Floor Joists or Manufactured beams are becoming increasingly popular in new construction. Rather than follow the traditional 16″ spacing we are accustomed to with Stud construction manufactured beams are spaced at greater distances 18-20″ apart which makes mounting a Stud Bar more difficult. Here is a clean and simple mounting solution sent in by a … Continue reading How to mount a pull up bar to uneven joist spacing
Here is a customer submission for mounting the direction desired. Customer used two 50 inch 2x4s. Counter sunk 8 1/4 by 3-inch lag bolts perpendicular into existing ceiling studs.
Stud Bars mount to studs at any angle. Wall, ceiling, vaulted, sloped surface angle makes no difference
Customers always ask where they should mount their Stud Bar pull up bar, Ceiling or wall? Unless you don’t have a ceiling, we always recommend ceiling mounting. There is no advantage to wall mounting. If your ceilings are low and you want more head room for muscle ups the ceiling always dictates head room regardless … Continue reading Wall mounting a pull up bar or ceiling mount pull up bar?
Here is a clean garage pull up bar install from our patient customer Todd. His stud spacing was not 16″ on center as you can see he solved his spacing issue by stringing 4 studs above and across his 2X6 rafters. You could accomplish this same set up going above or below the rafters depending … Continue reading Mounting a pull up bar in your garage
If your stud spacing is not the standard 16″ on center or you would prefer to have your bar facing against the flow of your studs, you can always manipulate your install stringing 2X4’s or 2X6’s as pictured across your existing studs. We recommend using 5/16″ X4″ stainless steel lag screws countersunk for cleanliness. Another … Continue reading Installing pull up bar onto non standard stud spacing
They say timing is everything. In 2008 I built a pull up bar for my garage ceiling to explore something a swat cop friend of mine introduced me to called Crossfit. This was before there was a box on every corner and their business model was garage based fitness. I was in the right place … Continue reading Home Gym Revolution, why working out at home is the new norm
We appreciate an overbuilt overkill product. Why not make your house disaster proof while adding a pull up bar. Not sure what size those additional beams are nonetheless a quality pull up bar installation courtesy of another satisfied customer.
A common question we hear from our customers is, How do I know my Studs will support the load of a pull up bar? Of course the answer is yes, if those Studs are good enough to meet code and hold up your walls, ceiling, and attic a pull up bar is certainly a small … Continue reading Are my ceiling/wall Studs strong enough to support a Pull Up Bar?