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Rogue Operator Bar 2.0

Price Qty
Rogue Operator Bar 2.0
$295.00
Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 - 5 Bar Set
$1,475.00
Shipping Included

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Weightlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Multipurpose
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28.5MM
Knurl Olympic
Center Knurl No
Knurl Marks Dual
Shaft Coating Olive Drab
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Black Zinc
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
Tensile Strength 190,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*
Free Shipping No
Made In USA Yes
3 Ships Free No

Rogue Operator Bar 2.0

After the gods created swords, 50-caliber machine guns and Harley-Davidsons, they dreamed up the Rogue Operator Bar 2.0. With an original look you won’t find anywhere else in the industry, this versatile 28.5mm barbell is zinc-plated with black sleeves and a military-inspired Olive Drab green shaft. It’s more of a bold statement than an aesthetic choice.

Like our flagship Ohio Bar, the Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, using quality snap-ring construction, bronze bushings, and 190,000 PSI tensile strength steel for the perfect balance of whip and rigidity. The bar features Rogue’s signature Olympic knurl pattern with dual knurl marks for Power and Oly lifts. Its unique Olive Drab zinc plating helps protect the bar from scuffs and wear while providing a chalky, grip-friendly feel similar to the black zinc. DISCLAIMER: Some minor blemishes in the protective coating may occur, as the process is setup for military plating.

Greener, meaner, and made in America, the Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 is Guaranteed for Life against bending and/or broken collars* and is sure to leave an impression on any athlete who uses it—or even sees it. Some may ask why your gym would need an Olive Drab bar. You can answer simply, “Because I want it.”

Specifications:

  • Made in the USA
  • Diameter: 28.5mm
  • 190 KSI tensile strength steel
  • Dual knurl marks & no center knurl
  • Finishes: Olive Drab Zinc shaft / Black Zinc sleeves

*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.

Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 is rated 4.8571 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar I got this bar about a month back and its the best bar i have ever used. Much better than the ohio bar or any other bars I have used. Everything about it is great.
Date published: 2015-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Military Tough!!! This bar is awesome! The knurling is perfect, and so is the finish! Plus, how many people do you know have an olive drab bar? Excellent product!
Date published: 2015-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from How did I lift before it I got this bar on the Black Friday 5 for 5 shipping, first for practically free shipping Rogue got it here super fast, and second it's an amazing bar, the knurling Is perfect, just enough for max grip with out being over done and destroying your hand, and on top of all that the bar looks bad a.. which that alone will get you a extra 10lbs on any lift
Date published: 2014-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good bar Good knurling for high-rep sets while also enough grip for that max deadlift you've been inching towards. My only dilemma now is whether I want a Deadlift bar or a power bar next.
Date published: 2014-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love'n it! Was looking to buy a new bar for the home gym at the same time I was looking for another gym in general. Stumbled onto a place and low and behold the "green" bar was there! I tried to play it cool but told the sales rep to sign me up. Until they get an OL bar in there, this is the only one I'm using. And its OD green! HooRa!
Date published: 2014-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Bar Love this Bar. Spin is perfect, a little bit more play in the Bushings than i think is needed for a new Bar. Does make a lot of Noise when dropped. A Good fix is to pull the end caps off and put some Foam behind the cap. Cut the Noise Down way more than expected.. Great Bar Every one who sees it, or uses it loves it..
Date published: 2014-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very solid, worth the money This is my first personal bar. I had been using a Pendlay at the gym prior to this and the two and failry different. I liked the Pen for oly lifts because it had more whip and spun a little faster. The Op bar is better for all around training though since I use it for every single lift. The knurl is the best I've felt. Like others have said, it holds chalk without shredding your palms. It spins smoothly but not as quickly as the Pendlay. Not sure if all these bars are loud, but mine makes a lot of noise when dropped. The bar clanks against the sleeves.
Date published: 2014-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential Equipment Ordered the Operator Bar with 120lbs of Rogue HG plates. Shipped to Canada in a few days with no customs hassles. Best quality materials I have ever seen, and the bar is perfect for starting out to build up a routine. Right now I am using the bar alone for squats, curls and presses, and it is heavy enough to use as a sit-up support. The military look is simply cool, and the whole package was of such high quality that I will order from them again in the Fall when my benefits package at work will cover for either a bench or rack. No regrets…period.
Date published: 2014-05-09
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Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 is rated 4.8571 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from They all weigh the same The bar looks awesome. I have the ohio bar and the ohio bar feels much nicer during lifts. This bar does not have bushing between the bar shaft and sleeve, it is very loose and sloppy. Honestly it feels kind of cheap and I'm very surprised it's a rogue bar. I have used a few of there bars and I have always been impressed. A friend has their burgener bar and it is worth the money. I was afraid to buy a bar with a 155 tensile strength because I do use my bar well. I thought the 155 it would be ok and I'm sure it will, however I feel the difference. This bar feels like a toy. Honestly if your looking for performance, go with the ohio or one of their nicer bars. I figured because this bar was more money it would be nicer than the ohio, but that is not true. I'm not saying this bar is bad, it's just not what I thought it was going to be. I put this bar on the rack after day one, and I'm back to lifting with my old warm out, sand in the bushings ohio bar. As far as rogue, I have been very happy with their bars and service. I would buy many more bars from them. I just think maybe they need to be more descriptive about what this bar is. If I would have understood I would have got a new ohio bar or barring'ed bar. I really think the barring'ed bars are worth the money.
Date published: 2014-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No blemishes and great spin. Awesome bar. Looks great, feels great. Takes abuse and has a great grip with the OD finish. Would recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2014-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ops Bar This is by far the best barbell i have used for Crossfit. I currently own 3 Rogue barbells(Matt Chan, Bruiser, and Ops Bar) and i find myself always picking this one up before a workout. Its been almost 2 years now since i bought it and it still feels/spins like the first day i bought it. Do yourself a favor and pick up this bar, you will not regret it for one second.
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ops Bar This is by far the best barbell i have used for Crossfit. I currently own 3 Rogue barbells(Matt Chan, Bruiser, and Ops Bar) and i find myself always picking this one up before a workout. Its been almost 2 years now since i bought it and it still feels/spins like the first day i bought it. Do yourself a favor and pick up this bar, you will not regret it for one second.
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tactical Like others have mentioned, the OD green is much darker than it appears on the screen. However, this bar will be a favorite for any military personnel because we all love to show our colors. My bar had minor blemishes as this is something to be expected, but nothing huge! The knurling is great, and I love the lack of center knurling.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Treat every bar as if it were loaded This is my bar. There aren’t many like it, and this one is mine. 
My bar is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.
My bar, without me, is useless. Without my bar, I am useless. I must snatch my bar true. I must squat deeper than my enemy who is trying to defeat me. I must finish this WOD before he does. I will… My bar and myself know that what counts in this war are not the reps we complete, the noise of our thrust, or the dust we kick up. We know that it is the PR’s we hit that count. We will hit PR’s... My bar is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its knurls, its strength, its marks, its zinc coating, its sleeves and its bushings. I will ever guard it against the ravages of weather and damage as I will ever guard my legs, my arms, my eyes and my heart against damage. I will keep my bar clean and ready. We will become part of each other. We will... Before God, I swear this creed. My operator bar and myself are the defenders of my country. We are the masters of our enemy. We are the saviors of my life. So be it, until victory is mine and there are no PR’s left to break!
Date published: 2014-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone LOVES this bar This was my first bar purchase. I have other people at my gym with the Ohio and Chan bar so I wanted to try something different. The OD green caught my eye and it seems like everyone else at my gym. They all come to me telling me they've used it and have loved it. Everything from the look to the feel in your hands (this includes some women and men who have other bars from rogue). You can't go wrong with this even as a first bar and they service and shipping was just as good.
Date published: 2014-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this bar and you will too Ever since my first workout with this bar, I've loved it. Just looking at it on non training days can be motivating. Buy it. Lift it. Love it.
Date published: 2013-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One word... Awesome This was my first barbell purchase, I'm glad I went with the operator bar. I love this Bar. Great knurling, great spin, holds chalk very well, and of course its one great looking bar.
Date published: 2013-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OD is for ME Received the bar in the mail and was highly impressed with the finish. No blemishes-just perfect and unique. Anyone in the military would be drawn to this OD green color, just as I was. Definitely worth the wait and price !
Date published: 2013-08-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Bar is of great quality, but mine does not have that same olive drab color in the picture, looks more like the ohio bar.
Date published: 2013-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent bar This bar is great. It has taken abuse from crossfit and OLY workouts and it hasn't even been phased. Light weight/heavy weight, high rep/low rep this bar takes it all and looks great while it does it. I have no complaints and I am sure you wont either.
Date published: 2013-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding I've had the Operator for about 6 months for my garage set up. The bar has great spin and flex. Plus, it looks great. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these bars! I use the Rogue Bar in my local box daily and can testify to their durability and quality. We have a couple of non-Rogue bars and I, like others, avoid them like the plague. I ordered a Rogue bar for my home gym and because I like it so much I ordered an Operator Bar. These bars seem to be structurally the same but without a doubt the Operator bar is my favorite.
Date published: 2013-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Motivating bar Why do I need a olive drab bar? Because I wanted one. High quality bar that takes abuse. Motivates me to push myself. Love the bar. Will definitely be looking for more.
Date published: 2013-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Price might be a little steep but once you pull the trigger you won't regret your purchase. Slight imperfections were expected based on other reviews, but the quality of the bar will make you forget about them. Paint a little darker than online images. Rogue's special design will prevent the sleeves from coming off. One of a kind bar that will make you never want to use others ever again.
Date published: 2013-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great* Great bar... only negative is the one that Rogue has already stated - that there will be some imperfections in the coating. My imperfection took the shape of what looks to be a hand-print on the left side. Good all-purpose bar that I would highly recommend as long as you are okay with some imperfections to the finish.
Date published: 2013-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding This is the best bar I have ever used period. Whether your using it for Oly lifts or Dead lifting it parallels no other. I recommend this bar to all my friends.
Date published: 2013-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great feel and spin The word of mouth about Rogue bars and their knurl feel is true. Best feel of a bar I've ever wrapped my hand around. Enough to give you traction and not tear your hands up. Bar spins great no matter what weight you have on it, almost faster with more weight. Best part about it, it's OD green and black. Thanks Rogue. Just wish I had waited a couple more weeks, would've saved some $
Date published: 2012-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great, but not pristine. After reading the reviews here, I knew this bar was going to be great, and it is! But I should point out that the Olive Drab coating on the the shaft/bar isn't quite as noticable (green) as pictured. Mine was also somewhat blotchy. But that's fine. Also, I'm not sure if it's from shipping or warehousing, but the Black Zinc sleeve coating had a few dings/scrapes/scratches in it -- so the silver/metal was showing in a few spots. Not a huge deal, since I'm sure it will get like that over time anyways. But just wanted to point out that you shouldn't expect a pristine bar upon arrival. Also, this bar has a little bit more aggressive knurling that what I'm used to. Definitely not the most aggressive that I've used, but just a bit more than I was used to. Lastly, the bar does come very well lubed/greased (there was even some oozing out). Get this bar. You'll be satisfied, so long as you consider the above info.
Date published: 2012-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SICK BAR!!!! Ordered the bar sunday night and got it Wednesday afternoon. Crazy fast shipping, and the bar is amazing. The packaging was damaged and re-taped so the mailman asked that I inspect it before he left. The bar showed no signes of damage just some scuffs at the ends. Feels amazing and looks sick. It is a lot darker then the pic. More of a dark army green ad black sleeves. Very happy with the product; was on the fence paying the extra $30 for the Operator but I don't regret it.
Date published: 2012-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy it! my first bar was the rogue bar and I love it! but i needed a second bar and was on the fence about the operator. I pulled the trigger and man I love it! this bar gets abused, basically the same as the rogue bar but the feel is much better must be the green coating! this bar is sick!!!
Date published: 2012-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Built Rogue Tough! I've had this bar for about 9 mos with no complaints. Best thing about it is you'll never see another person with an od green bar.
Date published: 2012-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool Factor Same great quality as any other Rogue bar that I've used, but the addition of a super cool paint job. Great feel, great look. If you are thinking about getting this bar, then you've already made your decision. Get it.
Date published: 2012-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the money This bar is tough! I workout out in my yard. It has been thrown on cement pavers/dirt and grass. The green color is DARKER than the image on the site.
Date published: 2012-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Out of world bar... Great grip, H.A.F. Color!! Swings nice, it's true.. Anyone asks ... Just say case I wanted it.. Rogue fitness great company .. Will buy from you guys in the future.. Cheers!!
Date published: 2012-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar! I have had it for about six months and its held up great. The finish has been durable and so has the bar. Defiantly was a great choice!
Date published: 2012-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet Addition Had the original bend on a heavy lift and Rogue took it back and shipped me a new one for free at no expense for the return. The olive patina is OD and just looks cool.
Date published: 2012-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar The Operator Bar feels just like the regular Rogue Bars that a couple friends have which is great, but the color is obviously unique. However, the OD green finish seems a bit splotchy in places on my bar; I suppose it adds a little character.
Date published: 2012-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice This bar is pretty sweet. Definitely one of a kind.
Date published: 2012-04-30
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Rogue Operator Bar 2.0 is rated 4.8571 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar Knurling is sharp and small, but not very deep. Gives you a good grip without sacrificing your hands to the iron gods like with a good deadlift bar. No center knurl is of course nice for doing cleans. The finish is gorgeous as well, so that's a nice perk.
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from must have this is a bar that sets the standard for being unique !
Date published: 2011-09-10
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