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The Ohio Bar - E-Coat

$285.00

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Multipurpose
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28.5MM
Knurl Multi
Center Knurl No
Knurl Marks Dual
Shaft Coating Black E-Coat
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Bright Zinc
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F8-R
Tensile Strength 190,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

The Ohio Bar - E-Coat

The latest variation of our flagship Rogue Ohio Bar introduces a new, Black E-Coat shaft finish. This electrically applied coating was first popularized in the auto industry for its reliable coverage, adhesion, and corrosion resistance, and it’s gained even wider favor for its environmental benefits, producing little to no HAPS (Hazardous Air Pollutants) or VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds).

Like all Ohio Bars, the E-Coat model is fully machined and assembled in Columbus, Ohio. It includes a 190,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, dual knurl marks (no center knurl), and bright zinc sleeves. The hybrid knurling pattern offers a firm but comfortable grip on both Powerlifts and Oly lifts, while a snap-ring design, quality U.S. steel, and bronze bushings help produce the perfect balance of rigidity and natural whip.

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Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes
Bar Type Men's Bars
Bar Use Multipurpose
Bar Weight 20KG
Diameter 28.5MM
Knurl Multi
Center Knurl No
Knurl Marks Dual
Shaft Coating Black E-Coat
Loadable Sleeve Length 16.40"
Sleeve Coating Bright Zinc
Bushing/Bearing Bushing
F Rating™ F8-R
Tensile Strength 190,000 PSI
Guarantee/Warranty Lifetime Warranty*

Key Features of This Ohio Bar:

  • 1Rogue Machining and Assembly

    Made with pride in Columbus, Ohio, the 20 KG Ohio Bar has been put to use for years in home gyms; high school, collegiate and pro training programs; CrossFit gyms; military bases . . . anywhere athletes are concerned with quality. Each 190,000 PSI tensile strength steel shaft is ground and polished prior to machining to ensure a better finish, and the dual knurl marks are carefully refined for a firm but non-abrasive grip. The snap ring design, bronze bushings, and quality U.S. steel help produce an ideal combination of the consistent “whip” needed for Oly lifts and the ample rigidity required for heavy powerlifting.

  • 2E-Coat Finish

    The black electrocoat, or E-Coat shaft finish on this Ohio Bar is an electrically-applied paint coating noted for its excellent corrosion resistance, cost efficiency, and green benefits. It has been widely adopted by leading manufacturers for the finishing of auto parts, metal stampings, fasteners, lawn/garden & agricultural equipment, military equipment, and much more. E-Coat finishes stand up to water, sunlight, and household chemicals, and they are compliant with the environmental safety standards of the RoHS, OSHA and EPA.

  • 3Fast 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.

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.

Whichever barbell finish you choose, Rogue has provided some helpful tips for long term Bar Care & Maintenance.

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

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • E-Coat Shaft, Bright Zinc Sleeves
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Bronze Bushings for Reliable Spin
  • 16.40" loadable sleeve length
  • Rogue branded endcaps
The Ohio Bar - E-Coat is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 556.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bar -Goldilocks Pre-pandemic, I was contemplating Ohio bars with various custom Cerakote colors, Operator Bars, etc. The Great Pandemic Fitness Equipment Drought of 2020 put an end to my barbell vanity, and I bought the first Ohio -Black Zinc bar that was in stock before they all immediately flew off the shelf. I'm glad I did. This is a solid bar with a perfectly smooth medium spin and medium knurling. Goldilocks bar all the way. Perfect for anything.
Date published: 2020-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar Finally snagged one of these, and I'm glad I didn't settle for a lesser bar. Looks Great, feels great.
Date published: 2020-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, but some things to consider: Overall, I'm really happy with this bar. The build quality speaks for itself. However, if you prefer a rougher knurling, consider other options. Don't get me wrong; the bar grips very well, but it feels more like sandpaper than the spiky knurling that I like. Additionally, if you don't have great lighting in your workout space, consider a different finish on your bar. Natural light is pretty absent in my home gym, and there's no overhead light fixture. This makes the knurling and rings on the black zinc bar hard to see, which can be tedious when establishing grip. Nitpicks aside, you can't really go wrong with a rogue bar.
Date published: 2020-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great All Purpose Bar Patience paid off, well worth the wait. Great bar, Well built quality.
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just What I Needed Right Now Took some real patience to get it but the bar is great. I have had it about a month or so but it has been a great add to my garage gym build. Quality of the bar is top notch and E-Coat feels nice. The knurling is pretty easy on the hands as well. Will upgrade at some point to a Power bar but for now this will get it done
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bar! This bar is an amazing! My only complaint is the sleeves get beat up pretty fast from loading the bar with plates
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid All the way atound Great bar for traditional and Oly lifts. Can get a little slippy if you sweat a lot.
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great bar but E-Coat is Slippery Overall the quality of the bar is what I would expect from a rogue bar. Great construction and durable! However I would not recommend purchasing the e-coat version, especially if you do squats. The coating makes the surface very slippery which makes it difficult to keep on your back while squatting (especially since there is no center knurl). I have also found that the coating reduces the aggressiveness of the knurl, which makes it difficult to hold while doing heavy deadlifts. Overall the bar’s quality is great, but the coating makes it challenging to use.
Date published: 2020-09-11
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