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fsacb3


May 5, 2012, 7:48 AM
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Anyone have The Blank Slate hangboard?
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Here's the link: http://www.blankslateclimbing.com/shop/item/blank-slate/

Anyone have one? A review?

I like that you don't have to drill holes. Also you can get it with a 45 degree angle. My concern is whether you can make moves on it or just do pullups and static hangs. If I were hanging from both arms on the bottom and wanted to campus to a hold at the top, would it be stable?


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looks like a giant waste of money to me. You really need your hangboard to be low enough that you can keep you legs on the ground until you pull them up to hang. Only the lowest section of this would be useful.


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You could make yourself one for 40 bucks. Other than that and making sure yoyur doorframe would actually support it (some frames are just pinned on with a few tiny nails) it seems fine.


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johnwesely wrote:
looks like a giant waste of money to me. You really need your hangboard to be low enough that you can keep you legs on the ground until you pull them up to hang. Only the lowest section of this would be useful.

stand on a stool/chair/pile of phonebooks?

obviously if you're using this your training situation is not ideal, you can make it work somehow i'm sure.


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jbro_135 wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
looks like a giant waste of money to me. You really need your hangboard to be low enough that you can keep you legs on the ground until you pull them up to hang. Only the lowest section of this would be useful.

stand on a stool/chair/pile of phonebooks?

obviously if you're using this your training situation is not ideal, you can make it work somehow i'm sure.

Hangboarding is such an at limit activity, that I would be worried about slipping, slipping, falling and breaking an ankle on the chair or holding on to avoid falling when I shouldn't and incurring a finger injury.


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We have had one since September of last year. It's fantastic, stable, and versatile. We have two jugs on the bottom that work well for the kids to jump and get on the board, pinches either side of the jugs, a crimp in between, edges above, jugs above that, a large sloper pinch at the top and two edges at the top. It's easy to campus on, do dead hangs, lock offs, and pull ups. My kids are 4'6", and 5' and they have no trouble reaching it. I can change out holds at any time. I'm 235 and it's sturdy when I hang on it. Way better than a hang board and you can move it to any door and it has the pull up bar underneath.


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