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Old 07-12-2007, 10:28 AM   #1
Ian Jimenez
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So should I buy a nice set of power rings or should I just DIY the set of rings? I'm really debating but both are viable. I want to here from people who have used both, thanks
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Old 07-12-2007, 12:55 PM   #2
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If you can swing the Elite or Power rings financially, they're great products. A finished full circle is much nicer on dips and muscle ups.

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Old 07-12-2007, 02:20 PM   #3
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I've got the Elite rings and love them. Thinking about getting more.
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Old 07-12-2007, 02:44 PM   #4
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Search for posts from a few days ago, someone posted a marine purse ring that is a fraction the cost of Power Rings.
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Old 07-12-2007, 10:32 PM   #5
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I question was really are they "special"
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Old 07-13-2007, 12:29 PM   #6
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You could buy the tools, wood and glue to make these along with a big steak and cash in your pocket for the price of elite rings. Plus you would have the tools afterwards. These won't take you more than an hour or two to produce. You may want to make 3 rings if you're new to using a jigsaw. I used a router to round the edges but a rasp would do the same work. Wrap with tape and get to work on your MUs.

Don't misunderstand, I have used and like the elite rings and the power rings. I would just rather put my money other places right now especially since I had the lumber, tools, and ability to begin with.
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Old 07-13-2007, 03:38 PM   #7
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The purse rings mentioned have a much smaller diameter, which makes them less than ideal. Plus they are not textured and do not come with anything for mounting. They are cheaper, but I think the quality of the Elite Rings makes up for the difference in price.

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Old 07-13-2007, 04:14 PM   #8
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Plastic Purse Rings
Made of high tensile engineered plastic. Very abrasion resistant. Sizes are wall dimension x inside diameter.
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LPCPR6 1" x 6"
LPCPR8 1" x 8"

Those are not small rings. What are the dimensions of the Elite rings?
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Old 07-13-2007, 05:59 PM   #9
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Be careful in your selection of purse rings if you go that route. The plastic ones I've seen are designed to give off a "self-lubricant" to allow the line to more easisly slide through them; not good for our purposes.

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Old 07-14-2007, 04:41 PM   #10
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I agree with Tyler, I just received his new black rings today. Great product, simple setup and the straps are long enough for ring pushups. Not to mention they look sweet.

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