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The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.8
362 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
The Ohio Bar - Cerakote
Patented product

The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.8
362 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
£405.00
Excl. VAT
£337.50

Choose Finish (11)*Black / Black

Product Description

This new variation on our flagship 20KG Rogue Ohio Bar introduces a unique polymer-ceramic composite coating—popularized in the gun industry for its durability in thin applications. Available in a range of custom-color finish options with exclusive Rogue branding, this model is a genuine game changer.

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THE OHIO BAR - CERAKOTE

This new variation on our flagship 20KG Rogue Ohio Bar introduces a unique polymer-ceramic composite coating—popularized in the gun industry for its durability in thin applications. Available in a range of custom-color finish options with exclusive Rogue branding, this model is a genuine game changer.

Fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, the Ohio Bar continues to represent the highest level of precision engineering. The Cerakote Finish version maintains all the key features of the standard Ohio Bar, including a 190,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, dual knurl marks, quality Bronze bushings, and a lifetime warranty against bending.* A barbell that has always delivered multi-purpose versatility and dependable performance now also offers the ability to match it with the colors of your gym / school / team etc.

Please Note: Clear bars are coated post machining, so they will have slight blemishes from clamps in our machining process. 

Patented

*Please Note: The optional Proprietary Matte Black metal treatment process also hardens the steel, which can cause some additional friction with plates that have a chamfer.

Gear Specs

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • F-Scale Rating: F8-R
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Bronze Bushings
  • NEW Polymer-Ceramic Composite Finish option in Custom Colors w/ Rogue branding
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Bending*
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Current Color Combination Options


Black / Black
Red / Black
Blue / Black
Gray / Black
Light Blue / Black
Maroon / Black
Navy / Black
Pink / Black
Black / Chrome
Blue / Chrome
Green / Black
Orange / Black
Orange / Chrome
Red / Chrome
Cerakote ShaftBlackRedBlueGrayLight BlueMaroonNavyPinkBlackBlueGreenOrangeOrangeRed
SleevesProprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte BlackProprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
ChromeChromeProprietary Matte Black
Proprietary Matte Black
ChromeChrome
Rogue Logo On ShaftSilverBlackBlackBlackBlackSilverSilverBlackSilverBlackBlackBlackBlackBlack
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Product Specifications: The Ohio Bar - Cerakote
Product Specifications: The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes
Loadable Sleeve Length16.40"
Bar Length86.75"
Diameter28.5MM
F Rating™F8-R
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UseMultipurpose
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlMulti
Center KnurlNo
Knurl MarkDual
Shaft CoatingCerakote
Sleeve CoatingChrome or Proprietary Matte Black
Tensile Strength190,000 PSI
Cerakote Strength + Custom Colors
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Cerakote Strength + Custom Colors

This version of the Ohio Bar is distinct for its use of an advanced ceramic-based coating, originally established in the gun industry for its remarkable durability in thin applications. This unique finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—and it’s available to order in a range of exclusive colors, with the Rogue logo branded on the center of the shaft. See the menu for current color combination options.

Steel
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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.

Machining & Assembly
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Machining & Assembly

Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. The knurling has been carefully refined over the years, as well, for a firm but non-abrasive grip (there is no center knurl). We assemble the Ohio Bar with a snap ring design and quality composite bushings, which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft, producing normal “whip” during Oly weightlifting but enough stiffness to hold for heavy powerlifting.

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.

Please Note: Cerakote has an excellent resistance to corrosion, but metal-to-metal contact, particular on the sleeves, can still cause wear over time. For the best long term results, some cleaning and maintenance may be required. See our Ohio Bar Care Page for more info.

See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 362 Reviews
Eau Claire Wisconsin
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 week ago
Awesome Bar
I’ve had this bar a little over 2 weeks and it’s the best bar I’ve ever had.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
CHEVY B
Las Vegas, NV
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 week ago
Amazing bar, high quality, smooth as butter
Best bar ive ever worked with. High quality and balanced.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Ohi Bar
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 weeks ago
This is not acceptable!!!!
I purchased this bar just a week ago, and to my dismay, I've only managed to use it twice. However, what's truly disheartening is the noticeable scratches that have emerged all along the sleeves on both ends. This was certainly not what I anticipated, and I find myself utterly let down by this. Despite my attempts to remedy the situation by cleaning the scratches with both dry and wet cloths, they stubbornly refuse to vanish. Thanks
Originally posted on roguefitness.com

Response from Rogue Fitness:

1 week ago
We're sorry to hear this bar isn't living up to your expectations. We have reached out via email and are working with you now to gather more information to make sure you have a bar you are happy with.
Brad Brantley
Rapid City, South Dakota
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 weeks ago
Just get it.
I’ve been considering getting my first barbell for my house for a couple of years now, but never decided to pony up the cash. I finally did and I really wish that I hadn’t waited so long. The fit and finish of this barbell is outstanding and has set the home gym building bug into motion.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Jonah M
★★★★★
★★★★★
March 19
Great barbell
Great barbell for all different types of training. I love the customization aspect. Highly recommend!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
MikeL b
★★★★★
★★★★★
March 17
looks great
Great bar! Feels great, very sturdy, and looks great.
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Nicky M
★★★★★
★★★★★
March 5
Iykyk. Bar is great quality, instant favorite
Perfect bar and packaging. Colors look great and the finish is top notch.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Sam Gilchrist
Calgary, AB
★★★★★
★★★★★
February 14
Very approachable all around bar.
Lovely bar to use. I find the knurl possibly borders on a bit too passive with the Cerakote finish, and the black finish does present a bit more grey in person, but an overall pleasant bar to use.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
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