Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar - Black Zinc

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
42 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.

Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar - Black Zinc

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
42 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
$350.00
Product Description

The Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, using 205K PSI tensile strength steel. Approved for competition by the International Powerlifting Federation, this 29MM diameter bar includes single powerlifting knurl marks and a center knurl, with the same deep, coarse (but not overly sharp) knurl pattern as our 45LB Ohio Power Bar. The   bar does have a greater loadable sleeve length than the 45LB bar (16.875” vs. 16.25”). This is a result of the slightly smaller width of the collars.

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Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar - Black Zinc

The Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, using 205K PSI tensile strength steel. Approved for competition by the International Powerlifting Federation, this 29MM diameter bar includes single powerlifting knurl marks and a center knurl, with the same deep, coarse (but not overly sharp) knurl pattern as our 45LB Ohio Power Bar. The  bar does have a greater loadable sleeve length than the 45LB bar (16.875” vs. 16.25”). This is a result of the slightly smaller width of the collars.

The 20KG Rogue Ohio Power Bar includes bronze bushings, a snap ring design, and a Black Zinc shaft with Bright Zinc sleeve finish.

One of the key factors that sets the Ohio Power Bar apart from other powerlifting barbells in the industry is its friction welded sleeves. A technique borrowed from the worlds of aviation and automotive manufacturing, the friction welding process creates a precision, forged-quality bond, resulting in superior strength and fatigue resistance, as well as a finer grain structure on the welded joint.

See Also: Stainless Steel 20KG Ohio Power Bar

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Gear Specs

Specifications:

  • Made in the USA
  • Weight 20KG (+/- 0.1% of actual weight)
  • More aggressive knurling for powerlifting
  • Center knurl for added “stick” to the back during squats
  • 29MM Diameter and 205,000 PSI tensile strength for greater rigidity and reduced whip/flex
  • Bronze Bushings and Snap Ring Design for smooth spin
  • Friction Welded Sleeves
  • Finish Options: Black Zinc Shaft w/ Bright Zinc Sleeves
  • Lifetime Warranty against bending*
  • IPF Approved
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Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes
Loadable Sleeve Length16.875"
Bar Length86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves51.5"
Diameter29MM
F Rating™F8-R
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UsePowerlifting
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlPowerlifting
Center KnurlYes
Knurl MarkPowerlifting
Shaft CoatingBlack Zinc
Sleeve CoatingBright Zinc
Tensile Strength205,000 PSI

Key Features of the Rogue 20KG Ohio Power Bar

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205,000 PSI Steel

The Ohio Power Bar’s 29MM diameter steel shaft boasts a tensile strength of 205,000 PSI, delivering superior rigidity and virtually zero whip/flex. Machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, the bar also features a snap-ring design and quality bronze bushings for a smooth, consistent feel. IPF approved for competition.

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Aggressive Knurl

The bar includes single powerlifting marks and a center knurl, each featuring a deep, coarse pattern that produces a reliable grip / stick without being sharp or abrasive. Perfecting this knurl pattern is both a science and an art. Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus on new Haas machines (built in the USA) and fine-tuned and personally tested by the Rogue team.

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Friction Welded Sleeves

A technique borrowed from the worlds of aviation and automotive manufacturing, the friction welding process creates a precision, forged-quality bond, resulting in superior strength and fatigue resistance, as well as a finer grain structure on the welded joint.

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Two Finish Options

The 20KG version of the Ohio Power Bar is available in your choice of two quality finishes. The Zinc option (black shaft, bright sleeves) provides excellent corrosion resistance, while the new Stainless Steel variation (with Chrome sleeves) creates the look and natural feel of bare steel with less upkeep required.

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.

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

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 42 Reviews
RedOctober
Alaska/Ukraine
★★★★★
★★★★★
September 13
great bar, knurl is tough
Pros: 1) needed it shipped to a place in NJ that ships over here to Ukraine while I'm stationed here. Super fast shipping/processing. 2) Bar is LOVELY. Nicer than expected. Cons: 1) knurl - not gonna lie, its abrasive. In IPF you cant use gloves, so its bare hands and lemme tell ya - this bar hurts a bit when benching 175kg. BUT ==== I'll take a slightly more aggressive knurl like this and know it adds to more years of usage than a less aggressive knurl that wears out after a year or 2.
Yes, I recommend this product
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Ksar
Netherlands
★★★★★
★★★★★
June 27
Great stiff bar and comfortable knurl
Been using this for 2 months, great bar for all the compound lifts. Only thing that took time to get used to with my monster lite rack is the walk in and out of squats, the thin collar gap makes it easy to hit the rack. Took some practice on walk outs to get used to
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
Jens
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
★★★★★
★★★★★
March 27
Great bar - fast delivery
I ordered the bar on Tuesday. It was delivered on Thursday. That´s only two days later and it came from Belgium! I´d say this is fast and I´m very satisfied. The package was solid and UPS did a good job. The Ohio Power Bar seems to be of very good quality so far - it has a very nice grip that is sharp but doesn´t feel sharp (that´s the best way I could describe it) The build quality is perfect. So far it is the best bar i´ve ever owned and I don´t think (and hope) that I will ever need another bar ever.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
Fflorendo28
Denton texas
★★★★★
★★★★★
Nov 2021
Best bar
Honestly a really good power bar. It’s freaking black. Super cool and super sleek. What else can you ask for?
Helpful?
Yes · 0
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Sombor,Srbija , Vojvođanska 15
★★★★★
★★★★★
Oct 2021
Best bar ever
I bought these bar and we use in powerlifting klub
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
Patrick 2882737
Ireland
★★★★★
★★★★★
Oct 2021
Great
Great love it the bar is well worth the money glad I bought it!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
Daniel13
Liegé, Belgium
★★★★★
★★★★★
Sep 2021
Sturdy bar
I use this bar at my local club for years now, love it, bought one for my homegym months ago. I love the knurling, the handling, the overall look and know very well, what excellent bar I have there. I plan on using this bar for decades. It can be thrusted to last that long, if you handle it with care. It's versitale in use, covers all aspects I need and helps me prepping for events using a stiff bar.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
wsspowerlifting
Phoenix AZ
★★★★★
★★★★★
Sep 2021
Ohio bar
Great power bar, the knurling is a bit excessive in my opinion but still a great bar for the price.
Yes, I recommend this product
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