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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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cheap weights

so my birthdays coming up but what i need are at least 2 25lb plates for my ezcurlbar.
i was thinking about getting an olympic bar but it'd be too expensive

but what i'm asking is where can i find cheap weight plates, or better a cheap olympic bar with weights...

i've been to one store and the cheapest i can get is basically a dollar for every pound, so 2 25lb plates=50 bucks

anywhere i can get cheaper?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 06:28 PM
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 10:11 PM
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yeah $1 per pound is about the cheapest i have ever found new aswell

try craigslist, i got a bench and 300 pounds of weight with a bar for 80 bucks, well worth it.

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Yardsales or used sporting good stores can often times have very cheap weights. I got 2 90lb dumbbells for like a total of 25 bucks at a used sporting goods store, great deal.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-28-2009, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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yeah i pretty much went with craigslist, found a bench with 190lb of weightplates
and it's not far from where i live
sadly 2 people already emailed

i seriously will go to this guys house and buy it by force if i must.
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