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York 20kg Cast Iron Dumbbell Set and Case

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  • Types of materials used:Metal and plastic
  • 4 x 0.5kg discs
  • 4 x 1.25kg discs
  • 4 x 2.5kg discs
  • 4 x spinlock collars
  • 2 x 14 chrome spinlock bars
  • Contains full colour exercise wallchart

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  • Product Dimensions: 41 x 19 x 12 cm ; 21 Kg
  • Boxed-product Weight: 21 Kg
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  • Item model number: 2429
  • ASIN: B000N3T0VE
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 12 Mar 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (527 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 567 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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136 of 137 people found the following review helpful By an avid reader on 7 Dec 2010
If you're looking for a some free weights to use, these are a good choice. Lots of advantages here...

-reasonably priced
-come with a carrying case
-not plastic, made of metal, so one pair is all you'll ever need

Is there anything bad about them? Well, they are heavy (just kidding). Seriously though, I can only think of two disadvantages. Some people might be bothered by the rough handles. If this is the case, a) you will get used to them over time, but you could get callouses, and b) try some plastic wrap on the handles if need be.

Other than that, the only bad thing I can say is that to change the weights, the collars aren't the clip-on kind that make plate changes go quickly- rather they're the screw-on type- which take longer to get on and off, and some might find it a bit cumbersome if you're changing the plates around a lot.

All-in-all a good item to purchase if you're in the market for some dumbbells. And those with shoulder problems might also want to check out Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff for some good rehab/prevention exercises for the shoulder.
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90 of 94 people found the following review helpful By S. Oxtoby on 26 May 2010
I've had the weights for a couple of weeks now. They arrived within 2 days, which was ridiculously impressive considering it was free delivery and an incredibly cheap price. The box they came in is sturdy enough, and easy to move around. The only real negative critism I can make of the packaging is that it can be awkward to repack. The weights have to be standing almost perfectly upright for the case to shut, and it can take a while to get the 12 of them to do that. Perhaps it'll become easier the more used to it I get, but it would have been nice to have some individual slots to place them in.

Upon first getting the weights out, they do smell a little odd. However I haven't found the smell to linger inside a room; the smell seems to stay exclusively on the weights. They slot onto the bars perfectly, with the spinlock collars again being a perfect fit (as opposed to some less well made spinlock products). Other reviews have mentioned the collars becoming loose; this hasn't happened to me yet so I still have full confidence. The rubber washers on the bars and the collars prevent the weights from making noise. Unfortunately the rubber washer on the collars is prone to becoming unglued and falling out - but they're hard to lose and easy to reglue if you're upto it.

I loved the variety in weight. To be able to start a workout using heavier weight than you're used to in an attempt to use progression, then when that becomes too much to be able to quickly and easily drop down to a lower weight to finish the workout is fabulous. They really do change quickly, with a wide range of different weight to go between. In addition when you get to the stage where these weights are no longer a challenge new discs can be bought and added without the need to buy a further set of bars or collars.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Ugo on 25 May 2009
These are good value for money dumbells for beginners and intermediates alike. Good selection of weights to use so if you want to gently ease yourself into things or just tone your muscles rather than build them you can start off very light at just 1kg per dumbell (0.5kg x2 on each). You can also help build or maintain a fair bit of muscle by using them at their heaviest plus York sell additional weights which can be added onto the spinlock bars which is handy if you want to progress further.

Only downsides are the black finish tends to flake a bit with wear and the grip can be rough on the hands using the heavier weights but as others have said, just wear gloves. They do the job at a bargain price. 4/5
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56 of 61 people found the following review helpful By Phil on 30 Jun 2008
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Went for this as it is arround half the price of most of the other sets.
I purchased it Friday night and it arrived on Monday. So it looks like Amazon have fixed their problem sourcing the weights.
The metal bar is abrasive on bare hands (probably quite good if you use gloves though). However, this was quickly solved using a few layers of clingfilm as suggested by Raj B earlier on.
All in all. A good purchase!
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By C. Haynes on 21 Sep 2008
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These weights are perfect for the non-pro. The spinlock collars are a good fit and have a rubber washer to stop the weights making a noise when in use. The case is heavy duty, but will only really be used when transporting the weights, i.e. not very often. The bars are very rough, so invest in a pair of weightlifting gloves, or a pair of woolen gloves.

The weights are quite small, too. Much smaller than York's sand-filled ones, so they are much easier to handle - you can do tricep exercises without hitting your back. Very handy.

As another reviewer has said, the weights come with a sheet of exercises and you do need a bench for some of them, but you can get away with lying on the floor on a few pillows if a bench is out of your price range (though Amazon do sell some for less than £50 now, for example: York DB4 Dumbell Bench).

Overall, I'm very happy with these weights, and will look into the 50Kg set soon... York 50kg Cast Iron in a Case with Wheels
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By David Shaw on 30 July 2012
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Have recently started a new fitness regime and needed a good set of free weights to help me shift some fat..

The product comes nicely boxed making them easy to transport. All the discs fit neatly into the box and adding the weights to the bar is very easy and quick to do.

There is even a handy training guide inside with advice and tips for what workouts to do which is great for beginners.

All in all I would say these are great for people looking for an entry level set of free weights and I have had no problems with mine.
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