How much grip strength does it take to break bones?

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  1. L7

    L7 Mr Negativity

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    For instance, being able to grab someone's wrist and close your hand. You think being able to close the COC #4 a few times would get it done?
     
  2. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    Don't do that man, just hit her where she can cover it up easily.
     
  3. 007

    007 Riden, sliden, whipin and dippin, my chrome strips

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    i shook lincoln kennedys hand(from the raiders), it felt like steel, and that he could easily shatter my hand.
     
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    :rofl: video of you closing the #4 for reps... STAT
     
  5. L7

    L7 Mr Negativity

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    That was a question, not a testament to my abilities.
     
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    007 Riden, sliden, whipin and dippin, my chrome strips

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    what about flicking a number two pencil in half.
     
  7. TZ

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    it obviously depends how strong a person's bone is. Try breaking someones arm who lifts weights and you will probably fail no matter how strong you are. Try breaking a 70 old lady's arm and you might be able to do it easily :dunno:
     
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    what size bone are we talking, cause they come in all sizes
     
  9. L7

    L7 Mr Negativity

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    Ulna/radius at the wrist or the hand. I'm guessing the wrist would be harder.
     
  10. y1997

    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    :rofl: So far the best F+N thread of 07.
     
  11. GilgaMesH

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    interesting question. Probably depends a lot on the specific bone density of the person you're trying to crush.
     
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    he's asking a question...not saying that he can do it
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    Well maybe I just think it's amusing.
     
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    the meathead is strong in here
     
  15. ilovepie

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    Guys, he never said he can/wants to do it :ugh:. To answer your question, you'd need a grip strength of 2.25, maybe 2.10 if we're talking about an old woman.
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    there are 5 people in the world who have closed the #4 ONCE :rofl:
     
  18. TZ

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    What is a grip strength of 2.25??
     
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    call the mythbusters?
     
  20. ilovepie

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    The grip strength required to break a wrist.
     
  21. Jesus_Jones

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    A grip strength of 1.0 is the strength required to break a newborn's wrist.
     
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    WHAT THE FUCK SORT OF THREAD IS THIS lc :ugh:
     
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    oic :hsugh:
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    I think it depends on the person, their bone density, and which bone is being broken.

    Breaking the radius would be pretty damn hard in a healthy male weight lifter.
    But I think breaking the hand might be easier. I am pretty sure I could break my g/f's hand with a full strength grip during a hand shake.... and there is this dude at my gym who is ~ 6' 2" and 320+ (could probably pull a pro-card if he leaned down 5% and gave a damn) and when shaking this guys hand it feels like he could break it.... or at least severely injure it.
     
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