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The Ohio Bar - Black Oxide

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4.8
38 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.

The Ohio Bar - Black Oxide

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.8
38 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
$320.00
Product Description
Gear Specs
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Product Description

Each Rogue Ohio Bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, and includes a lifetime guarantee against bending*.

The bushing sleeves on the Ohio Bar promise a reliable spin, and their snap ring design maintains optimal stability throughout any type of weightlifting regimen—from basic high school or collegiate strength training programs to intense Crossfit workouts.

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The Ohio Bar - Black Oxide

Each Rogue Ohio Bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, and includes a lifetime guarantee against bending*.

The bushing sleeves on the Ohio Bar promise a reliable spin, and their snap ring design maintains optimal stability throughout any type of weightlifting regimen—from basic high school or collegiate strength training programs to intense Crossfit workouts.

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See More: Men’s 20KG Barbells Available from Rogue

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Gear Specs

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Black Oxide Shaft, Black Oxide Sleeves
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Bronze Bushings for Reliable Spin
  • 16.40" loadable sleeve length
  • Rogue branded endcaps
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Total Price
$392.00

Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes
Loadable Sleeve Length16.40"
Diameter28.5MM
F Rating™F8-R
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UseMultipurpose
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlMulti
Center KnurlNo
Knurl MarkDual
Shaft CoatingBlack Oxide
Sleeve CoatingBlack Oxide
Tensile Strength190,000 PSI

KEY FEATURES OF THIS OHIO BAr

1

New 190,000 PSI Steel

This steel is manufactured in the US and has proven to be one of the best steel variants for a multi-purpose barbell. Each barbell shaft is ground and polished prior to machining which allows the bar to have a very smooth finish post any black oxide or black zinc finish.

2

Machining

Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio. A great deal of pride is built into each bar as the knurling process is an art. We spent months working on the knurl we believe to be the best for the Ohio Bar. To test the knurl it is more a beer tasting process than exact measurement. There is a look and feel that go into testing every bar.

3

Fit and Finish

Each Ohio Bar finish offers a different level of oxidization protection and has a direct effect on the feel of the knurl.

Black Oxide is a mild oxidization protectant process. This type of steel treatment will still require some maintenance but will give the best knurl feel, more like a naked bar.

Zinc is a medium oxidization protectant process. This type of steel treatment requires minimal maintenance and is used on The Rogue and Bella Bars.

The Ohio Bar is also available in  Stainless Steel & an advanced ceramic-based coating called Cerakote.

4

Assembly

The Ohio Bar is assembled with bronze bushings which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft. This is a very robust way of building a barbell. Each bar will come with an Ohio Bar card that has the initials of the Rogue team member that built the bar.

5

Performance

This bar will have normal “whip” during Olympic weightlifting and enough stiffness to hold for heavy powerlifting. The steel in this bar is proven as an excellent choice for weightlifters.

F SCALE™

The F Scale™ is a durability scale for barbells based on functional testing at stresses similar to what barbells experience when being dropped from overhead. Bars that have been treated with Rogue Work Hardening (RWH™) are designated by having an R in their F Rating™. For more information on F Scale™ click here.

OXIDATION RATE

The resistance of a barbell to oxidation depends on the type of steel and the coating. Barbells at the lower end of the spectrum will require more care and maintenance to preserve their appearance than barbells at the upper end of the spectrum.

*Warranty against bending does not cover any bar which has been damaged due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, maintenance, storage or handling by the user. Negligent or faulty use includes abusive dropping of the bar (i.e., dropping the bar on a box, bench, spotter arms or pins in a power rack, excessive dropping with insufficient or damaged bumpers, or excessive dropping with iron plates, and similar usage). Any specific issues regarding a Rogue product with which a customer is not satisfied will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We have found that most problems with bars we replace are related to abusive use rather than manufacturing or materials issues.

Whichever barbell finish you choose, Rogue has provided some helpful tips for long term Bar Care & Maintenance.

See More: Men’s   Barbells Available from Rogue

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 38 Reviews
Daniel2022
Essex,MD
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★★★★★
1 week ago
A solid Barbell
I have used Ohio Bars in the past and have an Ohio Power Bar now. The Black Oxide finish is awesome! I wish the Power Bar would be available in this finish!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Bobby f
Ajax
★★★★★
★★★★★
January 27
Conflicted
I contemplated getting this bar for a solid month until I decided to finally buy. At 556$ all in with shipping I was expecting a top of the line bar. When I received the box, one end was open and the bar was visibly damaged from shipping. Why wasn't there Styrofoam on the ends of the package?! The bar looks and feels really good, however, I've got an amstaff needle bearing barbell that performs just as well that costed a fraction of the price. Being s long time lifter i hardly notice a difference except the knurling on the rogue feels a little grippier. I'm happy to finally have the barbell but a little disappointed in rogue. I really expected more for the higher price point. Especially the damage from shipping - which in my opinion is just unacceptable having paid 60$ for shipping.
Damage from shipping
Originally posted on roguecanada.ca

Response from Rogue Fitness:

April 7
We are sorry to see this, and will make sure the team gets this resolved for you.
Cjac3d
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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★★★★★
Oct 2021
Love it
Time for the #gainz. Terrific bar. Fun to use and easy to maintain.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
pigbenis
NY
★★★★★
★★★★★
Aug 2021
Worth it
This bar took my training to the next level in combination with the squat rack. Would highly recommend even without a rack for deadlifts, rows, etc. excellent tool.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
MetisIron
Sylvan Lake AB
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★★★★★
Jul 2021
Love this bar
Bought this bar for my home gym, I love it. Better than any bar I've used in any commercial gym anywhere. The finish is awesome, feels natural without the hassle of dealing with a bare steel bar. Worth the extra cost IMO.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguecanada.ca
J308
Los Angeles, CA
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Jul 2021
Rule #1 Always Look Cool
This Ohio Black Oxide bar has a tacky grip that sits between agressive-rip-your-skin, and passive-not-even-there. Feels sticky even without chalk. I chose this finish over E-Coat and Black Zinc because the finish is reported to last longer since the black look is the byproduct of a chemical reaction rather than an applied coating. Also because it looks super cool. Everyone knows Rule #1 - Always look cool.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
CDog74
Ontario, Ca
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 2021
Top of the Food chain
Bought this 2 months ago. Aesthetics unparalleled. Stability and quality hit the mark and then some. Will buy additional Rogue quality in the future.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Drivn4Life
★★★★★
★★★★★
Apr 2021
Super Impressed!!
Rogue has impressed me with high quality products and this one is no different! I have used plenty of bars over the years in but never a Rogue one. This is my first..... and WOW! I never felt a bar this SOLID! I will be buying all of my barbells from Rogue from now on! Not to mention it looks beautiful!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
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