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Old 02-06-2007, 10:38 PM   #1
Garry Berryhill
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I've come across a local wholesaler dealing in kettlebells. I'd like to score some KBs without having to pay shipping, but want to know a little about their quality before I make the purchase.

The bells in question (WFS). Do they look familiar to anyone? Is there anything about the build that puts you off?
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Old 02-07-2007, 02:24 PM   #2
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If all you do are 2 handed swings for CF w/os, they would do. You also could press with them OK.

Handle too wide, too straight for optimal technique doing ballistics such as cleans, snatches, etc. Design makes it hard to "rack" the KB on your chest correctly.

do a search of kettlebell on this site for a lot of the pro/con arguements. Too long to rehash.

If you want to get into KBing, you need to work with an experienced instructor. Get multiple references if you can.
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Old 02-08-2007, 01:14 PM   #3
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Tom: You have a link or anything re: the handle width? I've heard that said before and I'd like to read up on good handle design.
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:40 PM   #4
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Garry, if you ever make it down to Dallas, there is a local provider here.

The bells that Ader produces are great, they have both handle styles curved like dragon door and straight like the bells you have. Would be worth the 2 hour drive to pick them up. I can get you the info if you need it.

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Old 02-08-2007, 08:17 PM   #5
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Please do, Jake.
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