CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Equipment
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Equipment Outfitting a serious gym. Vendors & suppliers. Devices & equipment

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-23-2006, 11:42 AM   #1
William Seth Walters
 
Profile:  
Posts: n/a
I'm interested in adding some ring work to my workouts, but $65 is kind of expensive (elite rings from ringtraining.com). Especially when I don't even know if I'll continue to use them.

Any ideas on alternates, homemade options or other sites? My searches yielded nothing.

Thanks.
Seth
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2006, 12:04 PM   #2
Lisa Sorbo
Member Lisa Sorbo is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Corona Del Mar  CA
Posts: 118
you need to search this forum for "homemade rings"

you will find things like this:
http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/10182.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2006, 03:28 PM   #3
Graham Hayes
Member Graham Hayes is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Sidmouth  Devon
Posts: 880
Judo belts used as rings.

Recently I've been used heavy duty lifting slings, for a 'no more knots' solution to cheap and quick rings. Choke them around a tree limb or pull up bar and they're ready to go.

If you don't know where to find these items locally, they are easily aquirable on EBay.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2006, 03:58 PM   #4
Paul Findley
Member Paul Findley is offline
 
Paul Findley's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Longmont  CO
Posts: 1,257
I have yet to receive my rings, and I have never trained on rings, this was my thought process:

1. Trip to home depot $.35 per mile
2. Your time at home depot.
3. PVC pipe $ (probably 8 feet for $10)
4. Chain $
5. Webbing or straps to hang them $
6. electricty to soften the pvc
7. Time screwing around with hot PVC pipe.
8. get it right the first time or redo?

Result: funky ring like things that work *ok* and you paid something less than rings you could have purchased, maybe.

Alternative:
Buy the rings from ringtraining. If you don't like them. Sell them here for $20 less. Ship them ups or in a USPS one rate box "Any weight, any State, $8.10."

You probably spent the same amount of money, saved a lot of time, and will probably be more happy with training on them than on the homemade rings.

Again, this is just what my thought process was YMMV.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2006, 04:07 PM   #5
William Seth Walters
 
Profile:  
Posts: n/a
Thanks guys. I figured my google search would cover this site as well, but I guess not. Can't wait to try and make some.

Seth
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2006, 04:35 PM   #6
Kemal Eren
Member Kemal Eren is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Ann Arbor  MI
Posts: 62
heres a great thread on rings:

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/10182.html

i made the ones misha posted here. pretty easy and cheap.

*EDIT* sorry, already posted.

(Message edited by meaner_elk on January 23, 2006)
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wooden Homemade Rings tutorial Jacob Rowell Equipment 18 01-10-2008 06:22 PM
Homemade Rings (Sorta) Ryan Sears Equipment 9 03-13-2007 08:47 AM
Straps for Homemade rings Jacob Rowell Equipment 16 02-21-2007 01:36 PM
Homemade wooden rings v1.0 Chris Jordan Equipment 3 09-25-2006 01:08 PM
Homemade Rings Neill S. Occhiogrosso Equipment 6 01-13-2004 01:56 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.