Rogue 28MM Training Bar - Black Zinc

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
30 Reviews
Made in U.S.A. with US & EU Steel

Rogue 28MM Training Bar - Black Zinc

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
30 Reviews
Made in U.S.A. with US & EU Steel
CA$494.00
Product Description
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Product Description

Rogue 28MM Training Bar - Black Zinc

The Rogue 28MM Training Bar is designed, machined, and assembled at the Rogue factory in Columbus, Ohio using the same steel shaft and uniform knurl pattern as our Olympic WL Bar. In place of the Oly Bar’s bearing sleeves, however, the Training Bar is assembled with bronze bushings in the style of the Rogue Ohio Bar. The result is a more cost-efficient, intermediate bar for athletes who still want the look and feel of a competition-ready Olympic barbell.

The quality U.S. steel used in the 28MM Training Bar meets a minimum tensile strength of 190 KSI, and each shaft is individually tested for straightness to within 0.015” (0.38mm). The bar is finished with Black Zinc shaft with Bright Zinc Sleeves.

Browse more: Rogue Barbell Options here.

See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

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Gear Specs

Specifications

  • Made in the USA with US and EU Steel
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Diameter: 28MM
  • Knurling: Olympic Knurl Marks; Full uniform pattern for reduced sharpness; No center knurl
  • Bronze Bushing Sleeves
  • Coatings: Black Zinc/Bright Zinc
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Bending*

*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. Rogue has a replacement rate of less than 0.0002 on bars. We have found that most problems with bars we replace are related to abusive use rather than manufacturing or materials issues.

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Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes, with US & EU Steel
Loadable Sleeve Length16.25"
Bar Length86.6"
Diameter28MM
F Rating™F6-R
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UseOlympic Weightlifting
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlOlympic
Center KnurlNo
Knurl MarkOlympic
Shaft CoatingBlack Zinc
Sleeve CoatingBright Zinc
Tensile Strength190,000 PSI

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.

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 30 Reviews
AtomLift
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 months ago
Great bar
Purchased the boneyard version , great training bar. The bushing provide decent rotation, the knurl is good for rep when doing volume work. Customer service is excellen. Made in Ohio..
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
MurphM
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★★★★★
6 months ago
Quality Product
The bar is solid as a rock. Used in my basement gym.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Sdken
Salt Lake City
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★★★★★
1 year ago
I Like it
Bar is similar to Ohio bar but different. It definitely has a better whip, this matters if you do a power clean and the bar lands on your shoulders in "rack" position, its a bit more comfortable. Knurling feels good, if your hands get sweaty then the Zinc will feel very slippery - add chalk. The knurling + chalk has a similar feel to my SS Ohio bar with no chalk. There is a difference in feel between 28mm and 28.5mm bar when doing hook grips, your thumbs will notice a difference. This bar uses bronze bushings, so dropping it is a bit loud, spin is better than my SS Ohio bar with composite bushings. Great bar, wish it wasn't as loud on drops, if you wear headphones, no big deal.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Mathieu C
Northern Ontario, Canada
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★★★★★
1 year ago
A Great All-Around Bar
As the gyms were closed, I bought this bar about 3 months ago as an all-around, do everything bar to begin building my home gym, and I've been really satisfied overall. The bar itself is really nice. The knurling is quite grippy, but not overly aggressive, and the 28mm diameter is perfect for me as someone who's 5'7" (170cm). After 3 months of constant use, the black zinc finish on the shaft still looks and feels great. Some minor gripes: The bushings were a bit stiff and didn't spin very much when I first received the bar, but after a short break-in period they seemed to improve a lot and they spin pretty well now. After 3 months, the sleeves have some very minor discolouration. I imagine it's either oxidation or humidity from being in my garage, but it seems like it's just an aesthetic difference. Overall if you're looking for an all-around barbell, this is a solid option, especially if you're someone with smaller hands, or are specifically looking for a 28mm bar.
Yes, I recommend this product
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KyoshiCJ
NY
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 year ago
Good Bar wouldn't expect anything less from Rogue
I now have 3 Rogue bars all are excellent all are made very well
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Chad2425
Grayson, Ky
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★★★★★
2 years ago
Everything I expected!
No complaints with anything. We be buying more stuff in the future!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Sean_B
Oregon
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★★★★★
2 years ago
Great Bar
Whether you plan to use this bar for olympic lifting, daily WODs, power lifting, or a mix of all three, this bar will serve you well.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Coach Johnson
Virginia
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★★★★★
2 years ago
Good value
Not eleiko but I’ll take it for the price. Very satisfied
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
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