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The Ohio Bar - Stainless Steel

$350.00

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 None - Stainless Steel
Bar Length 86.75"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 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 None - Stainless Steel
Bar Length 86.75"
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Chrome
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F2
Tensile Strength 200,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*
Made In USA Yes

Stainless Steel Ohio Bar

The new stainless steel version of our 20KG Rogue Ohio Bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio, and features a 200,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, chrome sleeves, and an exclusive Rogue knurl pattern that’s 100% in its original, machined form for an unmatched feel.

With quality composite bushings and dual knurl marks, the Stainless Steel Ohio Bar is optimized for both Olympic lifts and Powerlifting—delivering a firm but non-abrasive grip, a consistent spin, and a unique balance of whip and rigidity.

We call it the Ohio Bar because we think it represents more than just the Rogue brand. It’s a testament to where we work, who we are, and the pride we feel in making the best American-made weightlifting bars on the market. To check out the same bar with zinc or black oxide finish options, see our standard Ohio Bar page.

See More: Men’s 20KG Barbells Available from Rogue.

See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

Additional Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Stainless Steel Shaft, Chrome Sleeves
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 200,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Composite Bushings for Reliable Spin
  • 16.40" loadable sleeve length
  • Rogue branded endcaps

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.

What Sets This Ohio Bar Apart:

  • 1200,000 PSI Steel

    This high tensile strength steel is manufactured in the USA 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, allowing for a very smooth finish.

  • 2Machining

    Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio. A great deal of pride is built into each bar as the knurling process is an art. We spent months working on the knurl we believe to be the best for the Ohio Bar.

    To test the knurl it is more a beer tasting process than exact measurement. There is a look and feel that go into testing every bar.

  • 3The Look & Feel of Stainless Steel

    With no plating, the knurl on the Stainless Steel Ohio Bar is left exactly how we machined it, providing a great feel that cannot be achieved with other finishes. It’s similar to the knurl feel from a bare steel shaft, but with better corrosion resistance. The combination of a stainless steel shaft and chrome sleeves also creates a sharp look with few equals. Please Note: Rogue recommends using a synthetic bristle brush, NOT a steel brush, to clean a stainless steel shaft. Steel on steel can cause rusting over time. See more tips here: Bar Care & Maintenance.

  • 4Assembly

    The Ohio Bar is assembled with the same black composite bushings as the Rogue Bar 2.0, which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft. This is a very robust way of building a barbell, and can produce a smooth, consistent spin not possible with lesser import bars. Each bar comes with an “Ohio Bar Card” that has the initials of the Rogue team member that built it.

  • 5Performance

    The multi-purpose Ohio Bar will have normal “whip” during Olympic weightlifting and enough stiffness to hold for heavy Powerlifting. The steel in this bar is proven as an excellent choice for weightlifters.

  • 6Fast Rogue Shipping

    Rogue prides itself on fast, professional shipping. If your bar is ordered by 3PM EST Monday-Friday, it will ship same day. Your bar will be packaged safely and ship fast. You can follow the progress of your order using the Rogue Shipping Tracker.

The Ohio Bar - Stainless Steel is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 255.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall Great Bar This bar has just the right amount of knurling and whip for all the main lifts!(squat/bench/deadlift). Works great for any Olympic lift as well with smooth transition and bearings that react to speed! The only reason I can’t give a 5 star rating is because no center knurl for squatting. I own the Power Bar as well, this is my go to for squats.
Date published: 2018-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Bar For Your Buck The grip is on-point. The black finish looks amazing!
Date published: 2018-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar I love this Ohio Barbell! The Ohio Barbell was already a great bar for all around gym use and the fact they offer cerakote colors to fit your personal flavor is perfect! The cerakote on the sleeves does scratch fairly quickly but I don’t mind I think it looks badass compared to the standard chrome bars! Plus I have a garage gym in SWFL so the chrome and everything gets rusty and fades super quick from the constant humidity! But this Ohio Bar with the red and black has been working out for me perfectly! I will buy another soon!
Date published: 2018-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar I'm no pro, but I've moved my share of heavy stuff in the gym. Bar is great, knurling is grippy without feeling like it may take your skin off. And it's blue. Pleased all around.
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Making the Workout Great Again Crushing to the Red, White and Blue every morning. Setting a new PR almost everyday with this Freedom loving Rogue bar. Semper Fi.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome all around bar!!!! I have had this bar now for a few weeks and it’s amazing!!!
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vera Koye Bar review First of all, the orange looks freaking sick. Very happy with the bar. Pretty sure it helps me lift more just because it looks cool. Great product
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Bar I use this bar for olympic and power lifts both. It is the most versatile bar for the money, imho. For reference, I regularly deadlift/squat over 500 and overhead over 300.
Date published: 2018-09-24
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