Grip Training Equipment

Grippers ($475)
  • X - CPW Junior Grip Set (4/28/2024) - $143 CPW
  • 28 - Rated CPW Captains of Crush Guide (4/18/2024) - $31 CPW
  • 38 - Captains of Crush Sport (12/13/2019) - $28 - Amazon
  • 40 - Fake COC P (3/26/2024) - $5 - Facebook Marketplace
  • 49 - Rated CPW Standard Tin (4/3/2024) - $33 CPW
  • 55 - Captains of Crush Trainer (2/18/2020) - $28 - Amazon
  • 55 - Captains of Crush Trainer (11/10/2023) - $2 - Facebook Marketplace
  • 59 - Rated CPW Standard Zinc (4/3/2024) - $3 CPW
  • 59 - Rated CPW GHP Level 2 (4/11/2024) - $90 - Aroostook Barbell via Grip Board
  • 64 - Rated CPW Grip Genie 2 (4/3/2024) - $28 CPW
  • 66 - Captains of Crush 0.5 (11/10/2023) - $2 - Facebook Marketplace
  • 71 - Rated CPW Captains of Crush #1 (4/18/2024) - $25 CPW
  • 92 - Rated CPW Grip Genie 3 (4/18/2024) - $23 CPW
  • NA - IMTUG 2 (11/10/2023) - $2 - Facebook Marketplace
  • NA - IMTUG 3 (11/10/2023) - $2 - Facebook Marketplace
Contest Implements ($1,015, want John Oka DaBloom)
  • Arm Assassin Strength Shop Finnish Trainer (1/16/2023) - $25
  • Arm Assassin Inch Pinch (10/29/2023) - $15
  • Arm Assassin Napalm Nightmare 2.0 2-3/8" (10/29/2023) - $105

  • Barrel Strength Systems Flask & Loading Pin (1/29/2024) - $184

  • FBBC 2.25" Bushing Crusher (1/22/2023) - $165
  • FBBC 2.5" Jug (1/22/2023) - $35
  • FBBC 4" Crusher (2/4/2024) - $8

  • Ironmind 6" block (1/15/2023) - $45
  • Ironmind hub (1/15/2023) - $33
  • IronMind Little Big Horn (1/8/2024) - $110
  • Ironmind Little Big Horn (2/4/2024) - $6 - DUPLICATE
  • Ironmind Rolling Thunder (4/12/2024) - $30
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  • Nemesis Grips Rolling Thumber (1/26/2024) - $61

  • Sorinex Saxon Bar (5/9/2024) - $193

Feats of Strength ($50, want half 55#)
  • York Blob half 50# (2/19/2021) - $50
Wrist Development ($0)
  • Ironmind Twist Yo' Wrist (10/12/2022) - $0
  • Ironmind One Wicked Wrist Roller (10/12/2022) - $0
MMA ($120)
  • Suples 17# Bulgarian Bag (10/24/2021) - $100
  • Suples 26# Bulgarian Bag (1/30/2023) - $20
Misc ($165)
  • Unbranded Loading Pin (10/12/2022) - $0
  • Rogue Cannonball Grip System (10/24/2022) - $30
  • Rogue Grandfather Clock Grips (10/24/2022) - $20
  • Rogue Cannonball Grip System (1/30/2023) - $10 - DUPLICATE
  • Rogue Grandfather Clock Grips (1/30/2023) - $5 - DUPLICATE
  • Rogue 1.5 x 4" Pinch Block Pair (1/30/2023) - $5
  • Metolius Rock Rings (1/30/2023) - $20
  • Arm Assassin Strength Shop Loading Pin (5/13/2023) - $25
  • Arm Assassin Banner (10/29/2023) - $25
  • Titan Fitness Loading Pin (12/3/2023) - $26
  • Titan's Telegraph Key (2/4/2024) - $6
  • Ironmind Expand Your Hand (11/5/2023) - $16
  • Grip Pro Trainer (40 lb; 11/10/2023) - $2
USAWA ($500)
  • Barbell sleeves for 2" vertical bars (1/17/2023) - $20
  • FBBC 1" vertical bars (1/26/2024) - $240
  • 1.9" Fulton Dumbbells (1/26/2024) - $92
  • 2.5" Fulton Dumbbells (1/26/2024) - $102
  • Collars (1/26/2022) - $46


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Certs: None (Mash Monsters, Captains of Crush, Gillingham High Performance, Crushed to Dust)

Records: None

Best Closes: 

RGC - Redneck Gripper Calibrator; Rating a Gripper at Close - Strength to close gripper.
CCS - Credit Card Set
MMS - Mash Monster Set
TNS - Table No Set
Block Set

Hand Size: 7.5" Length | 8.5" Span

Vitals: 52 Years Old | 5'-10" Tall | 206 lbs

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Acronym List:

Grip Companies

IM = Ironmind (produces "Captains of Crush" grippers and other grip tools.)

RB = Robert Baraban (produces his own line of grippers in Austria.)

APT = APT Pro Wrist Straps (sells Heavy grips and Ivanko Super Grippers.)

FHS = Functional Hand Strength

WW = Weight Lifters Warehouse (sells grip tools made by Warren Tetting.)

BB = Beef Builder (made by Warren Tetting.)

FBBC = Fat Bastard Barbell Co.

HG = Heavy Grips

PDA = Peidmont Design Associates (No longer produces grippers, still has other grip tools.)

Grippers

#G = Ironmind Guide (rated @ 60lbs.)

#S = Ironmind Sport (rated @ 80lbs.)

#T = Ironmind Trainer (rated @ 100lbs.)

#1 = Ironmind #1 (rated @ 140lbs. numbers 1-4 denotes strength level.)

#2 = Ironmind #2 (rated @ 195lbs.)

#3 = Ironmind #3 (rated @ 280lbs.)

#4 = Ironmind #4 (rated @ 365lbs.)

HG100 = Heavy Grips 100 (number denotes in/lbs measured at mid-handle)

HG150 = Heavy Grips 150

HG200 = Heavy Grips 200

HG250 = Heavy Grips 250

HG300 = Heavy Grips 300

HG400 = Heavy Grips 400 (limited edition, numbered of 400)

HG500 = Heavy Grips 500 (limited edition, numbered of 300)

BBB = Beef Builder Beginner

BBA = Beef Builder Advanced

BBSA = Beef Builder Super Advanced

BBM = Beef Builder Master

BBSM = Beef Builder Super Master

BBGM = Beef Builder Grand Master

BBE = Beef Builder Elite

BBSE = Beef Builder Super Elite

BBGE = Beef Builder Grand Elite

BBP = Beef Builder Pro

BBWC = Beef Builder World Class

BBG = Beef Builder Galaxy

MM1-5 = Mash Monster (1,2,3,4,5 denotes strength level. Grippers owned by Gripboard for forum certification program. Made by Warren Tetting)

MM1-5dud = Mash Monster replica (Same strength but can be purchased thru Warren Tetting)

GM1-3 = (1,2,3 denotes strength level. Grippers owned by Grippermania for forum certification program. Made by Warren Tetting)

GM4-5 = (4,5 denotes strength level. Grippers owned by Grippermania for certification program. Made by Robert Baraban)

RBWT = Robert Baraban Worlds Toughest gripper (limited edition numbered of 50. rated @ 720lbs.)

RB70-RB365 = Robert Baraban (number denotes strength level)

RB240-RB330N =Robert Baraban (same as above except "N" denotes a narrow handle spread.)

PDA243 = Peidmont Design Associates (number on each gripper denotes wire size)

PDA262 = Peidmont Design Associates

PDA280 = Peidmont Design Associates

PDA295 = Peidmont Design Associates

PDA280HD = Peidmont Design Associates (Heavy Duty 280 due to spring set lower)

ISG = Ivanko Super Gripper (strength denoted by spring setting. ex; 7,10 = one spring at seven and the other at ten.)

TSG = Torsion Spring Gripper (all of the above are this type of gripper except the ISG.)

Grip Tools

RT = Rolling Thunder (made by Ironmind for thick bar one-hand deadlifts.)

TTK = Titan Telegraph Key (made by Ironmind for dynamic pinch grip training.)

BBPB = Block Buster Pinch Block (made by Ironmind for static pinch grip training.)

PH = Pinch Hub (made by Ironmind for training to lift 45lb plate by hub.)

OLL = Outer Limit Loops (made by Ironmind for extensor training.)

IDB = Inch Dumbell (172 lb. dumbell made famous by Thomas Inch.)

MDB = Millenium Dumbell (228lb. dumbell same construction as the Inch dumbell.)

HDB = Holle it Up Dumbell (made by Ironmind for training to lift Inch Dumbell.)

GM = Grip Machine (plate loaded, guillotine style grip machine.)

TYW = Twist Yo Wrist (yo-yo shaped wrist roller made by Ironmind.)

WS = Weaver Stick

V-Bar = Vertical Bar

HH1 - Heavy Hammer I Leverage Bar

HH2 - Heavy Hammer II Levarage Bar

Training Terminology

LH = Left Hand

RH = Right Hand

BH = Both Hands

PR = Personal Record

PB = Personal Best

WU = Warmup

BTR = Beyond the Range (filing the inside handle(s) of gripper to close beyond the normal range of closing.)

GG = Goal Gripper (the current gripper you are trying to close)

CC = Choker Close (works the close portion by using a washer or hose clamp to narrow the spread to desired width.)

BC = Braced Close (one method is using free hand to push dogleg handle into palm to help finish the close.)

NC = Negative Crush (using a gripper one level above your goal gripper close gripper with 2 hands or other form of assistance then with only one hand "try" to close grippers as hard as you can for 5-7 seconds.)

SON = Smooth Out Negative (using gripper one level above your goal gripper close gripper with 2 hands or other form of assistance then with only one hand "smoothly" let gripper open in 2-3 seconds.)

SH = Strap Holds (close gripper onto one end of a "strap" or other thin material while a weight is attached to other end of strap.)

OC = Overcrush (using a gripper you can close try to "crush" gripper as hard as you possibly can for 4-7 seconds.)

IC = Inverted Close (gripper is placed upside down in hand and closed.)

NS = No Set (free hand can be used to position gripper in hand but cannot help with closing of gripper.)

TNS = Table No Set (gripper is picked up from table with one hand and closed. Free hand does not touch gripper at all.)

CCS = Credit Card Set (free hand can be used to position gripper in hand to a width no narrower than a credit card approx. 2". Ironmind's current standard for their certification program.)

PC = Plate Curl (bicep curl using a weight plate in a pinch grip.)

PWC = Plate Wrist Curl (wrist curl using a weight plate in a pinch grip.)

PP = Plate Pinch (lifting plate(s) in a pinch grip with thumb on one side and fingers on the opposite side.)

DL = Deadlift

FW = Farmers Walk

CRS = Cold Rolled Steel

HRS = Hot Rolled Steel

RND = Round Stock

SQR = Square Stock

DU = Double Underhand (style of bending steel with palms facing up.)

DO = Double Overhand (style of bending steel with palms facing down.)

Misc. Terminology

KTA = Kinney Training Adapted (successful gripper training e-book sold by Bill Piche, CEO of the Gripboard.)

SAG = Simplified Adjustable Gripper (make your current grippers harder by placing a hose clamp around the spring which prevents the "fanning" of the spring making the gripper harder to close.)

JAG = John's Adjustable Gripper

AW = Arm Wrestling

COC = Captains of Crush (list of certified closers of the Ironmind #3 and #4 grippers. also is the name of Ironmind's grippers.)

DOMS = Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness


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