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Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby mattb595 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 1:45 pm

Hey Was just wondering if any one has a hang board in good nick they want to off load or recomend a really good one to buy.

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby DerrickMilner » Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:15 pm

http://www.metoliusclimbing.com/simulator.html you can get it from city rock. :thumright

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby dom » Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:27 am

If you're willing to shell out, buy a http://www.beastmaker.co.uk. They truly are the best hangboards around. Resin hangboards are stupid because they allow your skin, and friction, to assist your hangs. Rather save yourself the money and mount a 2cm wooden rung above your doorframe (assuming you don't want a beastmaker).
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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby proze » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:20 am

Eh? Rock has texture. We all crave friction when climbing. Wooden hangboards are easier on the skin, though.

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby dom » Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:20 am

proze wrote:Eh? Rock has texture. We all crave friction when climbing. Wooden hangboards are easier on the skin, though.


Sure, but you're training fingerstrength, not friction, on a hangboard, especially when it comes to slopers. Plus you don't want to stuff your skin up hangboarding.
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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby Drifter » Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:33 pm

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby proze » Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:36 pm

City Rock also stock a wooden Metolius board for about R500, btw. A lot cheaper than the Beastmaker and available locally.

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby Drifter » Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:24 am

Has anyone here done pull ups on baseballs with hooks? Does it benefit you more than doing pull ups on a hang board?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lBD2UtT9pE

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Re: Hang Board Wanted or recomended

Postby BradCT » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:00 am

LOL! What a cool idea (baseball pull ups)! Still like my Metolius board (city rock), but hey, still dig the ball idea!


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