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Rogue Ohio Power Bar

Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Bare Steel
$265.00
Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Black Zinc w/ Bright Zinc
$285.00

Availability: Ships in 2-4 Weeks

Rogue Ohio Power Bar 45LB - Stainless Steel w/ Chrome
$395.00

Availability: Ships in 1-2 Weeks

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Varies
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Varies
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ Bare Steel: F8-R
Zinc: F8-R
Stainless: F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 PSI / 205,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Powerlifting
Bar Weight 45LB
Diameter 29MM
Knurl Powerlifting
Center Knurl Yes
Knurl Marks Powerlifting
Shaft Coating Varies
Bar Length 86.52"
Distance Between Sleeves 51.5"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.25"
Sleeve Coating Varies
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ Bare Steel: F8-R
Zinc: F8-R
Stainless: F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 PSI / 205,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Rogue Ohio Power Bar

Fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, the 29MM Rogue Ohio Power Bar features a 205,000 PSI steel shaft (200,000 PSI for Stainless), single powerlifting knurl marks, and center knurling. The bar’s knurl pattern is deep and coarse without being sharp or abrasive, and the 29MM shaft diameter and high tensile strength result in little to no flex or whip. This makes the Ohio Power Bar a perfectly honed workhorse for the bench, squat, and deadlift.

The 45LB Ohio Power Bar includes bronze bushings, a snap ring design, and 16.25" of loadable sleeve length.

When ordering, you can select from three finish options:

  • Black Zinc shaft with Bright Zinc sleeves
  • Stainless Steel shaft with Chrome sleeves
  • Bare Steel

Rogue also manufactures a 20KG Ohio Power Bar, with friction-welded sleeves and 16.25" loadable sleeve space.

Specifications:

  • Made in Columbus, OH, USA
  • More aggressive knurling for powerlifting
  • Center knurl for added “stick” to the back during squats
  • 29MM Diameter and 205,000 PSI tensile strength (200,000 for Stainless) for greater rigidity and reduced whip
  • Bronze Bushings and Snap Ring Design for smooth spin
  • Weight: 45LB
  • Finish Options: Black Zinc Shaft / Bright Zinc Sleeves, Stainless Shaft / Chrome Sleeves, or Bare Steel
  • Lifetime Warranty against bending*
  • 1205,000 PSI Steel (200,000 PSI For Stainless)

    The Ohio Power Bar’s 29MM diameter steel shaft boasts a tensile strength of 205,000 PSI (200,000 PSI for Stainless), 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.

  • 2Aggressive 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.

  • 3Three Finish Options

    Depending on the look and feel you prefer, there is a version of the Ohio Power Bar right in your wheelhouse. The Zinc option (black shaft, bright sleeves) provides excellent corrosion resistance, the Bare Steel creates a classic look and natural feel, and the new Stainless Steel variation (with Chrome sleeves) strikes a balance between the two. See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

  • 4Use It With These Other Rogue Products

    Ohio Power Bar owners can use this barbell in conjunction with a broad range of other top caliber Rogue powerlifting products, from the Westside Bench and R-3 Power Rack to deadlift bar jacks, Wagon Wheel plates, and Calibrated Steel Plates.

  • 5Lifetime Warranty

    The Ohio Power Bar’s quality construction is backed by Rogue’s Lifetime Warranty against bending. This is a barbell equipped for high intensity, everyday use. Please Note: The warranty does not cover damage due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, maintenance, storage or handling by the user, 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.

  • 6Fast Rogue Shipping

    Orders placed by 3PM ship the same day. The Rogue Shipping System allows you to track your order from the time you place it to the time it hits your door. Order today, track today.

Please Note: Like any fine piece of machined steel, a bare steel barbell will require some upkeep. Occasionally brushing the bar down with 3-in-1 oil or WD-40 will create a beautiful patina look. This is how bars were made for decades and it really does produce an unmatched feel.

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.

Rogue Ohio Power Bar is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 273.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Very well built barbell. Love the cerakote texture. Only wish it a little bit more aggressive knurling.
Date published: 2019-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Delivery was on time and one of the best bars I’ve ever used!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid bar, crazy knurling! Purchased this bar last summer after I realized that my no-name bar was flexing too much to get my bench press off the j-cups (after moving them down one hole on the west side spacing on my rack already). I wanted a stiff bar that would also handle my increasing squat and deadlift weights too. The bar has performed admirably, though it took a bit to get used to the knurling (which is rather aggressive) I am so glad I went with this one. So far, the cerekote has held up well, even on the sleeves (though it's showing a little wear there). I definitely recommend it.
Date published: 2019-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bar quality really is important I’ve been working out for over 30 years, and have used everything from department store cement weights to top of the line mono lifts. I had a home gym as a teen, and now 25 years later was able to do it again. I never paid much attention to the bar being used, until now. I was missing out! The quality and feel of the Ohio bar is exceptional, and I’ll never turn back. Well worth the price.
Date published: 2019-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bar I’ve had this for a few month now and I love it! The nurlings are aggressive without being overly aggressive. My athletes like it better and even my assistant strength coach, who is a competitive power lifter and is somewhat of an equipment snob (haha), loves it.
Date published: 2019-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bar Thought I treat myself and got a Rogue Ohio Powerbar. This is possibly the best bar I have ever used. Very affordable and amazing craftsmanship.
Date published: 2019-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Bar!!!! Love this bar!.... the knurling is the best on this SS bar.
Date published: 2019-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and solid bar I really love this bar. The knurling is almost too aggressive for me, but I'm getting used to it. It's beautiful to look at and solid to lift with. I've used it for deadlifts, squats, bench press, overhead press, and curls. Perfect.
Date published: 2019-02-09
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