How thick does door frame need to be for pull up bar?
The bar should be stable with much narrower doorways too, that is, doorways 17 1/2 – 35 inches wide should work fine. Other pull up bars have narrow fitting restrictions (doorway thickness 5-6 inches, molding up to 3.5 inches, doorway width 24-32 inches).
What kind of metal is good for pull up bar?
Let’s begin with the piping. I’ll start by stating, you can definitely use other materials such as steel, but I’ve found that aluminum holds up well and it is very easy to work with, so it is my material of choice. The specificaluminumI used is: 6061-T6, 1.25″, schedule 40.
Are door frames strong enough for pull-up bars?
No, unless you put them up positioned so the door can no longer close, and then repeatedly slam the door. However, they very much can damage door frames. Door pull up bars usually have foam covers to prevent impact damage. However, a real issue is knowing how much weight the door frame itself can support.
Can you add a pull up bar to SML 1?
Note: Due to no pull-up bar connecting the uprights of the SML-1, certain attachments such as the Monster Lite Matador and Plate Storage Posts are not recommended.