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« Reply #50 on: January 24, 2013, 11:50:06 AM »

funny how the mfgers always offered the equipment in reg , super and super duper heavy strengths.


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« Reply #51 on: January 28, 2013, 03:58:09 PM »

neck exercisers Grin Grin Grin
bb neck strap, i always liked the towel shirt these guys sold.


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« Reply #52 on: January 28, 2013, 04:10:53 PM »

bb neck strap, i always liked the towel shirt these guys sold.


Towel shirt? I'm unfamiliar.
Pics?
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« Reply #53 on: January 28, 2013, 04:19:22 PM »


Towel shirt? I'm unfamiliar.
Pics?
it was a shirt made out of towel material, they sold it back in the mags for like 50-60 bucks, they looked neat never bought one. this might be a pic?Huh?


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« Reply #54 on: January 28, 2013, 04:22:29 PM »

on the subject of clothes ,i wonder how many bought these two little weider gems.paul anderson neck strap thrown in to keep it equipment related.


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« Reply #55 on: January 28, 2013, 04:48:18 PM »

it was a shirt made out of towel material, they sold it back in the mags for like 50-60 bucks, they looked neat never bought one. this might be a pic?Huh?


Ha-ha...I remember them, now!
I had a bathrobe made out of that kind of material. God, I'd die of heat-exhaustion if I trained in that thing!
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« Reply #56 on: January 29, 2013, 09:05:55 AM »

 Smiley


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« Reply #57 on: February 01, 2013, 12:29:53 PM »

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I think these racks are perfect for Home Trainers with not much space...
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« Reply #58 on: February 06, 2013, 03:07:02 PM »

the pipe rack smith machine from vince's gym.


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« Reply #59 on: February 06, 2013, 03:10:46 PM »

the pipe rack smith machine from vince's gym.


I never knew that Gironda had any type of Smith machine in his gym!
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« Reply #60 on: February 06, 2013, 05:56:15 PM »


I never knew that Gironda had any type of Smith machine in his gym!

a primitive version but funky knows better than me
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« Reply #61 on: February 07, 2013, 08:26:32 AM »


I never knew that Gironda had any type of Smith machine in his gym!

vimce had a lot of unusual stuff in the corners of his gym,remember the peek a boo incline bench that he had to use for shoulder laterals. you leaned against it and the part of the bench where your head was , was cut out so you could lean against it without your face being against a bench.
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« Reply #62 on: February 07, 2013, 08:39:10 AM »


I never knew that Gironda had any type of Smith machine in his gym!

i looked on youtube.com they actually have a video from inside vince's gym called vince gironda workout training kay baxter. it's so dark in there it's hard to see anything in the corners of the gym off the main floor where the wooden benches are. i remember a pic of vince training a guy named pete caputo training on this smith machine piece.
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« Reply #63 on: February 07, 2013, 08:41:10 AM »

here's pete but can't find pic of shot.


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« Reply #64 on: February 07, 2013, 08:44:26 AM »

while looking for pete c pic i found this pic of joe weider working with peter siegel on the mind and body connection.


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« Reply #65 on: February 07, 2013, 09:26:53 AM »

i looked on youtube.com they actually have a video from inside vince's gym called vince gironda workout training kay baxter. it's so dark in there it's hard to see anything in the corners of the gym off the main floor where the wooden benches are. i remember a pic of vince training a guy named pete caputo training on this smith machine piece.

This one

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« Reply #66 on: February 07, 2013, 11:32:22 AM »

vimce had a lot of unusual stuff in the corners of his gym,remember the peek a boo incline bench that he had to use for shoulder laterals. you leaned against it and the part of the bench where your head was , was cut out so you could lean against it without your face being against a bench.


Yeah, it was almost like an incline massage table. I'm surprised Larry Scott's company doesn't make one of those, too! Cheesy
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« Reply #67 on: February 07, 2013, 11:34:57 AM »

i looked on youtube.com they actually have a video from inside vince's gym called vince gironda workout training kay baxter. it's so dark in there it's hard to see anything in the corners of the gym off the main floor where the wooden benches are. i remember a pic of vince training a guy named pete caputo training on this smith machine piece.


Supposedly, that's why Weider never liked doing shoots there. The place was like a cave, and very difficult to shoot in b/w.
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« Reply #68 on: February 07, 2013, 03:46:06 PM »


Yeah, it was almost like an incline massage table. I'm surprised Larry Scott's company doesn't make one of those, too! Cheesy
larry copied the scott bench that he did the scott curls on pretty closely and still sells that along with the "v" bench for tricep work to this day.last pic is a bench like i had ed jubinville make for me.


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« Reply #69 on: February 07, 2013, 03:59:34 PM »

larry copied the scott bench that he did the scott curls on pretty closely and still sells that along with the "v" bench for tricep work to this day.last pic is a bench like i had ed jubinville make for me.


Nice! Do you still have it?

It's amazing what all of Vince's stuff sold for after his death. I forget the exact figure, but it was ridiculously low. Scott said he regretted not buying it for that price.
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« Reply #70 on: February 07, 2013, 04:34:03 PM »


Nice! Do you still have it?

It's amazing what all of Vince's stuff sold for after his death. I forget the exact figure, but it was ridiculously low. Scott said he regretted not buying it for that price.
yup still got it, hopefully it's in this pic.


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« Reply #71 on: February 07, 2013, 04:36:20 PM »

that's the one thanks crownshep. Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #72 on: February 07, 2013, 04:42:53 PM »


Nice! Do you still have it?

It's amazing what all of Vince's stuff sold for after his death. I forget the exact figure, but it was ridiculously low. Scott said he regretted not buying it for that price.
you wonder where all this equipment went when these places closed, i only ever got in on one of these sales but by the time i got there most of the stuff was picked out and tagged.so i went home empty handed.  i always wondered what they did with all the stuff at the phoenix fitness center which was attached to the samoan training center in allentown.
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« Reply #73 on: February 07, 2013, 04:46:45 PM »

next up the power tower, you can do dips,captain chair leg raises, chin-ups, situps, floor dips or pushups on it. i got mine for free when i was walking down the street and a neighbor was putting his out for garbage. i asked what he was doing next thing i was carrying this apparatus down the street.pi'd is the front end of it,the back end goes into the hall way.


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« Reply #74 on: February 07, 2013, 04:48:15 PM »

you wonder where all this equipment went when these places closed, i only ever got in on one of these sales but by the time i got there most of the stuff was picked out and tagged.so i went home empty handed.  i always wondered what they did with all the stuff at the phoenix fitness center which was attached to the samoan training center in allentown.


Afa & Sika's?
Did they close up?
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