as promised, pics of my 3" handle buckets

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  1. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    as I said nothing fancy but quite effective
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    also my makeshift clubbell made it in this shot
     
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    This is for grip strength I take it?
     
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    :cool: Simple, but looks like it would work well.
     
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    cost $13.23 to make at home depot
     
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    wtf? did you pay for the bucket too?
     
  7. looks like a rolling thunder :cool:
     
  8. Maestro Nobones

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    yeah I actually didn't have any buckets laying around or access to any
     
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    they work great, just toss plates in there and walk up and down the stairs, out around the backyard, up and down the hallway..
     
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    holy shit my forearms feel like they've grown a half inch already :eek3:
     
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    good going broly. very nice.
     
  12. Grouch

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    How much weight have you been able to pic up?
     
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    in for EDU :x:
     
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    that wire handle on the bucket doesnt look like it will last long :sad2:
     
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    I've carried buckets full of bricks, concrete, etc... never really had a problem with the handles
     
  16. :werd: rope FTW
     
  17. Maestro Nobones

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    22.5 lbs ftl
     
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    ;)sounds about right
     
  19. Maestro Nobones

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    yeah they are construction rated buckets, that handle will hold a lot. way more than I can lift right now by a 3" handle. I'll look into fashioning something stronger once I outgrow these.
     
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    err, did you read the thread title mate?



    btw that looks hard. 3". sheesh! careful not to promote tendonitis!
     
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    very nice
     
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    gym for home :eek5:
     
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    and why would that give you tendonitis
     
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    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    because a grip that is too large or too small increases wrist-muscle fatigue, making the wrist unstable and leading to too-large forces at the elbow; assuming he is doing more than just lifting them straight up and down without any arm movement.
     
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    nah that's pretty much it, pick up buckets, hold them at your side or out in front, and walk around, that or just load up as much weight as you can pick up and rep out picking it up :dunno:
     
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