Opinions on workout towers?

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  1. Costanza

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    dips, pullups, hanging leg raises

    buy it
     
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    first, fullsize av, then answers
     
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    more pics of your av

    What free weights do you currently have? you atleast need a squat rack and barbell.
     
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    NOW can I get some answers? :rofl:
     
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    FUCK. yeah what they said. go to the store if you can and check out a display, some of those are wobbly as shit which is annoying.
     
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    Also, I'm 6'2.... Does anyone know if these are harder for taller people to use? I don't want my legs to be hitting the ground if I'm doing leg raises.
     
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    Thats another thing I'm worried about.
     
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    smell my finger strive nonetheless towards beauty and truth,

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    they wont be super solid for the price, but provide a good deal for the money
     
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    and i'm sure you could always jerry rig some extra support in there if you had to, maybe get somebody to stop by and throw some welds on a couple of the looser pieces, or add a larger base.
     
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    retorq What up bitch??

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    I'm 5 10, I have the second one linked. I've got enough room, at 6 2 you are probably not going to like it. My feet are really close on the leg raises.
     
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    retorq What up bitch??

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    The only issue I have is the right side bar is a tad loose. They used lag bolts to hold it in and the font moves a tad even when tight. I thought about grinding it down and welding it solid. I did that to my bench and it felt much better afterwards. :)
     
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    jmezz layin in bed stretchin my pumped quads for hours

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  14. the flowers are dead, what a poor photograph. who takes photos of dead flowers? :wtf:























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    I have one. That plus adjustable DB's = you can get a total upper body workout from home when you really can't make it to the gym. Obviously you can't do powerlifting with that equipment but as long as the tower is a strong one you can do weighted dips and pullups.
     
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    I had problems with one and I am 6'2". My knees would hit the supports.
     
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