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Kluv#0
35 minutes ago, Mike Rinderle said:

You've got me on my best day buddy.  You'll kill me on the crusher and lbh.  We're close on dubhub and I might sneak out a win over you on flask.  Masters is stacked.  Could have 6 or 7 members of Team AARP in the top 30.  I'll be happy with 5th - 7th masters and a top 40 overall.   Arto, Laine, and Chad will be tough, but you've definitely got a shot at a podium spot.

I've trained for this contest like no other, and I'm still not going to have a shot at top 4.  Lol.  

My predictions:

Chad, Arto, Laine (is he competing), Steve Millard, Mike Thomas, Steven Falke, Rindo.

I think the top 4 could finish in any order depending on local conditions, especially if someone messes up. Same with 5 - 7.  

Plus, we might all get surprised. I'm not sure if any grip monsters turned 50 since last year.  Definitely the most stacked masters field in KK history.

But anyway it goes, I should not even be on your radar.  

Of course, a couple guys decide not to compete, and you might win it all.  

 

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Kluv#0

Mike(Sandbagger), you have an excellent chance at top 3!! I will finish last of those older men you mentioned.

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WestSlope
4 hours ago, Mike Rinderle said:

Chad, Arto, Laine (is he competing), Steve Millard, Mike Thomas, Steven Falke, Rindo.

I'm most curious about Chad. I've seen him walk with the pinched Yorks , a stone ring lift and his axle from Mighty Mitts but nothing on the LBH and Crusher. Is he lifting at Jedd's?

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Mike Rinderle
3 minutes ago, WestSlope said:

I'm most curious about Chad. I've seen him walk with the pinched Yorks , a stone ring lift and his axle from Mighty Mitts but nothing on the LBH and Crusher. Is he lifting at Jedd's?

Yea.  He's done over 300 on the old RT.  

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WestSlope
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26 minutes ago, Mike Rinderle said:

Yea.  He's done over 300 on the old RT.  

Hey! Chad and his 9" hands are not yet 50.

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Joseph Sullivan
3 minutes ago, WestSlope said:

Hey! Chad and his 9" hands are not yet 50.

I thought he was in his 50s for sure, but I guess he’s 45? Learn something new every day!

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Mike Rinderle
13 minutes ago, WestSlope said:

Hey! Chad and his 9" hands are not yet 50.

Sweet!  

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Mike Rinderle
7 hours ago, Kluv#0 said:

Mike(Sandbagger), you have an excellent chance at top 3!! I will finish last of those older men you mentioned.

Barring someone bombing in an event, which is something I would never want to happen, there is no reality where I beat Arto, Laine, or Steve.  I'm totes ok with that.  No shame finishing behind any of you guys.  I just love the fact that so many of us are still competitive.  

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mfin77

190 on the titan.. do u use chalk or sand it down? That is a lot on that. Good lift 

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Mike Rinderle
4 minutes ago, mfin77 said:

190 on the titan.. do u use chalk or sand it down? That is a lot on that. Good lift 

I put a light coat of flat paint on it so it would hold a little chalk.  Still slippery but not as bad as the enamel coating they use.

Although I will say, when the humidity was just right, you could get a grip on the enamel with no chalk.  

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mfin77
14 minutes ago, Mike Rinderle said:

I put a light coat of flat paint on it so it would hold a little chalk.  Still slippery but not as bad as the enamel coating they use.

Although I will say, when the humidity was just right, you could get a grip on the enamel with no chalk.  

That’s sounds like a good idea.  Because I am always so sweaty when I use this handle it’s hard to get a good grip. Thanks 

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