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Rogue 28MM IWF Olympic Weightlifting Bar w/ Center Knurl – Bright Zinc


Rogue 28MM IWF Olympic Weightlifting Bar w/ Center Knurl – Bright Zinc

  • Brand: Rogue Fitness
  • Warranty: Lifetime Warranty *
  • Manufactured In: USA
  • Loadable Sleeve Length: 16.25″
  • Bar Length: 86.6″
  • Diameter: 28MM
  • F Rating™: F6-R
  • Bar Type: Men’s Bars
  • Bar Use: Olympic Weightlifting
  • Rotation System: Bearing
  • Bar Weight: 20KG
  • Knurl: Olympic
  • Center Knurl: Yes
  • Knurl Mark: Olympic
  • Shaft Coating: Bright Zinc
  • Sleeve Coating: Bright Zinc
  • Tensile Strength: 215,000

Keep reading to get a in-depth look at the Rogue 28MM IWF Olympic Weightlifting Bar w/ Center Knurl – Bright Zinc including real customer reviews, details, features, and the full FitDominium review from our team of fitness professionals.

Category: Product ID: 8649


From The Manufacturer

Rogue 28MM IWF Olympic Weightlifting Bar w/ Center Knurl – Bright Zinc

Combining a 215K PSI steel shaft with quality needle bearings, friction-welded sleeves, and a full but non-abrasive knurl pattern, this IWF Approved version of our Rogue Olympic Weightlifting Bar ranks among the best in the industry for feel, durability, and performance.

Each 20KG bar is machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, and includes a center knurl for added “stick” along with official IWF branding on both the shaft and endcaps. In the strength world, approval from the IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) is equivalent to a restaurant getting its Michelin stars, so achieving that recognition for this barbell is a true point of pride and a testament to the level of precision that goes into its design and construction.

We currently offer the IWF Oly WL Bar in a Bright Zinc finish. Other variations on this bearing bar include:

What Real Customers Had To Say At Rogue Fitness

Positive Reviews

“Great bar. 10/10 recommended. Friend who did not know how to lift had to get 11 stitches when bar made contact with his face. Made me love bar more.”

“I wasn’t sure how I would feel about the center knurling but it is a must barbell does not slip out of place. This is my favorite barbell for OLY lifting I would definitely recommend”

“I bought about 2 years ago an echo barbell and I decided to upgrade it to an olympic model barbell. So happy with it! Amazing quality and a beautiful barbell. Worth to wait, worth to take care!”

“This bar has great whip and the knurling is perfect, in my opinion. Center knurling serves its purpose while not shredding your neck and collarbones. The rest of the knurling is aggressive enough that you never have to question your grip but not so aggressive that it kills your hands. Spin is solid and smooth.”

Negative Reviews

“So when you buy a bar with center knurling, you’d expect the center knurl to be consistent with the knurling on the rest of the shaft. It isn’t. The center knurling is much shallower, leaving this to be more of a visual knurling than anything functional. So buyer beware if you’re looking for standard knurling throughout.

You might as well spend the extra $60 for no center knurling and a stainless steel finish.”

“For something that’s suppose to be IWF quality, I didn’t get that experience. I opened it and took it out of the packaging and just to get a bar that has one sleeve that can’t even rotate/spin properly. For something that is needle bearing and suppose to spin smoothly… yeah no, didn’t even get that experience. I was told to put 3-in-1 oil and it still didn’t do justice. For something that is expensive in addition to the shipping, and quality check. Definitely failed the quality check before shipping…”

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