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Rogue Operator Bar 3.0

Special Price $325.00

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After the gods created swords, 50-caliber machine guns, and Harley-Davidsons, they dreamed up the 20KG Rogue Operator Bar. With an original, military-inspired design you won’t find anywhere else in the industry, the latest edition of this versatile 28.5mm barbell introduces a new polymer-ceramic composite finish—the same coating trusted by many firearm manufacturers for its unique durability in thin applications. Customers also now have the option of sticking with the Operator’s classic Olive Drab shaft or swapping it out with any one of several new additional military finishes:

The Rogue Operator Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, using advanced composite bushings and 190,000 PSI tensile strength steel for the perfect balance of whip and rigidity. The bar features Rogue’s signature knurl pattern with dual knurl marks for both Power and Oly lifts (no center knurl).

Greener, meaner, and made in America, the Rogue Operator Bar 3.0 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 or Desert Tan bar. You can answer simply, “Because I want it.”

Current Color Combination Options
Olive Drab / Black
Desert Tan / Black
Tek Gray Camo / Black
Tiger Stripe Woodland Camo / Black
Shaft Olive Drab Desert Tan Tek Gray Camo Tiger Stripe Woodland Camo
Sleeves Black Black Black Black
Rogue Logo On Shaft Black Black Black Gray

Gear Specs

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

Gear Specs

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

After the gods created swords, 50-caliber machine guns and Harley-Davidsons, they dreamed up the Rogue Operator Bar 3.0. With an original, military-inspired design you won’t find anywhere else in the industry, the latest edition of this versatile 28.5mm barbell keeps its distinctive Olive Drab shaft, but with a new polymer-ceramic composite finish—the same coating trusted by many firearm manufacturers for its unique durability in thin applications. Customers can also now select an alternate Desert Tan color finish. It’s more of a bold statement than an aesthetic choice.

The Rogue Operator Bar is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, using advanced composite bushings and 190,000 PSI tensile strength steel for the perfect balance of whip and rigidity. The bar features Rogue’s signature knurl pattern with dual knurl marks for both Power and Oly lifts (no center knurl).

Greener, meaner, and made in America, the Rogue Operator Bar 3.0 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 or Desert Tan bar. You can answer simply, “Because I want it.”

Current Color Combination Options
OLIVE DRAB / BLACK
DESERT TAN / BLACK
TEK GRAY CAMO / BLACK
TIGER STRIPE WOODLAND CAMO / BLACK
Shaft Olive Drab Desert Tan Tek Gray Camo Tiger Stripe Woodland Camo
Sleeves Black Black Black Black
Rogue Logo On Shaft Black Black Black Black
  • 1New Ceramic Coating + Military Inspired Design

    The new Operator Bar introduces an advanced ceramic-based coating, Cerakote, used widely in the gun industry for its remarkable durability in thin applications. This high-quality finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—and it includes exclusive Rogue branding centralized on the shaft. The Operator Bar’s exclusive color finish combinations (Black Sleeves with Olive Drab, Desert Tan, Tek Camo Grey, or Tiger Stripe Woodland Camo shaft) are unique, military-inspired options rarely found elsewhere in the industry.

  • 2190,000 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.

  • 3Machining & Assembly

    Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. The knurling has been carefully refined over the years for a firm but non-abrasive grip (there is no center knurl). We also assemble the Operator Bar with special composite bushings—a self-lubricating material often found in hi-tech aerospace equipment and military vehicles. For intense, high-rep training, these bushings dramatically minimize friction to provide a reliable spin. The final result is a bar that produces normal “whip” during Oly weightlifting with enough rigidity to hold for heavy powerlifting.

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.

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*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 from Rogue

See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH, USA
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks & no center knurl
  • NEW Polymer-Ceramic Composite Finish option w/ Rogue branding
  • Composite Bushings
  • Current Color Options: Olive Drab Shaft / Black Sleeves and Desert Tan / Black Sleeves
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Bending*
Rogue Operator Bar 3.0 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 71.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome bar I've had my bar for over a month now and I love it. I workout at a Crossfit Gym and we have pretty decent equipment, but having my own bar is nice. I don't have to look for my favorite bar when I arrive for class, I just grab my bar and i'm set. It's the only one that's olive drab and black so it was a hit the day I brought it in.
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Men's Operator Bar 3.0 Very happy with this product. It arrived on my door step very soon after ordering it. The bar looks great and feels great to workout with.
Date published: 2018-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Operator Bar 3.0 Olive Very happy with this product, the feel is great, the finish is even better. I'm coming from a Rogue Echo Bar that had served me well and has now been moved to our home gym. This bar is a little less rough on the knurled parts compared to the Echo Bar which is a good thing overall for me.
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING BARBELL I eyed this barbell my whole deployment and when I got home I definitely had to have it! After it shipped to my home and when I got home I could not keep my hands off it!
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Operator bar 3.0 Bought this bar because the Marine in me couldn't resist. I couldn't be happier the quality is outstanding and the finish is holding up no matter how much abuse I throw at it.
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gone Tactical Rolls perfectly, bends nicely. Love it as much as my Ohio bar. They better as you break them in.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Product Great barbell based on my limited use of this one specifically mostly just this one overhead squat upon opening it. Lol great looking barbell thanks Rouge!!
Date published: 2017-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Operator bar Got this bar in tan cerekote during Veterans Day discount. Got a great deal and the bar is exceptional. Used it for weightlifting and powerlifting and everything in between and it performs. Rogue makes great bars and this is a great multipurpose bar.
Date published: 2017-12-11
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