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by Handson
Wed May 04, 2016 12:28 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

HI HANSON, LOVELY. THANKS FOR POSTING. Hi Peter Thanks for the sentiments & regarding your request to put any pics onto "Collector's Corner" feel free to do so -I assume you'd attribute them to 'Handson', Chester, England. -please? BTW, where is Collector's Corner located on the HOPC site? Best Wis...
by Handson
Tue May 03, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
Replies: 68
Views: 80263

Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Beautiful . What do you figure the weight capacity is ? Did Pullum claim one when he advertised it ? Is the center knurl the same as the handhold knurl ? I'm dusting off the lathe right now ...LOL Hi I'm not sure what the recommended weight capacity is though as I mentioned earlier I have never loa...
by Handson
Tue May 03, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

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Here is a shot of the bar loaded with CWLC disks after a clean up.

Here is a shot of the disassembled sleeves/collars for the bar.
pullum bar Loaded 2.jpg
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by Handson
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

IMG_0002.jpg #5 Church Street , Camberwell . Image came up during search . Sticks Hi Sticks These pics may stir a few memories I think. W A Pullum Grave.jpg Gym to Grave 3.1 Miles.jpg Famous_Infamous Burials Camberwell Cemetery.jpg No prizes for identifying the infamous one! Best Wishes Handson
by Handson
Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:43 am
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Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Hi Peter Thanks for the welcome and your interest. I'll be happy to tart up the kit and take some photos in the near future. Incidentally I'm not too sure what constituted a full set of discs though as I mentioned earlier I have never taken liberties by adding more than around 150 lb for fear of ben...
by Handson
Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:57 am
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Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Hi Dannyboy Thanks for the welcome and your reply -I'd completely forgotten that I'd joined back in November -the arthritis must have spread to my brain! I've done a quick pic of one of the Camberwell Weightlifting Club; CWLC discs [disks if you like] see attached. For the first time in almost 60 ye...
by Handson
Wed Apr 20, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell
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W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

I have owned a WAP barbell and asociated Camberwell Weightlifting Club weights for about 60 years. I have used the bar mainly for those exercises requiring relatively lighter weights. I understand that the kit is almost 100 years old. I have attached a photo of the bar. I'd be interested to hear fro...