Cheapest place to buy kettlebells?

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  1. PaddoK

    PaddoK Some dolphins get massacred, some dolphins get blo

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    I know efts has them but for a set of two 53 lbsers its still three hundred. Anybody in socal no where I could buy em locally?
     
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    Formz Hipster Santa OT Supporter

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    I'm not sure the answer to your question but I'm going to give you a piece of advice as to what to look out for. Do NOT get ones with plastic bottom pieces or rubber coverings. The ones on elite are great, but shit like this:

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    Fuck those things. The rubber will rub against the hair on your arms. It's terrible. Get ALL METAL no covering.
     
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    we have some of the plastic ones at my gym, i dont see the problem with them?
     
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    Formz Hipster Santa OT Supporter

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    So do we. We have a rack of them. My partner also has all the elite ones locked up. Better handles, they don't rub. Fantastic. Wait, are yours PLASTIC covered or rubber covered? Our are rubber and they're really grabby. Plastic should be ok since its smooth.
     
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    Ours are plastic....we have plastic ones up to 30 or something and then the rest are the metal ones
     
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    Formz Hipster Santa OT Supporter

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    Weird. Never seen those.

    The ones the gym lets people use are all metal, but they have a 1/4" rubber coating on the bell part. My training partner is the head trainer so we have 5 sets in various weights of the ones from elite.
     
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    PaddoK Some dolphins get massacred, some dolphins get blo

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    Thanks for the advice. Should I just suck it up and buy the elite ones? Also if I want to do heavy ish dumbells and can s b d 300 225 250 roughly can I go right to 54 pound ones?
     
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    none of the gyms i've ever been to have kettleballs .... fucking lame. but yea kettleballs are hard to find cheap. Try craiglists?
     
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    I don't know about cheapest, except for finding some used somewhere, but www.dragondoor.com has got the best I've used, but they charge out the ass for them... just make sure whatever you buy has the large handles and not some smaller shit
     
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    domain names?
     
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    yeah, you pay double what anywhere else will charge for a kettlebell, and they blow their profits on domain names
     
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    kettlebells FTL
     
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    2nd hand sport shops carry them sometimes, usually 70% regular price too.
     
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    PaddoK Some dolphins get massacred, some dolphins get blo

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    Anybody else have thoughts?
     
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    I'd have no problems then... very little hair on the arms. Asian genes ftw finally. My younger brother said he saw a keetlebell that was pink and would I buy it if it was cheap. I told him sure. I'd buy a pair, glue nipples on them and be good to go.:mamoru:
     
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    :rofl:
     
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