W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:43 am

sticksb wrote:
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Hi Sticks

These pics may stir a few memories I think.
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No prizes for identifying the infamous one!

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Tue May 03, 2016 9:47 am

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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.
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by sticksb » Tue May 03, 2016 10:20 am

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

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by peter yates » Tue May 03, 2016 10:24 am

HI HANSON,
LOVELY. THANKS FOR POSTING.
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Tue May 03, 2016 11:17 am

sticksb wrote: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 loaded beyond about 150ish as the bar diameter is "only" 7/8 inch and I didn't want any undue flexing of the bar.

I don't know what if anything WAP had to say about loading limits as unfortunately I have never seen an advert for this particular bar -maybe someone out there can enlighten us?

Regarding the knurling on the sleeves and the centre section it is all the same pattern.
The knurling on the static collars is slightly coarser and has two different patterns -matching on each one.

Even the handwheels on the locking collars have a slim knurling around their outer edge so great attention to detail.

Anyone hoping to reproduce the turnings will have their work cut out. Ha.

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Wed May 04, 2016 12:28 am

peter yates wrote: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?

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by peter yates » Wed May 04, 2016 11:55 am

HI HANDSON,
THE COLLECTORS CORNER WILL BE A NEW ADDITION. COULD YOU PLEASE CONTACT DIANE VIA THIS SITE WITH PHOTOS FOR INCLUSION. AND MOST CERTAINLY YOU AS THE OWNER WILL BE MENTIONED, JUST GIVE DIANE YOUR DETAILS. I AM SURE MANY ENTHUSIASTS WILL ENJOY LOOKING AT THEM.
REGARDS, PETER.
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by DannyBoy » Thu May 05, 2016 2:45 am

Thanks for posting those photos, Handson! That Pullum Patent Bar really is a beaut and you've clearly taken good care of it over the years! :)

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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Thu May 12, 2016 12:59 am

Hi Again DannyBoy

I managed to get in contact with Roger Davis by a convoluted route and he very kindly sent me some tidbits about the Pullum Bar Patent.
Ref the drawing shown here, the sizes are:_
c [inside collar] = 63mm*
d [brass handgrips] =127mm
e [outside brass spacers] =200mm
f [middle brass spacer] =407mm
g [dividing brass rings] =6mm**

Note [by me] * the OUTER collars with handwheels on my bar are 130mm
** the brass rings measured on my bar are actually 10mm wide but are recessed to 6mm -see picture below.
I'll need to send the rest of the wording of the Pullum Bar Patent application separately as the number of attachments can't exceed 3.
I hope the attachments appear in the correct order here -not sure how to arrange that.
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Re: W. A. Pullum Patent Barbell

Post by Handson » Thu May 12, 2016 1:03 am

Here is the wording for the end of the Pullum Patent application.
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