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Texas Power Bar Original Bar by Buddy Capps


 
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The "Original" Texas Power Bar
Manufactured by Buddy Capps since 1980
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History

When I started lifting weights with Olympic bars back in the 1960’s, I noticed that there was hardly any grip. The knurling on these bars was so light when the bars were new, that now years later they were almost slick. The sleeves were held on to the bar with a threaded end cap and the inside collars were held in place with a set screw. Each sleeve consisted of three pieces.

The Goal was to create a bar that would have and keep a better knurled grip. A bar, whose sleeves wouldn’t slide in to the center. A maintenance free bar.

The Result - The Texas Power Bar

We are still using the same USA steel mill we started with in 1980. The shafts are center less ground, demagnetized and oiled to the max before shipping to Texas. Once at our production facility, we machine and then knurl each shaft to create a grip that is still the best in the industry. Texas Power Bars have different finishes available including black zinc and chrome plating. The sleeves are are available raw or chrome plated.

Big tensile strength numbers sound very impressive and we have them but, the proof is on the platform. Hundreds of state, national, international and world powerlifting records have been and continue to be set and broken on the The Texas Power Bar.

•1985 Fred Hatfield 1002lb Squat
•2007 Charles Bailey 1102lb Squat
•2016 Tiny Meeker 1102lb Bench Press
•2016 Yuri Belkin 992lb Deadlift at GPA World championship in Moscow
•2017 Joseph Pena 1025lb Squat at Texas High School championships.
•1994 Mark Hanlon and 8X Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman pulled 1200lb deadlift with the Texas Power Bar.


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In the beginning:

1st World Championship for the Texas Power Bar was 1984 in Dallas, TX.
•1981 Senior Nationals
•1982 Nationals
•1983 Teenage and Collegiate Nationals
•1984 High School Nationals, Women's Nationals, Junior Worlds

In the middle:

The Texas Power Bar has been in countless local, state, national and international meets around the globe annually.

Lately:

World Powerlifting Championships

•2010-2011 United States 🇺🇸
•2012 Argentina 🇦🇷
•2013 Finland 🇫🇮
•2014 Australia 🇦🇺
•2015 United States 🇺🇸
•2016 Russia 🇷🇺
•2017 Argentina 🇦🇷

American Powerlifting Championships

Since 2010


Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 69 Write a review »

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5 of 5 Great base February 15, 2020
Reviewer: Bill from East Northport, NY United States  
I did a lot of research before I pulled the trigger on this barbell it's designed strength and dexterity make it the best choice for the dollar

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5 of 5 Bare steel shaft/collars TExas Power Bar February 15, 2020
Reviewer: Dean Adams from Sherwood Park, AB Canada  
Fantastic Bar! Best bar I own. The aggressive knurling inspires great confidence when lifting heavy. One feature I love about the Texas Bars are the wider collars. The wider collars make the weight plates clear my basement joists easier when doing overhead pressing and also make it easier to get in and out of my power rack which is a wider rack. Looking forward to getting the dead lift bar next year and the squat bar the year after. Also of note to my fellow Canadian customers: Cutting out the middle man is the way to go as ordering directly from Texas Power Bars even with the duties and shipping was cheaper than going with a Canadian supplier. Highly recommend these products!

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5 of 5 Solid Bar February 12, 2020
Reviewer: BT from Pocatello , ID United States  

I have purchased several lifting bars over the years and this is by far the BEST!! Solid construction and quality steel. This bar will last for years to come.

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5 of 5 Texas Power Bar (Bare steel shaft and sleeves). February 8, 2020
Reviewer: Dean from Alberta, Canada  
Fantastic Bar! Best bar I own. The aggressive knurling inspires great confidence when lifting heavy. One feature I love about the Texas Bars are the wider collars. The wider collars make the weight plates clear my basement joists easier when doing overhead pressing and also make it easier to get in and out of my power rack which is a wider rack. Looking forward to getting the dead lift bar next year and the squat bar the year after. Also of note to my fellow Canadian customers: Cutting out the middle man is the way to go as ordering directly from Texas Power Bars even with the duties and shipping was cheaper than going with a Canadian supplier. Highly recommend these products!

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5 of 5 Happy with purchase January 30, 2020
Reviewer: John Williams from Myakka City, FL United States  
Very satisfied

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