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Rogue Stubby Axle

$120.00 CAD

Availability: Ships in 14-30 Days

Rogue Stubby Axle

Deceptively Simple Grip Training

Featuring the same over-sized 1.9” outside diameter as the standard Rogue Axle, the Stubby Axle is two feet shorter (5’ vs. 7’)—with 8” of loadable sleeve length and a condensed 43” between the collars. This creates a challenging, change-of-pace fat bar, and another excellent option for building better wrist and grip strength without deviating much from your regular lifting regimen.

The Rogue Stubby Axle has been battle tested in competition at the Reebok CrossFit Games, and includes our signature black powder coat finish for a firm, comfortable grip.

IMPORTANT: Some standard barbell collars may not work on this specialty bar. We recommend using either the Rogue HG Axle Collars or the OSO Axle Collars.


  • Made in the USA with US steel or US & CAN steel
  • Diameter: 1.9"
  • Rogue Signature Black Powder Coat Finish for increased grip
  • 1.5” sch. 80 pipe construction
  • Overall Length: 5' (the regular Rogue Axle is 7')
  • Loadable Sleeve Length: 8”
  • Distance Between Collars 43"

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA Yes, with US steel or US & CAN steel
Product Weight 20LB
Length 60"
Diameter 1.9"
Other Product Specs Distance Between Collars: 43"
Bar Use Specialty
Rogue Stubby Axle is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 49.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I use this for continental overhead presses weekly in my basement. Just love it. Going to get the 7ft next!
Date published: 2021-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great entry level bar for form and grip. Clean, short, simple design. Nice uniform welds on the rings. Has solid plastic caps at the ends. Mine was pretty banged up around the rings, enough to create a flat spot and chip the coating. I totally blame the carrier, not Rogue, but the rings could be better protected.
Date published: 2021-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helped my grip a lot Great bar, can do everything that you can do with a normal bar but build your grip at the same time, glad I bought it.
Date published: 2020-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stubby Axel Love it, it’s shorter so easier to store in my garage and I can still get a great workout.
Date published: 2020-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent bar My wife bought me this during quarantine and it is a fantastic bar. I was torn between this and a full length and I think I made the right choice for a small home gym. In addition to being a bit shorter than an Olympic bar, the thickness really helps build grip strength as advertised, it works great with standard plates, and I can use it in our small livingroom without having to worry about being clumsy and putting a hole in the wall. Definitely get the clips Rogue recommends though. I tried with some standard clips and they slid off.
Date published: 2020-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the feel, hardcore! I had looked at other axle bars, but I chose this one after reading the other reviews and saw that it suited all my needs in shoulder presses and modified squats, my primary use of this bar. Rogue has all the accessories such as the 1.9" collars, which means that I can add to the use of this bar in the future.
Date published: 2020-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good and Stubby Grabbed this up a little while ago and it improved my grip and wrist strength while getting reps! It would be great if there were incremental markings for hand placement. I had to use white wire tape.
Date published: 2020-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Grip Training I have been supplementing using the bar to work on grip and wrist strength in my training. It has been a great change of pace and new challenge.
Date published: 2020-10-27
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