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Pull-up Squat Rack $199, Weight Bench $199, Dumbbell Set $19.99, Barbell Set $59.99, Slamballs $19.99 @ ALDI

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Pull-up Squat Rack $199

  • Steel Tube Dimensions is 60mm x 60mm x 2mm.
  • Adjustable and Removable Spotting Arms
  • Assembled Dimensions: 211cm (H) x 110cm (W) x 105cm (D).
  • Weight Capacity: 300kg
  • 1 Year Warranty

Multifunction Workbench $199

  • Multiple stations for upper and lower body exercises
  • Maximum load weights – barbell holder: 120kg, leg curler: 45kg
  • Includes V-handle attachment for abdominal exercises
  • 1 YEAR WARRANTY

[Dumbbell Set $19.99]https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-22-february/saturday-detail-wk08/ps/p/10kg-dumbbell-set/)

  • 1 x Lifting Bar
  • 2 x 2kg weights
  • 2 x 1.25kg weights
  • 2 x 1kg weights
  • Cast iron weights
  • Heavy duty painted finish
  • 2 Year Warranty

Barbell Set $59.99

  • Long (24kg) or Curl (18.5kg) bar Set
  • Includes bar, weights and locking nuts
  • 2 x 1.25kg
  • 2 x 2.5kg
  • 2 x 3kg
  • Bar weight 5kg
  • Includes Carry Case
  • Not suitable for use with Squat Rack
  • 2 Year Warranty

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    • +61 votes

      Another chapter in The Life of jv.

      • +16 votes

        How do you know if it's a bargain or not if you can't show there is a saving ?

        • +10 votes

          People who are looking for these things might just be smart enough to know what the ballpark figures are, and not need spoonfeeding. Only idiots are buying them just "because they're a bargain," so they don't need a mythical "regular price."

          • +20 votes

            @mickeyjuiceman:

            and not need spoonfeeding

            Not spoonfeeding, it's one of the deal posting rules.

            • -8 votes

              @jv: The rules say that one-off special items have to have a regular price? Must have been written by an idiot. (In order to pander to some of the more "special" members of the site.)

              • +21 votes

                @mickeyjuiceman:

                The rules say that one-off special items have to have a regular price?

                The rules state that you should explain 'why' you consider this a bargain and worth posting.
                Mentioning the normal prices would be one way… If not, you need to justify re-posting an advertisement as a bargain…

              • +5 votes

                @mickeyjuiceman: Now you are just being the ass.

          • +16 votes

            @mickeyjuiceman: I look for these things. If I do not have the physical product to inspect, I can only base the quality on the price.

            In a bargain/discount situation, a lowered (or perceived discount) price does not change the quality of the product. The product is not yet available for inspection therefore there is no way for me to gauge the quality.

            If there is no way to gauge the quality, how does one know they're getting a good item for cheap or infact just getting a cheap item for the price it is worth?

            I doubt these are going to be Eleiko or even Rogue. So where in the quality spectrum does this sit and what is the value proposition in relation to the quality?

          • +1 vote

            @mickeyjuiceman: Well if it anything like my father, its “oh, weights at ALDI, I might try those, if I don’t them I can always take it back”.

            Then they clutter up the garage unused. He has a stack of ALDI sale goods, and TBH he does take a lot of it back, to the extent I expect ALDI has his photo with a warning on it at the counters.
            No control since mum passed away, mind you she was just as bad.

          • -2 votes

            @mickeyjuiceman: Every fat person will look at these and think this is the time to get fit.

            When in fact they will buy it just because and never use it in their life.

            So it does matter if there is a bargain. lol

      • +2 votes

        Am I the only one who read the text in Morgan Freeman voice in my head?

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        I heard it in his voice. Well done.

  • +2 votes

    Can the Pull-up Squat Rack be placed outdoor? any experience?

    • +3 votes

      I had mine outside but underneath a carport that leaked occasionally and it does show signs of rust. When I disassembled it to move house a lot of rusty water poured out of it so I'd say maybe its fine outside but not exposed to water.

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      It could be, but will rust over time

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        And spiders will love it.
        So much that there will plenty of them …

        Have a huge enclosed carport.
        Realistically it is only useful to park vehicles (hence named "car - port" … how smart …)

        Been there done that. Didn't work

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          Give it a good spray with surface spray regularly and should be fine. I have an old healthstream pull up bar set up sitting outside for the past 3 yrs and was under the patio for 10 years and still fine. The wood for the pads rotted away that was only issue

    • +2 votes

      Most likely enamel paint on steel.

      The answer is no. It will rust very quickly even under cover. They will rust quickest at the welds. It doesn't have to rust through to be a write off, all it has to do is rust enough to break under load.

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    what the heck, ive never seen bars that split in half to fit in a case. how do they join? anyone know

    • +12 votes

      Probably wouldn't trust the strength of the join if you lifting a decent amount of weight

    • +1 vote

      I have a set from years ago. The one I have has a female and male thread that joins the bar in the middle. Never had any issues with it but I did constantly check the join was secure. Also never lifted super heavy weights with it.

  • +1 vote

    Would be alright if the bench wasn't attached to the rack itself and could be moved.

  • +8 votes

    Barbell and dumbell sets are very annoying to use, between sets you will spend the entire time setting up the next set due to the screw on holds, if I were you, hold off for clip or callipers sets, these are too tedious for use.

  • +2 votes

    the dumbell set is for only one dumbell with weights, which seems strange as these usually come in sets of two, I mean we have two arms.

  • +5 votes

    The Barbell Set has a bar that is only 5 kg. I wouldn't trust anything over 15kg on that thing.

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    slamballs? really? shrug

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    Anyone have any experience with those rack? Are they really a bargain?

  • +1 vote

    Could the squat rack be used for bench pressing as well?

    • +3 votes

      I have this rack and I use it for both bench press and squats.

      • +1 vote

        Hey mate can you confirm if you've got the newest model with the sleeved uprights? People are saying this new design means you can't bench. wanting to buy this only if I can bench as well. Thanks

    • +4 votes

      TBH, the rack is the better option, then purchase a flat bench and 7ft bar.
      Just the standard type bar will do, you don't need an Olympic bar. And dont get a bar with screw on collars.
      You wont need collars for the bar anyway, the weights wont fall off.

      I wouldn't touch that bench, just looks dodgy AF, with all that useless sh*t hanging off of it; and it looks very uncomfortable as well.

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        Was wondering what other exercises the bench can be used for, Does it work as a squat rack as well? tossing up between the squat rack and bench, I want the one that has the most versatility. Thanks!

        • +4 votes

          Squat rack for squats.
          using that bench as a squat rack is not a good idea, no safety on it, not high enough, probably wont be balanced properly either. You'll only injure back as you have to lean to far to rack it on & off - just don't do it.

          And at some point your going to have to drop that barbell, make sure its inside a rack; it will give you the confidence to push the weight limit knowing that you wont get stuck under it - if you doing it alone it can really be dangerous.

          The other stuff on that bench are just gimmicks and will probably injure you. that leg extension !?!?; you don't need em.

          rack + 7ft bar + flat bench. I curl with the 7ft straight bar in a rack, you don't need dumbbells either. superset it with some chin-ups if you want.

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            @MyCatStillSmells: Awesome thanks mate, do you reckon I'll have to get in super early on the saturday morning for the squat rack or is it something people aren't that keen on.

            • +2 votes

              @Tuttifrutti12345: The last time this happened I recall my local Aldi had stuff still there for few days, but that rack is what the smart person will be going after. It is a heavy awkward box though, so be prepared - bring a mate.
              Just can't tell with Aldi how many each store will get or how much stock of this item they have.
              You snooze you lose I guess..
              Good Luck…

            • +2 votes

              @Tuttifrutti12345: I went as the doors opened 2 years ago, and another guy was right behind me going for the squat racks. They had four of them out - not sure if they had more in the back. It's always impossible to predict Aldi stock and demand levels, so go early if you want to be safe.

              Please also note that they may not be suitable for bench pressing due to the design change. See comment thread on it from last year: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/438828#comment-6963871

              • +1 vote

                @Giraffe: Is there anyone who has got one that can confirm if you can bench with this?? If I can't bench there's no point as at this price I'd be better off buying a better quality one or go for the weights bench instead

    • +1 vote

      Please note that they changed the design last year so the uprights are no longer one piece and have sleeves. These are likely to to make it difficult to use for bench pressing. See comment thread on it from last year: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/438828#comment-6963871

  • +1 vote

    I personally prefer benches that are lower to the ground to lift up my dumbbells. But those type of benches are very expensive.

  • +11 votes

    Squat rack are a re-brand of these for those looking for RRP.

    Have had one in the past and it was good value for money for an entry level item. Solid enough, found the spotter arms pretty useless and didn't like benching in it.

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      Spotter arms are a terrible idea for squats anyway.

      Ask any orthopaedic surgeon. Chances are, they've had to clean up fingers crushed under a failed rep.

      • +4 votes

        Probably serves you right if your fingers are anywhere near the spotter arms during a squat to be honest!

      • +3 votes

        You sound like you've never done a squat in a rack before.

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          I have. After I have been better informed, I do not (even though I have straps which are safer than bars).

          I have a full Oly set up so dropping my weights even from a standing overhead press isn't an issue.

          I do not miss the rack.

    • +1 vote

      Whats wrong with it using bwnch? Too narrow?
      I have one, i improvised and made it 15cm wider.

  • +8 votes

    Can the curl rack be used for squatting too?