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Old 05-30-2005, 10:27 AM   #1
James Falkner
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I built select pieces for following the WOD more closely. I've put up some pics in the hope that it helps out others.
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Old 05-30-2005, 10:43 AM   #2
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You just made my day with the box jumps on recycling bin. I have two of those, and I never thought of that. Saves me some money and time. Also, very nice kettlebell. I hope you don't mind me stealing some of your ideas haha.
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Old 05-30-2005, 01:27 PM   #3
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Man, you must have a good public works dept. My recycling bins are POS plastic, cracked all over and barely support the weight of the trash.

I like your setup alot; ingenuity at work.
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Old 05-30-2005, 05:32 PM   #4
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Yeah the recycler bins aren't the best - I have to use a minimum of two (one inside the other) before I feel safe that it won't cave in. Using only one only gives you about a 16" jump so I use multiples (that I got from a buddy, not from poaching my neighbor's :-) ).

I intend to eventually replace some of it with real deal stuff someday as I get more room to place real equipment.

Oh, one pic I forgot, I do back extensions across a pile of pine bark mulch bags :-) Saving up for a real GHR station on which to do stuff like that.

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Old 05-30-2005, 05:49 PM   #5
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Haha, you gave me a good idea. We have 2 sets of tenants in our house, so I have access to 5 bins at a time. As long as I don't fall through, this could be sweet.
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Old 05-30-2005, 06:00 PM   #6
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Great idea for the rings, I will try that!
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Old 05-31-2005, 05:59 AM   #7
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James, very nice, I especially like the craftsmanship on the medicine ball :-)
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Old 06-03-2005, 06:43 AM   #8
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How long was the piece of pvc that you used for your rings?
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Old 06-03-2005, 07:00 AM   #9
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To follow up my previous post....

I had a Major Fail on the recycling bin jumps. With 3 boxes stacked, went clean through the first two and one foot through the third. I think I need to find a city with a more robust public works department.

Anyways, tonight's trash night. I have to go put on my black suit and trade bins with my neighbors.
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Old 06-03-2005, 08:10 AM   #10
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Jim, I used 29" pieces. The diameter of the object I wrapped the PVC around was 7.75" (it was a tupperware bowl). I stole this idea from this thread (Look for Misha's posts).
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