There’s ya perfect barbel net right there.From 2002 a modified 32" Spoon (12-13mm aluminium arms) with internal reinforcement) and a bit later on a heavy duty extension to the handle.
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Made a solid spreader block out of solid aluminium which replaced the one shown on the net.
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very nice Bob. I’ve got similar ambitions but with a length of 1/2 inch diameter titanium.