calibrate, You can't beat the sound of steel plates in the gym. Get out and hike! The coated plates? I’m extremely interested in the Vulcan rubber coated quad plates. Rigue facture that 1000$ in less !!!! because there is a fitness gym that sells new cast iron for .71 a pound and wanted to buy a couple 45lb pairs. While more expensive than simple cast iron, they are still more affordable than calibrated discs, and they do last a long time. Fitness Factory makes purchasing fitness equipment fast, easy and affordable. Very impressed with these plates. These cast iron plates are replicas of York’s original Olympic Standard Plate. Based on my testing and experience, the plates on this page are what I recommend. We don’t so much need to hear about any more of the cheap plates though. Gym and Fitness is one of the largest online retailers of anything and everything fitness supplies related. The one-piece forged construction makes for the solid and compact feel you get from our weight plates. So if you’re going to weaken the plate with holes there is probably ideal locations to do this as to not increase the odds of it cracking along a line of holes. Machined iron vs. urethane for a home gym – what’s your preference? Steel Plates Gym L.L.C. It’s as likely that they really are 17.5″ and you got a wrong answer as it is likely they are 17″ and you got the right answer. Some of the cheaper brands and styles can deviate from the stated weight by 5-10%; brands like CAP Barbell for instance. Primal Strength Steel Calibrated Plate 0.5kg £ 2.99 Pre-order for delivery Late March/Early April I’m currently in the process of selling off the ones that are way off. That’s true, but they’re branding dumbbells and plates with ‘American Barbell’ in commercial settings now, which is why I wonder if they’ve totally abandoned GP. Very timely. Steel Plates cannot be dropped from overhead lifts, but they have two main advantages over Rubber Bumper Plates; they cost less and because they are narrower, you can fit more weight along the outside sleeves of your Olympic barbell, allowing you to lift more. Just a quick vouch for Troy’s PO/HO commercial line. You’ll need single pair of 2.5, 5, and 25, double pair of 10 is ideal, and however many 45s (or 55s, if available) you want. I’m a believer in the York interlocking change plates so wonder whether that feature may be worth the upgrade to the York price. They have what I’d call a medium fit on the bar. But yeah, I lift entirely in kilograms so I feel your pain. We are an old school gym with a no nonsense approach to training. I’m always looking for cheap 45lb plates! Steelplates Gym is a safe, small private facility. $171/pr of 45s at Vulcan vs. $160.15 (http://www.vulcanstrength.com/Rubber-Coated-Olympic-Weight-Plates-Vulcan-p/v-rcop.htm) for Vulcan. If you consider how much you spend on coffee and restaurants, plates are not expensive. Basic cast steel with rust-resistant enamel finish and ergonomic design for easy transport, sold individually. Vulcan has great prices on their coated plates and calibrated discs. The last two are much lower quality and not recommended. Loool in my principal residence homegym .for my “big 3” training i own a complete PALLINI set of 545 kgs (>1100lbs) set . Do you know of any retail outlets for Challenge or Bull in the US/Europe? I’m feeling kind of stuck looking for gripper-style kilo rubber- or urethane-coated. Gym Equipment Black Weight Plate for Gym Weightlifting Traning video & price comparison, get China Gym Equipment Black Weight Plate for Gym Weightlifting Traning price comparison from Bumper Weight Plate,Weightlifting Plate manufacturers & suppliers on Video Channel of Made-in-China.com . If you care about accuracy even a little bit then you’re throwing your money away by buying them at all. They actually work for deadlifting since I can put the larger 45s on first and just slide the smaller 45s on after. . Basic cast iron with black finish and silver lettering. Choose the perfect barbell and plate style to meet your gym needs. Has grey enamel finish, no accuracy guarantee, and sold individually. Thanks Ivan. You’d probably start to put a bend in the bar. Basic cast iron with a dark grey finish and white lettering (Vulcan) or black finish and silver lettering (Rogue). Default sorting Sort by popularity Sort by latest Sort by price: low to high Sort by price: high to low I mean I’m not actually thinking you’ll break the plate – it’s very unlikely. Currently Eleiko are having major stock problems but that should be fixed soon. Im near of certitude than IVANKO PLATES ARE REALLY IN STAINLESS STEEL … I want them to be reasonably close, but im just a normal guy who likes to throw weight around. They feature no odor, 2% accuracy, and Troy’s interlocking plate system. Find here Weight Plate, Gym Plates manufacturers, suppliers & exporters in India. I’m actually tempted to try it on some crappy plates just to see where the best place to do that would be as to not compromise the plate. If you do plan to buy cast iron plates in a local store you absolutely must bring a scale with you. I have enough change plates to match them up in equivalent pairs. You see I thought that they were the same size, but the website reports otherwise so I went with the “official” word. Available in black, colored, pounds and kilos. I did it years ago. CAP, Here’s an option for Garage Gym logogear: https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Commerical-PU-Bumper-Plate-PU-Weight_60565348187.html?spm=a2700.7724857.main07.31.2980754dqiggWA&s=p. I mean it’s very rare anyone deviates from the normal size, but it does happen rarely. If I didn’t find this site I would’ve spent so much on gym fees and trainers. Sold only in pairs. I have a super accurate food scale that goes up to 5 kg for smaller things, and I have access to a nice offsite shipping scale for heavier things – but it’s not mine and it’s not here and I haven’t a clue where it came from. They have a precise 50 mm opening, a much slimmer profile than basic cast iron plates, and they are painted according to the IPF coloring scheme. I don’t think that adding a single pair of 45’s to an existing normal collection of plates is that big of a deal either. Sounds like maybe you’re not sure based on the bar weight comment haha. With fuse alloy (weights for car’s tyres balance do the job if god repartition on circle…) and good scale of weight ! Carbon steel plate supplier in China. Image of background, health, physical - 109528518 I have added them. The classic clang of steel plates on a barbell-- there's nothing like it. iron, Thanks for the suggestion. approved, Power Spring Gym & Fitness - Offering Gym Steel Plates Dumbbells, Steel Dumbbell Set, Chrome Dumbbell, स्टील डम्बबेल्ल, इस्पात का डम्बबेल्ल in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Make some effort to find them used and you can pay as little as $.50 per pound. I like their old school look and bet they are reasonably priced. P.S. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Very affordable. I promise you, there are no calibrated plates, and no bars. After seeing this I spent a little time trying to discover their accuracy rating but I can’t seem to find anything. I did some googling, they are Cemco Power Grip plates (machined iron) they are supposedly commercial quality Ivanko Revolver knockoffs. Weight Plate Types2.1 By Material: Steel vs Cast Iron2.2 By Finish & Coating. Sold in sets only. If you see plates on Craigslist, search for that brand and model and see if they are machined or not. You may have the pages cached. It’s the CAPs and other chain store brands that you’d want to worry about being accurate. There are a lot of great choices out there. Select the total quantity (in Kg) of Stell Weight Plates you required and mention the denominations of weight plates of your choice on checkout remark column. You wouldn’t want one pair of 17.5″ 45’s alongside 3 more pair of smaller diameter 45’s. Grab your training partner and secure your exclusive, private time spot now. Great gym, lots of space with everything that you can think of for your workout; including powerlifting, circuit training and endurance training. They are also $0.89 per pound ( before shipping) regardless of what size plate you get, so they win on price too. Available in pounds or kilos. review, pretty cheap for what they are. I may buy more since they are discounted 20%. I had thought I updated that but apparently not. Had a problem where one of the 5lb weights didn’t fit on the bar, so they sent me another pair, for a total of 6x 5lb plates. Not a chance. If Vulcan provide steel calibrated plates in KG that should set the cat among the pigeons. 2% accuracy guarantee. Filled in the set with a few extra pairs of 10s, 5s, and 2.5s off the AB closeout page. Ivanko is a rip off tho, that’s no secret. Best internet price for plates with any accuracy guarantee. Accuracy is great on six pairs of 45’s. I see. Seems fine by me. Eventually other manufacturers will feel the sting of lower priced Rogue stuff, and will also lower prices. They have the same accuracy range so that doesn’t change anything. 2″, Purchased a pair of rogue DB-15s (dumbbell work) and a bunch of their cast iron plates: 16x 10lb, 4x 5lb, 4x 2.5lb. Rogue, What are your thoughts on Hampton Fitness urethane plates? In today’s market options are quite limited though so you take what you can get. Wipe them over every so often with a cloth and some light oil (3 in 1) to keep them looking good. (Im in shooting club and i love safari bolt rifles) Share store details, promotions, or brand content with your customers. My biggest gripe with other cheaper rubber coated plates (Northern Lights) is that during deadlifts, the plates rattle too much and I end up with a —////———////— looking setup. also as someone who owns ZERO plates, what plate allotment do I need? Just got done watching Larry wheels in the super league competition and I’m trying to figure out what company makes the plates they use at least in that particular episode, haha yeah I don’t know, those are custom by someone. People tend to like them because of the handles (they are easy to move around and use for random exercises), the lack of rust issues versus iron, and the fact that are just nice looking. They are milled to within 2% of indicated weight, and are sold individually. This includes our own Rogue Olympic Plates, Calibrated Steel Plates, and York's Legacy Iron Plates. Are there any scales you can recommend that are suitable for weighing plates? Basic cast iron sold in pairs or sets. Not IPF approved but the price per kilo is great on large sets. the reason its cheap because they’re 20% off heres the link I dont need a bar but right now I only have 1 Olympic bar and that’s the vulcan standard (no complaints or issues). haha no not exactly, just that if you drop cast iron plates onto concrete or a piece of equipment, it is possible for it to crack and chip. I bought some new York standard plates that are well cast with accuracy within 2% and center holes cut 51.9mm to 52.2mm on my digital calipers. Brighten It Up With New Lighting, Exercise Equipment Reviews and Weightlifting Articles. This is what makes at least checking the box stores appealing. They’re a junk dealer, but they are a popular alternative to those who care less about quality, performance, and durability than about money. Personally I’m glad I did it. https://www.amazon.com/Troy-Machine-Olympic-Weight-Plates/dp/B002FEN34E. One Sports Authority branded 45 is 15% off. You don’t have to worry about that with dealers like Rep, Rogue, Vulcan, etc. Ivanko are not worth the inflated price plus the plugs fall out. I find the fit perfect and accuracy within 1%, and often much closer. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Michael Leck and is located at 8919 Woodberry Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170. If you aren’t competing, all you need is a durable set of plates that won’t break the bank. Plate Loaded Equipment You’ll find many types of equipment including calf machines, lat rows, chest presses, arm curls and even belt squat machines. Most of the cheap plates deviate from their indicated weight 5-6%; several of them are spot on. I’m quite pleased with them. Look at what Rogue’s comp change plates cost – so pricey for that accuracy. By less refined I mean minor surface imperfections wouldn’t stop them from being sold like the more expensive, commercial plates. They are too proud, and stubborn I think. The worst offender was a 2.5lb plate that weighed 2lb 9.9 oz (almost 5% heavier). Biggest hurdle I am having is finding a stand-alone lat pulldown/row machine. Worth noting that the 10 pound plates are oddly thick…, I could work those in. I prefer steel over coated plates personally, but it’s all about preference. Stainless Plates can be justified. Large plates are accurate to within 1%. The weights I received were on average 1.5% off. Plus, I love the way these plates look and sound, they have that oldschool gym vibe. That is, we at least know Vulcan’s have the 2% rating – which I can attest to as I do own a set. Two plates is 225 pounds. All this while catering to novice and skilled powerlifters, student athletes,  as well as to actively enrich the lives of our members who are serious about training and love being healthy and strong. No accuracy guarantee, 100-lb plates available, sold individually. Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh. I’m unsure if there are negatives there but anyway, I now want consistency among my plates since I’m far along on building my gym. Truthfully, Rogue wins the day in almost all four categories in terms of value, quality, and price. so what your saying is lol if I drill to many holes it’ll just crumb away hahaha INS Enterprises - Offering Round Gym Steel Plate at Rs 72/kg in Jalandhar, Punjab. Im no able to trust than Ivanko can sell same items than challenger but 2 times overcost… .i had see Ivanko powerset in swiming pool /gym/sauna complex…and i never see a point of rust on it….all are shinny like new gear ! I would like to add a set of calibrated steel plates to my apartment gym. I doubt they’re stainless, they’d definitely say so right? As would any industrial glue (and you don’t have to weld). But they’re kind of overkill, mainly in terms of space, for deadlifts. That said, the Rep plates probably have their share of minor casting imperfections too, but sure they’re a cool looking plate and you can choose between hammertone and black. I don’t have a giant set of these so I’ve never been able to stack them for deadlifts, but I really can’t see these as being my first choice for that purpose. I’m in my 50’s been power lifting for 30+ years with my old cheap plates. Honestly these cheap, inaccurate plates are so easy to find used that I think you’re throwing your money away by buying them new. If you ask me, the 20 and 25 kg plates being the same diameter is best. Those Reps just look sick in either color and I’m leaning towards the hammertone. I bUy old WEIDER iron cast inacurate (but never more 2lbs of difference fir 45lbs plates) for holliday house (its just for BODYBUILDINGS AND FITNESS. Just like the economy cast iron plates, accuracy is crap on the cheap coated plates. Maximum of 30 members, no more than 2-3 members in the gym at one time. In other words, don’t bother purchasing or using 2.5 lbs or change plates if you get plates with a 3% accuracy. Made in Michigan and sold in 25, 35, 45, and 100 pairs, Rogue’s Deep Dish Plates are accurate to within 2% (+2% / -0%). How do these compared to the ones you have pictured above, and would you recommend Troy as a brand? I appreciate the feedback on them too, thank you! VTX, Why that ?? Just don’t buy 35s unless the price on a set is just too good to pass up. Just about every box-store manufacturer makes rubber-coated discs; CAP, Body Solid, X-Mark, and Troy’s non-commercial division (VTX and Troy USA); among many others. Not at all. The big red IPF text on their site is just a reference to them offering Titan lifting gear – like Titan suits and belts and such – which are IPF approved. Sold individually or in pairs. It’s unlikely that you’ll find plates that are the stated weight, but you can at least try to make sure that each pair of plates you buy are the same weight. Of course, 2% on a 5 lb plate is still close….within 1.5 oz or 45 grams. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), It's amazing that, as an owner of both the PR-5000, This is one hell of a gym. Also a lot of these plates have the 1-2% accuracy rating for 25’s + but it’s lower for the 10’s and under. Stick with round plates though. Get contact details & address of companies manufacturing and supplying Weight Plate, Gym Plates, Gym … What if where I drop it is on rubber mat, I can test it by drilling one hole and see how much weight it takes off huh? cut, Anybody want to trade a set of ultra-rare, vintage GP urethane coated plates for new calibrated steel, haha? Great pricing if shipping to you is decent. Honestly they just feel like a slightly less refined version of an Iron Grip or Ivanko plate – something you’d see in a Gold’s or Lifetime. Preferably black and rusty!! It’s just a process; it involves taking a little bit of a hit on your original investment of those Imperial plates. Finding those used is a good find, congrats. Especially in USA where Rogue prices are better than all others. I can confirm that Eleiko’s 20 and 25 kg plates **are** the same diameter. I’m unsure if they are discontinuing the color but I like how they look in various lighting. You kind of have to think of shopping at Titan like shopping at Academy, Dick’s, or Wal-Mart. Cast iron can be had new for as little as ~$1 a pound; both in chain stores and online. I was wondering if my cast iron plates are 17″ is that a bad thing to lift with? smack em with a hammer to chip them? I’m glad to have helped; truly. Here are some brand and pricing examples. Some people like coated plates because they’re quieter and cleaner looking. Generally considered more of a commercial gym product, coated plates are becoming more commonplace in home/garage gyms. I don’t personally have any interest in the power bars on the page as you’ve stated they’re black oxide and in the price range of Stainless Steel. versus, Troy, Honesty, Integrity and Superior Nutrition, which is why we emphatically endorse Musclefeast products. Impact resistant urethane coated, cast iron plates with no odor and high level of accuracy. (+ all fractional plates on pair of each). 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