The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar
The "Original" Texas Power Bar

The "Original" Texas Power Bar

Regular price $285.00
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** Bare Steel bars are made to order. Lead time 7-14 business days.

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Specs: 

86” Length
28.5mm Diameter (1 1/8”)
17” sleeve length
52” between collars
20kg or 44lbs
32” hand space rings
190k min tensile strength
Aggressive knurl
Center knurl




When I started lifting weights with Olympic bars back in the 1960’s, I noticed that there was hardly any grip. The knurling on these bars was so light when the bars were new, that now years later they were almost slick. The sleeves were held on to the bar with a threaded end cap and the inside collars were held in place with a set screw. Each sleeve consisted of three pieces.



The Goal
was to create a bar that would have and keep a better knurled grip. A bar, whose sleeves wouldn’t slide in to the center. A maintenance free bar.

The Result - The Texas Power Bar

Proudly Made in the USA Since 1980. The shafts are center less ground, demagnetized and oiled to the max before shipping to Texas. Once at our production facility, we machine and then knurl each shaft to create a grip that is still the best in the industry. Texas Power Bars have different finishes available including black zinc and chrome plating.The sleeves are are available raw or chrome plated.

Big tensile strength numbers sound very impressive and we have them but, the proof is on the platform. Hundreds of state, national, international and world powerlifting records have been and continue to be set and broken on the The Texas Power Bar.

•1985 Fred Hatfield 1002lb Squat
•2007 Charles Bailey 1102lb Squat
•2016 Tiny Meeker 1102lb Bench Press
•2016 Yuri Belkin 992lb Deadlift at GPA World championship in Moscow
•2017 Joseph Pena 1025lb Squat at Texas High School championships.
•1994 Mark Hanlon and 8X Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman pulled 1200lb deadlift with the Texas Power Bar.

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In the beginning:

1st World Championship for the Texas Power Bar was 1984 in Dallas, TX.
•1981 Senior Nationals
•1982 Nationals
•1983 Teenage and Collegiate Nationals
•1984 High School Nationals, Women's Nationals, Junior Worlds

In the middle:

The Texas Power Bar has been in countless local, state, national and international meets around the globe annually.

Lately:

World Powerlifting Championships

•2010-2011 United States 🇺🇸
•2012 Argentina 🇦🇷
•2013 Finland 🇫🇮
•2014 Australia 🇦🇺
•2015 United States 🇺🇸
•2016 Russia 🇷🇺
•2017 Argentina 🇦🇷

American Powerlifting Championships

Since 2010

Customer Reviews

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Parker Sullivan
Beyond my expectations

I did a ton of research before purchasing this barbell. I was worried that the knurling would be too aggressive since many people seem to feel that way. Simply put, this barbell is gorgeous and feels anazing in your hands or on your back. This knurling makes all other barbells feel like they’re worn out.

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William McGuire
Quality product

Worth the wait. Good all around bar.

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Chris Kent
Bar lives up to its rep...

Have only used it twice and haven't loaded it with any significant weight yet, but so far it's awesome. Well made. Great knurling. Perfect thickness. This is for my home gym, so it probably won't see heavy weights often as I don't go over 400 without a spotter and only do "light/speed" work at home, but it's perfect as far as flex for a bench bar. I had a good bar, this replaces that.

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Ty Bennett
Awesome Product Slow Shipping

Order: I placed an order for The Original Texas Power Bar and a tshirt. I received an estimated ship date and tracking number for the tshirt only. Tshirt was received in a matter of days. I contacted customer service TWICE to request updated shipping information with no response. 4 weeks after I placed my order I received a tracking number for the power bar. I give 4 starts because of the lack of communication and slow shipping. 5 stars for the bar; it was worth the wait.

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Ben Cardenas
Dope bar!

The knurling is great. It looks great. Feels great in my hands. All time great bar