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Old 02-23-2009, 08:29 PM   #16
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

what can you do on this piece of equipment that you can't do on the trx system or a pull-up bar and gymnastics rings? seriously, in the video, the girl is doing bicycle kicks with her legs moving over the bar, but not touching them. there were a lot of other movements that she was doing that I couldn't figure out why the machine needed to be there. Who is this for? senior citizens? rehab patients? elite strength moves are you serious. i am still trying to figure out if this is a joke...and i am
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Old 02-23-2009, 09:05 PM   #17
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

No....hell no. 1500 dollars? get the ***** out of here. I can buy bumpers, a bar, and make a pull up bar for a lot less than that
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Old 02-24-2009, 01:43 AM   #18
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

the most difficult exercise I found ( I didn't sign up for the video page ) was a wide grip pullup.

maybe if you start showing some L pullups or single rail support dip in front or back support ( very tough! ) or some sort of front lever ( even knees 2 elbows ), I might think of them as an elite move.

still, it probably has it's price niche and it's roughly the same cost as the full boogie Total Gym ( which my mom bought one for that price before asking me about since I got mine for 30 bucks on CL ).
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:37 AM   #19
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Re: Anyone seen this device yet

It's very pretty. Nice design, esthetically pleasing. Looks easy to use, too.

But if I had $1500 to spend (which I do not), I would probably attend a cert and buy a used power rack.

Just my $0.02.
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