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The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
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4.9
321 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

The Ohio Bar - Cerakote

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
321 Reviews
Made in U.S.A.
€477.95
Excl. VAT
€395.00

Choose Finish (13)*Red / Black

Product Description
Gear Specs
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Product Description

This new variation on our flagship 20KG Rogue Ohio Bar introduces a unique polymer-ceramic composite coating—popularized in the gun industry for its durability in thin applications. Available in a range of custom-color finish options with exclusive Rogue branding, this model is a genuine game changer.

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This new variation on our flagship 20KG Rogue Ohio Bar introduces a unique polymer-ceramic composite coating—popularized in the gun industry for its durability in thin applications. Available in a range of custom-color finish options with exclusive Rogue branding, this model is a genuine game changer.

Fully machined and assembled in Columbus, OH, the Ohio Bar continues to represent the highest level of precision engineering. The Cerakote Finish version maintains all the key features of the standard Ohio Bar, including a 190,000 PSI tensile strength shaft, dual knurl marks, quality composite bushings, and a lifetime warranty against bending.* A barbell that has always delivered multi-purpose versatility and dependable performance now also offers the ability to match it with the colors of your gym / school / team etc.

Please Note: Clear bars are coated post machining, so they will have slight blemishes from clamps in our machining process. 

Current Color Combination Options

Black / Black
Red / Black
Blue / Black
Gray / Black
Green / Black
Orange / Black
Orange / Chrome
ShaftBlackRedBlueGrayGreenOrangeOrange
SleevesBlackBlackBlackBlackChromeChromeChrome
Rogue Logo On ShaftSilverBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlack

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Gear Specs

Specifications:

  • Manufactured in Columbus, OH
  • Diameter: 28.5MM
  • Weight: 20KG
  • Dual Knurl Marks for Oly and Power lifts
  • No Center Knurl
  • 190,000 PSI Tensile Strength Steel
  • Composite Bushings
  • NEW Polymer-Ceramic Composite Finish option in Custom Colors w/ Rogue branding
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Bending*
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Gear Specs

BrandRogue Fitness
Guarantee/WarrantyLifetime Warranty*
Made In USAYes
Loadable Sleeve Length16.40"
Bar Length86.75"
Diameter28.5MM
F Rating™F8-R
Bar TypeMen's Bars
Bar UseMultipurpose
Bushing/BearingBushing
Bar Weight20KG
KnurlMulti
Center KnurlNo
Knurl MarkDual
Shaft CoatingCerakote
Sleeve CoatingCerakote or Chrome
Tensile Strength190,000 PSI
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Cerakote Strength + Custom Colors

This version of the Ohio Bar is distinct for its use of an advanced ceramic-based coating, originally established in the gun industry for its durability in thin applications. This unique finish can deliver superb abrasion/wear/corrosion resistance over time—100X that of standard black zinc—and it’s available to order in a range of exclusive colors, with the Rogue logo branded on the center of the shaft. See the menu for current color combination options.

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190,000 PSI Steel

This steel is manufactured in the US and has proven to be one of the best steel variants for a multi-purpose barbell.

Each barbell shaft is ground and polished prior to machining which allows the bar to have a very smooth finish.

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Machining & Assembly

Every bar shaft is machined in Columbus, Ohio, with painstaking attention to detail. The knurling has been carefully refined over the years, as well, for a firm but non-abrasive grip (there is no center knurl). We assemble the Ohio Bar with a snap ring design and quality composite bushings, which act as bearing surfaces between the bar sleeve and bar shaft, producing normal “whip” during Oly weightlifting but enough stiffness to hold for heavy powerlifting.

F SCALE™

The F Scale™ is a durability scale for barbells based on functional testing at stresses similar to what barbells experience when being dropped from overhead. Bars that have been treated with Rogue Work Hardening (RWH™) are designated by having an R in their F Rating™. For more information on F Scale™ click here.

OXIDATION RATE

The resistance of a barbell to oxidation depends on the type of steel and the coating. Barbells at the lower end of the spectrum will require more care and maintenance to preserve their appearance than barbells at the upper end of the spectrum.

*Warranty against bending does not cover any bar which has been damaged due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, maintenance, storage or handling by the user. Negligent or faulty use includes abusive dropping of the bar (i.e., dropping the bar on a box, bench, spotter arms or pins in a power rack, excessive dropping with insufficient or damaged bumpers, or excessive dropping with iron plates, and similar usage). Any specific issues regarding a Rogue product with which a customer is not satisfied will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. We have found that most problems with bars we replace are related to abusive use rather than manufacturing or materials issues.

Please Note: Cerakote has an excellent resistance to corrosion, but metal-to-metal contact, particular on the sleeves, can still cause wear over time. For the best long term results, some cleaning and maintenance may be required. See our Ohio Bar Care Page for more info.

See Also: The Rogue Barbell Cleaning Kit

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 321 Reviews
Jeremy76
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 week ago
Very happy customer
I don’t usually write reviews, but a great product and great customer service needs to be celebrated. The build quality of the bar is impeccable. The shipment was fast and the packaging was very robust. My bar arrived today and I have already put it to use. The bar is well worth the price.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Ralph
Rotterdam
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★★★★★
5 weeks ago
Amazing bar, cerakote rubbing off faster than expe
Honestly incredibly happy with the bar. Knurling has incredibly good grip even though people describe it as a more passive one. The only complaints i have is that 1: i ordered a power bar in black zinc at first and asked in the mail if it was possible to change it to cerakote. Rogue said they could do it and changed it but sadly they misunderstood and i got a normal ohio cerakote bar instead. They did offer to replace it but that’d mean i’d have to wait multiple weeks while not using it which i chose not to do because this was during lockdown and was rlly iching to train. But i’m glad they tried to fix it. The other complaint i have is that the cerakote on the sleeves rubs off pretty fast. There is a warning on the store page about this but it pretty much starts rubbing off the moment u put plates on. This means that over the months that it’s fading away it will keep rubbing off on your hands and plates. Other than that it’s an incredible bar.
Yes, I recommend this product
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Riley91
LaGrange, GA
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May 21
Pure satisfaction
Honestly words can’t describe how I feel when I step up to my Ohio Cerakote bar, that feeling like you’ve already lifted the bar and hit that new PR. When I use quality gear I feel strong and when I feel strong I push beyond goals into new territories, it looks good, feels good in the hand, lots of color options to personalize it and make it your own. Made from quality steel from right here in America, I mean could it get any better? I love this barbell! #RogueFittness #Rogueforlife
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
VanessaU
Alaska
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 20
Love it!
I bought this for my home gym and it looks great and is very durable.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
DavG
San Diego, CA
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★★★★★
May 16
Love it
Great bar, but you already know that. The navy/black color combo is real slick.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Authorized User
IL
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 15
Great Quality
No complaints about product as advertised. Would be nice to have option to get it with the loaded sleeve made out of stainless and the bar Cerakoted. That wasn't available when I got mine...
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Loudjin
France
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May 13
Great product
I bought it a month ago and very happy with it. Great knurl !
Yes, I recommend this product
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Niebs70
Mundare, AB
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May 2
Great Bar
Love it, great packaging, great bar, wish colour matched the burnt orange on rack but super happy with it
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguecanada.ca
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